Test Kitchen Coordinator - TSG Corporate Office (Oldsmar, FL)
Trinity Services Group, Inc. - Oldsmar, FL

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The Opportunity
• Directly responsible for review, testing and implementation and maintenance of menu database of Corporate recipes to be included in new production program
• Selects, trains, and coordinates all Pilot Testing Units for new items, ensures consistent procedures are followed in testing and collects and analyzes all results
• Works with Dietetic team to ensure all products are nutritionally sound
• Creates new menu items with a focus on innovation, market conditions, or new product availability, while applying HACCP requirements
• Responsible for successful implementation and tracking of all roll-outs from a Unit, Region and Corporate standpoint, ensuring financial benefits are realized
• Create/Contribute new menu concepts, actively participating in menu re-engineering projects

Key Skill Requirements
• Strong project management experience and the ability to managing multiple projects and changing priorities
• Must have experience in menu costing and recipe development
• Ability to read, analyze, and interpret menu analysis from a standpoint of yield, cost, flavor and acceptability
• Able to present ideas effectively, actively listens and works across functional boundaries
• Ability to think strategically and execute/problem solve tactical issues
• Demonstrated ability to work independently with rapidly changing priorities in a fast paced environment

Education/Experience
• At least three (3) years’ experience in menu development which includes all financial and food cost responsibilities
• Culinary degree is strongly preferred
• Strong planning, research, communication (written and verbal) and presentation skills
• Possess the necessary skills to effectively work with and develop basic spreadsheets, databases and Pivot-tables
• Ability to calculate costing figures and saving estimates, apply concepts of basic algebra and must be extremely accurate in numeric calculations
• Effective and decisive under pressure
• Ability to travel up to 25% of the time based on needs

EOE/DFWE/AA

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