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Recipe Developer

Discovery Communications
New York, NY 10001
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    112801491
Discovery Communications


Recipe Developer

US-NY-New York City

Job ID: 23922
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Programming & Production
US-NY-New York City

Overview

Discovery, Inc. is searching for a Recipe Developer in our New York-Chelsea Market location to join the Food Network team. Reporting to the Test Kitchen Director, the developer will create delicious original recipe content consistent with the Food Network brands for our popular digital and print platforms.



Responsibilities

1. Write clean recipes consistent with the Food Network Kitchen style
2. Produce shopping list for development and that are sensitive to both costs and broad market consumer availability
3. Prepare, test, and evaluate recipes for accuracy and method
4. Prepare, test, and evaluate recipes with an eye for visual creativity and compatibility with digital video
5. Create custom recipe content based on a single featured ingredient.
6. Evaluate recipes for taste, as well as, consumer and brand suitability
7. Adjust and modify recipes as per supervisor instructions and tasting panel feedback
8. Keep detailed and accurate notation of the recipe development process
9. Input all procedural recipe changes in the computer and maintain record of testing
10. Keep current with industry and food trends
11. Keep current with food-based websites and social media platforms
12. Conduct thorough culinary research
13. Supervise and train interns and freelance recipe testers involved in targeted recipe development projects as needed
14. Maintain an orderly, professional, and sanitary work station in the Test Kitchen
15. Store and handle all food products for testing to maintain maximum freshness and shelf life
16. Take digital photos for web projects as well as style food for photography



Qualifications

* Culinary degree preferred with:
* 2 years Restaurant or Catering experience
* 4 years Test Kitchen experience for cookbooks or other publications
* 4 years’ experience working in culinary media
* Recipe Development with comparable media company
* Strong culinary knowledge, including but not limited to: Contemporary and Regional American Cooking, French Cuisine, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, SE Asian, and Mexican Cuisine
* Strong understanding of the fundamentals of baking, including but not limited to: Quick Breads, Cakes, Cookies, Pastries, Bread Baking, and Chocolate, and Decorating
* Full Competency in Recipe Writing and writing How-to instruction
* Working knowledge of food styling
* Basic Digital Photography skills
* Knowledge and mastery of industry standards for food safety and sanitation
* Time Management and coordination skills
* Organization and planning skills

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States

New York City, New York, NYC, NY

Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

EEO is the Law

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI112801491

<b>Discovery Communications</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Recipe Developer</b><br/><br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 23922<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Programming & Production<br/>US-NY-New York City<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">Discovery, Inc. is searching for a Recipe Developer in our New York-Chelsea Market location to join the Food Network team. Reporting to the Test Kitchen Director, the developer will create delicious original recipe content consistent with the Food Network brands for our popular digital and print platforms.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Write clean recipes consistent with the Food Network Kitchen style<br />2. Produce shopping list for development and that are sensitive to both costs and broad market consumer availability<br />3. Prepare, test, and evaluate recipes for accuracy and method<br />4. Prepare, test, and evaluate recipes with an eye for visual creativity and compatibility with digital video <br />5. Create custom recipe content based on a single featured ingredient.<br />6. Evaluate recipes for taste, as well as, consumer and brand suitability<br />7. Adjust and modify recipes as per supervisor instructions and tasting panel feedback<br />8. Keep detailed and accurate notation of the recipe development process<br />9. Input all procedural recipe changes in the computer and maintain record of testing<br />10. Keep current with industry and food trends<br />11. Keep current with food-based websites and social media platforms<br />12. Conduct thorough culinary research <br />13. Supervise and train interns and freelance recipe testers involved in targeted recipe development projects as needed<br />14. Maintain an orderly, professional, and sanitary work station in the Test Kitchen<br />15. Store and handle all food products for testing to maintain maximum freshness and shelf life<br />16. Take digital photos for web projects as well as style food for photography</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* Culinary degree preferred with:<br />* 2 years Restaurant or Catering experience<br />* 4 years Test Kitchen experience for cookbooks or other publications <br />* 4 years experience working in culinary media <br />* Recipe Development with comparable media company<br />* Strong culinary knowledge, including but not limited to: Contemporary and Regional American Cooking, French Cuisine, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, SE Asian, and Mexican Cuisine<br />* Strong understanding of the fundamentals of baking, including but not limited to: Quick Breads, Cakes, Cookies, Pastries, Bread Baking, and Chocolate, and Decorating<br />* Full Competency in Recipe Writing and writing How-to instruction<br />* Working knowledge of food styling<br />* Basic Digital Photography skills<br />* Knowledge and mastery of industry standards for food safety and sanitation<br />* Time Management and coordination skills<br />* Organization and planning skills</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">New York City, New York, NYC, NY</span></p>Discovery Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/JBmbWeFp8RxqhPJVfYyLw"> <p>PI112801491</p>
Posted: 2019-08-14 Expires: 2019-09-15

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