Pastry Assistant Jacques Torres Chocolate

Pastry Assistant Jacques Torres Chocolate (NY)

Jacques Torres Chocolate

Jacques Torres Chocolate is committed to creating fresh, authentic and handmade artisan chocolates for all to experience and enjoy. We utilize only all natural ingredients of the highest quality so our food not only tastes better – it is better for you.

From cleverly named chocolate bon bons, award winning hot chocolate, decadently rich chocolate chip cookies to all natural ice cream, Jacques Torres Chocolate is proud to produce real food bursting with real flavor made without taking any shortcuts or adding any preservatives, extracts or “essences.”

Established in 2000 in New York, Master Pastry Chef Jacques Torres’ chain of chocolate factories and retail boutiques are his American Dream come true. In 1986, he became the youngest pastry chef in history to earn the prestigious Meilleur Ouvrier de France (Best Craftsman of France) medal in pastry. Fondly known as Mr. Chocolate, Jacques Torres combines traditional French techniques with his vast knowledge and passion for the culinary arts to produce luxe, creative and edgy chocolate treats inspired by the innovative spirit and energy of the city.

Jacques Torres Chocolate is quintessential New York.

Real. Authentic. Original.

Type

Full-time Internship, Traineeship, Employee

Description

The ideal candidate we are looking for is highly motivated, has a great attitude and wants to help us as we continue to grow production in our 40,000 sq.ft. facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

,RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

Preparation of chocolate ranging from bonbons, chocolate covered items and molded figures
Production of cookies, croissants and cakes
Spinning homemade ice cream
Assisting other departments in times of need
Daily production inventory

QUALIFICATIONS:

This is an entry level position, we ask that you have a desire and/or passion to learn about chocolate, pastry and ice cream
Takes ownership of your own personal development and learning. Welcomes the opportunity to receive feedback.
Great communication skills - a good listener who asks questions when there is uncertainty
Must be able to follow direction precisely and consistently
Extremely proactive and detail-oriented
Positive, enthusiastic attitude - people like to work with you, you work well individually and as a team
Solid arithmetic skills
Able to work repetitive tasks
Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
EXCELLENT attendance and punctuality!

 

Field(s)

Art
Design
Hospitality
Retail
Tourism

Location

Brooklyn, New York, US