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Job Description:

  • 1) Prepares and bakes cakes, cookies, pies, puddings, or desserts, according to recipe: Measures ingredients, using measuring cups and spoons.

  • 2) Mixes ingredients to form dough or batter, using electric mixer or beats and stirs ingredients by hand.

  • 3) Shapes dough for cookies, pies, and fancy pastries, using pie dough roller and cookie cutters or by hand.

  • 4) Places shaped dough portions in greased or floured pans and inserts them in oven, using long-handled paddle.

  • 5) Adjusts drafts or thermostatic controls to regulate oven temperatures.

  • 6) Prepares and cooks ingredients for pie fillings, puddings, custards, or other desserts.

  • 7) Pours filling into pie shells and tops filling with meringue or cream.

  • 8) Mixes ingredients to make icings.

  • 9) Decorates cakes and pastries.

  • 10) Blends colors for icings and for shaped sugar ornaments and statuaries.

  • 11) May specialize in preparing one or more types of pastry or dessert when employed in large establishment.

  • 12) May oversee work of patients assigned to kitchen for work therapy purposes when working in psychiatric hospital.




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DOT:   313.381-026

Job Number: 2329