Corporate Chef

Valinda, CA

Posted: 09/12/2018 Industry: Laboratory - Food & Beverage Job Number: 405.18JF Pay Rate: 115,000

Corporate Chef

The Corporate Chef will have the following responsibilities:

  • Develops new product prototypes and menu concepts for key accounts. These concepts meet the culinary and operational needs of each specific customer
  • Presents new concept and menu ideas to customers at key accounts and company Executive Management. Also serves as the key contact for the culinary staff of key accounts.  Traveling required
  • Create formulas and manage information through the use of the Optiva software system
  • Manage new projects from concept stage to manufacturing. This includes creating and maintaining timelines, and creating and distributing technical information to other departments within company
  • Must be a highly organized individual able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, with the ability to meet aggressive timelines
  • Tracks and keeps abreast of new culinary trends in the foodservice and retail marketplace
  • Monitors and analyzes production and quality assurance practices to identify areas for improvement to facilitate department operations
  • Identifies new sources and suppliers for raw materials in compliance with established quality assurance standards
  • Performs other related and assigned duties as requested by the Director of Development

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at jfee@cps4jobs.com.

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Requirements:

  • Culinary degree from a nationally accredited culinary school and/or CEC accreditation
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant restaurant work experience. Also require experience developing and presenting new menu ideas to QSR and Casual Dining Chains

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Food testing concepts and techniques
  • Concept development
  • Culinary skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Food processing equipment
  • Raw materials / product interaction
  • Food safety concepts and techniques
  • Quality assurance concepts and techniques
  • HACCP programs and related food safety regulations and processes
  • Food chemistry
  • Food microbiology
  • PC word processing / spreadsheet software

Skill and ability to:

  • Develop new products and menu items that meet their customer’s culinary standards
  • Communicate and coordinate effectively with internal and external customers verbally and in writing
  • Read and process written information with a high degree of accuracy
  • Perform a variety of food safety tests
  • Work in a laboratory environment
  • Work effectively in a general business environment, with a focus on high levels of quality and customer service
  • Create and adhere to project time lines
  • Act in accordance with company’s Values and Creed

**If you’d like to hear more about this opportunity and others we are currently working on, please contact Jeff Fee at jfee@cps4jobs.com.

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