Development Chef

23 Jan 2013
23 Feb 2013
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

Are you able to push the boundaries with delicious new concepts for a variety of retailers? This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to work for a recognised food business who produce a wide range of innovative products.

You’ll play an influential role in creating delicious concepts that have the potential to be market leading products across a broad product sector. Working within the creative NPD team you’ll be managing a number of product briefs working to revitalise existing ranges and develop new products that will impress and amaze your customers. As well as developing and testing new recipes you will also be managing costings, organising internal and external presentations, carrying out competitor reviews and liaising with ingredients suppliers. In addition to having a natural talent for blue sky development you’ll also be responsible for ensuring that current products are performing well, adapting recipes where necessary to reflect customer expectations and changes in this dynamic market place.

We are looking for a qualified and talented Development Chef with a real passion for food and essential experience in within a chilled food manufacturing environment. You’ll also have broadened your NPD skills by working on projects for the major multiples, utilising your food knowledge and creative panache to develop innovative products that are in line with the latest consumer trends. You must also have brilliant communication and presentation skills in order to impress your high profile customers and achieve success in this role. If you are ambitious and have the drive for creating pioneering products that exceed expectations within an esteemed food business then let us know.