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Culinary Consultant

Prime Roots

Prime Roots

United States
Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2023

Prime Roots is looking for a Culinary Consultant to start immediately on an as needed basis, like at first a few days a month to more frequently occasionally. You’ll get to interface with innovative plant based products primarily in the deli meat and charcuterie category and help to make our products shine and assist with events, partnerships, and other culinary related happenings.

What you’ll do:

  • Help us develop delicious recipes using our products in a variety of different cuisines and contexts.
  • Work with innovative products and provide feedback on the product experience, taste, and texture of the products.
  • Spearhead menu development, shopping, prepping, cooking, and takedown for all content efforts including for video and photo shoots.
  • For all content, in house and out of house, help to food style and present food in a way that creates a delicious and beautiful experience for guests and for the camera.
  • Work various events and tours in our office and deli or travelling and assist as a culinary expert and product expert as well.
  • Work on menu development, costing and assisting with developing product for our key partners.
  • Make a lot of sandwiches, charcuterie boards, and everything using deli and charcuterie meats!
  • Must have worked in the food industry, ideally in a restaurant, menu development.
  • Be able to communicate and document recipes and work via clear written communication and quantitative means.
  • Have a B.A in Culinary Arts, Food Science, Hospitality, or similar or have at least 10 years experience in restaurants or menu development.
  • Have experience in food styling and menu item development including costing.
  • Must be able to stand and lift at least 50 pounds and end to end shop, prep, cook, and clean up.
  • Experienced with or knowledge of plant based foods and swaps – all our recipes aim to be all plant based without any sacrifice.
  • Be outgoing as you’ll be interfacing with members of the public and occasionally media.
  • Be resourceful and able to navigate working independently and with creativity.


$30-50/hr depending on experience, note: this is not a full time or part time job, this is a contract role on a project basis