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Publication or Company American Express Publishing
Job Title Test Kitchen Manager, Food & Wine
Industry Magazine Publishing
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Description:

Overview of the Department:

The Test Kitchen Manager will report to the Food & Wine brand’s Executive Food Editor and be a key member of the 9-person Food Department. The Test Kitchen Manager will have 3 Direct Reports: the Test Kitchen Senior Editor, the Test Kitchen Associate Editor and the Test Kitchen Assistant.

Job Description & Responsibilities:

The Food & Wine Food Department is looking for a dynamic Test Kitchen Manager to oversee the team that tests and creates recipe content for the F&W brand. He/she will be in charge of making sure that every recipe produced and perfected in the Test Kitchen meets the highest standards—and is developed and/or tested on schedule.
- Manage 3 direct reports
- Manage the Test Kitchen operations
- Test and develop recipes
- Actively engage in social media/brand building
- Organize testing and development Schedule:
- Oversee sourcing of/shopping for ingredients
- Oversee recipe images and flow to the Photo and Production departments


Job Qualifications:
- Have solid management experience and demonstrated leadership skills.
- Have a minimum of 5 years of experience testing and developing recipes in a Test Kitchen. A serious interest in baking is a definite plus.
- Have extensive recipe writing experience.
- Have significant experience developing culinary content for print and digital.
- Have a college degree as well as culinary school training and/or significant restaurant experience.
- Have vast and varied culinary knowledge and great familiarity with global cuisines.
- Have a strong interest in/knowledge of wine.
- Have good photography skills.
- Have superb communication and organizational skills.
- Have people leadership experience.

About Our Company American Express Publishing Corporation produces authoritative lifestyle content that empowers affluent, primed consumers - and the businesses that serve them - to make informed decisions. We tell customers where to fly, what to try, and what to buy next. Through the lens of five multi-media brands - Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, Departures, Executive Travel and Black Ink -content is available in magazines, digitally, on-air, on mobile devices, in branded books, through membership clubs, at events, and throughout over 70 countries with 25 editions in 9 languages. American Express Publishing is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American Express Company. Follow us on Twitter @amexpublishing.

American Express is a global services company, providing customers with access to products, insights and experiences that enrich lives and build business success. Learn more at www.americanexpress.com and connect with us on facebook.com/americanexpress, twitter.com/americanexpress and youtube.com/americanexpress.
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