Development Chef, Manufacturing / Retail, Kent

£35000 - £37000 per annum
29 Sep 2016
27 Oct 2016
Frank Lomas
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is a business that has seen tremendous growth in the last eighteen months. Because of its success following an international merger, it has an opportunity to add a Development Chef to its current team of three. The position has you working within both Foodservice and Retail client businesses, producing meal concepts and prepared meat products that reach thousands of outlets each week.

This position requires a Development Chef with manufacturing process knowledge. The company is securing new contracts and launching new product lines into retailers, therefore there is a requirement to add the relevant expertise. A chef with experience of creating new concepts, as well as managing taste panels, producing samples and working within packaging constraints to then present back to customers will compliment the team here well. If you have already worked within a retail or manufacturing environment we want to hear from you.

This company has operations in over 70 world markets, and as such is one of the world's leading food businesses. Career advancement is a genuine reality, especially as you would be joining an experienced but small team that will allow for progression but also offer excellent mentoring and cooperation. The UK division is considered the flagship team, and as such the Chef model here is being replicated across the world. Being a key player here will unlock a new level for your career.

The products are all meat proteins; beef, pork, turkey and predominantly poultry. Experience within this category is also a must, however you may come from Food To Go, Desserts or even Recipe Dish development, and butchery skills within meat products is something you have an understanding of in order to make the transition. If you come from a production Chef background within CPUs you might also be able to make the move here.

Please send your CV and contact details for an informal and discreet conversation so we can establish if you are the right chef, and it is the right company for your next move.

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