Work at Bittersweet

Work at Bittersweet

Employment Opportunities

Front of House Team
Bittersweet, a Chicago landmark, serves elevated, European-style pastries in a welcoming atmosphere. From croissants to cakes to cookies to custom creations, we strive to provide delicious products that offer moments of pleasure, as well as lasting memories.
We are looking for friendly, gracious people who can communicate a sophisticated but approachable perspective and will enjoy providing excellent service to our diverse clientele. We prefer you have some pastry experience, but a willingness to learn about and appreciate our fine (and tasty!) product is a must. 
As part of the Bittersweet FOH team, you will: 
  • Greet and enthusiastically assist customers, guiding them through the process of selecting pastries or picking up pre-orders.
  • Answer questions about our product and make suggestions based on a keen knowledge of our menu.
  • Package orders with an eye for an elegant presentation that reflects the quality of the product. 
  • Quickly and accurately ring transactions through our Toast POS.
  • Prepare espresso, lattes, and other beverages
  • Perform side work such as setting up and breaking down the case, cleaning, restocking, etc. 
You must:
  • Have a passion for fine food and for sharing your knowledge with others.
  • Possess excellent communication skills and organizational skills
  • Pay close attention to detail
  • Have experience with a Point of Sale system and handling and counting money
  • Move quickly but purposefully in a fast-paced environment
  • Work all holiday shifts as scheduled
You will receive:
  • $15 an hour plus a current average of $8-10/hr in tips
  • 4-5 shifts a week
  • Generous food benefits including a daily staff meal and 30% off anything you’d like to take home
Send your resume and a note on why you would make the perfect addition to our team to info@bittersweetpastry.com