National Accounts Chef (Development Chef)

6 days left

London Heathrow Airport, Hounslow
£40,000 - £45,000
04 Mar 2019
01 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is the leading provider of inflight services to the world’s airline customers. They offer a comprehensive range of Inflight Catering, Onboard Retail and Logistics services across all of the UK’s major and regional airports.

They have an exciting opportunity for a National Accounts Chef to join them where you will be responsible for understanding the culinary needs of their customers, developing dishes and products that match their brief.

Within the role you will work with customers and commercial teams to fully understand their requirements. Leading on in-house presentations on new products and new methods of production, you will ensure accuracy and consistency on menu specifications, assisting with the transitioning into mainstream production. 

Reviewing and improving recipes and production methodology, you will input innovative and creative ideas to the development strategy whilst liaising with Procurement, responding positively to cost and production implications of new customer specifications.

They are looking for someone who has a professional culinary qualification (e.g. 706/1, 706/2, 706/3 or diploma, degree). With experience in product development and how that translates to mass production, you will have excellent communication skills as a large part of the role is customer facing.

An understanding of food values and quality is important as is having a knowledge of international foods. Experience of working in big culinary outlets is needed, as is having a driving licence as you will be required to visit multiple sites. 

This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.

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