Employment

Field & Fire Café is seeking a highly motivated line cook with a desire to make amazing breakfast and lunch dishes. We need someone who is passionate about producing seasonal menu items with organic, local ingredients. The ideal candidate will be available for flexible hours, is driven to work hard and wants to grow into with our company. This will be a part-time position, 2-3 days per week.

  • Maintain the highest possible quality of every dish plated
  • Set up work station at the beginning of breakfast/lunch or tear down and close kitchen at the end of the day.
  • Restock all items as needed throughout the day
  • Knowledge of basic cooking and knife techniques.
  • Follows recipes, portion controls, and presentation specifications as set by the restaurant
  • Work quickly to get dishes out in a timely fashion
  • Ensure cooking station is clean and organized
  • Comply with sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and café customers

Requirements:

  • Serious about cooking a perfect egg
  • 1-2 years of experience as a line cook
  • Degree in Culinary Arts or related certification a plus
  • Catering experience highly desirable
  • Self motivated to improve cooking techniques.
  • Serve Safe Certified preferred

Job Duties and Qualifications:

– Produce croissants, muffins, scones, cookies, etc. according to pre-written
– Develop consistently high-quality baked goods
– Experience working with laminated dough
– Experience making gluten-free and vegan pastries highly desirable.
– Independent, ‘can do’ work attitude
– Ability to lift 50lb bags of flour
– Basic knowledge of commercial bakery ovens, mixers, scales, health codes and safety procedures
– 1 year experience

Submit your resume to employment@fieldandfire.com

Field & Fire is seeking a pastry assistant to join the pastry department at our cafe location. Join a team that cares about making the highest quality products. Work with regional, organic flours and local produce from Michigan farms. Everything in our bakery is handmade from scratch from start to finish. We are looking for a baker with attention to detail, drive and a strong work ethic. Early mornings and Sunday’s required.

Job Duties and Qualifications:

– Produce croissants, muffins, scones, cookies, etc. according to pre-written
– Develop consistently high-quality baked goods
– Experience working with laminated dough
– Experience making gluten-free and vegan pastries highly desirable.
– Independent, ‘can do’ work attitude
– Ability to lift 50lb bags of flour
– Basic knowledge of commercial bakery ovens, mixers, scales, health codes and safety procedures
– 1 year experience

Submit your resume to employment@fieldandfire.com

Field and Fire is seeking an artisan baker to fill a position at our bakery. This job contributes to the success of our team and our community by providing exceptional, quality artisan baked goods. This job creates the essential element of our bakery experience by educating customers and providing them with healthy, local products. We are looking for a craftsperson who is trained to mix, ferment, shape and bake a hand crafted loaf of bread. An understanding of bread science and mechanics is beneficial. Position can be part or full-time and will start ASAP.

  • Accurately follow formulas in the preparation of all dough.
  • Measure, mix, shape and bake breads and pastries according to the production schedule.
  • Precisely scale, shape and score loaves. Assure finished baked products meet quality standards.
  • Provide consistently high quality baked food products for all customers by adhering to all recipe and presentation standards.
  • Maintain correct inventory, recommend replenishment orders and properly store, date and rotate inventory items.
  • Organize ingredient storage and all supplies, equipment, and workspaces as needed so that all workers can locate resources and products.
  • Ensure bakery process continues in smooth operation by eliminating obstacles to production.
  • Look for ways to enhance the quality and scope of bakery offerings including ingredient changes to promote the health and quality of products.
  • Work the retail counter when needed, providing friendly service and expert answers to customer inquiries
  • Correctly and safely utilize all mixing, lamination and baking equipment.
  • Ensure that all bakery areas and equipment are safe and sanitary in accordance with food handling procedures; keep area clean throughout shift and follow cleaning procedures at end of shift.

SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE

  • Preferred experience with sourdough, liquid or stiff levain, poolish, sponges and rye starters.
  • Experience using a loader and peel desirable.
  • Experience baking in a wood fired oven desirable, but not required.
  • Familiarity with the safe operation of bakery equipment.
  • Ability to accurately judge proofing time required by different breads.
  • Ability to accurately assess the effect of changes in the environment on the production schedule and take appropriate action.
  • Ability to “multitask” within a baking cycle.
  • Willingness to contribute to the team effort outside the strict “baker” role.
  • Computer literate, particularly with MS Office, Macintosh OS, and POS systems.
  • Must be a “self-starter” able to work in a fast paced environment.

At Field & Fire, we’re pretty serious about our customer service. We’re looking for a barista who has a positive attitude, is passionate about food and drinks, and enjoys working with people. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of a fun atmosphere where both customers and employees have a great experience. The barista plays a key role in our cafe and must be driven to provide excellent customer service.  We expect our service staff to be extremely knowledgeable about our products and be able to answer customer’s questions. Must be available to work mornings and Saturdays.

  • Educate customers by presenting and explaining the coffee drink menu and answering questions.
  • Prepare coffee and tea drinks to desired specifications.
  • Give every customer your individual and sincere attention.
  • Setup and maintain attractive sales displays.
  • Sense of urgency, specifically during rushes
  • Strong work ethic, honesty and integrity.
  • Love of great food and coffee.
  • Experience with cash register. Open and close shifts.
  • Maintain a clean retail space. (dust, sweep, mop, clean counters, take out trash, etc. throughout the day as needed, and at the end of your shift)

Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the front of house team, specifically weekends.

Field & Fire Café is seeking a highly motivated Sous Chef with a desire to create amazing breakfast and lunch dishes. We need someone who is passionate about producing seasonal menu items with organic, local ingredients. The ideal candidate will be available for flexible hours, is driven to work hard and wants to grow into an executive chef position. Starting pay $36,000.

  • Cook on the line.
  • Organize, train, supervise and assess kitchen staff.
  • Create and maintain prep work schedule.
  • Conduct weekly inventory. Source and order ingredients.
  • Manage product & supply rotation.
  • Ensure cooking stations are clean and organized.
  • Work with management team on menu development and plate design.
  • Maintain the highest possible quality of every dish plated.
  • Learn by watching. Work efficiently with little supervision.
  • Ensure that the kitchen operates in a timely fashion.
  • Fill in for the Executive Chef in planning and directing food prep as needed.
  • Resourcefully solve any issues that arise.
  • Comply with and enforce sanitation regulations and safety standards.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with coworkers and café customers.

Requirements:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a Sous Chef or Kitchen Manager
  • Degree in Culinary Science or related certification a plus
  • Knowledge of best practices for training kitchen staff and implementing kitchen procedures
  • Self motivated to improve cooking techniques.
  • Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations
  • Working knowledge of various computer software programs (MS Office, POS)
  • Preferred Serve Safe Certified.

At Field & Fire, we’re pretty serious about our customer service. We want our customers to feel super special and know how much we appreciate them. We need someone who can engage with each customer in an energetic and positive manner. We expect our retail staff to be extremely knowledgeable about our products and be able to answer customer’s questions.  Must be available to work evenings and weekends.

  • Give every customer your sincere attention.
  • Setup and maintain attractive bakery displays.
  • Keep pastry and bread display full and looking good.
  • Aptitude to gain extensive product knowledge.
  • Keep sample area clean and appealing, and engage with customers while they are sampling our goods.
  • Properly handle knives and other cutting equipment.
  • Maintain a clean retail space. (dust, sweep, mop, clean counters, take out trash, etc. throughout the day as needed, and at the end of your shift)
  • Strong work ethic, honesty and integrity.
  • Excellent communication skills and willingness to work as part of a team.
  • Love of good food.
  • Experience with cash register. Open and close shifts.
  • Customer service / retail experience required.
  • Available for flexible scheduling to meet the needs of the retail team, specifically closing shifts and weekends.

Field & Fire Café is seeking a bold and creative Team Lead for our pastry department. Join a team that cares about making the highest quality products. Work with regional,organic flours and local produce from Michigan farms. Everything in our bakery is handmade from scratch from start to finish. We are looking for an independent, self-starter who has attention to detail, vision, drive and a strong work ethic. This position comes with a lot of freedom to develop new items and grow the business.

This is a salaried, 40-hour week position, with longer hours required during the holiday season. Pay is commensurate with experience, $32,000 – $35,000. Weekend hours required. Rotating Sundays.

Job Duties and Qualifications:

  • Produce croissants, muffins, scones, cookies, cakes, macarons etc.according to pre-written recipes.
  • Create custom cakes and pastry items for special events and catering.
  • Develop consistently high-quality baked goods.
  • Work with management on recipe research and development for new/seasonal pastry items and cost out all new recipes.
  • Lead and train our pastry team on proper techniques and new trends
  • Assist with orders for food items needed to meet production; and non-food items (pastry molds/pans, cake boards/boxes, packaging etc.)
  • Minimum 1 year management experience
  • 2 years at a commercial bakery required
  • Experience working with laminated dough required.
  • Experience making gluten-free and vegan pastries highly desirable.
  • Independent, ‘can do’ work attitude
  • Ability to lift 50lb bags of flour
  • Basic knowledge of commercial bakery ovens, mixers, scales, health codes and safety procedures