Kumare Restaurant and Bakery
Job location: Vancouver - BC, British Columbia
Job ID: #JP247-132341
Employer: Kumare Restaurant and Bakery
Job Category: Cooks & Kitchen Helpers
Vacancies: 1
Salary: 16.00
Posting date: March 22, 2022
Expiry date: September 20, 2022


(National Occupational Classification 2016 - NOC Code: 6332)


Company Summary: 

Kumare is a restaurant and bakery specializing in Filipino cuisine. Filipino cuisine is rich and diverse, we strive to marry all the variations of dishes and cuisines between provinces to provide our customers an authentic taste of the Philippines. We also provide catering for events, big and small, to share with those around you.


Among Filipinos, kumare, is what women call a close female friend or kumpare among males, sometimes cut short as mare or pare. The term is derived from the Spanish word, comadre or compadre. Celebrating the bonds of friendship and togetherness is what Kumare is all about, along with serving good food of course.


Company Operating Name: Kumare Restaurant and Bakery.

Business Address:   Unit 2112-12811 Rowan Place  Richmond, British Columbia V6V 286 Canada

Job Summary:

The baker will be in-charge of preparing authentic, tasty Filipino pastries and delicacies. This person will have the expertise in making the different cuisines and pastries of the Philippines. They will possess the knowledge about the special techniques and ethnic ingredients needed to prepare these specialty dishes. The Baker will oversee the production schedule to determine the supply and demand of the products, and will ensure that the quality of the products meet the established standards.

This person will need to show proficiency in leadership, decision-making, problem-solving skills, time management, effective communication, and teamwork.

Job Title: Baker

No. of Positions: 1

Job Description and Duties:

  • Prepare dough for Filipino pies, bread, and sweet goods
  • Prepare batter for Filipino cakes and other pastries
  • In-charge of inventory and ordering the needed ingredients and other materials as seen fit
  • Schedule type and quantity of baked goods to produce
  • Ensure consistency in taste and appearance of baked goods
  • Train and supervise baking personnel and kitchen staff
  • Add and/or adjust new baked goods/products in the menu
  • May oversee sales and merchandising of baked goods
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen as per any local and provincial codes
  • Ensure that safety precautions are being met and safety procedures are being followed by kitchen staff

Terms of Employment: Permanent Full Time, Long Term

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week 

Wages:  $16 per hour 

Overtime: One and one-half times the regular wage rate as per provincial regulations. 

Benefits Package: 

  • Insurance from Workplace Safety and Insurance Board covered by employer.
  • Vacation pay as per provincial regulations will be paid each payday on a semi-monthly basis.


Location of Work: Unit 2112-12811 Rowan Place  Richmond, British Columbia V6V 286 Canada

Anticipated Start Date of Employment:  As soon as possible

Education, Experience and Language Requirements:

  • Completion of Secondary School is required
  • Good knowledge in the area of Authentic Filipino baked goods
  • At least one year of experience as a Baker
  • Ability to communicate in English


Working Conditions and Physical Capabilities: 

  • Repetitive tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Work under pressure
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking, bending
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Capable of lifting/pushing heavy objects weighing over 40 lbs
  • Sometimes work in a noisy and distracting environment
  • Work independently with minimal or no supervision
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls
  • Spatial awareness and ability to navigate a busy kitchen

Additional Skills and Other Requirements: 

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Works-well in a fast faced and demanding environment
  • Must be a team player, reliable and organized
  • Must be available for all hours of operations

Preference given to applicants who are Canadian citizens, Canadian Permanent Residents, New Immigrants, Indigenous Persons / Aboriginals, Visible Minorities and Vulnerable Youth.

If this opportunity interests you, and you meet all of the above requirements, please submit your resume and a cover letter by email to us at   or by mail at Unit 2112-12811 Rowan Place Richmond, British Columbia V6V 286 Canada.

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.