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Specialty Food Production

Food Production/Machine Operator

Sweet Escape Pastries is hiring hard working individuals to join one of Colorado’s top specialty food producers. As a well-established business based in Longmont, Colorado, we create allergen-friendly products for nationwide distribution. We offer stable and consistent employment even in unstable times.

Our high-tech, state of the art commercial kitchen equips us to provide exceptional quality and convenience to the many people we serve through our partnerships with UC Health, the Anschutz Cancer Center, and countless others who rely on Sweet Escape Pastries for their allergen-friendly products.

Job Type: Regular, full-time

Pay Range: $16.00 – $18.00 per hour

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

Location: Longmont, Colorado (near downtown)

In this job, you will:

  • Successfully complete detailed training about operating our custom machines
  • Receive training on and utilize FDA guidelines for food safety
  • Operate and monitor specialized equipment
  • Use ingredients from a recipe to make large batches of products – automated
  • Clean and sanitize the equipment
  • Package products and utilize an automatic boxing line
  • Assure quality of products and packaging

Required of Applicants:

  • Previous food handling experience, ideally in fast food setting
  • Consistent attendance and punctuality
  • COVID-19 vaccination
  • Physical strength to lift up to 50 pounds and work with equipment
  • Coordination and stamina to stand and move around most of the day

Desired Skills:

  • Attention to details
  • Accountable, you take pride in your work
  • Good listener
  • Flexibility to adapt and learn new high-tech machinery
  • Works well independently, and also works well with the team


  • 48 hours of Sick time
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan including employer match
  • PTO and Paid Holidays after 1 year of service
  • Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability offering


  • Stable, consistent work hours
  • No weekends or holidays
  • Eligibility for regular pay raises
  • Behind the scenes (not customer-facing)
  • Strong and supportive team setting
  • Rapid growth, advancement opportunities
  • Lifestyle and entertainment discounts
  • Dedicated on-site parking
  • Retention Bonus
  • Service Bonus

Health/Safety and COVID-19 precautions:

  • Food safety and personal protective equipment is provided
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting and cleaning procedures in place
  • Vaccination required
  • All interviews conducted virtually

Join our team in creating premium gluten-free, wheat-free, and nut-free products. Apply using the form below. No calls or walk-ins please.

What our team is saying:

“Hours, Pay and Location! Works with my schedule.”

“It is a positive staff, and we all work as a team.”

“The owner actually cares about my career development.”

“Owner is very helpful and really cares about me as a person.”

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age and authorized to work in the U.S.

Simply fill out the application below, and we’ll get back to you. Thanks!

All applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship status, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. The Company complies with its legal obligation to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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    I declare that I am qualified to perform all the duties of the position I am seeking. I also declare that the information provided in this application is correct and that any false statements or omissions will justify my rejection for or dismissal from employment. I authorize the Company to conduct any necessary investigation regarding my background (including inquiries of me, prior or current employers, schools and other persons, institutions, or businesses, and checking motor vehicle records, court records and criminal records) as it relates to the position I am seeking and to the extent permitted by federal, state and local law. I agree to complete the requisite authorization forms for the background investigation. I hereby release all parties from any liability in connection with the provision and use of such information. Notwithstanding the foregoing, applicant does not waive liability for improper use of information contained in the application or received while investigating the applicant's background. I will agree to a drug test, if permitted by law, to be paid for by the Company. (The results of any drug test may, consistent with applicable law, be used to make employment decisions, including decisions relating to hiring and continued employment.) I understand the Company cannot guarantee work hours and that as business dictates, I may be required to work hours or perform job duties other than those for which I was originally employed. I understand and agree that this application for employment does not create a contract for employment or a guarantee of employment. I understand and agree that if I am hired, my employment is "AT-WILL" which means that my employment is for no definite period of time and either the Company or I may terminate the employment relationship with or without cause at any time, with or without advance notice. I understand that only the President or the Chief Executive Officer may change the AT-WILL status of any applicant or employee and may only do so in writing. I understand that any policies or procedures implemented by the Company in the event of my employment do not alter my AT-WILL employment status. I understand the Company, in its sole discretion, may at any time change its personnel policies and may also change my job description, responsibilities, wages and benefits. I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTAND THE NOTICE AS DESCRIBED ABOVE AND THAT IF I AM HIRED I WILL BE AN AT-WILL EMPLOYEE.

    I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge.

    If this application leads to employment, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in my release.

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Contact Info:


Headquarters Mailing Address:
Sweet Escape, LLC
600 S Sunset, Ste D
Longmont, CO 80501

Please note that we are a Wholesale only facility servicing Foodservice.

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