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Foodie Content Quality Specialist
Published Sunday, February 09
Do you love to cook and check out new recipes? Do you want to make a difference and help more people cook around the world? Are you excited to learn and grow amongst the foodie community in Shanghai? Then you’ll fit right in at SideChef. We are an American start-up company building a revolutionary cooking application that launched in September 2013. The team is a seasoned bunch of movers and shakers, software developers, and fellow connoisseurs of food.
SideChef is looking for motivated, organized, and detail-oriented individuals to join our Content Team as a CONTENT QUALITY SPECIALIST. You’ll be responsible for making sure recipes on the SideChef app are user-friendly, cookable using our smart kitchen technology. All applicants must love food!

What You’ll Do

  • Regular audit of the app and recipes, checking for bugs, inconsistencies, and errors
  • Reporting technical errors to the product and engineering team and working with them to debug issues
  • Gather data using MySQL
  • Editing recipes on a regular basis and potentially photo, video, and audio editing
  • Resolve issues and complaints from users


  • You love food, you feel comfortable navigating a kitchen, and you’ve got a few cooking basics up your sleeve
  • You are familiar with recipes and you have a general sense of how a recipe should look and read
  • Detail-oriented. You will be responsible for ensuring quality across the app which means you can spot a low-resolution picture and a missing oxford comma from a mile away
  • You don’t mind tedious tasks because you know every task is important to the bigger picture
  • You are resourceful. You don’t need to be a walking encyclopedia but when you run into something new or unfamiliar, you can find a solution
  • It comes naturally to you to seek solutions in a systematic manner
  • You are comfortable with technology and enjoy learning new concepts
  • You thrive in a start-up, diverse, fast-moving, dynamic environment
  • You are highly motivated, structured, and independent 
  • You don’t want to just sit at your desk, but enjoy working behind the scenes
  • Native/Proficient English speaker
Fulltime 2020-02-09 Shanghai Shanghai 200000 2020-07-10

SideChef is an all-in-one home cooking platform that provides over 12,000 free interactive smart recipes with dynamic recipe guidance featuring hands-free voice commands, step-by-step photos, how-to videos, and built-in timers. Most recently, SideChef offers in-app meal planning, grocery delivery, and smart kitchen connectivity. Founded by CEO Kevin Yu in 2014, the company pioneers the next generation in cooking practices, integrating the latest technology trends with a focus on personalization, inspiration, and connectivity at every step of the meal-making process.

SideChef is available for free on iOS and Android devices. The SideChef app has won numerous awards and recognition in the food and tech industries—including the Entrepreneur 360 list; ‘Best Recipe Software’ for Android by CNET; and Google Play Editor’s Pick for ‘Best Apps of 2017,’ to name a select few. The app has inspired the creation of over 2.5 million meals/cooking sessions in home kitchens around the world. For more information, visit and follow on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.

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