Cake Decorator Jobs

Cake Decorator Overview


Cake decorator jobs require many of the same skills and abilities that bakers have. Cake decorators are responsible for decorating the cakes needed for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and other special occasions. While some bakers work in grocery stores, others work for specialty cake shops and bakeries. Some cake decorators also run their own businesses and decorate cakes from home or from a dedicated shop. They talk with clients about what type of decorations they want on their finished cakes, and they decorate those cakes with frosting and edible and inedible decorations. Cake decorators also typically have the skills necessary to work as bakers, cooks and pastry chefs.

Cake Decorator Education Requirements


Bakers typically work late at night and early in the day when the shop is free from customers, but cake decorators can work throughout the day. Though some decorators receive formal training from a college or culinary institute, other decorators learn on the job or when they apprentice with a trained baker or decorator. Though they do not need formal training, they do need to know how to use pastry brushes and bags. They also need to know how to use different tips to create different decorations, how to work with fondant and frosting and how to add decorations without damaging the structure of the cake. Strong customer service skills are also necessary for the position.

Cake Decorator Job Market


According to statistics, the number of cake decorator jobs available in the future will increase at a rate of 6 percent, which is slower than the rate of growth in other fields. There were 167,700 bakers working across the country in 2012, and by 2022, there will be 9,400 new baking jobs available. While not all decorators have experience baking or enjoy working as bakers, the demand for workers capable of performing two or more jobs will increase in future years. Many bakeries only hire decorators who can also create cakes and other desserts for customers.

Cake Decorator Salary


Cake decorators make an average wage of $8 to $15 per hour. Some bakeries allow decorators to accept tips from customers happy with their finished cakes.
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Cub Foods is hiring part-time cake decorators for our Apple Valley and Eagan North stores! Come join our bunch. Prior bakery and cake decorator experience is preferred but not required. You must be at least 18 years old to work in the bakery. The address of the Apple Valley store is 15350 Cedar Avenue, Apple Valley, MN 55124. The Eagan North store is located at 1276 Town Center Drive, Eagan, MN ...
Cake Decorator We're looking to add a full time cake decorator to our team. If interested, download our application at www.countrytablerestaurant.com, email us your resume or stop in and pick up and application! *Experience necessary...
Company Confidential Albany, NY
CAKE DECORATOR/ BAKERY TECHNICIAN Local Food Broker looking for cake decorator with baking skills. Successful candidate must be willing to Travel to local retail stores to train their cake decorators on company programs. Computer skills (word/excel) Required. Competitive salary, expenses and benefits. Send resume to *****...
MOWRY BAKING Co. is looking for experienced baker and cake decorator. Please bring resume and photos of work to shop at 231 N. Main on Tue. or Wed....
Currently, Meijer is looking for a Cake Decorator. The individual selected for this position will be responsible for preparing and decorating cakes for multiple occasions. The individual will also be filling and conditioning the cake case throughout the shift. Key responsibilities include: Managing cake outdates daily Receiving and processing cake orders Managing cake and icing inventory Mana...
Meijer is a leading Supercenter located in five states throughout the Midwest, with over 200 stores and more than 60,000 employees. Our Midwest geography includes corporate offices in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and stores, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities throughout Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky, and Wisconsin. As a multi-billion dollar retailer, Meijer is ranked as th...
Albertsons is looking for enthusiastic, customer focused associates. Albertsons associates are part of our family. We know what a great company we've built, and we're always looking for new people to help us provide a great shopping experience. Albertsons offers competitive wages and benefit packages. Email your resume to: ***** TITLE: Decorator BASIC PURPOSE ...
Company Description Russo’s On The Bay is an established catering hall located in Howard Beach, NY. Opened in the Fall of 1987 by Frank Russo Jr., Russo’s On The Bay always strives for excellence. Our company is growing fast and we need high-quality individuals looking for a long-term career in hospitality. Our senior management team has over 200 years of combined experience directing the most la...
Harris Teeter, Inc CHARLOTTE, NC
Part Time Cake Decorator - Myers Park( Job Number: 1413120) NC-CHARLOTTE Description Primary responsibility is to Take Excellent Care Of Our Customers by satisfying each customer's needs and exceeding their expectations. This requires a defined level of product knowledge, food preparation skills, sales ability, customer relations skills, and cooperation with fellow associates to create An Inc...
Harris Teeter, Inc SUMMERVILLE, SC
Part Time Cake Decorator - Wescott Plantation( Job Number: 1413082) SC-SUMMERVILLE Description Primary responsibility is to Take Excellent Care Of Our Customers by satisfying each customer's needs and exceeding their expectations. This requires a defined level of product knowledge, food preparation skills, sales ability, customer relations skills, and cooperation with fellow associates to cre...
Winn-Dixie Stores Jacksonville, FL
737094true737094falseSubmission for the position: Cake Decorator - (Job Number: 14032471)false737094falsetruehttps://winndixie.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=14032471&lang=enCake DecoratortrueCake Decorator1403247114032471 Cake Decorator Job Overview The cake decorator is responsible for increasing guest confidence and loyalty by providing courteous and prompt service, consistent ope...
Winn-Dixie Stores Jacksonville, FL
737095true737095falseSubmission for the position: Cake Decorator - (Job Number: 14032473)false737095falsetruehttps://winndixie.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=14032473&lang=enCake DecoratortrueCake Decorator1403247314032473 Cake Decorator Job Overview The cake decorator is responsible for increasing guest confidence and loyalty by providing courteous and prompt service, consistent ope...
Winn-Dixie Stores Jacksonville, FL
737306true737306falseSubmission for the position: Cake Decorator - (Job Number: 14032530)false737306falsetruehttps://winndixie.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=14032530&lang=enCake DecoratortrueCake Decorator1403253014032530 Cake Decorator Job Overview The cake decorator is responsible for increasing guest confidence and loyalty by providing courteous and prompt service, consistent ope...
Job Title: FT Cake Decorator - Food Lion Job Location: Job Duties: Provide quality customer service to customers in the Deli/Bakery Department. Proper performance of the duties and responsibilities of this position contributes to and ensures achievement of proper Deli/Bakery conditions. Responsible for maintaining standards according to the Deli/Bakery Standard Practice Manual, maximizing sales...
Experience cake decorating in a retail environment is preferred. External Job Description: Cake Decorators have the right mix of artistry and the ability to listen and interpret customers needs. As a Cake Decorator, you will decorate a variety of bakery products assuring the right mix is always available for customers. As a bakery employee, you will present to customers a fully-stocked, fresh an...
External Job Description: **CAKE DECORATING EXPERIENCE PREFERRED** Cake Decorators provide a high level of customer service. Employees decorate a variety of bakery products and ensure the proper quantity and quality of product is available for the customer. They maintain an appropriate level of detail and neatness while maintaining production levels. All employees display and maintain in-stock co...
Provide exemplary customer service by greeting customers in the department and ensuring they are able to locate the products they are looking for. Bakery team members are also expected to have sufficient knowledge to answer questions and make suggestions to our customers. Become familiar with products in the store to answer questions and make suggestions to customers. Smile and greet customers in ...
Harris Teeter, Inc JOHNS ISLAND, SC
Part Time Cake Decorator - the Village Market at Freshfields Village( Job Number: 1413009) SC-JOHNS ISLAND Description Primary responsibility is to Take Excellent Care Of Our Customers by satisfying each customer's needs and exceeding their expectations. This requires a defined level of product knowledge, food preparation skills, sales ability, customer relations skills, and cooperation with ...
Task 1. The Associate pours frosting mix into a clean barrel, adds water, and mixes with power mixer. Task 2. The Associate assembles clean tools and implements, mixes colored frosting, makes cones, puts colored frosting into cones. Task 3. The Associate frosts cakes per order and uses cake decorating implements to put colored frosting decorations on the cakes. Task 4. The Associate makes boxes...
Department: Deli/Bakery Position Type: Employee Position Reports To: Department Manager Position Supervises: N/A Pay Level: N/A FLSA Status: Non-Exempt As an associate of Kroger, the basic objective of your position is to highly satisfy our customers by providing exceptional customer service in a safe andclean environment to ensure the customer's return visit. We accomplish this in many ways...

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Decorator

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$17,000.00 - $62,400.00
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Bachelor's
34.1%
Some College Coursework Completed
31.8%
Associates
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4.5%
Certification
4.5%
Vocational
2.3%
Master's
2.3%
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