Culinary Development Chef

County Kildare
26 Apr 2018
26 May 2018
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

The organisation

A leading Food manufacturer based in County Kildare seeking to recruit a Culinary Development Chef to join their team.

The Role

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 

The candidate

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