CORRECTION: In the original version of this story, it was incorrectly stated that Tacoma Baking Company is now open for business. It will actually open to the public on Saturday, Jan. 4, at 7 a.m. Tacoma Weekly apologizes for the error.
By Gradi Jordan
The much-anticipated Tacoma Baking Company will be opening on Jan. 4 as part of the development of Martin Luther King, Jr.
As stated on their website, “the Tacoma Baking Company is a wholesale and retail bread bakery. Made with all locally sourced, highly nutritious and sustainable ingredients, our high-quality products include kettle-boiled bagels and rustic breads, as well as accompanying French pastries and artisan coffee. More than a retail storefront, TBC offers wholesale fresh baked goods and a variety of catering options to suit every need.”
Want to spruce up your Thanksgiving table? Pre-order now from Tacoma Baking Company: three types of pie freshlybaked by local bakers crammed full of taste and tradition, Thanks-Full Cookies (the perfect host gift) and soft brioche rolls paired perfectly with the bakery’s deliciouscranberry sauce
They’re currently searching for bagel and bread bakers.
According to their Facebook page, they are looking for some rockstar bread bakers. “Come be a part of opening our brand new bakery, enjoy working on your craft with beautiful new equipment and fellow passionate bakers. We are committed to bringing the highest quality bread and pastry to Tacoma, as well as true New York-style kettle boiled bagels.”
Military-experienced candidates are encouraged to apply, and positions are open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED and to applicants who do not have a college diploma.
Skills required and qualifications: experience in high volume kitchen for lead positions, open availability and a passion for artisan craft bread and New York style bagels.
The jobs come with lots of benefits: health, vision and dental insurance, one meal comp per shift, free ORCA card, generous paid time off, and tips included.
Learn more about this exciting new addition to Hilltop at www.TacomaBakingCompany.com.