F&B Innovation Manager - Head Office

Hey food lover! Are you the first to be aware of the latest trends and developments in the field of food and beverages? And would you like to shake up the world of food with us? Then we are looking for you!
40 uur

Why work for us?

  • You work for one of the largest catering employers in the country.
  • With 300 catering locations across the country, we offer you plenty of career opportunities.
  • Vermaat has locations at well-known organisations.
  • All our catering concepts are unique
  • Vermaat is growing! And our ambitions are high.

Your package at Vermaat

Your work matches your passion, preferences and talent. Discover Vermaat! This is the package that we have to offer you within the F&B department at the Service Office in IJsselstein:

  • A dynamic job for 40 hours per week
  • A growing company, with unique catering concepts
  • A lot of knowledge about F&B, although we obviously never stop learning;
  • Together with our Concept Development Manager, Creative Director and CSR Manager you form the beating heart of the Vermaat Innovation Center.
  • You report to the Commercial Director

Your role

Your contribution
In your role as F&B Innovation Manager you are responsible for further defining, developing and disseminating our Food Vision 2022. You ensure that our existing locations continue to innovate and lead the way in the field of food and beverages. You are also our F&B expert for newly opened corporate, hospital and OSP locations.

Your innovation
You think from the guest perspective and ensures that Vermaat its innovative F&B product range ultimately leads to increased customer satisfaction, higher returns and the realisation of our Food Vision 2022. By developing new F&B formulas you continuously apply the latest trends, which you specify for each business unit. Behind the scenes you develop, for example, our recipe system, our food files that we share with the catering locations and you sit around the table with our purchasing department to brainstorm about the further development of DAY, our own brand. You naturally do this together with your team, as you manage three Formula Managers and two Executive Chefs.

Your location
With your passion for hospitality you can really make a difference for our hospitality locations and colleagues throughout the country. Our head office is located in IJsselstein, nearby Utrecht. We work here together with 180 colleagues to provide optimal support to our company, which now has more than 3,500 employees spread over more than 330 locations. We do this in the field of Marketing, Formula Management and Purchasing, but also HR, Recruitment, Finance, Sales and ICT. Working at the head office means working for a growing professional company, in a well organised and friendly office. You can count on a tasty (and healthy) lunch in our own company restaurant, good coffee, free parking, get-togethers and other fun events, such as sharing successes, a BBQ, a charity event or the table tennis competition. Together we work hard and with great pleasure in order to put Vermaat increasingly on the map as the leading partner for customised catering. Nice and busy!

Your qualifications

  • You at least possess higher professional education (Bachelor) credentials, in the direction of Business Management and Hospitality Management.
  • You have a minimum of five years of experience in the F&B sector, of which at least two years in a management position.
  • International experience in a similar role is an advantage
  • Food and beverages are your passion and you are aware of the latest trends in the field.
  • You are a born leader and would like to take your team and Vermaat to the next level

Your application
Vermaat takes you further! We look forward to receiving your application using the form below. If we are enthusiastic about your CV and statement of purpose you will be invited for an initial interview with one of our recruiters. The second interview will be with the Commercial Director.

Your employer

We take care of the catering within various companies, at Schiphol Airport, in museums, in hospitals, sports complexes, zoos and many more. In fact, you’ll never see our brand on one of our locations. But one thing is certain: all our catering concepts are unique and tailor-made. That means more freedom and variety in your work. You are our trendsetter. At Vermaat you work and grow in YOUR way. Join a club of over 3,500 real enthusiasts, people with a passion for catering, hospitality and food and drinks!


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2 Eerste gesprek
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