Gelato Chef – Ice Cream Maker in California

Job as Gelato Chef / Ice Cream Maker in California USA 

Venchi has grown to be a ‘premium Italian Chocolate and gelato brand’ with over 130 stores worldwide. We have an ambitious plan to continue this growth story and invite you to join us on our journey…

‘Let’s Grow Together’

We offer a genuine career path from Gelato Chef / Kitchen Porter to Operations leader/HQ support
Fun, fast paced and people focused work environment
Choose from a selection of ‘Fortune 500 accredited ‘health and wealth benefits’
Regular discounts for you and family members on your favorite Chocolates and Gelato
Loyalty bonus program that rewards hard work, support, and commitment

Our mission:

‘To bring the flavor of the Italian Allegria to the world, creating unforgettable moments of sharing and celebration’

We feature fresh, daily made gelato, lavish and natural chocolates, skillfully crafted coffees, and many other treats. Our attention to detail, and personal touch is what makes our chocolate so important.

Our Values:

Heritage – 100% Italian 100% Global
Allegria – Live the Italian Way

Balance – Unwarp positivity

Your role:

As a Gelato Chef you’ll work as part of a team to ensure all gelato meets Venchi standards and is always delicious. The Gelato Chef is responsible to produce and maintain the standard of gelato in the shop. You are an integral part of the store team. We are seeking a Gelato Chef who is motivated to work in a fast pace, busy environment; someone who is comfortable working in a kitchen and has keen attention to detail.

In Summary….Gelato Chef – Ice Cream Maker in California

Ensure all gelato is prepared, displayed, and sold according to Venchi standards
You must ensure that the maintenance of the gelato equipment is to the required Health and Safety standards.
Work together with the Store Manager to organize ordering stock control, rotation.
Follow up on orders and stock, adjusting orders if required prior to the deadlines.
Report any issues to the Store and Area Manager.
Be aware of gelato sales within your shop.
Test, clean, order the required parts when in need.
Take ownership of the compilation of the HACCP manual, temperature, lotto records and stock rotation following the FIFO principal.
Ensure all deliveries are checked correctly and all discrepancies are being notified and reported.
Follow the gelato production setting standards and guidelines
Conduct regular checks on team knowledge, understanding and overall practices.

A few key skills that the Culinary Gelato Chef / Kitchen Porter role requires…

Ability to work independently and be self-motivated
Willingness & desire to improve
Must be a quick learner, have a positive can-do attitude
Ability to multitask
Organized, with a high attention to details
Friendly and Energetic
Willing to be a team player


At Venchi, we recognize the hard work and commitment that is required to succeed in your role, which is why we pride ourselves in offering the following benefits to all of our employees;

Fortune 500 health and wealth benefits, including comprehensive health, dental and vision insurance packages
Flexible shift patterns, paid time off and holidays
Tips acquired daily & shared evenly amongst the team
Employee Discounts both directly in Venchi and through our extended network, including fitness, cellular, travel, electronics and many more…
Free & fresh Gelato to eat while in store!
Internal promotion opportunities, we always seek first to promote from within
Open, friendly and supporting working environment with family-oriented team members


Dental insurance
Flexible schedule
Health insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Experience level: 1 year
Pay rate: Hourly pay $19.00 per hour
Shift: 8 hour shift
Weekly day range: Monday to Friday
Weekends as needed
Work setting: Casual dining restaurant


Venchi Italian Chocolate and Gelato Santa Clara, CA California
Application Question(s):

If you are being referred by a current Venchi employee, please state their full name and place of employment (i.e. John Doe, Venchi Columbus Circle)
Are you currently or have you been an employee of Venchi?
Experience: Kitchen: 1 year (Required)
Work Location: In person


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– Roosevelt Field (Coming Soon) NYC
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DC – Tysons Corner
PA – King of Prussia
CA – San Jose
CA – San Diego (Coming Soon)
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