Georges hires former Tyson Foods chef David Jetter to oversee product development
David Jetter, former corporate chef for Tyson Foods, was recently hired by competitor George’s as vice president of culinary innovation and product development. Jetter will oversee all aspects of George’s product research and development, according to the release.
“David’s creativity, customer-first mindset, and process-oriented focus make him a great addition to our team, said Charles George, co-CEO/President of George’s Inc. “We consistently strive to ensure our operations are in tune with the newest in food service innovation, and David’s culinary experience and proven track record of delivering meaningful results is exactly what we’ve been looking for in this role.”
Jetter is a 25-year industry veteran. Prior to joining George’s, he served in various roles at Tyson Foods including a corporate chef innovating for national accounts and food service distributors. His experience includes culinary strategy, consumer and operator research, product development as well as training.
He is a graduate from the College of Culinary Arts at Johnson and Wales University.