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Corporate Executive Chef - Chains 


Customer Development

  • Assists in identifying strategic projects with new and current customers
  • Assists in identifying strategic new customer targets
  • Leads in creating and presenting products/ideas/applications that meet key customer needs and fit within Custom Culinary’s® capability portfolio
  • Possesses strong presentation skills
  • Possesses strong organizational skills to keep projects on track
  • Possesses ability to translate customer needs to internal resources
  • Communicates Custom Culinary’s® points of differentiation
  • Responsible for customer interaction and development of key relationships within customer’s culinary group


Brand Development

  • Understands and promotes attributes of branded portfolio
  • Incorporates branded products, where applicable, into menu ideation development
  • Assists organization in identifying ways to improve branded portfolio
  • Recommends products that have potential for branded execution
  • Understands our manufacturing capabilities and is able to translate customer needs into manufacturable products


Business Development

  • Assists in continually defining the Custom Culinary® differentiation platform
  • Understands and works within identified financial parameters for product development
  • Works with NAM to identify products that meet volume parameters
  • Actively develops contacts and lines of communication with networks such as; ACF, RCA, COEX and other professional groups
  • Understands strategic direction of Segment Group and promotes projects/customers that fit within set strategy
  • Assists in translating authentic global products and applications to customers via interaction with Griffith network of culinarians


Culinary Ambassadorship    

  • Member of ACF and RCA
  • Proactively participates in ACF, RCA and other industry organizations professionally representing Custom Culinary ® Inc.
  • Active Participation I the Internal Custom Culinary® / Griffith laboratories World Wide Culinary Guild Activities. 


Position Requirements
  • Minimum of 10 years of professional experience in commercial kitchens and foodservice operations
  • Minimum of 5 years responsibility for supervision of culinary operations and decision making as a Sous Chef, Saucier or Chef de Cuisine
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Research Chef in a commercial foodservice, processor or industrial organization specializing in development of new concepts and menu items for commercial production
  • Has attained ACF Certified Executive Chef (CEC) certification or meets certification at this level
  • Demonstrated knowledge of culinary techniques with ability to creatively support innovation in taste, flavor and texture
  • Proven ability to present new products and concepts to customer audience
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Relocation Available None  
Division Custom Culinary Inc.  
Location California/West Coast  
About the Organization GRIFFITH FOODS

Griffith Foods is a global manufacturer of food products. We provide a wide range of taste and texture components for food industry customers throughout the world. Our products include seasoning blends, dry mixes, coating systems, dough blends, crumbs, flavors, sauces and food bases that are used in an extensive variety of application from snack foods and processed meat and poultry to ready meals. Our customers include food processors, restaurant operators and grocery retailers. While our name may not be familiar to consumers, our products are key components of foods offered by many of the world's best-known companies.


For more than half a century, we've focused on a single mission at Custom Culinary®: to create the finest-quality, most authentic bases, sauces and gravies for our foodservice and food processing customers. Developed by our culinary specialists to deliver made-from-scratch taste and inspired results in just minutes, our products bring exceptional aroma, flavor and consistency to all your signature dishes. True Taste begins with Custom Culinary®.


Combining modern science and artistic culinary application, the Meat Flavor Experts™ INNOVA provides high impact taste fidelity with its Robust® brand of meat flavors. Profiles are available in every nuance imaginable from specific notes to complex ethnic flavors systems. INNOVA provided a full spectrum of savory flavors through the Savor Notes™ line.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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