Senior Executive Chef, Bakery Product Expert, Product Development, Ingredient Usage (Austin, TX)


Pastry Chef with extensive knowledge in product development, brand applications-matching brand specifications to bakery products and beverages, licensed products, ability to assess needs and offer solutions, customer ideation, create branded cafes, branded recipe database.

  • Liaison between Foodservice customers and manufacturer to ensure final product aligns with brand value, flavor, visual, marketing and branding.
  • Product range; all bakery sweets, cookie kits, beverages, ice cream
  • Digital marketing for recipe database and video content
  • Kitchen design, menu research and development, staff training for branded cafes
  • Professional culinary educator
  • EDUCATION: Culinary Institute of America, Certified Research Chef, Certified Master Baker, Various Courses at American Institute of Baking, Penn State Ice Cream Short Course

LOCATION PREFERENCE(S): Near Austin Texas or remote with travel

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Kris Binninger

Kris holds a Marketing and Business Bachelor’s degree and has 14 years of experience in staffing and recruiting for the food and beverage industry. She works with clients in the Alcoholic Beverage, Bakery, Confectionery and Snack Foods sectors. She listens to the needs and preferences of both employers and candidates and creates the best possible matches. Let Kris use her dedication to optimal Recruiter-Candidate relationships to help you find great food/beverage industry professionals for your next search. Contact Kris today!

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