Culinary Development Chef
A leading Food manufacturer based in County Kildare seeking to recruit a Culinary Development Chef to join their team.
Develops and communicates recipes that are operationally executable and meet Company food quality standards
Responsible for quality and timeliness of all culinary development gates on a brief.
Responsible for delivery of margin and cash contribution targets of innovation projects.
Develops appropriate customer relationships and touchpoints with customer teams
Builds relationships internally with stakeholders – Sales/Technical/Marketing/Production/Procurement/Finance
Maintains accurate documentation on ideation/recipes
Conducts presentation on product/food preparation
Responsible for product evaluation, including shelf life and yield studies, product costing and, portion control
Supports marketing and sales support efforts with creative input
Supports culture of innovation
Coach, Mentor, Guide new team members
Participate in company projects when needed
Qualifications and Experience
Experience within a Development Chef or NPD assignment within the food manufacturing arena
Culinary degree or certification required
Knowledge of the food industry