Chocolatier

Location:  Coxhoe, County Durham

 

Did you ever watch Charlie and the Chocolate Factory as a child and dream of working in a chocolate factory one day? (I know I did!) Do you love tasting new chocolates and dreaming up new flavour combinations? Are you passionate about creating beautiful products and transforming the North East chocolate scene? If you've answered yes to all of these questions keep reading!

La Chocolatrice is a new and exciting chocolate company, founded in November 2019, and based in the North East of England. We have a very exciting opportunity for the correct candidate to work in our brand new chocolate factory in Coxhoe, County Durham, making delicious chocolates to supply to our stores and our wholesale customers.

We are looking for someone creative, hardworking, and positive, with a keen eye for detail and a love of cleaning.


 

Responsibilities

  • Prepare all chocolate bars / bonbons / treats as directed in a sanitary and timely manner

  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications

  • Propose new creations

  • Operate standard kitchen equipment and chocolate machines safely and efficiently

  • Maintain a clean working station whilst adhering to health & safety standards

  • Assist with the cleaning and organisation of kitchen and equipment

  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift

  • Adhere to all food hygiene & safety standards

     

Requirements

Essential:

  • Strong organisational skills

  • A positive, can do attitude

  • A passion for good quality chocolate

  • A keen eye for detail

  • A willingness to learn

  • Experience working in a kitchen environment is required

Desired:

  • Culinary experience

  • Experience working with chocolate

  • Good knowledge and understanding of ingredients required and suppliers

     

We offer the chance to create delicious chocolates. Experience working with chocolate is desired but not essential as full and extensive training will be provided. We would love to work with someone who is passionate about our brand and products.

 

Please send a CV and cover letter to hello@lachocolatrice.co.uk

Part-time hours: 16 - 24 per week, Monday to Friday (days to be confirmed)

Application deadline: 16/08/2020

Salary: up to £10 per hour depending on experience