Food Stylist/Recipe Developer (project-based)

BuzzFeed, Los Angeles

The social news and entertainment company.

The Role 

BuzzFeed is looking for passionate and resourceful project-based culinary support who can aid in creating compelling original recipes and videos for Tasty. Reporting to our Culinary Managers, you'll work on our Hollywood campus with a small team of food stylists and recipe developers to develop recipes and assist on shoots for YouTube, Facebook, Instagram and Tasty.co. Ideally you will come from a culinary background, whether it be for media or food service.  We are looking for food stylists, recipe developers, culinary producers and culinary production assistants.

You Will 

As a Food Stylist/Recipe Developer, you will develop recipes at a high level and collaborate with our creative producers and Test Kitchen Manager to develop recipes in accordance with our style guide. You will also assist in prepping ingredients for shoots and assisting our producers when needed.

You Have

  • 1 + years of food service experience 
  • 2 +  years of recipe development with experience in international cuisine and high comfort level in both sweet and savory cooking
  • Some digital food media experience
  • Formal culinary training is preferred, but not mandatory
  • Strong interpersonal written and communication skills
  • Strong organization and multitasking skills
  • Strong knowledge of Tasty video content and understanding of our overall point of view on food
  • Ability to maintain stability under pressure and be flexible and willing to modify plans
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule
  • Ability to occasionally work on evenings and weekends
  • Unwavering commitment to working safely
  • Experience on-set and a comfort level performing in higher stress set environments
  • Comfort level working with talent
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

Life at BuzzFeed

At BuzzFeed, we believe we benefit from the diverse perspectives within and across our teams. As such, BuzzFeed celebrates inclusion and is committed to equal opportunity employment practices.

BuzzFeed is the world’s leading tech-powered media company, with a cross-platform news and entertainment network that reaches hundreds of millions of people globally. The company aims to spread truth and joy across the internet by producing articles, lists, quizzes, videos, original series; lifestyle content through brands including Tasty, the world’s largest social food network; original reporting and investigative journalism through BuzzFeed News; strategic partnerships, licensing and product development through BuzzFeed Marketing; and original productions across broadcast, cable, SVOD, film and digital platforms for BuzzFeed Studios. 

BuzzFeed is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other protected category.

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