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Job Title: Commis I
Department: Pastry
Company: Bread Avenue (SL) Ltd - Sonoco Group
Date: 11 December 2023
Apply by: ASAP


Bread Avenue, a bakery and patisserie operating in Wellington, is hiring a Commis I with the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the measurement and preparation of ingredients for Bread Avenue's pastry recipes

  • Contribute ideas and suggestions for menu planning and development

  • Supervise Commis II and other lower level staff

  • Learn and follow Bread Avenue's pastry recipes and techniques

  • Learn more advanced decorating skills for pastries and desserts

  • Use pastry tools and equipment properly

  • Ensure that all ingredients are fresh and meet Bread Avenue's quality standards

  • Ensure that the prepared dishes meet Bread Avenue's quality standards

  • Assist in managing stock levels in accordance with Bread Avenue's policy

  • Ensure that the kitchen is always clean and organised

  • Ensure effective communication is practiced with other team members and with Demi Chef or Chef de Partie

  • Participate in training sessions when required and train Commis II and other lower level staff

  • Practice food hygiene and safety in accordance with Bread Avenue's policy and procedures

  • Manage time effectively to meet service deadlines

  • Have a thorough understanding of Bread Avenue's snacks and drinks menu


Key Qualifications and Competencies

  • Pastry and bakery certification

  • Experience in pastry preparation

  • Able to stand for long periods of time

  • Able to work unsupervised

  • Able to prioritize and work in fast-paced environment

  • Able to follow direction and work in team environment

  • Willing and able to work varying shifts

  • Understanding of restaurants' operational procedures

  • Knowledge of cooking techniques and methods

  • Willingness to learn to use key pastry tools & equipment

  • Knowledge of hygiene and safety standards regarding food preparation and storage

  • Ability to handle a number of tasks simultaneously

Application Process


Interested and suitable applicants are required to e-mail their CV to, with COMMIS I in the subject. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis. Only suitable candidates will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

For inquiries, send a WhatsApp message to +23230562562


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