Job title: Recipe Developer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Dubai, AE
Job published: 2023-05-22
Job ID: 32598
Contact name: Lauren Davies
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Job Description

Recipe Developer needed for a leading Food Tech company based in Dubai.

Location Dubai

Salary 15,000-17,000AED /month + benefits


  • Strong cooking experience – you have a degree or diploma in cooking/kitchen management
  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Journalism, Food Sciences or related field
  • Excellent written English and command of the English language
  • Passion for food - knowledge of food trends and international cuisine types
  • Good understanding of nutritional requirements
  • Experience with;
    • Cooking independently
    • Food photography
    • Food styling

Essential Behavioral Competencies:

  • Passionate about food: Thinks and breathes good food. Spends free time trying and cooking new recipes. Has an interest in the aesthetic side of food and regularly snaps pictures of their creations
  • Customer centric: Understands what people like and want to order and eat. Is interested in understanding the commercial side of recipes and getting very familiar with our core customer
  • Passion for quality: Understands the quality of ingredients and is aware of the importance of the brand and how it is perceived by the customer
  • Work ethic: Follows through on commitments, moves fast, and takes initiative

Key Responsibilities:

  • New/updated recipes: create an average of 60 recipes per quarter that adhere to our cost, structure, and quality guidelines
  • Style and photograph: create appealing recipe images
  • Peer testing: test team member’s recipes and provide structured and actionable feedback
  • Recipe card development: participate in the read-through and recipe improvement process while pushing for accuracy and ease of use


  • Competitive package
  • Medical insurance, 22 working days off a year, with an annual ticket home
  • Relocation assistance to Dubai, if applicable
  • 50% discount on your subscription, as well as other product initiatives
  • Office Location: Dubai Investment Park, Dubai, UAE
  • For immediate start

About the Role:

Based in Dubai, the company is a rapidly growing e-commerce meal kit company. They look to make people’s lives easier, healthier, and more memorable and to achieve that they have invested in hiring the best people and creating the best systems.

The mission of the recipe developer is to create exciting recipes that are varied and simple and delight our customers.