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FOOD STYLIST

HADDENHAM, GB, HP17 8LB

Haddenham, UK

 

The Food Stylist will shop for, cook, bake and style food shot in video and still content used across McCormick’s owned channels and in marketing campaigns. This role will work closely with photographers, videographers and content producers as part of McCormick’s internal content production team, which services McCormick’s entire family of EMEA brands (e.g. Schwartz, Ducros, Vahine, Kamis). Awareness and ability to cook global cuisines is essential and having experience and an understanding of French cooking and patisserie is a must.

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

• Cook and style a wide range of food and beverage in both home kitchen and food service front and back of house settings. Includes cooking/grilling and baking.

• Manage Content Studio Grocery Shopping and sourcing, placing day-to-day orders.

• Ensure all food shopped for is fresh, visually appealing, accurate and in working order.

• Source specialty ingredients when needed.

• Compose ingredient research including availability.

• Work with content producers to understand project scope and objectives, attend pre-production meetings.

• Help maintain prop library and weekly kitchen inventory:

- Managing orderly and clean kitchen (dishwashing, general cleaning of surfaces).

- Maintain an inventory of basic cooking and kitchen items/staples which are needed on a daily basis.

- Ensure availability and organization of EMEA brand products (spices, seasonings, spice mix, condiments, etc).

- Ensure props are clean, organized, and available when needed.

- Contribute to sourcing props when assigned.

• Hand model and appear in shots with food.

• Keep-record of all spending and turn in monthly expense reports.

• Connect with the McCormick team of Chefs when needed, to ensure regional nuances are met and excellence of recipe cooking and presentation is achieved.

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE

• A degree in Culinary Science or Culinary Arts or relevant experience.

• Previous experience in French cooking and baking will be highly preferable.

• Previous experience working in a food photography setting – styling all types of food and beverages whether for a client, or for personal social media.

• Flexible, patient, and positive mindset – internal deadlines and priorities are constantly changing.

• Team player - must work daily with other creatives to produce content together.

• Able to take constructive feedback and action it in real time, to make changes to setting/food/styling.

• Ability to work with multiple brands with unique styles and tones of voice.

 

COMPANY

At McCormick, we bring our passion for flavor to work each day. We encourage growth, respect everyone's contributions and do what's right for our business, our people, our communities and our planet.  Join us on our quest to make every meal and moment better. 

 

Founded in Baltimore, MD in 1889 in a room and a cellar by 25-year-old Willoughby McCormick with three employees, McCormick is a global leader in flavour. With 11,000 employees around the world and more than $5 Billion in annual sales., the Company manufactures, markets and distributes spices, seasoning mixes, condiments and other flavourful products to the entire food industry, retail outlets, food manufactures, food service businesses and consumers.

 

While our global headquarters are in the Baltimore, Maryland, USA area, McCormick operates and serves customers from nearly 50 locations in 27 countries and 135 markets in Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Middle East and Africa, and the Americas, including North, South and Central America with recognized brands including Shwartz. 

 

At McCormick, we have over a 100-year legacy based on our “Power of People” principle.  This principle fosters an unusually dedicated workforce requiring a culture of respect, recognition, inclusion and collaboration based on the highest ethical values.

 

TO APPLY

If you are looking for a new challenge and want to join a highly motivated team in a rewarding environment, seeking a competitive salary and benefits package and opportunity to work with a global flavour leader. Then please apply via our careers centre at http://www.mccormickcorporation.com/Career-Center (job req. n. 100661)

 

 

To apply please submit your CV and work portfolio (any form will be acceptable; website, Instagram, pdf etc.)

 

Agencies: McCormick as needed will work with external recruitment vendors through our Agency Portal. Unless previously contacted, McCormick does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiting agencies.

 

McCormick & Company is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, colour, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy/ies.

 

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WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.