Bakers make breads, rolls, cookies, cakes, pies, pastries, or other baked goods.
• Weight flour, sugar, butter and so on.
• Mix, Blend, roll, cut and shape dough.
• Set oven temperatures and put things into hot ovens for baking.
• Decorate Baked goods.
• Help with bakery deliveries.
• Order new baking machines or tools.
Where and When:
• Most work in bakeries, grocery stores, and restaurants.
• Some work in food factories.
• Bakers usually work full time. Their shifts often include early mornings, late evenings, weekends, and holidays.
What or Who They Work With:
• Mixing and blending machines
Education and Training:
• Vocational schools, related on-the-job experience. Some require a bachelor's degree.
• Usually need training with experienced workers.
Chef and Head Cooks
Food Preparation Workers
Related School Subjects:
• English• Math• Health• Food Science• Foods and Nutrition
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