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Cook, Candy Maker, Chocolatier

Philadelphia Candies
Hermitage, Pennsylvania 16148
Job Title: Cook / Candy Maker & Chocolatier
Job Description:

Locally owned chocolatier is looking for a quality-conscious cook / sous chef who has the ability to follow instructions and work in a team oriented environment.

Perform diligently alongside the master confectioner to learn Philadelphia's fine art of chocolate and confectionery making. Collaborate with plant manager to meet production requirements (pounds of candy per day).

Responsibilities include the ability to prepare ingredients, cook batches at high temperatures, operate kitchen machinery, and process finished product.

Communicate with office personnel and retail staff in order to ensure production demands are met and scheduled appropriately.

Product selection includes brittle, caramel, caramel nut clusters, cherry cordials, creams (soft centers), Easter egg centers, english toffee, fondants and frappe, marshmallow, nougat, roasting nuts, and more.

Signed confidentiality agreement required due to the proprietary nature of recipes, supplier relationships, and cooking methodologies.

Starting pay commensurate with experience; Development and advancement opportunities will be provided for employees who show dedication and long-term commitment.

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 30 minute lunch break and paid 15 minute afternoon break (2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m.) provided.

Preferred experience: Educational background in baking, confectionery, and/or culinary arts. Work experience in food preparation, including kitchen staff and line chef, will be considered.

Minimum experience: Hard work ethic, attention to detail, and desire to learn the job. Must be able to lift 25 pounds; ability to lift up to 50 pounds using both hands highly recommended.

Must be able to follow all OSHA and protective workplace safety rules set by employer. Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) policies and procedures in effect.

Pre-employment physical examination and drug screening required.

Regulated by U.S. FDA and PA Dept. of Agriculture.

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Philadelphia Candies

1546 E. State St.

Hermitage, PA 16148


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