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If Red Hen Baking Company is where you’d like to make a career, please get in touch! Alternatively, come by the cafe and complete our application.


Wages and Benefits

We have been recognized nationally for providing our employees with a livable wage and a long list of benefits including health care, paid time off and a retirement plan, among other things. We are committed to creating a workplace that is supportive of our staff!

Red Hen is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity, equity, inclusion and a strong sense of belonging in the workplace.

We're Hiring!

We are passionate about making great food. If you are too, we want to talk to you! Our breads range from hearty whole grain loaves to baguettes. They are all long-fermented—most are naturally leavened. Our pastries range from croissants to scones to cookies and many things in between. We are committed to using high quality, organic ingredients and work with many local farmers to source these. Our prepared foods include soups, salads, sandwiches, flatbreads, and much more. Everything features a long list of local, seasonal ingredients.

We are dedicated to creating an environment for our team to thrive. We offer great pay and benefits including paid vacation/sick days, retirement plan, and health insurance. Here are some more specifics about current opportunities:

Bread Bakerpolenta proof checking


This is usually a 9-10 hour shift, four days per week.  Forming shifts start between 8:00 and 10:00 a.m. Baking shifts start at 4:00 p.m. Mixing shifts start at 6:00 or 7:00 a.m. As our business has some seasonal fluctuation, it is to be understood that these times will occasionally vary up to one hour in either direction.


The emphasis of this position is on working in an efficient and systematic manner to make loaves that will bake into consistently high quality bread. To do this requires an attention to detail, a desire to continually improve upon one’s skills as a baker, and an ability to work cooperatively in a production level, team environment.  Bread bakers at Red Hen begin with learning all aspects of the forming shift, where dough is folded, divided, hand-shaped and proofed. After becoming proficient with the forming shift, bakers are trained on baking and mixing shifts with the expectation that they will understand all aspects of our bread production.

Required Abilities:

  • Comprehension and use of basic math skills
  • Ability to learn and perform consistent procedures
  • Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully with coworkers
  • Ability to work in a fast paced physically demanding environment while maintaining safe practices.

Physical Requirements and environmental demands

  • Standing for the entire shift.
  • Walking up to the equivalent of two miles per shift.
  • Participating in procedures that require a high level of repetitive motion involving the hands, wrists, arms and back.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs. repeatedly during the course of a shift.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and safe procedures as outlined in training while performing above mentioned tasks.

It is understood that this does not constitute an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities of the pastry baker, but is offered as a general guideline of minimum expectations involved in this position. It is acknowledged that continued employment is contingent upon the baker’s ability to perform as required by the above outline.

Benefits include:

-Paid time off
-IRA with company match
-Health care
-Free and discounted food and beverages
-Proficiency pay $21

Please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to


Red Hen lunch ham on croissant, squash salad


This is usually a 9-10 hour shift, four days per week.  Starting between 6:00 and 9:00 a.m.

Primary responsibilities include:
-Making sandwiches and salads to order
-Food prep

Benefits include:
-Paid time off
-IRA with company match
-Health care
-Free and discounted food and beverages
-Proficiency pay $21

Previous foodservice experience required. We require one weekend shift per week.
Please e-mail a letter of interest and resume to

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