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

Pastry assistant

L.A. Burdick Chocolates is now interviewing for a Pastry Assistant to join our team. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to join a motivated and professional pastry team at our Walpole location

Reports to:  Head Chocolatier/Pastry Manager

Job Summary:
  • 40 Hrs/full time - non-Exempt (hourly)
  • Rate of pay: $14.-
  • Benefits: Health insurance; 401 K program; competitive PTO time;
  • Monday – Friday: 7:00 Am- 3:00 Pm
  • Production viennoiserie (Croissants, Danish, savory breakfast items); Production of European style cakes and pastries, macaroons and some traditional American pastries
  • Confectionary production
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Basic knowledge and skills of pastry
  • Ability to work occasionally independent,
  • Commitment to precision
  • Multitasking of complex production projects
  • Flexibility to work long hours during seasonal peaks (especially Christmas season mid Nov-Dec 24th)
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma
  • Bachelor degree in pastry or cooking (either from a culinary institute or from an international apprentice program) or
  • At least 1 year of experience in a pastry shop/ restaurant or Hotel with a pastry department
Physical Requirements:
  • Comfortable standing all the time during work hours
  • Ability to lift 50#

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, Chicago and Washington, DC, 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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