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Culinary Intern
The Culinary Edge
75 Oak Grove St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
The Culinary Edge hiring Culinary Intern in San Francisco, CA

The Culinary Edge hiring Culinary Intern in San Francisco, CA

The Culinary EdgeMore Info

Internship • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Feb 13, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details
About us.

TCE is the USA’s leading food & beverage innovation consultancy. We work with, or have worked with, 25% of the top 200 restaurant brands in the USA.

We create tomorrow’s restaurant concepts. Sometimes we work with ambitious brands, from startups to Starbucks. Sometimes we launch our own concepts across the Bay Area, like Starbird. 

At TCE you’ll find classically trained chefs working alongside designers, branding experts and food anthropologists. We fuse culinary excellence with human-centered design, to fuel the future of what we eat and drink. 

Our method is four-fold:

  • Lead with empathy. Follow through with know-how. 
  • Ask questions. Collaborate. Make ideas happen. 
  • Find the inspiration that empowers people to act.
  • See, and solve, problems from every angle. 

We’re enjoying a phase of rapid growth, executing on a plan to double the size of our company by the end of 2021. And that’s where you come in.

Join us. 

We are committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive workplace. Our goals and commitments are shaped and strengthened by our team. There is more work to be done. Join us, and help us build a future where all voices are heard and everyone can feel they belong.

About you.

You love food. Perhaps you’ve spent some time working in professional kitchens. You might be at an inflection point in your career where you’re hungry to explore another aspect of the F&B world. You strike us as a great candidate for a Culinary Internship at The Culinary Edge.

  • Passionate about food, cooking, trends, and dining.
  • You are a team player, flexible, easy-going and you have a sense of humor.
  • Resourceful, flexible and able to creatively solve problems.
  • Proactive and reliable to fellow team members and managers.
  • Able to manage heavy workload, prioritize well and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication, professional demeanor.
  • Ability to make excellent food, even with less-than-ideal or limited ingredients.
  • You understand and can manage recipe documentation.
  • Impeccable attention to detail and minimal errors.
About the role.

As the Culinary Intern, you will have the opportunity to work alongside professional chefs and strategists in order to gain hands-on experience in menu development, recipe formulation, facilities management, and the day-to-day operations of an active test kitchen. As an intern, your time is split between hands-on kitchen work, procurement, and culinary-related administrative tasks. You will assist the kitchen team by prepping ingredients, maintaining the kitchen space, equipment and supplies, and documenting recipes. You will also have the opportunity to participate in the creation  of kitchen/restaurant training materials, creative culinary development, and conduct research about ingredients, packaging, plateware, vendors, and concepts. During your time at TCE, you become an integrated team member with 360° exposure to our business. 

Responsibilities.
  • Support chefs and strategy team on client projects.
  • Develop recipes and menu items independently for client projects. Includes food, ingredient and menu preparation.
  • Accurately formulate, test and document recipes and formulations using standard forms and procedures.
  • Responsible for managing your schedule, and knowing the kitchen production and client deliverable schedule.
  • Shop and run errands for ingredients, supplies, and materials.
  • Shipping and receiving ingredients.
  • Assist in the creation of kitchen operations materials for client projects.
  • Research ingredients, vendors, equipment, packaging, and restaurant and culinary concepts.
  • Maintain cleanliness of work station, storage area and kitchen.

Table Stakes & Pluses!

  • University degree or culinary school degree not required but a plus.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in a professional restaurant kitchen is a must: Everyone on the kitchen team must possess a culinary foundation and “kitchen sense”.
  • Good working knowledge of both Microsoft and Mac office suites.
  • Ability to work on-site at our San Francisco test kitchen, located in the SOMA neighborhood.

Hours & Fine Print.

Hours may be different every week and are flexible, but an average week may be five days a week, Monday through Friday from 8am to 6pm for a total of approximately 40 hours per week.

Internship Term: Six (6) months

Earliest Start Date: February 20, 2022

Compensation: Hourly

Job Types: Part-time or full-time, Temporary

Reports to: Director, Culinary Operations. 

 


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

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Restaurant Consulting, Food Consulting

TCE is the USA’s leading food & beverage innovation consultancy. We work with, or have worked with, 25% of the top 200 restaurant brands in the USA. And sometimes we create and operate our own, like Starbird.
At TCE you’ll find classically trained chefs working alongside designers, branding experts and food anthropologists. We fuse culinary excellence with human-centered design, to fuel the future of how we eat and drink.

Our method is four-fold:
Lead with empathy. Follow through with know-how.
Ask questions. Collaborate. Make ideas happen.
Discover inspiration that empowers action.
See and solve problems from every angle.
We’re enjoying a phase of rapid growth, executing on a plan to double the size of our company by the end of 2021. And that’s where you come in.