Job is saved!

Click your avatar to
access saved jobs and applications


Youtopia, LLC hiring R&D Master Chef in Littleton, CO

Youtopia, LLCMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($80k - $110k)
Expired: Jul 3, 2022

Sorry, this job expired on Jul 3, 2022. Below are other jobs that may be of interest to you.

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, STD, and life Insurance


Required Skills

Product Developement

Sous Vide

Cooking for Catering

High Volume Catering

Recipe Development

Recipe Testing

Microsoft Office

Google Suite

Cross-Functional Team Work

Read more

View Job Description

Other jobs you might be interested in


Executive Chef
Rosetta Hall
Full Time • Salary ($70k - $75k)
Boulder, CO • Upscale Casual
Sous Chef
Rosetta Hall
Full Time • Salary ($60k)
Boulder, CO • Upscale Casual
+5 Awards
Sous Chef
Frasca Food & Wine
Full Time • Salary ($55k - $65k)
Frasca Hospitality Group
Boulder, CO • Upscale Casual
Sous Chef
Le Bilboquet Denver
Full Time • Salary ($55k - $65k)
Denver, CO • Upscale Casual
Sous Chef
Quality Italian Denver
Full Time • Salary ($65k - $80k)
Quality Branded
Denver, CO • Upscale Casual
Sous Chef
Linger
Full Time • Salary ($55k - $65k)
Denver, CO • Casual Dining
Executive Chef
Rosetta Hall
Full Time • Salary ($70k - $75k)
Boulder, CO • Upscale Casual
Sous Chef
Rosetta Hall
Full Time • Salary ($60k)
Boulder, CO • Upscale Casual
Sous Chef
Apple Blossom
Full Time • Salary ($57k - $60k)
Denver, CO • Fine Dining
Award
Sous Chef
Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center
Full Time • Salary ($52.05k - $90.22k)
Marriott International
Aurora, CO • Full Service Hotel
Executive Chef
OTOTO
Full Time • Salary ($65k - $75k)
Sushi Den Restaurants
Denver, CO • Upscale Casual
+5 Awards
Sous Chef
Frasca Food & Wine
Full Time • Salary ($55k - $65k)
Frasca Hospitality Group
Boulder, CO • Upscale Casual
Sous Chef
Le Bilboquet Denver
Full Time • Salary ($55k - $65k)
Denver, CO • Upscale Casual
Executive Chef
Barcelona Wine Bar & Restaurant
Full Time • Salary ($80k - $90k)
Denver, CO • Bar / Lounge
Event Chef
the Farmer In The Hive
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($18.00 - $20.00) plus tips
Englewood, CO • Food Truck / Stand
Sous Chef
Sunday Vinyl
Full Time • Salary ($55k - $60k)
Frasca Hospitality Group
Denver, CO • Wine Bar
Executive Chef
Sushi Den
Full Time • Salary ($65k - $75k)
Denver, CO • Upscale Casual
Sous Chef
OTOTO
Full Time • Salary ($65k)
Sushi Den Restaurants
Denver, CO • Upscale Casual
Chef de Cuisine
OAK at fourteenth
Full Time • Salary ($60k - $65k)
Acorn and Oak at Fourteenth Restaurant Group
Boulder, CO • Upscale Casual
Chef de Cuisine
Safta
Full Time • Salary ($80k - $90k)
Pomegranate Hospitality
Denver, CO • Restaurant Group
Chef de Cuisine
Bellota
Full Time • Salary ($65k - $70k)
Denver, CO • Casual Dining
+2 Awards
Sous Chef II
The Ritz-Carlton, Denver
Full Time • Salary ($21.76 - $37.72)
Marriott International
Denver, CO • Luxury Hotel
Chef de Cuisine
Pizzeria Locale
Full Time • Salary ($70k - $80k)
Frasca Hospitality Group
Boulder, CO • Upscale Casual
Chef de Cuisine
Bellota
Full Time • Salary ($60k - $65k)
Restaurants by Bill Espiricueta
Boulder, CO • Casual Dining
Assistant Sous Chef
Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel
Full Time • Salary ($18.94 - $32.21)
Marriott International
Denver, CO • Full Service Hotel
Chef de Partie
Marigold Lyons
Full/Part Time • Hourly ($15.00 - $17.00) plus tips
Lyons, CO • Upscale Casual

Cafe