Development Chef

  • Product Development
  • South West
  • £negotiable
  • W6017
  • If you would like to discuss this job, please contact:
    Rachel - 0345 2600 737

The Company

This wholesome but rapidly growing entrepreneurial business place a premium on using high quality, fresh ingredients in all their products. They strive to expand their artisan and bespoke products into new markets and as business booms they are looking to build on their team with a bright and capable Junior Development Chef!

The Role

In this dynamic role you’ll be given the chance to apply your culinary expertise to translate briefs into innovative product concepts that will entice your customers and leave them wanting more. You will be instrumental to the business by developing new products, and discovering creative ways to extend existing ranges.

With passion and genuine intrigue you will also be researching recent trends, products and seasonal ingredients in the market, finding out what really gets consumers going and brainstorming ideas with the team to give your products that competitive edge. In addition you’ll take pride in preparing samples for taste panels and confidently working on presentations for prestigious customers.

The Person

Ideally you have previous experience working as a chef or in development. Your culinary skills will be second to none and your knowledge of bakery will be supreme. You’ll have excellent culinary knowledge, a passion for food and an understanding of up and coming market trends. You'll have a natural ability to build relationships with your customers and enthuse them with your knowledge, food values and inspirational ideas. As well as being a personable, charismatic and forward thinking Chef, you must also have impeccable presentation and project management skills to really excel in this dynamic role.

If you think you can help drive and deliver stunning new products with a commercial edge then we'd like to hear from you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more!

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Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.