Assistant Chocolatier

Organisation: Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier

Salary: Starts from £12.50

Location: Highland Chocolatier, Grandtully, Pitlochry PH9 0PL

This is a rare opportunity to join our small professional team producing award-winning world class gourmet chocolates – this position is suited to a kind, dedicated, patient assistant who will help wherever required while developing skills necessary to become an artisan chocolatier.


The ideal candidate:

– has a continuous attitude of learning;

– has a sharp eye for detail and is also content with repetitive tasks in a production kitchen;

– works efficiently under pressure in an organized way;

– follows directions and recipes precisely;

– appreciates the difference between standard and gourmet chocolate;

– values genuine friendships and contributes to a positive team culture;

– communicates fluently and clearly with team mates and the Master Chocolatier;

– can support others closely as well as work independently with responsibility.

A passion for gourmet food is vital together with a willingness to work to the standards required by the Highland Chocolatier brand. Personal qualities are more important than experience as full training will be given.


Permanent, full-time, year-round work, with excellent pay.

Being surrounded by a kind and supportive team.

Training to world class standards.

Usual working hours 9 to 5.30 Monday to Friday.

Applicants must live within 30 minutes travelling distance of PH9 0PL.

Please send your CV with contact details for 2 referees and a handwritten covering letter to Master Chocolatier Iain Burnett. Tel. 01887 840775

Application Deadline: Friday 27/10/2023