Cake Decorator Job at Festival Foods, Manitowoc, WI

  • Festival Foods
  • Manitowoc, WI

Job Description

Location : Name:

Company Overview:


We are a Wisconsin family- and employee-owned grocer that is committed to giving back to the communities it serves and providing guests with exceptional service and value. We operate +40 full-service supermarkets across the state of Wisconsin.

At Festival, people are at the top of our list. Youll see it in everything from our daily interactions to how we treat our guests even in our extensive associate benefits and programs.

Job Summary:

Create Memorable Moments as a Cake Decorator at Festival Foods!

Job Title: Cake Decorator I

Type: Hourly
Reports To: Bakery Manager

Do you have a passion for creativity and a knack for adding a touch of artistry to baked goods? Join our team as a Cake Decorator, where you can turn your artistic talents into beautifully decorated bakery items that leave a lasting impression on our guests.

Providing excellent guest service is at the heart of what we do. Whether its a friendly greeting, answering questions or addressing guest concerns, youll handle each interaction with professionalism and care. Your willingness to help guests with what they need will make a positive impact every day.

Manitowoc Store Location: 2151 S 42nd St, Manitowoc WI 54220

Job Description:

What Youll Do:

As a Cake Decorator, you will:

  • Decorate Bakery Items: Top, finish, and decorate a variety of bakery products, including bars, pies, cookies, doughnuts, cupcakes, and cakes.
  • Enhance Visual Appeal: Boost sales by creating visually appealing and unique bakery items that exceed our guests' expectations.
  • Customer Service: Provide excellent service by assisting guests with their bakery needs, taking special orders, and bringing their cake design visions to life.
  • Stock and Maintain Displays: Keep bakery displays fresh and appealing by rotating products and ensuring adequate stock levels.
  • Quality and Freshness: Maintain high-quality standards by ensuring products are fresh and removing any items that do not meet our standards.
  • Collaborate: Work closely with the Cake Decorator II and other bakery associates to achieve department goals and maintain cleanliness and organization.
  • Food Safety: Keep food safety logs up to date and adhere to all food safety guidelines.
  • Honor Commitments: Regular, timely attendance in compliance with the work schedule, and adequate notice to find a replacement for occasional absences
  • Support the Team: Other duties as assigned

What Were Looking For:

To be successful in the Hot Bar Cook role, you should have:

  • Artistic Talent: A strong artistic sense and the ability to create visually appealing and creative bakery items.
  • Customer Focus: Ability to interact effectively with guests and understand their needs.
  • Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail to ensure products are decorated beautifully and meet quality standards.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands and work environment described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Standing for extended periods of time (80% of time)
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds on an occasional basis (30% of time)
  • Frequently near moving machinery (60% of time)
  • Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures (20% of time)
  • Repetitive motion of hands and wrists (90% of time)

Work Schedule:

This is an hourly position with a flexible schedule that typically includes mornings, afternoons, weekends, and the potential for evening and holiday shifts as needed.

Why Join Us?

Become a part of our bakery team and use your creativity to enhance our guests' special occasions. We offer a supportive work environment, opportunities for growth, and the chance to make every celebration a bit sweeter with your artistic touch.

Benefits Overview:


  • Associate Discount: Enjoy an industry-leading 15% off your grocery purchases for you and your immediate household!.

  • Weekly Pay & Premium Pay: Hourly associates are paid weekly, providing more frequent access to their funds. Part-time store associates are paid a $1 premium per hour on Sundays and select holidays. Hourly full-time store associates receive time and a half on Sundays and select holidays.

  • Two-Week Advanced Scheduling: Better Planning. Better Balance. We provide our associates with their schedules two weeks in advance, offering greater predictability & flexibility.

  • Vision & Dental Insurance: Part-time and full-time associates are eligible for vision insurance and two dental coverage options that are designed to fit your needs.

  • Support: Our associates receive support for their total well-being; including 3 weeks of paid parental leave, a fitness reimbursement program offering savings off of fitness membership fees; our EAP (Employee Assistance Program) and LEAPCare Care Coaches, which provide associates confidential care related to hospital visitation, conflict resolution, stress management, marriage or divorce, family issues and depression or anxiety.

  • Save for Your Future: Offering both a 401(k) and Employee Stock Ownership Plan, were proud to support our associates in planning for retirement by offering two retirement savings plans. The 401(k) plan empowers associates to save a portion of their paychecks for retirement. Festival Foods has an annual discretionary match to help our associates reach their savings goals. Our ESOP is a retirement plan above and beyond a 401(k) plan that gives associates free ownership in the company and an opportunity to share in Festivals growth and success. Associates are given shares based on their years of service and earnings.

    At Festival Foods we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all. We are dedicated to building a top-notch team of skilled, experienced and service-oriented associates who represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and talents. Festival Foods believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates, products, and our community strengthen our ability to serve our guests, as we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people.

    2151 South 42nd St



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Job Tags

Hourly pay, Weekly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Part time, Immediate start, Flexible hours, Sunday, Day shift, Afternoon shift,

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