Chocolatier/Pastry Chef

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Maggie Louise Confections Published: September 12, 2017
Job Type
Category
Academic Program
Culinary Arts
Required Education or Certification
TX Food Handler
Salary or Pay Rate
$12-$14/hr
Interested applicants should
Send Resume
Resume Email
stefanie@maggielouiseconfections.com
Benefits
Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Vacation Time
Other Benefits
25% employee discount
Work in Texas Employer Number (if available)
www.maggielouiseconfections.com
Name of individual creating job posting
Stefanie Tomasko
Phone
8888862342
Address
1017 East 6th St
State
Texas
Closing Date for Applications mm/dd/yyyy
9/22/2017
Non-Discrimination Agreement
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Description

Chocolatier/Pastry Chef

Maggie Louise Confections is a dynamic Austin-based chocolatier and confectionary creating stunning gourmet molded and painted chocolates by hand. We're a small team of 21 but we have big goals for fast growth! We were selected as one of Oprah's Favorite Things and have been featured in Vogue, Food+Wine, People, InStyle, the Today Show, Domino, Garden & Gun, and many more. Our clients include legendary fashion and beauty houses, top-tier tech companies, celebrities, and chocolate lovers across the US and Canada. Our flagship atelier is downtown on E. 6th and our fulfillment facility is on burgeoning East St. Elmo Road. If you’re interested in a high-performance, fast-growth work environment creating a world-class artisanal product for national and internationally recognized clientele, read on!

Each member of our team is interested in the others success and owning their own. You must be a team player. You must be very responsible, self-starting detail-oriented, and take pride in a job well done. You should be very adaptable, very reliable and looking for a long-term commitment with tremendous growth opportunity.

You can view our work here:

http://www.maggielouiseconfections.com/shop

http://instagram.com/maggielouiseconfections

We seek to add another full-time Chocolatier to our growing team. This crucial production role reports directly to our Executive Chocolatier and will collaborate directly with our CEO.

Each member of our team is interested in the others success and owning their own. You must be a team player. You should be very responsible, a self-starter, detail oriented, and take pride in a job well done.

Change is growth so if you are looking for a very structured, always the same job, this is not it. If you’re looking for a constantly changing work environment with great growth and opportunity potential for high-performers, read on!

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Casting our full suite of moulded and hand-painted chocolates
• Preparing our collection of nostalgic candies
• Mastering a wide variety of painting and finishing techniques
• Maintenance of kitchen equipment
• Maintaining a clean, organized, and professional work station
• Packaging chocolates if needed
• Preparing fillings such as caramels and ganaches
• REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES
• TEAM ORIENTED mentality where no job is too small and every task is crucial to customer happiness!
• HUSTLE and ability to consistently move with a sense of urgency!
• SALES oriented attitude! We love to see all sales come in, even if they are huge and last-minute! Sales = growth and opportunity for our entire company.
• Qualified candidates will have a pastry chef, catering, and/or culinary arts background with professional experience. We will provide training on our specific products.
• The candidate must have the ability to work most of shift standing and walking.
• This position is full time and will require some weekends and evenings depending on shift schedule.
• Longer hours are expected around major consumer holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Mothers Day, and Thanksgiving through Christmas.
• This is a fast paced business and the job entails repetitive wrist and hand movements as well as being able to keep the work areas clean.
• You should be flexible as to scheduling and very reliable.
• Must be willing to sign confidentiality and non-compete clause if hired and have a valid Austin, TX Food Handlers Certificate.
• You must be eligible to work in the US and a background check will be completed before start of employment.
• This is a position that is part of a team and we are looking for someone who wants 40 hours a week and looking for a long term commitment.

Worksite Address: East 6th, Austin, TX

Please attach cover letter, resume and work history.

Job Location:
• Austin, TX

Required experience:
• Chocolate, Pastry: 1 year

Required license or certification:
• TX Food Handler

COMPENSATION
• Competitive hourly rate, based on experience. Pay will increase with performance and good evaluations.
• Medical, vision, and dental insurance with partial employee premium subsidy
• Paid Time Off
• Paid Holidays

Required Experience

Chocolate, Pastry: 1 year

Required Skills

• REQUIREMENTS & COMPETENCIES
• TEAM ORIENTED mentality where no job is too small and every task is crucial to customer happiness!
• HUSTLE and ability to consistently move with a sense of urgency!
• SALES oriented attitude! We love to see all sales come in, even if they are huge and last-minute! Sales = growth and opportunity for our entire company.
• Qualified candidates will have a pastry chef, catering, and/or culinary arts background with professional experience. We will provide training on our specific products.
• The candidate must have the ability to work most of shift standing and walking.
• This position is full time and will require some weekends and evenings depending on shift schedule.
• Longer hours are expected around major consumer holidays such as Valentine’s Day, Mothers Day, and Thanksgiving through Christmas.
• This is a fast paced business and the job entails repetitive wrist and hand movements as well as being able to keep the work areas clean.
• You should be flexible as to scheduling and very reliable.
• Must be willing to sign confidentiality and non-compete clause if hired and have a valid Austin, TX Food Handlers Certificate.
• You must be eligible to work in the US and a background check will be completed before start of employment.
• This is a position that is part of a team and we are looking for someone who wants 40 hours a week and looking for a long term commitment.

Worksite Address: East 6th, Austin, TX

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