GHIRARDELLI – CHICAGO, IL

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Company Description and Location: 

Company Description and Location: 

From the towering skyscrapers of the Loop to the city’s colorful mosaic of unique neighborhoods, Chicago buzzes with energy and excitement. If you are looking for things to do in Chicago, look no further. Shop on The Magnificent Mile and stare into the wonder of the Cloud Gate at Millennium Park. In Chicago, dining is an activity in itself, with over 4,700 restaurants that line the culinary landscape and that boast celebrity chefs with endless accolades. No matter what your interests, you will find world-class dining, shopping and entertainment here in the largest and most-visited city in the Midwest.

Domenico Ghirardelli is born in Rapallo, Italy, to an exotic foods importer and his wife. At a young age, Domenico is introduced to the chocolate and confectionary trade when he apprentices with a local candy maker. Ghirardelli sails to America and opens a general store in Stockton, California, offering supplies and confections to miners. Ghirardelli opens a second store on the corner of Broadway and Battery in San Francisco, which becomes his first establishment in the city.

Weekly working hours: avg. 32h per week

Start Date/End Date: June 17th – 26th until September 15th – 30th

Conditions: 

  • Advanced English level is required;
  • Must arrive on time and start working according to DS dates;
  • Busser, Cashier, Greeter, Dishwasher, Chocolateer:  MUST be friendly, have excellent customer service skills. Must be able to perform all duties, including standing for 8 hours; the employer will assign position based on need. Scoop ice cream, prepare food and drinks, clean, take out trash several times daily, mop floor, bus tables, pre-pack chocolate, stock merchandise, lift heavy cases 10-20 lbs, unload trucks 3 times a week. Have a strong knowledge of chocolate merchandise, wear the “Sundae Suit”. Knowledge/handling of US Currency. 
  • Training will be provided;
  • Drug test required;
  • One free ice cream product per shift; plus unlimited beverages while at work;
  • Employer supplies an apron, hat, name tag, and bow tie. Students must bring a few button-down short or long-sleeved white shirts,  black loose-fitting long pants past the ankle (no jeans), a black belt for your pants; black, non-skid, closed-toe shoes;

Housing and Transportation:

  • Must arrange own housing, leads will be given;
  • Transportation – Students can use public transportation or bike to and from work;
Работна позиција:Chocolateer
Плата:$12.00 per hour
Локација на работа:Chicago, IL

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