Our Company

  • The Beginning
    One man, one set of Swiss tools and one singular vision - to create handmade, true chocolate confections.

  • Burdick's Today
    L.A. Burdick Chocolates’ global recognition and reach, with uncompromising standards, tireless dedication to craft, and charming inventiveness.

  • The Burdick Mouse
    Leftover ganache, yarn remnants and starry-eyed children inspired the signature L.A. Burdick chocolate mouse. 

  • Career Opportunities
    L.A. Burdick Chocolates is always looking for dedicated and talented candidates to join our growing team. 

Career Opportunities at L.A. Burdick Chocolates

Barista | Keyholder

L.A. Burdick Chocolates is currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated people to join our Café located right on Main St. in Walpole, New Hampshire. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a motivated and professional retail team; work in a beautifully appointed, chocolate retail and European-style Café environment.

This position will be a full-time Barista with the occasional, two to three shifts per week, requirement for Supervisor responsibilities including closing.

Barista Duties:

  • Barista experience highly preferred
  • Diligent and precise in the creation and presentation of product
  • Pro-active in recognizing business and customer needs and fulfillment of them
  • Process purchases, handle payments
  • Able to work some weekends and evenings
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.

Skills and Traits:

  • Knowledge of POS system
  • Barista Experience
  • Capable of transitioning from a sedate to fast-paced service environment
  • Professionally dressed and well-groomed
  • Work well in team environment
  • Hard working, focused and committed
  • Polite, sincere, hospitable and friendly in customer interaction

Keyholder Duties:

  • Management-light (directing) other members of the team that are working on that shift (i.e. activities and flow).
  • Handle customer issues as a designate of managers (when one is not available) or capturing the customer’s details so as this can be addressed by the next scheduled manager
  • Handling staff no-shows and seeking last minute coverage
  • Facilitates on-going training and development of current staff
  • Meets operational standards by implementing production, productivity, quality and customer service standards; resolving problems; identifying system improvements
  • Meet financial standards by balancing cash outs; daily bank deposits and identifying variances.
  • Key holder, including opening and closing as well as weekend shifts
  • Assume the tasks of the various stations within the store (register, bar, expediting, chocolates).


  • Highly responsible, hard-working and committed
  • Management Proficiency
  • Professional and polished personal presentation
  • Basic Microsoft Excel and Outlook use
  • ServSafe Certification preferred but not necessary
  • Experience with front of house and back of house POS systems and functions
  • Clear and concise communicator - comfortable with offering direction to teammates
  • Capable of lifting and carrying loads of 40lbs.
  • 1-3 years of management experience required

To be considered for employment, please send cover letter and resume to: humanresources@burdickchocolate.com

Founded in 1987, L.A. Burdick Handmade Chocolates is an artisan chocolatier with retail locations in Cambridge, Boston, Walpole, New York and Chicago, as well as an e-commerce business (www.burdickchocolate.com). For 30 years, L.A. Burdick has been devoted to handcrafting artisanal chocolates that combine “Swiss know-how, French gastronomic thoughtfulness, and American imagination,” in the words of the founder Larry Burdick, a pioneer of fine chocolates in America. Signature items include the Chocolate Mice and Drinking Chocolates.

L.A. Burdick has been named the maker of one of the best chocolates in the U.S. and one of the best hot chocolates in the U.S. by Food & Wine and Travel + Leisure, and has also been praised by numerous media outlets, including New York Times, Boston Globe, Bon Appétit, Vogue, Forbes, among others.


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