Ghirardelli Chocolate Company – San Diego, CA

Work & Travel

Ghirardelli is an awesome employer. Participants enjoy working here every year. You will have an opportunity to meet people from all over the U.S. and the world. The best part of visiting San Diego is the vast variety and diversity of things to see and do. Learn about San Diego’s historic beginnings in Old Town, or head to sea for a whale-watching tour aboard a historic vessel. Explore the best bird-watching spots in East County and learn about over 480 species observed around the county. You can even take a tour around Southern California’s best wineries. If sports hold your interest you can watch professional football or baseball with the local teams, San Diego Chargers, or San Diego Padres. Of course, there are many activities for you around San Diego: water sports like fishing, sailing, surfing, and kayaking or land sports like biking, hiking, horseback riding, and golfing, plus many others. Then, there are these famous local attractions: SeaWorld San Diego, San Diego Zoo & Zoo Safari Park, Legoland California Waterpark & SeaLife Aquarium, USS Midway Museum, Old Town San Diego, and Balboa park.

Weekly working hours: avg. 32 per week

Start Date/End Date: June 1st – June 20th until 30th September


  • Proficient English;
  • MUST be friendly, great attitude, and have excellent customer service skills. Must be able and willing to perform ALL duties, including standing for up to 8 hours, scooping ice cream, preparing food and drinks, greeting, cashier, cleaning, taking out trash several times daily, mopping the floor, bussing tables, pre-packing chocolate, stocking merchandise, lifting heavy cases 10-30lbs/4-13kg and unloading trucks. 

CHOCOLATIER-STOCKER: Pre-packing chocolate, stocking merchandise, cleaning projects, lifting heavy cases (fem: 10-35lbs/4- 15kg, males: 50-75lbs/22-34kg) and unloading trucks 3 times a week.

RETAIL SALES/GREETER: Great communication/customer service skills and a strong knowledge of chocolate merchandise.

FOUNTAIN/BUSSERS: Preparing ice cream sundaes, and coffee drinks, cleaning projects, taking out the trash, mopping the floor, and bussing tables.

CASHIERS: Great customer service skills, must have knowledge & handling of US Currency. 

  • Paid hourly training
  • Employer supplies an apron & hat. You must bring a button down or sleeved white shirt (bussers and fountain employees can only wear short sleeves), black, loose fitting pants (no jeans). 

Housing and Transportation:

  • Housing must arrange own;
  • Transportation – Walking or biking.
Работна позиција:Chocolatier
Локација на работа:San Diego

Listing Inquiry