The GOODS from Beaucoup Bakery & Cafe
Vancouver, BC | Beaucoup Bakery is known as one of Vancouver’s best bakeries with a focus on French pastries. We take intense pride in our work, hold ourselves to only the highest standards of quality and are looking for those with the same commitment and passion to join our team. We only accept dedicated pastry cooks who want to learn, be challenged towards excellence and who are not afraid of hard work. We as a team at Beaucoup want others with likeminded values of: teamwork, dedication, open-mindedness and passion.
Positions are available for:
Morning shift 3:00 AM — 11:30 AM
Night shift starts between 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm and ends between 2:00 am – 4:00 am.
In the cover letter please specify which shift you are applying for.
– Successful completion of a Pastry and/or Culinary Diploma or equivalent experience
– Food Safe Level 1
– Working weekends and holidays are a must.
– Ability to lift 23 Kg (50 lbs)
If this sounds appealing to you, please reply to this ad to hello [at] beaucoupbakery.com with your resume with a cover letter addressed to Ms. Jackie Kai Ellis with the email subject line of “I am Passionate!!” Within your cover letter, please answer the following questions:
1. Where did you passion in pastries begin?
2. Describe a time when you overcame a difficult challenge
Jackie Ellis, baker and owner
ABOUT BEAUCOUP BAKERY
Beaucoup Bakery & Café opened its doors in December 2012, offering French-inspired pastries and childhood favourites with some smart, unique twists. The reason for opening Beaucoup Bakery was simple, to leave the world a happier place, even if through something as simple as a cookie. The company’s priority is to put care and pride into everything it does, from the ingredients used and the little details that go into the baking, through to the way the company treats valued customers and friends.
“At Beaucoup Bakery, we want to share amazing food, prepared with passion,” says owner and baker Jackie Ellis. “The biggest compliment we can receive is seeing someone’s eyes roll back and hear them say that it’s the best thing they’ve ever tasted! We strive to make people love food as much as we do!”
Beaucoup Bakery offers sweet pastries, cakes, seasonal tarts, cookies and viennoiserie, along with sandwiches made in-house—all of which can be enjoyed “to go” or in the charming 16-seat café. The café also includes a small retail area featuring hand-picked food and lifestyle items that match Beaucoup’s commitment to quality: coffee from Vancouver roaster 49th Parallel, Mellifera Bees honey, Lovely Home Idea linens, Black & Blum water bottles and Aquaovo thermoses.
HONOURS AND RECOGNITION
“The opening of Ellis’s South Granville bakery was delayed and then delayed again. And again. The resulting wait created a near-unmeetable expectation upon opening. Which, with the help of her perfect croissants and other transformative pastries, Ellis has been able to exceed.”
Western Living, March 2013 – 40 Foodies Under 40
WE Vancouver’s Best of the City 2013: Best Patisserie – 3rd Place
WE Vancouver, February 27, 2013
“Graphic designer turned boulanger Jackie Ellis opened her South Granville bakery just before Christmas, and made us wonder how we ever did without her decadent treats.”
Vancouver Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013