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Executive Chef - Culinary Specialist (m/f/d)

Executive Chef - Culinary Specialist (m/f/d)

Singen, DE

Singen, DE

Are you ready to join a small but very multinational team in a challenging role? Within Nestlé’s worldwide research and development network, the Nestlé Product Technology Centre FOOD with the central seat located in Singen, is responsible for the innovation and renovation of culinary products. The NPTC Food Singen is the home of food and is bringing culinary art to a level that can be practiced at home or used in a professional kitchen. NPTC FOOD transforms science into technologies that deliver tasty and balanced meals with the highest freshness perception and convenience.

Position Snapshot

Location: Singen
Working Time: full-time
Contract: unlimited 
Start Date: January 2021

Position Summary

As a Executive Chef - Culinary Specialist (m/f/d) at NPTC Food you will be part of a Team of international Development Chefs and the Nestlé global chef network with more than 60 members contributing to create exciting culinary products in various food projects for various markets globally.

A day in the life of...

Hence, there are several interesting activities waiting for you:

 

  • To develop Food/Culinary products which appeals to the local taste, texture and appearance for a defined market or region
  • Following and scouting new food trends using personal networks 
  • Creating new concept ideas for future food products, leveraging the expertise of a cross functional team
  • Developing recipes for culinary products according to development requests: i.e. recipes, flavour and texture profile, costs, composition, ingredient statement (local legislation), safety, and packaging 
  • Contributing to various creative sessions with the special culinary knowledge 
  • Teaching cooking and cuisine understanding 
  • Involvement in all culinary lunch, dinner and catering events by exceeding guest expectations, inspiring and creating product and food experiences 
  • Translation of abstract themes into food and food experiences
  • Knowledge development in terms of raw material expertise and industrial development 
  • Preparing of taste-testing, Test series and product benchmark sessions 
  • Documentation of tests and tastings and participation in document preparations 
What will make you successful
  • Apprenticeship as a cook or culinary degree
  • Knowledge of the food in general, the ingredients, ethnic cuisines, regional specialities
  • Some years of experience in traditional restaurant/hotel business in different countries, preferably experience in international 5-star-hotel company as Chef de cuisine or above (Executive Sous Chef, Executive Chef)
  • Experienced in the high-end hospitality business, industrial knowledge is an advantage 
  • Experience in vegetarian cooking is an advantage
  • Fluency in English mandatory (written and spoken)
  • Experienced in all relevant MS-Office tools
  • Proactive, cross functional working style 
Growing together sustainably.

We make sure that you can shape your professional and private life according to your own ideas: with further training offers tailored to your individual needs and other internal benefits.

Ready for the next step?

Please apply online. Your contact person for this position is Jacqueline Zeuner.
Do you have any questions? We have summarized the answers to the most important questions for applicants for you here.

NPTC Food wants to be a good partner for you. With our offer for flexible working time and several work-life balance initiatives, we want to make sure that you can find a good harmony between your professional and personal life. If you are also looking for an exciting, challenging and rewarding position in a great international atmosphere with other benefits like a company pension fund and individual offers for further development we would love to hear from you. 

#DE-Priority

Are you ready to join a small but very multinational team in a challenging role? Within Nestlé’s worldwide research and development network, the Nestlé Product Technology Centre FOOD with the central seat located in Singen, is responsible for the innovation and renovation of culinary products. The NPTC Food Singen is the home of food and is bringing culinary art to a level that can be practiced at home or used in a professional kitchen. NPTC FOOD transforms science into technologies that deliver tasty and balanced meals with the highest freshness perception and convenience.

Position Snapshot

Location: Singen
Working Time: full-time
Contract: unlimited 
Start Date: January 2021

Position Summary

As a Executive Chef - Culinary Specialist (m/f/d) at NPTC Food you will be part of a Team of international Development Chefs and the Nestlé global chef network with more than 60 members contributing to create exciting culinary products in various food projects for various markets globally.

A day in the life of...

Hence, there are several interesting activities waiting for you:

 

  • To develop Food/Culinary products which appeals to the local taste, texture and appearance for a defined market or region
  • Following and scouting new food trends using personal networks 
  • Creating new concept ideas for future food products, leveraging the expertise of a cross functional team
  • Developing recipes for culinary products according to development requests: i.e. recipes, flavour and texture profile, costs, composition, ingredient statement (local legislation), safety, and packaging 
  • Contributing to various creative sessions with the special culinary knowledge 
  • Teaching cooking and cuisine understanding 
  • Involvement in all culinary lunch, dinner and catering events by exceeding guest expectations, inspiring and creating product and food experiences 
  • Translation of abstract themes into food and food experiences
  • Knowledge development in terms of raw material expertise and industrial development 
  • Preparing of taste-testing, Test series and product benchmark sessions 
  • Documentation of tests and tastings and participation in document preparations 
What will make you successful
  • Apprenticeship as a cook or culinary degree
  • Knowledge of the food in general, the ingredients, ethnic cuisines, regional specialities
  • Some years of experience in traditional restaurant/hotel business in different countries, preferably experience in international 5-star-hotel company as Chef de cuisine or above (Executive Sous Chef, Executive Chef)
  • Experienced in the high-end hospitality business, industrial knowledge is an advantage 
  • Experience in vegetarian cooking is an advantage
  • Fluency in English mandatory (written and spoken)
  • Experienced in all relevant MS-Office tools
  • Proactive, cross functional working style 
Growing together sustainably.

We make sure that you can shape your professional and private life according to your own ideas: with further training offers tailored to your individual needs and other internal benefits.

Ready for the next step?

Please apply online. Your contact person for this position is Jacqueline Zeuner.
Do you have any questions? We have summarized the answers to the most important questions for applicants for you here.

NPTC Food wants to be a good partner for you. With our offer for flexible working time and several work-life balance initiatives, we want to make sure that you can find a good harmony between your professional and personal life. If you are also looking for an exciting, challenging and rewarding position in a great international atmosphere with other benefits like a company pension fund and individual offers for further development we would love to hear from you. 

#DE-Priority

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