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Creative Baker

LOCATION: Cafe Mordern One - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One | SALARY: Dependant on experience | TYPE: Full time

Are you energetic, a passionate foodie and enjoy a team environment? We are looking to recruit a great creative baker to work at Café Modern One at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One!

Café Modern One is a lively 60 seater counter service café, nestled just on the edge of the West End. With a fantastic setting it has become popular for its delicious seasonal lunches and amazing home baking. The emphasis is on fresh, tasty food prepared daily, using local, seasonal where possible.

About You 

To be successful in this role you will have proven capability as a time-served baker as well as successful delivery of production controls. Previous experience in a retail bakery role and holding a relevant food safety qualification would be an advantage.

  • Proven experience of baking large volumes of cakes including tray bakes speciality cakes as well as a selection of vegan, gluten free and dairy free baking and bread making
  • Our bakers deliver high volume in a compact environment and therefore require a hands-on, flexible approach to work
  • You also ensure full compliance with food safety requirements. Previous experience in a retail bakery role and holding a relevant food safety qualification would be an advantage
  • Experience of dealing with suppliers, placing orders and costings
  • Be able to co-ordinate many activities at once with good communication
  • Good understanding of English, both written and orally


This is a full time position – 5 days/7 including weekend work with no split shifts. Shifts run from 8am to 4/5pm. Some evening work will occasionally be required as we do events.

Pay dependant on experience.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced baker keen to put their knowledge and passion to the test with a great company with high standards.
This is a challenging but exciting role. Please send your CV & a short note about yourself and why you think you would be the right person for the job to cafemodernone@heritageportfolio.co.uk.

Please note the following when applying:

• Heritage Portfolio is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
• Please note that we are unable to acknowledge all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.
• If you have not been contacted within four weeks of applying, you unfortunately have not been selected for interview.
• Only those with a right to work in the UK will be considered.