Candy Maker / Fudge Chef

Job Description

Works under direction of the Team Leaders and Managers. Makes assigned products in the shop. Possible products include: fudge, caramel corns, brittles, caramel and/or chocolate dipped items, waffle cones / bowls. Also performs customer service duties; cleans, restocks, maintains kitchen and ingredient inventory.

Full- or Part--time, typical shift is 2pm-10pm. Days of the week flexible, but at least one weekend shift required.

SALARY: Starting at $11.00 per hour, plus tips. Based on availability and experience. Raises after training based on mastery of product skills and leadership traits.

Greets customers
Makes product following Kilwins-approved recipes and exact methods
Follows proper sanitation/health department regulations for food handling
Product quality control of confections
Properly labels and stores products
Restocks product displays
General cleaning; dust, sweep, mop, and wash windows, empty garbage, clean kitchen
Gives samples of designated items

Puts away, rotate inventory and stock items
Cleans/polishes equipment

Ability to work well with others, listens well and follows direction
Must be customer service oriented, with good personality and manners
Detail-focused, must be able to keep accurate records
Must read and speak English and have good communication skills

Previous cooking and/or sales experience helpful, but not necessary
Ability to follow directions/instructions during training period

Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds frequently and independently
Must be able to pick up large kettle pots frequently and independently
Must be able to do physically repetitious tasks with hands/arms (such as dipping caramel apples or paddling fudge) for long periods of time
Must be able to stand for long periods of time in a retail store environment

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TK Confections, LLC (Kilwins Destin Commons)

Our store is a locally-owned and -operated franchise of Kilwins (Chocolates, Fudge, and Ice Cream). We are located in the heart of the Destin Commons shopping center.

With a wide array of kitchen-fresh fudge, 24 flavors of original recipe ice cream, and a tempting selection of hand-dipped chocolates, Kilwins Destin Commons has choices for every sweet tooth.

We have a passion to share the sweet, wholesome enjoyment that comes from high quality, handmade fudge, chocolates, and ice cream. We are committed to a top-notch customer experience that brings smiles of tickled tastebuds and happy traditions to all types of faces.

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