Cake Decorator

in San Antonio, TX

Cake Decorator Job

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    18255 Blanco Rd
    San Antonio, TX 78258-4585, US

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As part of our collaborative and guest-obsessed team, you help us create an experience that makes guests say, “I love Target!” When you work at Target, you’re helping every family discover the joy in everyday life. You’re working alongside a dedicated team that brings their passion and pride to all that they do. The Food & Beverage team works together to provide the guest a fresh, full and food safe shopping experience all day, every day. 


The Food & Beverage team enables a consistent experience for our guests by ensuring product is fresh, in stock, available and accurately priced and signed on the sales floor. They are experts of operations, process and efficiency. This team leads food and food services including replenishment, inventory accuracy, food safety, presentation, pricing and promotional signing processes for all Food & Beverage areas of the store. 

At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of a Cake Decorator can provide you with the: 

  • Knowledge of guest service fundamentals and experience building a guest first culture in food 
  • Ability to build guest relationships and convert interactions into sales through sampling, special orders and creating unique designs 
  • Knowledge building in cake and dessert trends including: seasonality, guest preference, flavor combinations and ingredients 
  • Experience in monitoring sales of products and adjusting production to drive efficiency, profitability and minimize waste 
  • Skills in cake decorating fundamentals  

    As a Cake Decorator, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities: 

    • Deliver an exceptional guest experience, providing a fresh and abundant shopping experience during all hours of operations, prioritizing the guest’s needs over task 
    • Execute Food & Beverage processes, including food deliveries, replenishment, pulls, stocking, zoning, instocks routines, data accuracy, culling, rotation, cleaning, defect, signing and backstock 
    • Engage with guests to capture their customized cake needs and consistently meet or exceed guest expectations 
    • Uphold and maintain the execution of the Food & Beverage Standards 
    • Follow all food safety requirements as outlined through best practice 
    • Understand how operational procedures impact shortage and profitability
    • Produce items to specifications on production cards and follow specific department routines 
    • Follow proper packaging and labeling guidelines for food products 
    • Monitor and record temperature-sensitive food items as outlined through best practice 
    • Locate and identify damaged, recalled or expired items and process according to best practice 
    • Execute sampling best practices 
    • Follow proper perishable inventory procedures to ensure an accurate recording of inventory 
    • Provide service and a shopping experience that meets the needs of the guest 
    • Properly handle environmentally sensitive items when breaks and spills occur 
    • Appropriately use and care for in-store and personal protective equipment; follow equipment control guidelines 
    • Always demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance 
    • All other duties based on business needs 


      We might be a great match if: 

      • Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited…. We work efficiently and as a team to deliver for our guests 
      • Providing service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you…. That’s why we love working at Target 
      • Stocking, Setting and Selling Target products sounds like your thing… That’s the core of what we do 
      • You aren’t looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day… We are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded 

        The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be a Cake Decorator. But, there are a few skills you should have from the get-go: 

        • Previous cake decorating experience preferred, but not required 
        • Artistic skills to design and execute custom high level cake decorating 
        • Welcoming and helpful attitude toward guests and other team members 
        • Learn and adapt to current technology needs 
        • Work both independently and with a team 
        • Resolve guest questions quickly on the spot 

          We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:  

          • Accurately handle cash register operations 
          • Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 40 pounds   
          • Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance necessary 

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From partnerships and volunteerism to team member benefits and resources, we support veterans and military members as they serve our nation and our communities.

As a member of the Veteran Jobs Mission, Target has joined other top companies in a pledge to hire more U.S. military veterans. Together, we’ve already hired nearly 300,000 veterans, inspiring the coalition to raise its goal to hire 1 million U.S. military veterans by 2020.
Our team member benefits for activated reservists include pay differential and optional medical coverage for dependents. Through our Human Resources team, we provide proactive Leave of Absence (LOA) guidance and support to ensure smooth employment status transitions for military team members pursuing a LOA.

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