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R&D Chef, QSR brand, Buckinghamshire

£27,000 - £32,000 GBP per annum plus Benefits

Buckinghamshire

REF: FTL896201

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Research & Development Chef for a UK QSR brand. Make what you love, and love what you bake in this brand-new role for a culinary creative!

Do you have a love for Pizza?

Are you a Development Chef, with experience within retail or branded food?

Are you searching for an opportunity to work within a rapidly expanding brand?

Do you require support of a trusted and loved business, whilst also enjoying autonomy and creative freedom to explore new possibilities? Assuming the answers to all of those is YES! please read on…

This business is a huge hit with food lovers all over the country (well those that enjoy pizza - which is almost everyone, right?!) and they have an opening to join the R&D team for a Chef. A Development Chef that will bring ideas mixed out of professionalism, commercialism, and the latest trends for all corners of the globe.

Aside from the creativity and job satisfaction you would take from the role, you’ll also experience collaborating with some of the UK’s best entertainment brands. Designing brand new flavours and menus, based on popular and cultural trends from international sporting events, movie blockbusters, seasonal parties and much more.

It’s a brilliant business that offers real career growth as well as fun and interesting work the whole way through. For us to explore this further with you, we’d require some relevant skills and experiences alongside your glowing personality:

  • Stage and gate processes - Ideally within Quick Service Restaurant brands
  • A successful record of bringing new menu concept to market
  • Experience managing taste panels and product testing before and after launch
  • Managing test kitchens and working alongside external creative and operational partners
  • Strong planning and conceptualisation skills
  • Competent costing of ingredients for menu development
  • Time management and prioritisation abilities to support multiple projects at variable stages
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Love of pizza

You’ll be expected to work from home, the test and development kitchen, as well as in stores and within suppliers’ offices and kitchens. It will require travel, and patience when working with a multitude of skills, personalities, and ideas.

If this is a pizza you, then come get a slice of the action. (Cheesy, I know [oops])

REF. FTL896201

Tel: +44 (0)1625 560778

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