Culinary Innovation R&D Chef at Retail Business Services - an Ahold Delhaize company

Organization: Retail Business Services - an Ahold Delhaize company
Job Position: Culinary Innovation R&D Chef
Job Location: North Kingstown, RI

Job Description/Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development, implementation and execution of culinary innovation and renovation through a blend of Culinary arts and Food Science across an assigned private brands portfolio of products. 
  • Lead culinary aspects of ideation, conceptualization and prototype development for innovation and renovation projects in partnership with Product Development managers.
  • Stay current on new trends and effectively communicate them. 
  • Support assigned retail grocery brand teams with renovation and reformulation, and solutions to flavor and quality opportunities. 
  • Focus on developing commercially viable differentiated and innovative products.


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and related work experience:
  • Culinary Arts and/or Culinology (with experience in at least one of the following: restaurant, foodservice environment or product development)

Work Experience:

  • Food science background is beneficial
  • 1+ year experience with a commercial food manufacturing company preferred
  • Retail Food Service experience a plus
  • Experience in teaching non-culinary professionals a plus
  • 3+ years of related experience

Company Overview:

Retail Business Services, LLC, is the services company of Ahold Delhaize USA.

Relocation Program: Negotiable

Apply online here.

1 Comment

Asking for SSN number

April 30, 2019 10:28 AM by Chris Fortunato

They are asking for my SSN number as one of the first categories. I am still fresh to this industry but i would rather not put that online. Is there another way to apply. 

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