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Senior Home Economist
Date Posted: 21/09/2018
Category: Food Specialists
Job Type: Full-Time
Close Date: Sep, 27 2018
Experience Level: 6-8 Year(s)
Home Economist (MasterChef Australia)
Endemol Shine Australia (ESA) is a television production company comprising of proven leaders in television and digital production whose shows have become rating hits. ESA’s slate represents the most exciting and popular programming on Australian free-to-air networks and pay TV channels – shows such as MasterChef, Australian Survivor, Australian Ninja Warrior, Married at First Sight, Shark Tank, Gogglebox and Family Food Fight to name a few – with many other projects in development.
Masterchef Australia is looking for a highly skilled and creatively driven Senior Home Economist to join our award winning food department.
This role will commence in October 2018 and continue through until June 2019.
The purpose of this is role is to provide technical guidance and culinary expertise throughout all stages of the show’s food production processes.
To be eligible for this role, your CV should demonstrate at least ten years of professional Home Economic experience across a range of cuisines as well as hold current health, safety & food hygiene credentials.
The role will have a wide variety of responsibilities including but not limited to;
Attend all shoot days, supervising food safety, hygiene and technical standards
Oversee all cooking processes, providing feedback to producers as required
Recipe Testing & Ingredient Preparation
Equipment testing & management
Research & shopping
Familiarity with all specialised equipment and ability to demonstrate as require
Skills and qualities required for the role include;
Outstanding practical & technical knowledge
Passion for process & recipe development
Initiative, flexibility and common sense
A calm and practical manner
Effective & articulate communication style
A Diverse palette and a keen interest in all food styles and international flavours
Ability to prioritise and manage deadlines
To apply for this role, please send your current CV to Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org by 27th September 2018.