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Fall Internships

Do you need a culinary internship this fall?  Do you have what it takes to work in a caramel apple factory with some really awesome people?  Daffy Apple is now accepting applications for fall internships!

A little more about what we’re looking for . . .

Daffy Apple is a locally owned food manufacturer.  We have been based in Denver since 1951.  Our products include caramel apples, caramel popcorn, caramel in bulk, and other caramel related snacks.  Our customers include retailers, wholesalers, distributors, food service, caterers, restaurants, schools/universities, and individual consumers.

The position responsibilities include making caramel and other candy products in a food manufacturing environment following specific recipes, monitoring and cooking candy according to directions, cleaning prep and cooking areas, following formal food safety and sanitation programs, following temperature and weight calibration procedures, using in-house computer system to manage batches and ingredients, safely using and operating high capacity cooking equipment, following processes for traceability when recording lot numbers per FDA requirements.

The position also requires the ability to read, write and speak English fluently, accurately use Windows based recipe systems, lift 50lb bags of ingredients, stand in warm environments for prolonged periods of time, work in organized and clean manner, calculate mathematically in relation to scaling recipes and general kitchen math, measure accurately, read and understand directions, read scales for weighed ingredients, read thermometers, document results.

Culinary attire, background check, and minimum 1 year of commercial cooking or baking experience (restaurant, hotel, baker, manufacturing, or class/education program) required.

Generally our internships start in the fall, however can start as early as July if late summer employment is desired.  The hours are typically 11:00am-6:00pm, Monday through Saturday and our internships are paid!

For more information, to ask questions and/or to apply, contact us!