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JOB TITLE: Development Chef   SALARY: £21k per year + .    ADDED: 04-10-2021

JOB TYPE: Permanent LOCATION: Wincanton, Somerset, England

Development Chef
Are you a Chef keen to make the move into Manufacturing ?  Are you looking for a role that is Day based hours Monday to Friday ?  If Yes, then this could be the opportunity that you have been waiting for !

My Client has been in existence for over 30 years and is privately owned and this role offers an opportunity to join a rapidly growing, innovative food Manufacturer.
Working within the Development team, the Development Chef will be working within a friendly Team supporting the Head Development Chef where the team goal is to create Innovative and flavoursome products
You'll be creating new and innovative recipes, matching competitor products with precision and delivering great tasting food during customer presentations.

Development Chef  Key Activities & Responsibilities:
·Support the Head Development Chef with recipe creation and concept delivery.
·Work with recipe sheets and complete accurately.
·Prepare and send culinary samples for customers.
·Provide input and assistance on recipe matching, benchmarking and recipe improvement.
·Full culinary support for presentations to specific key accounts and selected retailers.
·Assist in the planning of workshops with customers.
·Develop an understanding sensory, visual and performance requirements.
·Participate in brainstorming sessions for new product ideas, product improvements /solutions and projects.
·Attend relevant food shows, appropriate cooking classes/conferences, exhibitions to enhance knowledge of food/ingredient trends, and assist with recipe development for customer briefs.
·Support a continuous improvement culture by suggesting ideas, solutions and improvements to presentation techniques, recipes, planning, departmental functions and procedures.
Development Chef Skills/ Experience Required
·1-2 Years' experience working professionally as a chef - Essential
·In-depth knowledge of food and cooking
·Knowledge of Microsoft applications
·Available to travel within the UK and Overseas (Overnight stays will be required).
Development Chef Salary and Benefits
·Office hours - to be arranged between 7am-5pm
·Monday to Friday
·£21,000 p.a