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This job expired on June 25, 2023

Culinary Producer The Kitchn

  • Date Posted April 26, 2023
  • Location New York, NY
  • Category Media
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description

Apartment Therapy Media helps people live happily and healthily in their homes. Since Maxwell Ryan founded Apartment Therapy in 2004, it has become an award-winning authority of design inspiration and real-life home solutions while Kitchn has earned its place as the go-to resource for home cooks looking to plan and prep better meals for their families.  Recently, we launched Cubby ( as the third property in our network, focusing on parenting and life with kids at home. Together, the three sites reach over 650 million people every month across all platforms and we have more than 125 people working from across the U.S. (and even internationally!), in addition to our sunny NYC office & studio.

Job description

The Kitchn is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and experienced Culinary Producer that will bring high-performing recipes to life and make them shine. As Culinary Producer, you will pitch, develop, cross-test, and style recipes working closely with the Audience Growth and Studio teams. The ideal candidate for this role is skilled in recipe development and food styling for digital media and is eager to teach an audience delicious and smart recipes. The Culinary Producer is expected to be in our Manhattan studios multiple times weekly and should be comfortable on camera. This position reports to the Senior Food Editor. 


  • Work closely with the Recipe Director and Senior Food Editor to ideate, plan, and pitch 8 to 12 recipes per month that serve audience and traffic goals 
  • Develop high-performing recipes that will engage the Kitchn audience
  • Write service-driven headnotes that communicate the sell of the recipe and explain helpful information like techniques and tips to ensure user success in a conversational, friendly tone
  • Cross-test recipes from fellow producers, in-house staff, and freelance developers each month
  • In collaboration with the Recipe Director and Senior Food Editor, help identify, grow, and foster a diverse network of freelance contributors
  • Proactively participate in preparing for studio photoshoots: collaborate on shot lists, prepare for pre-pros, create grocery lists and run of shows, and source ingredients as needed
  • Act as lead food stylist for studio photoshoots: prep, cook, and style recipes, working in close collaboration with studio team including studio director, staff photographer, prop stylists, assistants, and/or studio producer on set. Style and teach tips and advice that support our recipes
  • Be a team player in the studio. Help to maintain a clean, efficient, and organized kitchen workspace
  • Self-shoot 4 recipes per month for video, or as needed; this includes videos for social and SEO
  • Regularly pitch and help cover trending recipes and food content through quick turnaround posts and videos
  • Look for cross-vertical collaboration opportunities and pitch ideas for Skills, Grocery, Kitchen, and Shopping as needed
  • Write Love Letters to your go-to, tried-and-true recipes and I Tried It’s to trending recipes as needed

Experience & Skills

  • Food-obsessed cook who loves to create recipe content that the internet loves
  • Adept at sharing food and cooking tips, techniques, and advice with an audience through visual mediums 
  • 3+ years of cooking and recipe development experience in both sweet and savory
  • 1+ year of food styling experience
  • 1+ year of social food video experience
  • Dialed into current food trends and seasonality
  • Solid culinary foundation
  • Ability to work fast and efficiently in the kitchen and multitask
  • Great problem solver, strong collaborator, and teamplayer
  • Strong writing skills and verbal communication skills with a high standard of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to work well independently and and stay on top of deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Formal culinary training is preferred, but not mandatory
Salary Range: $80,000 - 85,000 annually

The above represents the expected salary range for this role. Ultimately, compensation is determined by level of experience, location, and other job-related factors.

Apartment Therapy Media is an equal opportunity employer that works to foster diversity and inclusion. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, gender identity, orientation, religion, parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Compensation this position is : salaried, 75k-100k Application instructions
This job expired on June 25, 2023
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