Job Opportunity: Lead Recipe Developer


At Dish Works we are a passionate group of creatives that love food and love to make beautiful content.The Lead Recipe Developer is a key part of the creative team, creating and testing recipes that will be the basis for photos and videos we shoot in the studio.

Please submit your application after reviewing and ensuring you have met the criteria below.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Recipe Development

  • Stay informed about current culinary trends, techniques and processes
  • Become familiar with client's product(s) for effective use in recipes
  • Thoroughly understand client-provided guidelines for product usage generally and for particular recipes
  • Generate and pitch a variety of creative, unique recipe ideas for each project
  • Develop custom recipes to align with client and project needs (budget, audience, nutrition, etc)
  • Provide ingredients, method, prep time, cooking time, serving size and other recipe info as needed
  • Maintain documentation of internal recipe standards
  • Carefully follow company and client recipe formatting guidelines
  • Supervise recipe creators and review all recipes created by the team
  • Ensure other recipe developers are adhering to client and company standards
  • Provide culinary feedback and recommendations for recipes and scripts
  • Answer basic culinary questions from client and team
  • Respond quickly and communicate clearly while working remotely


  • Participate in weekly team update conference call
  • Communicate regularly with supervisors
  • Accurately record work activities in tracking systems
  • Strive to improve efficiency and effectiveness of assigned tasks
  • Adhere to company standards and expectations in employee handbook and periodic reviews

Qualifications and Skills:

You could be a good fit for this position if…

  • You are a creative thinker
  • You are thorough and detail oriented
  • You are an active communicator with good listening skills
  • You have extensive knowledge of food and drink and culinary terms, techniques and trends
  • You are able to work with unique ingredients and dietary restrictions (like sugar-free, plant-based, gluten-free, keto, etc.)
  • You have experience with a wide variety of cooking skills and kitchen equipment (air fryers, slow cookers, blenders, pressure cookers, etc.)
  • You have passion and curiosity for continued learning to build skill in the kitchen


As a Dish employee, you will be eligible for the following benefits…

  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote-friendly work environment
  • Health insurance plan
  • Employee Assistance Program

How to Apply:

Submit your resume, cover letter, and portfolio below after reviewing and ensuring you have met the criteria outlined.

We thank all applicants who express an interest. Unfortunately, we will only be in touch with those that are determined to be a compelling match for this opportunity.