Senior Product Development & Production Chef

  • Product Development
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • £Negotiable
  • W6738
  • If you would like to discuss this job, please contact:
    Dhrutee - 0345 2600 737

The Company

Like the thought of joining a leading Food business delivering world-class culinary services and innovative products? This prestigious international company is in a league of its own, leading the way with exciting regional cuisine from all corners of the globe. They are now seeking a talented Senior Development & Production Chef who excels within Chinese and SE Asian cuisine.

Fluency in Cantonese or Mandarin is essential.

The Role

This is a pacey and high-profile role where you will be leading the product development for the Chinese cuisine category of the business. You’ll be responsible for understanding and delivering on the culinary needs of your customer accounts, both from a menu development and commercial perspective.

With your knowledge of regional nuances and ingredients, you will be able to elevate dishes and really impress your customers. With the help your team, you will prepare customer presentations, leading both internal and external menu and product presentations to ensure concepts are well received and surpass expectations.

This is a varied and cross-functional role where you will work with the operations, procurement and commercial teams to ensure that your products can be scaled up and transition smoothly into full scale production.

The Person

Suit an innovative development chef with professional culinary qualifications and a strong competency in regional Chinese cuisines. You must have experience of large-scale food production, either from food manufacturing or catering.

With this being a customer facing role, you must have the confidence to develop and manage relationships with stakeholders at every level. You will love leading presentations and be a natural at engaging your customers, getting their buy-in with your knowledge and passion for your products. Due to the customer base, fluency in Mandarin or Cantonese is essential.

If you thrive in a busy atmosphere, have a strong work ethic and are ready to take on a fast-paced role where your hard work will be rewarded then we’d like to hear from you. Apply now!

Ref: W6738


Due to the large number of applications our opportunities attract, it sometimes takes us time to thoroughly review and consider them all. We endeavour to respond to every application within 5 working days, however if you have not heard from us within this timeframe, we are sorry to say your application for the role has not been successful. To support you in showcasing your best self, we make sure that any necessary accommodations, whether physical or non-physical, are provided to assist you throughout the job application and interview process.

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.