What do we do

Red Rabbit is a Black-owned School Food Management Company that works with hundreds of schools, districts, and food banks to uplift communities of color throughout the North East and Mid-Atlantic Regions.

Our professionally trained chefs create menus, source farm fresh ingredients, and cook delicious, thoughtful, and familiar food. Our food matters not only because it’s integral to good health, but because what children eat is an essential part of their cultural identity and sense of self.

About the Role

The Bread Baker is an exciting opportunity to launch and manage Red Rabbit’s new bread bakery. Leading a team of 2 - 3 bakers, you will be responsible for baking a variety of breads including pullmans, focaccia, rolls, and baguettes. The role offers an expert baker autonomy to create bread from start to finish within the structure of our larger commissary kitchen in East Harlem.

The ideal candidate will have had leadership experience in a high volume bakery and come to the position with recipes that have been tested and refined. The ideal person will have a passion for creating equity within the food space and uplifting the communities we serve.

Job Functions

  • Launch the Bakery: Using your expertise, you will spearhead the start of Red Rabbit’s first bread bakery. You will create the recipes, determine production schedules, have input into the equipment, and bring new ideas to our menu.
  • Prepare Bread: Mix, shape, and bake hundreds of loaves of bread -- sandwich bread, focaccia, rolls, and baguettes -- from scratch on a daily basis. All bread must be whole wheat. Ensure accurate inventory of ingredients at all times.
  • Leadership: Train and lead a team of 1-3 bakers who will assist in all aspects of bread production. Engage team members and create a supportive environment that encourages team cohesion, member retention, and excellent performance.

Skills & Requirements

  • 2+ years experience in high volume baking
  • 1+ years of supervisory experience leading a team of bakers
  • Must have recipes for various bread items that can be made with whole wheat flour
  • Experience launching a new baking program or opening a bakery a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper food safety and sanitation practices
  • Must have NYC food handlers license or certificate
  • Must be reliable, function well within a team and work calmly and efficiently in a fast moving environment
  • Must have a great attitude who contributes to a positive working environment
  • Must share our passion for improving nutrition and health in schools
  • Must be able to read and write in English. Bilingual (English and Spanish) a plus.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis

    Job Type: Full Time

    Typical Hours: Sunday-Thursday 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM
    Location: East Harlem, New York
    Reports to: Operations Director
    Compensation: $50,000 - $60,000
    Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision Insurance / 401K

    About Red Rabbit

    Red Rabbit is growing fast - together we are changing the way an entire generation approaches food, through our whimsical menus, sustainable business practices and a focus on doing work that matters. If this sounds like the kind of company you want to be a part of, you may be the perfect fit!

    Pro tip: When applying to this job, note that we value creativity in thinking and real problem-solving skills. Tell us how you’ve added value to a team in the past and why you want to join Red Rabbit.

    Red Rabbit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, or sexual orientation.