Baker Interview Questions

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How do you think we stand out from our competitors?

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Baker Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    How do you think we stand out from our competitors?

  2. 2.

    What steps do you take to ensure little ingredients are wasted, or go bad, in your current bakery?

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    Have you ever done any marketing for your former or current bakery?

  4. 4.

    Tell me about a time you went above and beyond for a customer. What did they request?

  5. 5.

    Have you ever called off work at your last position? What was your reason?

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    Are you able to quickly calculate and convert volume measurements between Metric, Imperial, and US Customary?

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    How do you keep organized while baking? How do you keep a schedule for what needs to be done?

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    Sometimes our bakery gets crowded. Will you get stressed out if a line starts forming?

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    How well do you follow recipes?

  10. 10.

    What are your favorite things to bake?

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    Have you ever had an odd baking request? What did you do?

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    Baking can be stressful. When have you worked in a stressful environment with deadlines to meet?

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    What do you know about our bakery?

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    Tell me about your education, if any, in the culinary arts.

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    What makes you the best candidate for this job?

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    Which baking skills do you consider yourself an expert in?

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    Have you ever had a rude customer? How did you deal with them?

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    Do you enjoy decorating cakes and cupcakes?

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    Are you always on time for work?

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    When did you first start baking?

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    Tell me about a baking disaster you have had. How did you redo the recipe and make a good product?

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    What do you find most challenging about being a baker?

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    How important is it for you to get this job at our bakery?

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    What different frosting methods do you know how to use?

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    What other skills, besides baking, would you bring to our bakery?

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    Do you have a professional mentor? Who do you look up to in this industry?

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    How do you stay up to date on the latest trends in cakes?

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    Tell me about the largest or most complicated wedding cake you have ever created.

  29. 29.

    What would your last meal be on Earth if you had to choose?

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    If I were to give you a recipe to follow but you felt your own method was better, how would you handle that?

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    How long do you foresee yourself working at this bakery, if hired?

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    Do you wish to own your own bakery one day?