Executive Head Development Chef

Recruiter
Eat c/o Hutchinson Jonas
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£60-80K +20% bonus + excellent package
Posted
13 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Ref
JS/11228
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent

Executive Head Development Chef      

£60-80K +20% bonus + excellent package

JS/11228

Are you a creative and engaging Executive Chef, looking to put your stamp on a fast moving branded business?

Do you enjoy keeping up to date with the latest trends and have a passion for innovation and change?

Are you tuned in to customer’s current and future needs, translating knowledge of emerging trends into successful new products?

Main responsibilities:

  • You will be a ‘hands on’ Executive Chef, inspiring, coaching and developing an excellent existing food team and working closely with them to translate innovative concepts into great quality products.
  • Reporting to the Commercial Director, you will work closely with the technical, procurement, marketing and factory teams to launch successful new products into the market.
  • You will support the ongoing development of existing recipes and bring new recipes, ensuring the best quality products are achieved to agreed profit margins.
  • You will ensure the NPD function is current at all times in leading edge culinary techniques.
  • You will need to have up to to date knowledge on competitors, kitchen methods, raw materials, manufacturing, technological opportunities, trends and leading edge chef techniques in the food industry.
  • You will need to have confidence, remain optimistic and focussed; taking bold actions when there is uncertainty.
  • You must support the business strategy and initiatives, acting with integrity at all times

Can you hold your nerve under pressure, remaining calm and clear in your thinking and support others to do the same?

Do you have the essential practical experience in an on trend restaurant, culinary, food service, retail environment or a leading edge Fresh Food manufacturing environment needed?

Would you like to work in a hugely rewarding role for a passionate foodie where what you do genuinely makes a significant impact on the business.

If this sounds of interest then please do not hesitate to apply for the position or give Jenny a call on 07816543869 to discuss further.