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Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a relentless drive to innovate, Givaudan is at the forefront of creating flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. The Company achieved sales of CHF 5.1 billion in 2017. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 100 locations, the company has more than 11,100 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.

Concept Development Chef (Cranbury NJ)

Join us and celebrate the beauty of human experience. Create for happier, healthier lives, with love for nature. Together, with our customers, we deliver food innovations, craft inspired fragrances and develop beauty and wellbeing solutions. There’s much to learn and many to learn from, with more than 16,800 employees around the world to explore ideas and ambitions with. 

 

In the USA, we develop, market and produce a wide array of solutions from our 25 most innovative sites, based across the country. Stretch your skills, create and get inspiration from passionate colleagues. Every day, your energy, your thirst for knowledge, and your creativity will shape our future, making a positive difference on billions of people. Every essence of you enriches our world. We are Givaudan. Human by nature.

 

Do you have experience creating and marketing new recipes or menu ideas? Have you reworked a meal plan to include other food items of the same ingredients, but with a create flair? Do you have an understanding of flavors, ingredients, and textures and how they make a dish come alive through many types of cuisine?

 

This is cooking to inspire innovation to win business! Put your culinary skills to work in a corporate environment in this Cranbury NJ-based position.

 

Reporting to our Culinary Group Leader, use your knowledge and passion for cooking to inspire others, demonstrate your creativity to our internal teams and ultimately our customers…challenge their own experience with food to create something different, or better, or more diverse. Assist to develop new food products for our customers such as food manufacturers, retailers, and restaurants, and assist in presenting your ideas to our product developers and even our customers.

 

  • Collaborate: Be a recognized, and valued, culinary resource. Establish and develop Chef-to-Chef relationships with our customers for better understanding of project objectives that bring the creative ideas of others to market. Increase level of expertise to improve our culinary leadership position. Contribute to our image amongst our customers. Work with Sales and Marketing teams to develop product demonstrations and brainstorming sessions.

 

  • Influence: Be the culinary reference for product development and marketing teams with recipe development and concepts to ensure quality products. Communicate and interact with technical groups to assure successful completion of projects. Interface with Flavor Creation & Application (FC&A), Sales, and Marketing.

 

  • Create: Demonstrate strong knowledge of food trends as they emerge. Gain understanding of customer's commercialization process and be able to suggest process improvements or changes. Maintain an understanding of new and innovative ingredients. Contribute to our strategies and business objectives by generating and applying culinary knowledge.


You?

  • Degree from accredited culinary school. ACF/RCA Certification helpful or BS in Food Science or related field.
  • 2+ years of work experience with the food and beverage industry to include product development experience
  • Demonstrated passion for global food and food trends.
  • Demonstrated success working on teams.
  • Willingness to travel 50% of time or more as a responsible representative of Givaudan.

 

Benefits includes Medical, Dental, Vision, and a high matching 401k
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Every essence of you enriches our world.
Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.



At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.
You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.
Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.
Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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