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Pastry Assistant
XO Marshmallow
3531 West Howard Street, Skokie, IL
XO Marshmallow hiring Pastry Assistant in Skokie, IL

XO Marshmallow hiring Pastry Assistant in Skokie, IL

XO MarshmallowMore Info

Full/Part Time • Hourly ($16.00 - $19.00)
Expired: Apr 27, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

1 year

Job Details

We are seeking a Production Assistant to become an integral part of our XO Marshmallow team! You will assist our Production Staff with preparing and finishing tasks in our production kitchen. These typically include: cutting mix-ins for marshmallows, dipping treats in chocolate, piping marshmallow fluff, cutting trays of marshmallows, and doing dishes. This is a great opportunity for someone with interest in growing their confectionery skills and wants to work for an amazing women-led business!


  • Take the lead on cutting marshmallow trays using our cutting machine
  • Work through pre-assigned list as directed by Production supervisor
  • Ensure food safety maintained throughout the day, by cleaning, sweeping, doing dishes, and taking trash out
  • Prep various mix-ins, including chopping nuts, crushing cookies, making sauces, etc
  • Communicate with Production team to complete tasks as assigned, which may include cutting trays of marshmallows, piping pints of fluff, dipping treats in chocolate, etc
  • Restock stations and complete inventory tasks as assigned
  • Work with Production and Fulfillment team to package product as needed
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned


  • Previous experience in food, confection, or other related fields
  • Ability to handle physical workload, lift 50lbs and stand for at least 6-8 hours at a time
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize on a daily basis
  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational and demonstrated communication skills

The Role:

  • Full-time and Part-time hours available, flexible schedule and hours
  • Hourly rate starts at $16.00/hr+
  • Opportunity to grow – role could lead to a full-time pastry production position
  • Full-time benefits include: health insurance, paid vacation and sick time, and more!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 - $19.00 per hour


  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($16.00 - $19.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Food Preparation

Food Safety

Cleaning and Sanitation

Inventory Management


Physical Stamina



Time Management

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XO Marshmallow is the premiere gourmet marshmallow company in the United States, taking the nostalgia of toasted marshmallows on an open campfire, and elevating them with innovative flavors and applications. Since 2015 we have been making marshmallows to sell online and in-person. In 2017 we opened the World’s First Marshmallow Cafe right here in Chicago, and have continued to grow to meet our customers’ demand for delicious treats.