Bon Appétit & Epicurious is Looking For An Assistant Food Editor

Bon Appétit & Epicurious is Looking For An Assistant Food Editor

Bon Appétit & Epicurious Has A New Opening For Assistant Food Editor

The Bon Appétit and Epicurious test kitchen is responsible for creating dozens of compelling and original recipes each month for the print magazine,, and Epicurious. The Assistant Food Editor is responsible for supporting the work of the entire kitchen, including but not limited to: cross-testing recipes before publication, pitching recipes and stories as part of print and digital production cycles, providing administrative support to the Food Director, assisting with special projects, and with the potential to grow into recipe development.

Bon Appétit and Epicurious’s recipe content is completely interwoven with editorial mission and the perspective of editors, photo, and art teams. Story ideas are generated by the staff as a whole, and the test kitchen is tasked with realizing those ideas in recipe form. The test kitchen team produces approximately 40 new recipes each month, and the Test Kitchen Assistant is an important part of that process to ensure the smooth running of the entire department, as well as contribute to the quality, makability, accuracy, and deliciousness of every dish we put our name on.

**Please submit a cover letter along with resume to be considered for this role**

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with recipe cross-testing for all Food Editors
  • Assisting Food Director with a range of editorial projects and administrative responsibilities, including research, calendar management, and maintaining reference photo database
  • Contribute new recipe ideas at regular ideas meetings across all platforms
  • Learn Bon Appétit recipe language style
  • Brainstorm, collaborate, and help solve challenges with the rest of the food team, regardless of story assignment

Desired Skills & Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of experience in a professional kitchen
  • Strong interest in food media and willingness to contribute across all areas of Bon Appétit and Epicurious, from recipe development, to writing, video, and collaborating with chefs
  • Some editorial experience is preferable but not essential
  • Deep curiosity about food and strong drive to learn new skills in and out of the kitchen
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Strong attention to detail, patience, and ability to work well in a team environment

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