We’re Growing – Come Join Our Culinary Team as a Recipe Creator!

Culinary @ My Happy Plates

10-40 hours per week; up to 3 month contract

My Happy Plates is a fast-growing startup that makes it easier to shop for groceries and cook great tasting, healthy meals at home.

In this Culinary contractor role, your primary mission will be to create insanely tasty, easy-to-follow, healthy recipes. You’ll envision recipes, create them, detail recipe timing, ingredients, and cooking instructions and upload them into our system.

We’re a fast-moving, nimble team of 6 people, so we’ll look to you to create immediate impact and hit the ground running. You’ll report directly to the CEO and will work with him to continue to define our company’s recipe strategy.

Our ideal future teammate’s friends, family members, and colleagues would use these words to describe her or him: major foodie, self-starter, fun, creator, strong writer, hustler, real. Life’s short. Work with people you like.

This role is open to remote candidates and will be work-from-home.

To apply, please email your resume and a recipe that you’ve created to ryan@myhappyplates.com. We’re excited to hear from you.

Your Responsibilities

  • Create recipes for My Happy Plates.
  • Upload recipes into the My Happy Plates database.

Who We Want

  • Creative, food-focused, efficient, strong computer skills, strong writer.
  • Background in food, cooking, or recipe development.
  • Fast, accurate typist.
  • You’ve got a great understanding of a wide range of ingredients and prep/cooking methods.
  • You look at an image of a dish and are immediately inspired with how you’d construct that recipe.
  • You think quickly on your feet.

What You Can Expect From Us

  • Competitive compensation.
  • Flexible work hours – we’ll agree on a # of hours per week. It’s up to you when you complete those hours.
  • Work from home (or any location that has high-speed internet).
  • Ability to immediately add significant value to a fast-growing startup.

About My Happy Plates

Here’s the problem. You’re driving home from work after meetings ran late and get the “what’s for dinner?” call. Or maybe your belly starts growling because you’re hungry. Immediate stress. You don’t like spending all your time at the grocery store and you don’t have the time, inclination, or patience to plan ahead for what to eat. Also, those meal kits are convenient, but way too expensive.

We’ve been there, and it’s why we’re building products that help folks with the stress around meal planning.

Each week My Happy Plates makes personalized recipe recommendations and helps users build a simple, great tasting plan for the week. Then we build a smart shopping list that users can either take to the store or order directly through our platform for on-demand delivery. It’s not rocket science, but we’re saving folks about an hour per week when it comes to thinking about food. We think that’s pretty cool.

We’re focused on helping companies build great employee experiences. We work with companies of all sizes – from 10 employees to 150,000 employees – and roll-out as part of a corporate wellness or culture initiative. It’s really hard to attract and retain great teammates, and then to empower them to be the best versions of themselves. That’s where we step in. We’re fostering happy, healthy teammates, and companies in all sorts of industries are really excited about what we’re doing.

That’s where you come in. It’s been an exciting two years for us at My Happy Plates. There’s big demand for what we’re doing and we’re starting to crack the code on what it takes to deliver a product experience that people rave about. We’re looking for the person that’s going to help continue to drive our product forward by creating recipes that our users rave about.

To apply, please email your resume and anything else you think is worthwhile to ryan@myhappyplates.com. We’re excited to hear from you.

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