Customers choose Giant Eagle for their Bakery needs because they know we guarantee freshness in every bite. We provide the exceptional quality and service of a gourmet bakery, combined with the ultimate in shopping convenience and value. Our Bakery Team Members understand how important it is for our customers to get the items they need, right when they want them. We are experts at offering a diverse selection of breads and desserts for special occasions and everyday meals.
Experienced Bakers and Decorators are always in demand to join our team. That’s why we’ve recently launched our exciting NEW Baker & Cake Decorator Apprentice Programs to train Team Members and interested candidates. After completing your Apprentice Program you’ll be placed in one of our stores as a full-time Baker or Cake Decorator. Details below.
Baker and Cake Decorator Programs
Become a Baker & Cake Decorator
In many of our stores, the Bakery is the first department to greet our customers as they enter the store, and represents our commitment to quality, nutrition, and mouth-watering freshness. After completing our Training Programs, our certified professionals deliver on that promise. As a Trainee, you’ll learn all about how to bake and decorate our fresh-from-the-oven breads, pastries, cookies, cakes and pies. You’ll be trained and certified by a Giant Eagle Certified Master Trainer and Bakery Team Leader. And, in less than a year you’ll be on track to a full-time job!
Potential for pay increases upon successful progression through the program
Mileage Reimbursement available, some restrictions apply
Answer customer’s questions and make suggestions
Comply with food and equipment safety guidelines
Set up displays
Prepare special orders
Prepare and bake items according to directions
Stage and prepare specific ingredients for next shifts for recipes, cakes and icing
Decorate and package cookies, cakes and pastries
Rotate and check product dates
New Baker and Cake Decorator Apprentice Programs are STARTING SOON in the Pittsburgh area. Contact your local Giant Eagle or Market District Bakery Team Leader for information.
Pittsburgh (Baker):Team Members should visit their MyHRConnection home page and view the Local 1776 Bid Postings box on the right hand side of the page. External candidates should apply to our Pittsburgh Baker Apprentice Program by clicking HERE.
Pittsburgh (Cake Decorator):Team Members should visit their MyHRConnection home page and view the Local 1776 Bid Postings box on the right hand side of the page. External candidates should apply to our Pittsburgh Cake Decorator Apprentice Program by clicking HERE.
Need more information about our Baker or Cake Decorator Apprentice Program(s)? Email our recruiting team at email@example.com!
Disclaimer: Program schedules and certifications may vary based on location and needs.
Cake Decorator Certifications
Cake Decorator Program lasts approximately 12 weeks.
Cake for Two
Baker Program lasts approximately 17 weeks.
Rolls & Buns
Country French Bread
Giant Eagle Gold Certification
Market District Gold Certification
Market District Scratch Bread
Angel Food Cake
Market District Cookies
As a family-owned company with strong values we care deeply about the people who work here. We want you to see Giant Eagle as a place where you can thrive and build a career for years to come. So we always look for ways to engage, support and develop one another. Through this program you have the opportunity to learn valuable skills that can put you on the path to leadership opportunities.
After completing the Program(s) and passing certification, our bakers and cake decorators are the professionals who deliver on that promise every day.
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