Development Chef

  • Product Development
  • South West
  • £negotiable
  • W5963
  • If you would like to discuss this job, please contact:
    Rachel - 0345 2600 737

The Company

Rapidly growing, this entrepreneurial family business place a premium on using high quality, fresh ingredients in all their products. As business booms the team need a bright and capable Junior Development Chef to join the team.

The Role

In this dynamic role you’ll be instrumental in the development of new products and range extensions for prestigious customers. You’ll be given the chance to really apply your creative culinary skills and food knowledge to come up with new recipes that are ahead of the latest trends. You’ll also be researching new products and seasonal ingredients in the market, finding out what really gets consumers going and brainstorming ideas with the team to give your products that competitive edge. In addition you’ll be preparing samples for taste panels and presentations, impressing customers with your culinary delights whilst developing your commercial awareness to ensure new products satisfy customer briefs to make an impact in the market place.

The Person

Ideally you have previous experience working as a Development Chef or be a chef with strong bakery skills. You’ll have excellent culinary knowledge, a passion for food and an understanding of up and coming market trends. You'll have a natural ability to build relationships with your customers and enthuse them with your knowledge, food values and inspirational ideas. As well as being a personable, charismatic and forward thinking Chef, you must also have impeccable presentation and project management skills to really excel in this dynamic role.

If you think you can help drive and deliver stunning new products with a commercial edge then we'd like to hear from you. Apply now or call 0345 2600 737 to find out more!


Although we do our utmost to respond to all applicants, there are times when this is just not possible due to sheer volume so if you have not heard from us within 5 working days then we are sorry to say your application for this role has not been successful.

Also, please note that we are only able to accept and respond to applications from candidates with eligibility to work in the UK and those who hold valid work visas.