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Kitchen Associate in Torrance, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Torrance, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    2 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Number: 2121021

Job Title: Kitchen Associate
Location: Torrance
Compensation: $15-18

Kitchen Associate will use culinary knowledge and independent judgment to evaluate kitchen equipment, analyze performance results, draw conclusions and make recommendations to the Test Kitchen Manager.

Key areas include execution of product validation tests, detailed report writing, and product, food and recipe research.

Qualifications and experience

  • Accredited culinary degree.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • 2+ years professional cooking experience.
  • Use of electrical kitchen appliances.
  • Recipe development and testing experience.
  • Food writing experience.
  • Food styling experience.
  • ServSafe Food Handler certificate.
  • Driver's license and use of a car for grocery shopping.
Key attributes

  • High task and organizational ability.
  • Passion for cooking and culinary trends.
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment to identify consumer insights.
  • Consumer focused and driven.
  • Good communication, listening and presentation skills.
  • Team player.
  • Works with confidentiality, integrity and trust.

Job Title: Kitchen Associate

Location: Torrance
Compensation: $15-18

About Nelson:

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