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Company: Princi Bakery
Location: Chicago, IL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Food, Beverage


Now Baking – pastry chef II, Princi Kitchen

From the beginning, Starbucks set out to be a different kind of company. One that celebrates coffee, it's rich tradition, and a feeling of connection. Continuing our quest in 2016, we announced a partnership with Princi, a renowned boutique bakery and café founded by Rocco Princi in 1986. Known for its artisan breads created from traditional family recipes, Princi's six locations have become beloved experiences for customers across Milan and London.

Join us on this special journey!

The Princi Kitchen Pastry Chef II will have a unique and exciting opportunity to open our kitchen and help to create and refine how we bring Princi to life in our stores. The candidate for this role must have an unwavering focus on food production and quality. He/she will be responsible for supervising the pastry team partners (Starbucks employees) and assisting with the preparation of pastries and baked goods. This candidate will support the management of inventory, training, labor and equipment maintenance per need of the kitchen.

As the Pastry Chef II, Princi Kitchen, you'll be able to apply your past culinary leadership experience to:

Food Production Leadership

• Supervise and prepare production of multiple dessert items such as but not limited to: cakes, tarts, tiramisu, assorted fillings and custards per established recipes.

• Portions per specifications all dessert items

• Supports the receipt of ingredients and other supplies from main kitchen and/or pantry as required for daily operations.

• Works closely with other kitchen leaders and staff to ensure effective production of items

Planning & Prioritizing

• Reviews production schedules to determine variety and quantity of goods to bake and to assemble supplies and equipment needed for daily baking activities.

• Consults on production sheets and other records as required.

Coaching Performance& Development

• May support hiring activities and supervision of baking team when management team is not present

• Supports the development of partners through meaningful coaching conversations informed by observed performance

Culture & Effective Communication

• Set inspirational tone for partners by role modeling Starbucks Mission and Values along with the Princi vision

Job Qualifications

Summary of Experiences

  • Superior performer who represents the Starbucks Mission Statement in daily work.
  • Demonstrated agility in dealing with ambiguity associated with working in a fast paced, highly visible, and changing environment
  • Able to organize and deploy work across people
  • Excellent coach and role model of Starbucks & Princi culture and values.
  • Demonstrates strong abilities as a team player and leader.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and engage across differing cultures and societies
  • Demonstrated baking and pastry expertise (4 years)
  • Culinary Supervision (1-2 years)
  • Current local health and safety certifications
  • Training experience

Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals.

We are committed to creating a diverse and welcoming workplace that includes partners with diverse backgrounds and experiences. We believe that enables us to better meet our mission and values while serving customers throughout our global communities. People of color, women, LGBTQIA+, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with all federal state and local ordinances. Starbucks Corporation is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at 206-318-0660 or via email at

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