Arby's

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Country:

United States

Postal Code:

30301

Approximate Salary:

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Director of Culinary

Arby's - Atlanta, Georgia

Posted: 10/21/2018

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Director of Culinary for Buffalo Wilds Wings will lead the development of core menu and/or new platform innovation for the brand in our quest to become the leader in innovations. This position will be the culinary lead for the brand and will supervise the R&D Managers and be the face of culinary. This role will develop products with an ear to the consumer, the operators and marketing team. The Director of Culinary will be the subject matter expert for all things culinary including product, procedures, industry and consumer's trends. This leader will be engaging and a passionate advocate for the Culinary programming at Buffalo Wild Wings.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Foster a culture of exploration and collaboration and will work closely with the Director of Menu Strategy and Product Innovation.
  2. Manage multiple work streams and projects will be managing the innovation process and timelines.
  3. Work cross functionally with marketing, beverage, finance, training and operations
  4. Communication with brand leadership and franchisees
  5. Develop compelling, innovative, and profitable concepts

 

 

EDUCATION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Culinary Degree Preferred, like experience considered
  • Bachelors degree is preferred though not required

 

EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATION:

  • Experience in a corporate culinary setting
  • Working with Franchisees
  • 5 years Restaurant Experience
  • 10 years Product Development Work
  • Track Record of Successful Innovation

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS or ABILITIES:

  • Ability to manage the product development process
  • Results Driven
  • Collaborative
  • Keen Problem Solving Skills
  • Good Communication Skills
  • PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Microsoft
  • Public Speaking

 

DECISION-MAKING AUTHORITY:

  • Ability to make decisions on product development: products used, presentation, procedures
  • Vendor Selection
  • Product Vetting

 

DIRECT REPORTS:

  • Product Innovation Manager(s)

 

 

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