About the Role
You would design and decorate wonderful cakes to celebrate birthdays, weddings and other special occasions.
You would cover the cakes in icing and decorate them. You might add messages and names written in icing or chocolate or sugar paste decorations like flowers or models of a bride and groom.
Meet people to find out what kind of design they’d like
Draw sketches to show them your design
Calculate the ingredients needed for the size of cake
Bake the cake in time for the event
Create decorations and fix them to the cake
Write names and messages on the cake
You would set up and clear away the baking equipment and would need to keep the fridges and equipment clean and hygienic. You’d check the ingredients you have in stock and make sure you have enough or order more.
Minimum qualifications and skills
Qualifications and experience in baking, pastry or cake decorating will be of value
Working with numbers
Designing, creative and innovative
Attention to detail
Developing a plan
Eligibility to work in the UK
Specialist qualification such as cake decoration and production