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Bakers and pastrycooks

Bakers and pastrycooks prepare and bake bread loaves and rolls, buns, cakes, biscuits and pastry goods.

What do bakers and pastrycooks do?

  • check the quality of raw materials and weigh ingredients
  • knead, mature, cut, mould, mix and shape dough and pastry goods
  • operate machines which roll and mould dough and cut biscuits
  • monitor oven temperatures and product appearance
  • decorate, glaze and fill pastries, buns and cakes
  • empty, clean and grease baking trays, tins and other cooking equipment


projected job openings


qualified full-time wage


employed full-time

Ways to get started

Ways to get started