Job Description Details
Under the guidance of the Studio Kitchen Leads, a Culinary Stylist coordinates all food presentations that best support the on air imagery, presentation and sales of individual products as well as the style of QVC.
**This is an ON-CALL position**
Who We Are
A Culinary Stylist is responsible for the preparations and support of the live shows that showcase QVC Culinary products. The Culinary Stylist ensures they are executed to the highest standards and QVC brand right. A Culinary Stylist must have the skills to experiment with new recipes in achieving the best results. A Culinary Stylist participates in recipe testing and development for premiere shows such as In The Kitchen With David as well as a recipe data base for social media purposes. This role requires the Culinary Stylist to work as a team and interact with many clients, vendors, on-air guests and Broadcast Production staff; willing to be crossed trained in all aspects of multi-channel support. Candidate must excel in customer service relations. This candidate is required to maintain QVC's quality standards and policies of show presentations using creativity, style and artistry.
- Work closely with the Studio Kitchen Supervisor on products, cookbooks and recipes. Review show program in it's entirety to determine prep and set-up time. Culinary Stylist is responsible for finding unusual ingredients and preparing food so it looks freshly made and appetizing. Culinary Stylist is responsible for shopping out any props or linens to give the sell a individual look. Planning, testing and food/prop shopping.
- Meet with guests to preview the sell and provide any last minute needs; prepare all demos', reveals and mise en place according to menu program. Set presentation up in advance and get sell table ready for client preview.
Consult with the Production Team on sell location and sell tables; Culinary Stylist is responsible for setting presentation up in predetermined sell location. Provide last minute food styling garnishes. Ensures the client is satisfied with food styling services before sell begins. Accountable to ensure that all culinary products going on-air are fully prepped and well supported to meet the highest quality standards and brand.
- Make yourself available during the on-air sell for any potential culinary support. Responsible for any last minute changes or requests.
After airing is complete, a Culinary Stylist reviews with client results of the sell. Recap what worked and what didn't work. Moves sell table out of studio and breakdown. Clean the countertops and under shelves of your sell position. Removes all product, pots, pan, etc. back into the kitchen. Return all provisions to its proper place.
- Communicate with Studio Kitchen Supervisor regarding any product sample returns
What You Bring
High school diploma or general education (GED)
A degree in Culinary Studies
Access to a P/C along with basic computer skills.
5+ year's culinary/restaurant experience
About QVC, Inc
QVC, Inc., exceeds the expectations of everyone we touch by delivering the joy of discovery through the power of relationships. Every day, in nine countries, QVC engages millions of shoppers in a journey of discovery through an ever-changing collection of familiar brands and fresh new products, from home and fashion to beauty, electronics and jewelry. Along the way, we connect shoppers to interesting personalities, engaging stories, and award winning customer service. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has more than 17,000 employees and has retail operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, France, and through a joint venture in China. Worldwide, QVC engages shoppers on 14 broadcast networks reaching approximately 370 million homes, seven websites, and 220 social pages. Visit corporate.qvc.com to learn more.
QVC, Inc., is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ : QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, "Qurate Retail Group"), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce,#3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer). For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.
As an equal opportunity employer, Qurate Retail Group is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at CareersUS@QVC.com for assistance.
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