Test Kitchen Manager

Montréal, QC

Start date As soon as possible

Job type

Full time Categories Manager / Supervisor , Manager
  • Manage test kitchen team personnel including sous chefs, freelance food stylist and photographer. This includes hiring, onboarding, training, motivating, delivering feedback and providing tools for team success.
  • Manage test kitchen facilities and equipment including repairs, purchasing and physical space
  • Manage sample process including receiving, storing and testing new ingredient samples
  • Create and implement new processes for recipe testing, ingredient procurement and storage
  • Communicate with recipe development team to make sure recipes are executed to their standards and design
  • Be responsible for twice weekly or more tasting meetings where dishes will be evaluated by upper management
  • Oversee styling and photography process including some art direction, food and prop styling and communication of feedback and brand guidelines to team
  • Continuously improve efficiency of overall recipe testing process
  • Organize test kitchen schedule including
    • Ingredient sourcing/purchasing
    • Testing schedule
    • Tasting schedule
  • Minimum 3 years experience managing a team in the food industry
  • Experience with the design and implementation of corporate training tools and processes an asset
  • Bachelor's degree or similar completed
  • Bilingual (Fr/En)
  • Passion and vast knowledge of all things food (trends, tastes, classics, seasonality, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with can do attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Professional cooking experience an asset

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Test Kitchen Manager at Goodfood Market Corp.

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