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Senior Development Chef

Zest Recruitment
£50000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Contract Type
Development, Technical
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing

Job Details

Are you an experienced Development Chef with a flair for innovation and a passion for creating exceptional food products? We are looking for a talented Senior Development Chef to join our well-invested food manufacturing company in Leicestershire.

Exciting role offers the chance to work within a creative product category and collaborate closely with Marks & Spencer (M&S) on cutting-edge food projects.

As a Senior Development Chef, you will be at the forefront of developing new and innovative food products. Your culinary expertise will drive the creation of products from concept through to launch, ensuring they meet high standards of quality and taste.

You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including Marketing, Production, and Quality Assurance, to bring your culinary visions to life. Additionally, you will have the unique opportunity to collaborate with M&S, helping to shape products that align with their esteemed brand.

To be successful in this role, you will need experience as a Development Chef within the food manufacturing industry. Your ability to manage multiple projects, coupled with strong communication and teamwork skills, will be crucial. A creative mindset and a proven track record of developing successful food products will set you apart.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you! For more information, please call Nicola on 01780 483 999 or email your CV to

As you know over here at Zest we like to do things properly and always want to keep you, the candidate in the loop. Applying to this 'one of a kind' role you give Zest permission to hold your information. If you want to know more about how Zest look after your personal information please visit our privacy policy on the website


A recruitment company where every job counts.

We understand that recruitment companies often get a bad press. So, here at Zest we are bringing a refreshingly new and different approach to food and drink manufacturing recruitment. Unlike others we aim to be the recruitment company that makes sure it can be counted on at every step of the recruitment journey: every person, every job, every time.

Zest specialise because you do, and our team are dedicated to the following areas:

  • Technical & quality
  • NPD
  • Operations & production
  • Engineering
  • Supply Chain
  • Senior Appointments
  • Hygiene
  • Interim
  • Graduates

Our aim is simple, to link talented individuals with talented businesses, and we achieve this by taking a structured and industry leading approach to every step of the process.

Zest, where every job counts. 

Company info
01780 483999/ 011732 52999
Lincolnshire/ Bristol

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