Career as Baker


Baker jobs, Baker Salary, How to become Baker

Career as Baker




Bakers produce baked goods such as cakes, pastries, breads, pies, cookies, biscuits and crackers etc. in commercial and retail bakeries.

• Create recipes, measure ingredients, mix and bake breads, cakes and all types of baked goods
• Glaze, frost and top baked goods using a variety of ingredients and techniques
• Clean and maintain baking equipment.
• Procure and check the quality of ingredients.
• Work in retail for restaurants, grocery stores, canteens, specialist stores etc. or in commercial production.

Commercial bakers
• Train and supervise workers such as blenders, dough or batter mixers, decorators, packers etc.
• Train workers to handle high volume mixing machines, oven and equipment used in the mass production of standardized baked goods.
• Supervise production line workers and oversee the entire production process.
• May oversee the packaging and dispatch of baked goods to maintain freshness and looks.

Retail Bakers
• Prepare baked goods in smaller quantities which are sold through retail outlets.
• Decide on quantities to be produced based on demand.
• Prepare a budget for purchases and supplies.
• Procure and quality check all ingredients.
• Measure, mix and bake items for sale.
• Decorate with frosting, toppings and glazes.
• Train assisting staff.
• Fix prices of products.
• May manage sales through the retail outlet


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 Employment Opportunities for Baker:


• Large baked goods manufacturers
• Retail bakeries
• Specialist bakeries
• Hotels & Restaurants
• Caterers
• Canteens
• Fast food outlets
• Airlines caterers
• Cruise liners
• Institutional food service providers


Top Recruiting Companies of Baker:

  • Parle
  • Britania
  • Sunfeast
  • Anmol


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How to become Baker?


Path 1:

• Std X/ XII
Stream : Any
• Diploma
Baking & Confectionery
• Goal

Path 2:

• Std XII
Stream: Any
• Diploma/ Degree
Hotel Management
(Food & Beverage)
• Goal
Baker & Confectioner

*Short courses for school leavers in Food craft Institutes
There are short duration courses of 6 months to one years conducted by Food Craft institutes. Bakery and Confectionery, Diploma [6months to 2 years]
Eligibility - Class X/XII with 50% marks.
Selection - Merit in the qualifying exam.
Entry - Entry after these courses is at Craftsmen/ Assistant level, and in the specific area in which training has been taken.


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