Cake Decorator Job Description

A cake decorator is a culinary professional who specializes in decorating specialty cakes.

Cake decorators create desserts for special events and celebrations of all kinds.

Cake decorators design cakes by first sketching or drawing a design on a cake.

They may use fondant, royal icing, gum paste, marzipan, or buttercream.

Cake decorators then use these materials to construct the design.

Cake decorators may shape or sculpt cake decorations by hand or use cake decorating tools.

Some cake decorators specialize in creating edible flowers, modeling chocolate, and different types of sugar paste.

Some cake decorators also

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for a Cake Decorator who is passionate about their work and takes pride in creating beautiful and delicious cakes for our customers. The ideal candidate will have experience decorating cakes, be creative, and have a positive attitude.

Cake Decorator Duties:

  • Evaluate and test new cake decorating techniques and ingredients
  • Incorporate new design concepts into existing menus
  • Provide high quality customer service
  • Evaluate market trends and target offerings accordingly
  • Develop new cake decorating techniques

Cake Decorator Responsibilities:

  • Prepare, design, create, and decorate wedding cakes according to client and company specifications
  • Maintain and order inventory
  • Create and revise designs based on client feedback
  • Apply decorating techniques using frosting, flowers, sugar, gum paste, fondant, modeling chocolate, and other edible materials
  • Examine and develop fondant and gum paste recipes, ingredients, and ration
  • Train new decorators
  • Consult with clients regarding icing techniques and cake design
  • Procure ingredients, tools, and equipment
  • Complete and file necessary paperwork
  • Conduct monthly inventories
  • Maintain a clean work area
  • Assist in other functions as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Proven experience in a multi-task environment, with attention to detail
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team, and capable of managing and leading others
  • Able to prepare designs, presentations and mock ups
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail and ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment

At [Company Name], we believe in equal opportunity for all. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team and encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages.