As our Recipe Developer, you will support the Culinary guild by assisting with menu development in our high-energy Test Kitchen. You will ideate and test recipes weekly, adhering to the Plated brand and style guides. This is a unique opportunity to work and learn in a highly collaborative and fast-paced environment, and to help ensure our Customers can recreate the same experience with our physical product in their own kitchens.
What You'll be Doing
Write recipes with the Plated Customer in mind, adhering to brand style guides, expectations, and parameters
Supports timely execution of all recipe tests and photo shoots
Test 4-6 recipes per week with with various serving sizes
Test recipes efficiently and smartly to create excellent cooking experiences
Manage recipes in our content management system and responsible for testing note entry and communication
Assist in preparation for all photo shoot materials
Help maintain a clean and organized Test Kitchen
Write additional recipes for blogs as needed
Test new and potential ingredients for introduction
What You Bring to the Table
Culinary degree required with proven culinary technique
1-2 years of experience working in a test kitchen environment
1+ years of experience with recipe writing and testing
Experience working with G-Suite and CMS platforms
Ability to work in a fast-paced kitchen environment
Detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
Able to take clear, descriptive notes during recipe testing
Receptive to feedback
Can balance advanced culinary skill while keeping the home-cook in mind
Excellent, team-oriented communication skills
Physical Job Demands & Work Environment
Regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate kitchen tools and equipment, and a computer
Exposure to a fast-paced and highly collaborative kitchen environment
Extended stationary standing in Test Kitchen
Exposure to commercial kitchen equipment hazards
Working at Plated
Plated brings together exceptional food, unparalleled creativity, and innovative technology to redefine the dinner experience. Our team is solving big-picture problems in a collaborative, data-driven environment we've built togetherand we're looking for the best people to join us.
Our benefits and perks (expanding all the time!):
The best part: a free weekly Plated box!
Unlimited vacation days with a "get your work done" policy that respects your time
Customizable medical, vision, and dental plans and a 401(k) plan
Annual education stipend for your career development
Newly renovated office in Chelsea, Manhattan with an open floor plan, beautiful demo kitchens, and adorable office dogs.
Daily breakfast, afternoon snacks, and Test Kitchen samples
Company events, cultural clubs, and food-related activities
Plated is an Equal Opportunity Employer.