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Development Chef

Posted on Jan 24, 2019 by Anonymous

London, London United Kingdom
Travel & Tourism
Immediate Start
£40k - £45k Annual
Development Chef

London & Field based

Up to £45,000 + Generous benefits package

Who will you be working for?

One of the UK's leading high street restaurant groups who are rapidly expanding and pride themselves on their Japanese inspired restaurants, pop ups and supermarket partnerships.

This is a great opportunity for a creative Head Chef with a stable career history who is keen to make the move into a Development Chef role. You will work closely with the group Executive Chef to create innovative dishes that keep the group ahead of culinary tends.

Responsibilities -

Research, develop and create innovative menu items
Develop, lead and execute a food development plan and vision
Work with suppliers on new product development as necessary
Support for the national sales team in promoting new sales
Work alongside the Chef Trainers and ensure that they are up to date with all the latest food information, practises and food calendar
Organise and support with new item tastings with the Exec and senior management team targeting and measuring a profitable return on the food development investment


Minimum of 5 years Head Chef experience
A knowledge of Japanese or Asian food multi-unit experience
Solid knowledge of recipe costing, recipe conversions and weight and measures
Strong knowledge of commercial food preparation equipment
Strong working knowledge of food safety practices and HACCP
Flexible personality and quick learner who operates with a sense of urgency

Does this sound like you?

If you are keen to discuss the details further, please apply today or send your CV to

Due to high numbers of applicants we aren't always able to provide feedback, if you do not hear from us in 2 weeks' time please assume you have not been successful. However, don't hesitate to get in touch!

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