Culinary Product Manager

| Chicago
Home Chef is looking to add a Culinary Product Manager to own the menu development process, including recipe ideation, meal selection, menu design, menu presentation, and measurement & improvement of menu-related metrics.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Ideation & Meal Selection
  • Create strategic roadmap for new meal ideation process, creating guidelines, sources of opportunity, and parameters for meals
  • Lead team-wide culinary ideation meetings
  • Select meals that perform well across key menu metrics including sales, costs, and customer experience
  • Taste and provide feedback daily on all meals chefs develop, including red meat, vegetarian, soy, seafood, shellfish, and pork
  • Menu Design & Presentation
  • Plan menus to optimize key menu metrics including sales, costs, and customer experience
  • Curate and analyze results of recurring customer surveys related to future meals
  • Evaluate overall menu and photography to ensure adherence to the recipe, sales viability, and presentation of meals
  • Work cross-functionally to understand and structure menus around seasonal operational and marketing initiatives
  • Measure & Improve Metrics
  • Collect and analyze sales, meal reviews, NPS, and other data to inform future menu-planning decisions, new product development, food photography, and other strategic decisions.
  • Implement processes & tools that drive improvement in menu-planning

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, formal culinary degree or certificate a plus
  • Excellent understanding and experience in food – either professionally, formal education, or extensive informal education
  • Passion for food & willingness to eat all meals created by chefs (allergens and dietary restrictions cannot be accommodated)
  • 2-4 years of experience in a rigorous fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects and initiatives simultaneously with a results-oriented approach
  • Comfort in using Excel; expertise a plus
  • Independent self-starter inclined towards finding solutions without significant oversight

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Location

Located in the iconic Wrigley building, our location offers the best of the Loop and River North. Close to transportation, restaurants & shops.
400 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611

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