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Posted February 22nd

Part-Time Hershey's Sweets Pastry Cook - Hershey's Chocolate World

Hershey, Pennsylvania


The Hershey Company



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Posted February 22nd

Part-Time Hershey's Sweets Pastry Cook - Hershey's Chocolate World

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Job Location: Hershey, PA

Job Type: Part-Time, Year-Round (Hours will fluctuate seasonally)

Pay Rate: $15.00 an hour or more based on your experience

Minimum Age: 18 years or older

Availability: Individuals who can work a flexible schedule up to 24 hours a week, that includes weekends, holidays, and closing and opening shifts (as early as 8:00 a.m. and as late as 12:00 midnight). Shift times will vary based on operating hours and business needs.

Who We Are

Hershey's Chocolate World is the most popular brand experience in the world. Our guests come to experience our one-of-a-kind attractions, shop for souvenirs and gifts, and enjoy our sweet treats and savory delights in our food court.

Our team members are the key ingredient that bring our exceptional food experiences to life. Hershey's Pastry Cooks work directly with other team members to produce the amount of pastry and dessert items needed for the day and are responsible for the preparation and rotation of guest, event, and franchise orders. Excellent perks, career growth, customer-focused service, and the opportunity to further the culture of hospitality that our founder, Milton S. Hershey, to make Hershey's Chocolate World the best place to work.

A Day in the Life
  • The Hershey's Pastry Cook will provide prompt and courteous service to Hershey's Chocolate World guests
  • Follows HACCP policies and procedures to ensure the safe production of all food items
  • Maintain the daily production of pastry items and desserts and coordinate needs of all Sweets locations (Bake Shoppe, Coffee Cocoa, and Ice Cream)
  • Employee will work with industrial kitchen equipment to produce pastry and dessert items
  • Complete daily check lists, properly rotate, label, and store prepped food items
  • Monitor hot and cold food holding temperatures and other required food safety duties
  • Decorate pastries, cakes, and gourmet chocolate treats
  • Meet all food safety and sanitation standards

What You'll Need
  • Candidates must possess (or be able to complete within 6 months) ServSafe Food Handler certification
  • Leadership skills in motivation and teamwork and ability to react quickly to special situations
  • Perform bakery and guest service skills typical of a kitchen environment (knife skills, following recipes, attention to detail, etc.)
  • Serve food and beverages according to standards for portion and presentation
  • Display pastry items and desserts according to standards
  • Accuracy in money handling, order taking, and execution of directions

Who We Are Looking For
  • Individuals with a high school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Individuals with 2 years' experience in a bake shop, restaurant, or hotel pastry position

Minimum knowledge, skills, and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities :
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must maintain a neat appearance and meet the uniform standards
  • Must be able to push, pull, lift, and carry up to 25-50 pounds. Overhead lifting may be required
  • Must be able to walk or stand for 5-8 hours
  • Requires repetitive motion of the hands, wrists, and forearms
  • Requires bending, stooping, lifting, and twisting
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to perform basic math functions
  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and remain focused, accurate, and efficient
  • Ability to function effectively as part of a team

What's in it For You?
  • Free meal and drinks for every shift worked
  • Flexible scheduling
  • Holiday pay and the opportunity for annual pay raises
  • 50% discount on all Hershey Kitchen's and Bakery food items
  • Employee recognition programs, cook-outs, and many other activities

This description covers the most significant duties performed, but the incumbent may be responsible for other minor-related work assignments.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The policy of The Hershey Company is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other categories protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

The Hershey Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veterans