Development Chef, Modern British Ready Meals, London

£38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
29 Aug 2019
16 Sep 2019
Frank Lomas
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type

What's your favourite food? Don't worry...I'll wait.

As a professional Chef you're probably asked this question more than most. Considering the variety of cuisines, you have probably cooked, never mind eaten, it's a hard question to answer, right?

A Chef, much wiser than me, once answered it well; "Food is like music... depends where I am, what the time is and who I'm with... then I choose to suit the mood."

That statement stayed with me for years, due to its no-nonsense logic.

Of course, there will always be trends we hook into and run with... Then they might become classics of the future. This business makes classics whilst also bringing contemporary twists and the odd first-to-market product to the masses too.

They also offer a diverse range of international cuisines to their retail customers. They now want you to join their team with a focus on the Modern British and traditional European meals... But you'll still mix it up with Indian, Oriental and Central American ready meals too. What more could you want?!!

Within the R&D team, for a well-known and incredibly successful food manufacturer in West London, this Development Chef position seeks an experienced NPD Chef. You might have a couple of years under your belt now, and the idea of making a move into a new team, that offers you some insight into new or unknown cuisines, is a big draw.

We would want you to come with experience in food manufacturing. You might have worked with Frozen or Chilled recipe dish, or even Food-To-Go, Soups, Sauces or QSR menu development... but the understanding of the Stage Gate process is wanted please. As is a genuine love of food trends and what the commercial successes are for providing meal solutions to the ever-increasing customer base in the UK.

In return for bringing your creativity, flair and culinary insight to this team, you will be rewarded with a range of great benefits (not even word space to list all here) within a company that continues to thrive and invest in its infrastructure and people.

Get in touch as soon as you can to discuss this role and business in more detail with me personally. The advances you have already made within your Chef career as a Product Developer and Dev Chef have cemented your ambitions I am sure. But this next step is logical and could prove a great choice right now for you.

REF. FTL895260 Tel: +44 (0) 1625 560778

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