Research Chef/Beverage Specialist - Winston-Salem, NC
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Research & Development
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This position utilizes existing and
or emerging beverage trends to design and build new products and processes
that drive business growth that
meet the goals and strategies of Krispy Kreme. The Research Chef/Beverage
Specialist is responsible for all global beverage projects, taking them from
concept through commercial launch in collaboration with Marketing,
Procurement and R&D team members.
the Global Beverage Strategy Initiatives. Develops product proto-types to
exceed the targeted goals of those initiatives.
in Creating and driving the New Beverage Product Innovation pipeline,
ensuring a constant flow of New Products, Platforms and Line Extensions.
as internal champion for new game-changing beverage products
development of new beverage prototypes against required consumer, safety, regulatory,
commercialization and cost parameters.
- Scale and commercialize
- Source ingredients that meet
Krispy Kreme specifications.
internal product showings for cross functional teams to meet the needs of the
Krispy Kremeís customer.
with training and operations on recipe cards, preparation instruction and
additional executional materials.
weekly reports for the development of new products beginning at conception
through successful commercialization.
- Maintain proper documentation
on product formulations, culinary specifications, processing procedures,
testing evaluations, along with any other technical documents and vendor
communications that allow for consistent and reliable execution in the
- Stay abreast of global food and
beverage trends and products, bringing ongoing flow of new ideas and
products to the innovation pipeline in alignment with business unitís
- Participate in evaluation of
retail shop beverage equipment needs along with operations,
manufacturing services and supply chain.
- Support day to day issue
- Other responsibilities as
Culinary Degree from a respected culinary institution / BS Degree in Food
of 5 years experience in Product Development with
at least 3 years in Beverage Product Development
Beverage product development experience preferred
experience developing compelling, successful beverage product platforms
to effectively leverage a global supplier base and consistently drive
knowledge of food and beverage labeling protocol, nutritional claims and food
and beverage regulatory affairs
for food, beverage and culinary world
in Microsoft Office products
analytical and problem solving skills
organizational skills with a proven ability to move multiple projects forward
in a constructive and positive manner
attention to detail
service oriented for both internal and external partners
to work effectively under tight deadlines and in high-pressure situations
ability to effectively multitask
communication skills (written and verbal)
ready to help and learn
to travel up to 20% both domestic and international
a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check
Krispy Kreme supports a diverse and
drug-free workplace. EOE. E-Verify Employer.