OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS | Beta5 Hiring For Three Positions Before The Holiday Season

October 22, 2014 

Beta5 is located at 413 Industrial Avenue (purple-peach building) in Vancouver, BC | 604.669.3336 | beta-5.com

Beta5 is located at 413 Industrial Avenue (purple-peach building) in Vancouver, BC | 604.669.3336 | beta-5.com

The GOODS from Beta5

Vancouver, BC | We are looking to bring on a Senior Pastry Cook and a Chocolatier, each with experience and a work ethic that will help them keep pace with our our hard-working team during the upcoming holiday rush. The positions are full-time and permanent. We are accepting resumes from dedicated, professionally trained pastry cooks and chocolatiers with a minimum of one year of professional industry experience, or from recent culinary school graduates who are interested in hard work and a fast-paced learning environment.

We are also looking to hire for our retail operation. We’re looking for someone is capable of sharing their excitement about food, who can recall flavour profiles and ingredients quickly, and who is experienced in fine dining, luxury retail, or hospitality. We are currently accepting resumes from candidates looking for both seasonal retail work (Nov 1 – Dec 24) and permanent full-time work. Resumes for all three positions can be sent to jess [at] beta5chocolates.com.

Six days a week, our customers flood to our little shop, hidden away in the false creek flats between Strathcona and Mount Pleasant. From cream puff super fans and dessert thrill seekers to the chocolate curious, we aim to provide our customers with knowledgeable, tailored customer service. BETA5 Chocolates is the city’s best kept secret for all things dessert. We have been named as one of the Top 10 Chocolate Shops in North America, and our chocolates have received numerous awards, including Gold at the International Chocolate Awards. Read more

GOODS: Beta5 Chocolates Set To Celebrate First Birthday With Pretty Sweet Weekend

October 12, 2012 

Beta5 is located at 413 Industrial Avenue in Vancouver, BC (in the purple-peach building) | 604.669.333 | www.beta-5.com

The GOODS from Beta5 Chocolates

Vancouver, BC | We are celebrating our 1st birthday! Please join us this weekend, October 13-14th from 10am-5pm, at 413 Industrial Avenue while we mark the auspicious day with free cream puffs, free chocolate samples and 20% off of everything (except union packs and memberships). We will also be holding a draw to win a 3-month Union Membership. Get all the details after the jump… Read more

Beta5 Chocolates

DETAILS

413 Industrial Avenue | Vancouver, BC | V6A 2P8 | V6B 2L3
(Located in the purple-peach building) | Free Parking | MAP
Telephone: 604.669.3336 | Email: info@beta-5.com
Web: www.beta-5.com | Twitter | Facebook
Hours: Tuesday – Friday: 10:30am – 5:30pm | Saturday – Sunday: 10am –5:00pm

SPRING UPDATE

We’re your secret spot for all things dessert. Our shop is open six days a week (Tuesday-Sunday), and we’re hidden on edges of Mount Pleasant, False Creek, and Strathcona, – just a hop, skip, and a jump from the intersection of Main & Terminal.

Everyday, our shop is fully stocked with chocolate and pastry goods. Our skilled team of pastry cooks make the most delicious croissants and cream puffs around, baked fresh every morning. They also artisically compose desserts in jars, a wickedly popular to-go dessert option for dinner parties, office get-togethers, and your daily enjoyment.

We seek to preserve the best produce we can find. Our marmalades and jams have gained quite the following, and for two-years running, we’ve been lucky recipients of Gold medals at the World’s Original Marmalade Awards in Cumbria, England.

When you stop by our shop, you can see our accomplished chocolatiers at work, through a giant window into our chocolate kitchen.
Adam Chandler, our Pastry Chef and Co-Owner, was recently named one of the Top 10 Chocolatiers in North America by Dessert Professional Magazine, and four of our Signature Chocolates along with our Salted Chocolate Caramel were bestowed with some serious accolades at the 2012 International Chocolate Awards.

From crafting our Imperial Stout Chocolate (Awarded Silver at the International Chocolate Awards in London, UK), to coating sun-dried Okanagan Cherries in dark chocolate, to casting our delicious Salty Polygon Bar, our team is always hard at work creating delicious chocolate goodness. Our chocolatiers masterfully transform chocolate from Michel Cluizel (an artisan French chocolate manufacturer who maintains direct relationships with several premium chocolate plantations) with the addition of local, seasonal ingredients to create innovative products that are always changing.

We also run a special little thing called the Chocolate Union, a monthly subscription that provides members with a box of custom chocolates and confections that reflects our imagination, the seasons, and our desire to keep coming up with interesting flavours and forms.

At BETA5, we’re happiest when you ask ‘What’s New’, because we’re always up to something, seeking to push the edges of chocolate and pastry in the name of taste, with the belief that you should always have fun with your food.

Easter Weekend Hours:

Good Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm
Easter Sunday: 10am-5pm
Closed Monday April 1

Special Easter Treats:

CHOCOLATE:
Peanut Butter filled Quail Eggs
Chicken Eggs filled with pebbles (chocolate covered fruits and nuts) – available individually, by the 1/2 dozen, or the dozen
Marshmallow Chicks
Komodo Dragon Eggs
Brontosaurus Egg (3kg of Chocolate)

BAKED:
Easter Panettone (with cherries, yuzu peel, dark chocolate)
Tropical Cream Puff Ring
Tropical Tart
Cream Puffs
Croissant

DESSERTS IN JARS
6 Flavours

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Adam Chandler (co-owner and pastry chef)

GALLERY

FIVE ELEMENTS DRIVE BETA5

FLAVOUR
Our work is guided by ingredients. We do our best to source the highest quality products available, and our recipes are balanced to enhance their flavour.

CREATIVITY
Creative inspiration is at the core of BETA5. Through our products, we hope to tell stories, entertain, and intrigue.

SURPRISE
We provide you with the unexpected; you provide us with an open mind.

INSPIRED BY NATURE
We’re continuously inspired by our surroundings. Our flavours flow with the seasons and our products take organic forms drawn directly from nature.

RESPONSIBILITY
We take food security seriously by supporting small-scale food production and developing relationships with the people who grow our food.