Chef – New Product Development

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our
New Product Development team, based in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire.

Head Chef StefanYou should have a driving passion for good food, and for delivering an exceptional experience for the diner or customer. You should have a creative flair for both cookery and problem solving, as you will be required to develop innovative food products from concept to launch. The role also includes the provision of restaurant style entertainments for our customers and other visitors.

Curries"This role involves much more than simply being able to cook; you will be expected to match recipes and factory processes, lead ‘Cook School’ sessions for staff training, and represent Donald Russell at food industry exhibitions throughout Europe. The job also entails some food styling for in-house photography, so any experience you have in these areas would be advantageous.

SoupsYou should be organised, with the ability to learn fast, and be able to demonstrate a strong working knowledge of food and the food production or hospitality industry. There is also the possibility within this role to work on our Export projects, so a fluent command of both German and English languages is preferable.

Fish CakeYou will enjoy the satisfaction of seeing your developed dishes and products sold throughout the UK and Europe, all within office working hours. At Donald Russell, you will be working for a fast growing company, with all the benefits and career support that comes with that. Full training will be given on our delicious range of products, so you will taste our passion for quality!

If the above describes you, and you are interested in joining our friendly and dynamic organisation, please send your CV and a covering letter by email to: