Technologist - Los Angeles, CA
that’s what Huxtable’s set out to create in 1981,
when we first began preparing signature dishes and sauces for local specialty
markets. Truth is, our delicious, award winning products are still made in
small batches with the finest ingredients available.
Today, Huxtable’s is one of the nation’s premier
manufacturers in the home meal replacement category, creating fresh entrees,
side dishes, appetizers, soups and holiday meals, for many of the premier
specialty, grocery, club stores and restaurants nationwide. With over 200
restaurant quality SKUs we offer traditional American menu items, ethnic food
options such as Italian, Mexican and Asian favorites.
As a result of close ties with our sister company, Pasta Kitchen, we
are able to produce product on both coasts to ensure maximum quality and
freshness. Our geographic reach extends from coast to coast, across all of
North America, allowing us to service National and International programs.
Position requires a very dynamic and confident food product developer with
strong technical and organizational skills. Culinary experience a plus.
Responsible for developing and commercializing high quality fresh meals,
salads, dips and sides for a dynamic refrigerated foods company.
- Develops new products from
ideation to plant execution for branded and private label products
- Prepare samples for customer
presentations and participate in product cuttings providing support to
Sales & Marketing
- Responsible for ingredient
sourcing/evaluation, assisting plant trials, initial production runs,
internal sensory evaluation of products and final product implementation
- Works closely with Quality
Assurance, Procurement and Production
- Responsible for ongoing
maintenance of recipes/formulations, methodologies and specifications
- 10 years or more of related
experience in Food Product Development
- Prior culinary experience a plusDiploma / Degree in Microbiology, Food Science
or related discipline an must
- Strong leadership,
communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to motivate a
- Exemplary organizational and
documentation control skills with emphasis on detail and management of
- Computer literacy
- Bilingual a plus
All resumes will be kept confidential and only the candidates meeting these
requirements will be contacted.
your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.