Come and work with us at Sweet Escape. We’d love to have you!

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.

We strive for continuous improvement to create sustainable outcomes which will benefit society. Our focus is to improve performance and efficiencies while eliminating waste and driving conservation in all our activities. Our company is 100% diverse and we promote from within. By empowering everyone to achieve their potential, we can create a stronger community and are changing lives for the better. Our vision to create long-term mutual benefits for employees, customers, communities, suppliers and regulators help guide our daily actions. Understanding the expectations and needs of all help structure our company’s principles.

Job Type: Regular, full-time

Pay Range: $17.50 – $18.50 per hour

Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Location: Longmont, Colorado (near downtown)

In this job, you will:

  • Successfully complete detailed training about operating our custom machines and technology
  • Receive training on and utilize FDA guidelines for food safety
  • Operate and monitor specialized, cutting-edge equipment
  • Use ingredients from a recipe to make large batches of products – automated/li>
  • 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
  • Physical strength to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Work with technology on touchscreen equipment – will train
  • Basic knowledge of an iPad
  • Coordination and stamina to stand and move around most of the day
  • Cake decorating skills are a plus
  • Culinary degree or school is a plus
  • Machine experience is a plus

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


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 48 hours of Sick time
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan including employer match
  • Paid Holidays
  • PTO
  • Life Insurance, Short- and Long-Term Disability offering
  • Telemedicine including 52 appointments a year with a mental health professional if desired
  • Employer paying Colorado FAMLI portion of your wages


  • Retention Bonus
  • Service Bonus
  • Mental Health Day off and paid – 1 every quarter
  • 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

All interviews conducted virtually

Join our team in creating premium gluten-free, vegan friendly, and nut-free products. No calls or walk-ins please.

What our team is saying:

“Hours, Pay and Location! Works with my schedule as a single mother.”

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

“The owner actually cares about my career development.”

“Benefits package is great!”

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

“The job is easy; you get paid well and there’s benefits!”

“It’s a great place to work.”

“I enjoy the job and I like the people I work with.”

“Willing to work with me.”

“The work is easy and I enjoy it.”

“It’s easy, the pay is good, and best of all, no customers.”

“This is not a corporate job, but a family-owned business, which is nice.”

“It’s not a retail job and I am not serving people.”

“It’s really a fun work environment.  Always something to do so the day goes by quickly.”

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.

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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.