About Brava Home:

We’re an IoT company focused on elevating and simplifying the in-home food experience. Our team consists of IoT and consumer hardware rockstars who have shipped products like the August Lock, Kindle and iPhone, as well as product, marketing and business trailblazers who have led multiple companies to high-profile exits. Our culinary team includes chefs from Michelin-starred restaurants, R&D chefs, and CPG product developers. Are you a chef looking to work with an amazing team that will both challenge and support you? Let’s talk!


The role:

The Brava Chef, Research & Development will be a core member of a team of experienced chefs and kitchen staff that will be tasked to develop healthful recipes that showcase the quality of featured ingredients in an elegant, artful manner. You will lead video demos and support the content team in developing culinary content. You will be equally comfortable preparing omnivorous and vegetarian dishes.


Things you’ll own/do:

  • Design, execute, and plate complete meals and develop written recipes

  • Support non-kitchen personnel, particularly those working in Content and Food Operations, with training and food preparation as needed

  • Mentor junior kitchen staff in recipe development and kitchen operations

  • Quality assess ingredients and recipes and ensure careful documentation of finished products

  • Collaborate with the Culinary Analyst and Engineering teams to to imagine, design and implement new cooking methods using our product

  • Carefully document new cooking methods and techniques that you have a hand in developing


Our ideal candidate has:

  • Experience in a professional kitchen, preferably at a Michelin-starred restaurant, recipe development kitchen or equivalent

  • Creativity to develop innovative, yet approachable, meal and recipe concepts

  • Proficiency in taking a meal from concept to plating to complete written recipe

  • Experience and/or desire to host video demos and recipes

  • A working knowledge of both conventional and modern cooking techniques

  • A curiosity for discovery combined with the creative drive to design and actualize new concepts

  • Recipe development experience

  • Strong communication, organization, and reasoning skills

  • Curiosity and passion for technology and kitchen hardware


Bonus points for:

  • Experience in a professional test kitchen

  • Baking experience

  • A background in the sciences or engineering, traditional or food-related


Why you should work here:

  • You’ll be compensated with competitive salary, equity and benefits

  • We’ll trust you to do things right

  • Your feedback and opinions are valued and heard

  • You’ll work with a team that will admire and reward your individual contributions