PL&C Careers & Job Openings

Kitchen Assistant

We are looking to add full and part-time time Kitchen Assistants to our back of house staff. If you have ever been to our store, tasted our lovely treats, and met our staff, you will know the kind of vibe we are looking for in Our Ideal Candidate.

Mandatory Expectations & Skills of Our Ideal Candidate:
This is an entry level position and we do not require previous commercial kitchen experience. However, an interest (and LOVE!) of baking and candy-making are an absolute must be considered for this position! This position requires great attention to detail, ability to listen and follow directions well, common sense, a commitment to quality and work ethic (Must. Show. Up.), consistency, ability to be proactive to get tasks/projects done in a timely manner, and strong basic math skills. Other important considerations; you must be professional and possess good personal hygiene. Any work experience is preferred, but not necessary, and we WILL check your references.

Because we work as a team, sporadic customer service will be a requirement as well – must be able to answer customer phone calls, be comfortable working the front sales counter from time-to-time assisting customers, taking orders, and making our signature drinks (i.e. limited barista skills – will train!), and a basic understanding of running transactions on our POS system – all with an upbeat, friendly attitude and positive demeanor.

You must be at least 15 years old, in good physical shape, able to stand for an entire 4-to-8 hour shift and able to lift 50 pounds – this is a very physical job!

Scheduling:
This is a long term position. Must be available to work holidays. Typical schedule, if hired for this position, full-time (2 schedules): Sun-Thurs 6-2:30, or Tues-Fri 12-8:30, part-time (2 full shifts minimum): Sun 10-6:30, Mon 10-6:30, Tuesday 9-5:30, Wed 12-8:30, Thurs 12-8:30, Fri 10-6:30, Sat 12-5:30 (flexibility in schedule during 4-6 week training).

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Front of House Staff

We are looking for a Chocolate Loving retail/floor staff to add to our team. If you have ever been to our store and had experience of tasting our lovely delights and meeting our staff you will know the kind of vibe we are looking for.

Mandatory Expectations & Skills of Our Ideal Candidate:
Love of Chocolate and Delightful attitude is MANDATORY to be considered for this position!This position will require great attention to detail, ability to be proactive to get tasks/projects done in a timely manner, basic understanding of running transactions on the POS system, inventory management such as notifying back of house when certain products are running low, restocking daily inventory items such as coffee cups, and various packaging materials. Ability to answer customer questions/inquiries with a lovely smile on various products we carry. Answer phone, help customers place orders via phone/online/in person.

This individual will continue to learn/evolve as we add new products/flavors of our various in house creations. Prior Barista experience is preferred but not mandatory (will provide training on our house beverages)

Ideal candidate will be tech savvy, dependable, reliable, and cheerful.

Scheduling:
This is a long term position. Must be available to work holidays. Typical schedule if hired would fall between the days/hours of Monday-Friday 11am to close, and Sat-Sun 8am-close. Full time employment will have 2 days off during the week, and eligibility for health insurance after 90 days.

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Cake & Brownie Baker (“PL&C Cake Ninja”)

We are looking to add full time Cake & Brownie Baker to our back of house staff. If you have ever been to our store, tasted our lovely treats, and met our staff, you will know the kind of vibe we are looking for in Our Ideal Candidate.

Mandatory Expectations & Skills of Our Ideal Candidate:
Love of baking, previous professional baking experience, knowledge of ingredients and tools are an absolute must be considered for this position! This position requires great attention to detail, ability to plan, common sense, commitment to quality and work ethic (Must. Show. Up.), consistency, baking experience, ability to be proactive to get tasks/projects done in a timely manner, some product inventory management, placing orders for ingredients, and basic math skills.

Technical Skills: Our ideal Cake & Brownie Baker will be responsible for mixing, baking, trimming, and storing all of our house-made, from scratch cake and brownie recipes, assemble w/fillings, and crumb coat finishes.

Because we work as a team, sporadic customer service will be a requirement as well – must be able to answer customer phone calls, be comfortable working the front sales counter from time-to-time assisting customers, taking orders, and making our signature drinks (i.e. limited barista skills – will train!), and a basic understanding of running transactions on our POS system – all with an upbeat, friendly attitude and positive demeanor.

Ability to lift 50 pounds – this is a very physical job!

Scheduling:
This is a long term position. Must be available to work holidays. Typical schedule, if hired for this position, Sun-Thurs 4-12:30 (flexibility in schedule during 4-6 week training).


Afternoon/Weekend Dishwasher

Our high-energy kitchen needs an afternoon dishwasher.
Compensation: $10/hour plus Tips / Employment type: Employee’s choice

Duties include (but aren’t limited to):
Washing all Back of House kitchen dishes
Washing all Front of House dining dishes
Trash and recycling removal
Sweeping and mopping floors
Scrubbing and deep cleaning

Two Schedules Available:
1) Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 3-6:30
Saturdays 1-5:30

OR

2) Sundays 2-6:30
Mondays and Tuesdays 3-6:30

Dishwasher positions start week 07/15. Please send an email info@pieceloveandchocolate.com if interested. We would love to hear from you!


Apply to work at PL&C

Fill out the form below and we will contact you if you meet the criteria. No phone calls, please, regarding this ad for employment. We are a very busy shop – do not apply in person. Ability to follow these instructions is your first evaluation to be considered for employment. After receiving your online application, we will contact you via phone/email for an interview. If we feel you are a good fit after the interview, we will contact you for a working interview trial, which is typically two weeks (paid). Once hired (after the trial period) you will be officially offered employment and be required to fill out a W4, I9, and submit a copy of driver’s license or other form of a valid i.d. Eligibility for health insurance after 90 days of employment (2nd trial period).

We look forward to reading your application. If you are selected for an interview, please come prepared with your availability: days/hours you can work.

Please don’t apply if you can commit to at least one year of employment.