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Chef
Youtopia, LLC
Littleton, CO
Youtopia, LLC hiring Chef in Littleton, CO

Youtopia, LLC hiring Chef in Littleton, CO

Youtopia, LLCMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($80k - $110k)
Expired: May 28, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

6+ years


Job Details
About Us

Youtopia®: We’re on a mission to optimize your health with precision nourishment.  Our initial product launch will provide a way to make this simple and achievable for all of us. Our tribe is built on the foundation of love, being a blessing to others, and transforming the lives of millions. 

On our team, you will get to dedicate 70% of your working time doing what you do best: building amazing things with other amazing people in a fast-paced environment and having a blast doing it! 

A unique opportunity exists at Youtopia® Health for an Exponential Chef who is a self-starter with a growth mindset who wants to join a start-up where innovation is valued. As a Youtopian™ Exponential Chef, your role is centered on the development, implementation, and execution of culinary innovation through a blend of culinary arts and food science as part of the Youtopia Health team. 

 As our R&D Master Chef, you will:
  • Combine culinary skills and scientific knowledge to drive commercially viable product development for a personalized meal delivery platform.
  • Lead culinary aspects of recipe development with solutions to quality and flavor issues.
  • Review customer experience data to determine necessary adjustments to recipes and product delivery to ensure high nutritional and high customer satisfaction.
  • Document and explain techniques for others to re-create those recipes.
  • Work closely with the Nutritional & Medical Scientists to design meal-specific solutions that set out to help cure and prevent disease and regenerate health.
  • Create standard operating procedures, best practices, and policies that ensure consistency and quality across a network of distributed resources. 
  • Drive and maintain the highest standards in production amongst an ever-growing network of meal makers.
  • Develop and operate programs that utilize current supply of inventory amongst "meal makers" in order to drive down waste to close to 0%, improve cost and efficiency.
What you bring to the table:
  • A unique combination of chef, product developer, and nutritional scientist. Ability to address complex challenges in creating healthy meals with simplicity and clarity.
  • Proficient in advanced cooking techniques used to preserve nutrient value and quality of meals in ready-to-eat and cook-chill-retherm situations.
  • Previous experience working with a nutritionist and as a chef in a commercial kitchen or food service company.
  • Be a champion for the development of healthy great-tasting recipes.
  • A skill set of using common, easily sourced ingredients in order to create simple and straightforward, good tasting, healthy meals.
  • A focus on consistency and high-quality results.
  • Familiarity and comfort working with a wide variety of cuisines, across a range of food categories.
  • Ability to effectively resource with a diverse team of foodservice professionals, as needed.
  • Have an enormous passion for and demonstrates living optimally utilizing preventive health and nutrition. 
  • Excellent team player with Exponential Organization mindset and approach. 
  • Medical mindset and approach to outcomes is comprehensively holistic.
  • Ability to interface with and maintain good rapport with medical scientists, nutritional scientists, medical practitioners, nutritionists and the entire food industry.
  • Experience creating healthy meals that meet the Youtopia® Health criterion and fit within customer expectations. 
Required experience and education:
  • 7-10 years of experience innovating food products across various foodservice and manufacturing environments
  • Food Science background preferred
  • 3+ years experience in product development
  • 3+ years professional kitchen experience
  • Must have a passion for loving and serving others 
  • Experience with sous vide, HPP, food preparation is a plus.
  • Team player and strong skills in communicating, influencing, critical thinking and problem-solving.
  • Meticulous attention to detail including strong analytical, writing, and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Comfortable with changing tasks frequently and working in ambiguity.
  • Ability to take charge, work independently, and  as well as part of a larger team.
  • High motivation to learn, develop and perform in a fast-paced environment.
Preferred experience and education:
  • ServSafe certified (preferred) or ability to complete the program within 30 days of hire.
  • Nutritional Science and formal chef training
  • Ability to wear many hats as needs change.
Why you should work with us:

Unique opportunity to work with an early stage, well-funded, start-up on the path to help millions of people achieve vibrant health through the power of optimal individualized nutrition.  

Medical, dental, vision, short-term disability and life insurance


Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($80,000.00 - $110,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off

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