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GFIC recruits for a Food&Beverage Company 


Chef with Food Ingredients Experience m/f/d

Location: Malta

  • Reporting to the Head of R&D, the Concept and Development Chef supports fast product prototyping which is part of the incubator approach to create and deliver new concepts and their feasibility.

  • The Concept and Development Chef, within the project assignments, translates cooking and cuisine understanding into the development of prototypes, products, and application recipes.


Key Accountabilities


  • Develop prototypes and test series including the presentation in tasting sessions

  • Implement scientific findings, new technologies and processes into culinary prototypes and first feasibility assessments

  • Plan and coordinate prototyping and development related activities within the project time plan in a proactive way

  • Assist in the scaling up of development prototypes in Bench scale and Pilot Plant

  • Present new product ideas including concept prototypes

Lab and kitchen

  • Ensure proper functioning of the experimental kitchen, including material supply and maintenance, Good Laboratory Practices (GLPs) implementation and internal databases management

  • Responsible for maintaining the experimental kitchen in a neat and organized manner by ensuring adequate labeling of samples/ingredients, material stock level maintenance, daily equipment checks

  • Responsible for up-keep of experimental kitchen and safety equipment in good order and ensure availability

  • Aiding in preparation for tasting sessions



  • Gastronomy Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Food Technology/ Food Science/ Food Engineering would be a plus.


  • Vast experience in gastronomy and hospitality industry with leading positions in a kitchen team as Chef de cuisine / Senior Chef

  • 3+ years of experience in product development

  • Vast experience in the gastronomy and hospitality industry with leading positions in a kitchen team as Chef de cuisine / Senior Chef

  • Experiences with cross-functional work of development and production units

  • Project management experience

  • Knowledge about working in a matrix-like structure

  • Good knowledge of MS Office and very good skills in English

Technical skills

  • New products creation

  • Solid understanding of food science and guiding principles

  • Sensory evaluation

  • Kitchen and processes management skills


  • Proven vertical and horizontal communication skills with different stakeholders – Fluent in English

  • Team player

  • Ability to work on several projects in parallel

  • Result driven

  • Challenge status quo

Knowledge about food ingredients / industrial raw materials like flavors, fats, oils, starches, and hydrocolloids etc.


Geiger Food Ingredients 
Recruitment & Consult.Ing


Munich | Gruenwald | Germany

+49-171-644 80 94 

Skype alfredgeiger

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