Ghirardelli Careers - Corporate

Ghirardelli Makes Life a Bite Better.​

Our purpose gives our company meaning and inspires everything we do.  We collaborate, innovate, and grow together as we bring the joy of Ghirardelli chocolate to new people and new places. All of us take great pride in our welcoming and vibrant culture and in the personal impact we make on our business and in our communities. 

Where We Work

San Leandro, CA

  • Our Company Headquarters is located in San Leandro, California with our manufacturing plant, corporate offices and our newly remodeled retail store and ice cream shop.
  • We have a second corporate location in San Leandro located just a mile down the road, conveniently located across from the San Leandro BART station that includes several corporate divisions.  

Tracy, CA

  • Our warehouse, packaging and customer service facility is located in Tracy, California. 
  • The Tracy location is also home to a newly remodeled retail store and ice cream shop. 

Field Offices & Other Locations

  • Many of our Sales and Professional Products Sales team members are located strategically around the US near our customers’ offices and headquarters. 
  • Locations vary by job function.  

Restaurant & Retail Stores

  • Many of our Restaurant and Retail Division Support Team Members are strategically located near our Restaurant & Retail shops. Locations vary by job function.
  • See Store Locations

What We Do

At Ghirardelli we have three key business areas – Confections & Baking, Retail & eCommerce and Professional Products -  that bring Ghirardelli chocolate from our factories to stores, shops and restaurants around the country and even right to your doorstep for you to enjoy.

Corporate Benefits

Mind & Body


Virtual Visits



Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Behavioral Health

Intertility Support

Financial & Legal

Life Insurance, AD&D & Disability

Health Spending Account (HSA)

Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Dependent Care FSA

Commuter & Parking Benefits

401k Retirement & Savings Plan match

Critical Illness Coverage

Accident Protection

Legal Insurance

Pet Insurance


Referral Bonus Program

Employee Discounts

Bonus Program

Life & Work

Flexible Time Off

Paid Holidays

Paid Parental Leave

Adoption Assistance

Educational Assistance

Summer Hours


Paid Volunteer Time

Rally Rewards

Free On-site Parking

Dress for Your Day

Onsite Food Service/Cafeteria

Identity Theft & Fraud Protection

Bereavement Services

Travel Assistance


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Note: This is not intended to be a complete description of all our benefits but a brief summary for your review. The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company, at its sole discretion, reserves the right to change, modify, or eliminate benefits at any time.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

At Ghirardelli, we put people first. We celebrate our differences because together, they make us stronger. We strive to make life a bite better for everyone, every day, every time.


Ghirardelli VIBE

POC & Black Professionals

We stand for Valuing Inclusivity, Belonging, and Equity to Make Life a Bite Better for People of Color and Black Professionals.

Our goal is to create an environment to elevate our ethnically diverse employees through relationship building, open discussions, and to enlighten our peers through company and community events.

Ghirardelli WIN

Women Inclusive Network

Empower All Women at Ghirardelli to Unlock Their Full Potential.

Courageously transform the culture at Ghirardelli to further include and enable women to grow through networking, mentoring and development opportunities. 

Ghirardelli VIBE


Our mission is to openly and enthusiastically support LGBTQ+ community members in the diverse needs and celebrations that impact their lives. We aim to provide education, support, and advocacy both internally to the Ghirardelli community and externally to the communities where our employees interact.

Ghirardelli Young Professionals

Young Professionals

Create clarity and energy for Young Professionals to optimize their potential and experience at Ghirardelli.​

Establish a diverse network of Young Professionals from different functions who can support and empower each other with a focus on personal growth, career development, community outreach, and sustainability.

Great Place To Work Certified

Ghirardelli’s legacy of innovation sets our company apart from competitors. Our heritage thrives as our diverse team members partner to bring new ideas to life. Our employees collaborate on exciting projects to bring our premium chocolate products to market.