Nov. 9, 2021

R&D Chef (Part-time)

Confidential San Francisco Bay Area, California

This position is based in Oakland, CA and will only consider local (Bay Area) candidates for this role. Duties & Responsibilities: • Research, pitch, write, and develop recipes, including: heat and eat meals, deli staples, seasonal variations of existing products, components for meal kits • Refine recipes to be produced at scale at the Good Eggs Kitchen Production Center • Follow our brand guidelines and culinary philosophy, maintain particular focus on making sure that recipes meet Good Eggs’ culinary tenets • Become completely immersed in our marketplace, and specifically feature local and seasonal ingredients from our producers • Partner with the Head of Culinary Development to identify and refine recipes for potential outsourcing • Partner with the Kitchen Manager on production feasibility for recipes to be made at the Production Center(s) • Partner with the Test Kitchen team to develop new components for the Good Eggs Meal Kit program • Maintain a clean, organized, and professional test kitchen, testing recipes and products remotely or at the Production Center for batch testing • Support photography of all developed recipes Experience Required: • 3-5 years of experience writing and developing recipes for a brand or restaurant • Strong culinary knowledge and experience, preferably in a test kitchen, restaurants, and/or culinary school • Strong Google Suite skills and an aptitude for learning proprietary software • Food safety certification and nutritional analysis knowledge preferred Relevant Skills & Experience: • Proactive, ambitious, and assertive: you take ownership of your work and think beyond the scope of a given assignment • Committed to providing quality goods, championing local purveyors, and advocating for environmental stewardship. • Work for a purpose-driven company • An incredible work environment with passionate, diverse, and accomplished team members • Benefits include employer-assisted health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401k, flexible spending accounts (FSA), 20% off groceries, Flex vacation + 10 holidays, generous parental leave, & the opportunity for an unpaid sabbatical after 2 years. • Meaningful equity is provided to all employees • The opportunity to work for a pioneering company in a trillion dollar market that is quickly shifting online • Guidance from an all-star board including Bill Gurley (Benchmark Capital, #2 on the Midas List), Danny Rimer (Index Ventures), Chuck Templeton (Managing Director of S2G Ventures and founder of Open Table), and Vishal Vasishth (Obvious Ventures). We are pioneering a better way for people to feed their family, without settling.

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