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32 Baker Interview Questions
Question 1 of 32
Tell me about a time you went above and beyond for a customer. What did they request?
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Question 1 of 32
Tell me about a time you went above and beyond for a customer. What did they request?
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"I had a customer come to me with 1 days' notice that she needed a wedding cake. Her original baker did not provide her with the cake that she wanted and she was very panicked about it. We worked overtime and went far beyond the call of duty to ensure that her cake was perfect, and ready for her big day."
How do you go over and above, to help out a customer or to meet a unique request? Give a specific example to the hiring manager.
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Question 2 of 32
How do you think we stand out from our competitors?
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"I believe you stand out from your competitors in a multitude of ways. Looking at your reputation in the community - I see that you are very well known for being accommodating and for using high quality ingredients. In comparison to your competitors, I see that you stand out because you engage with your customers on social media, and you are very active in giving back to the community through donations of food."
Your answer will help the hiring manager to see that you understand their business, you have researched the competitive landscape in the area, and that you have taken interest in what they do.
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Question 3 of 32
What do you know about our bakery?
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Question 4 of 32
What makes you the best candidate for this job?
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Question 5 of 32
Do you enjoy decorating cakes and cupcakes?
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Question 6 of 32
How do you keep organized while baking? How do you keep a schedule for what needs to be done?
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Question 7 of 32
Have you ever done any marketing for your former or current bakery?
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Question 8 of 32
Sometimes our bakery gets crowded. Will you get stressed out if a line starts forming?
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Question 9 of 32
Have you ever had a rude customer? How did you deal with them?
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Question 10 of 32
Which baking skills do you consider yourself an expert in?
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Question 11 of 32
Are you always on time for work?
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Question 12 of 32
When did you first start baking?
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Question 13 of 32
How well do you follow recipes?
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Question 14 of 32
What do you find most challenging about being a baker?
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Question 15 of 32
Tell me about baking disaster you have had. How did you redo the recipe and make a good product?
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Question 16 of 32
How important is it for you to get this job at our bakery?
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Question 17 of 32
What different frosting methods do you know how to use?
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Question 18 of 32
Baking can be stressful. When have you worked in a stressful environment with deadlines to meet?
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Question 19 of 32
What are your favorite things to bake?
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Question 20 of 32
Have you ever called off work at your last position? What was your reason?
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Question 21 of 32
What other skills, besides baking, would you bring to our bakery?
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Question 22 of 32
What steps do you take to ensure little ingredients are wasted, or go bad, in your current bakery?
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Question 23 of 32
Tell me about your education, if any, in the culinary arts.
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Question 24 of 32
Do you have a professional mentor? Who do you look up to in this industry?
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Question 25 of 32
How do you stay up to date on the latest trends in cakes?
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Question 26 of 32
Are you able to quickly calculate and convert volume measurements between Metric, Imperial, and US Customary?
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Question 27 of 32
What would your last meal be on Earth if you had to choose?
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Question 28 of 32
Do you wish to own your own bakery one day?
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Question 29 of 32
How long do you foresee yourself working at this bakery, if hired?
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Question 30 of 32
Have you ever had an odd baking request? What did you do?
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Question 31 of 32
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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Question 32 of 32
Tell me about the largest or most complicated wedding cake you have ever created.
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Top 10 Baker Interview questions, created to help you prepare for your upcoming job interview. Created on March 1st, 2016

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