Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
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About Ghirardelli Chocolate Company

Ghirardelli At A Glance

So what sets us apart? Since 1852, Ghirardelli has created a legacy of creativity that sets our company apart from our competitors. Today, our innovative heritage continues to thrive, as Ghirardelli team members of different backgrounds work together, joined by a common passion: bringing new, delicious ideas to life. We’ve made it our priority to offer a supportive, engaging culture where our people feel valued, not simply for the skills they bring to our company, but for who they are as individuals. That’s why we make sure that all of our team members, even if you are new to the company, have the opportunity to work on exciting, challenging projects and are given everything they need to do their best work. So we invite you to explore our opportunities and discover a place where your ideas come to life, as part of our delicious legacy.

Ghirardelli Fun

Ghirardelli is a culture where people matter! Year round we have lots of great initiatives that cater toward getting to know each other better. Employees have started a fitness program, a hiking club, a running club, an epicurean club and of course every year we host a big Chocolate Festival in San Francisco. The festival brings friends and family together and all proceeds of the event are donated to a local non-profit called Project Open Hand. We pride ourselves in the richness of the culture we’ve built and we hope you join us to make it even better! We always ensure employees know what's going on, so 2 times a year we have informal meetings with our CEO and 2 formal All hands meetings a year. Annually we also ensure employees are recognized for showcasing our Ghirardelli values! Ghirardelli recognizes it's employees!


Our Employment Value Proposition is formulated by our five key strengths that permeate our corporate culture, they are: 1. Challenging and Interesting Work — Ghirardelli’s agile size and streamlined structure gives team members early and regular exposure to exciting projects where their ideas can be heard, valued and realized. 2. Appreciated and Valued by Management — Ghirardelli has created a supportive culture in which all team members are recognized, valued and appreciated by management – both professionally and personally. Bottom line: People Matter Here. 3. Training and Development — Ghirardelli is dedicated to investing in team members and giving them everything they need to do their best work. We believe that any individual success lays the foundation for our corporate success. 4. High Quality Products and Services — Ghirardelli team members are responsible for creating and stewarding premium products and services that are nationally-recognized, resulting in exciting new projects and career-enhancing experience. 5. Diverse Work Force — Ghirardelli team members represent an eclectic mix of backgrounds, ethnicities and work styles – these differences enable us to develop inspired products and services and allow us better serve our customers.


Share in the excitement of belonging to a growing organization by working for the Ghirardelli Chocolate Company. We aim to provide a work environment that is conducive to both personal and professional growth. We believe that each employee contributes directly to Ghirardelli's growth and success. We offer broad range of benefits to our exempt and non-exempt employees. These may include the following: - Medical/dental/vision plans - Flexible time off - Paid holidays - Life insurance - 401(k) retirement and savings plan - Short-term disability - Flexible benefits accounts - Product purchase discounts - Educational assistance program - Employee assistance program Note: This is not intended to be a complete description of all our benefits but a brief summary for your review. The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to change, modify, or eliminate benefits at any time.

Employee Safety

OUR SAFETY ABSOLUTES Safety is THE overriding priority. All accidents can and must be prevented. At Ghirardelli, Safety is EVERYONE'S responsibility. At Ghirardelli we recognize the significant employee contributions that have a positive impact on the safety and health program. It is our belief that our recognition program helps improve the safety culture by encouraging individuals as well as groups of employees to achieve a higher level of safety awareness. The safety and health program is based on our company value that "People Matter" and we care about their well-being and their ability to provide for their families. We are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for all employees and visitors to comply with safety and health standards that supports federal, state, and local laws and regulations. With the full support of upper management, this commitment is met through teamwork of all departments, their management, and our safety team members. This commitment is met through the teamwork of all departments, their management, and our safety team members with the full support of our senior management team.

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Company Details


San Leandro California, United States


$100M to $500M (USD)


1,001 to 5,000