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Data Entry Specialist

Data Entry Specialist (Part-Time/Contract)


Part time


Job Description

Modernist Cuisine is looking for a candidate to join the team on a journey to better understand food and cooking. In addition to our primary research, we are very interested in deeply analyzing recipes from around the world.

We have a large, diverse library of books that are being used for this specific project as well as structured recipes that we automatically extract from online sources such as blogs, cooking websites, etc. The candidate will be participating in the effort to make sure we correctly capture the world’s best recipes to create the world’s largest database on the subject.

This is a remote, part-time contract role working up to 40 hours per week. We are accepting applications from U.S. based candidates only.


  • Review and edit recipes automatically captured by our data extraction tools to make sure recipe data is correctly and fully stored in the database.
  • Assist in extracting additional online recipes and converting them into different file formats as needed.
  • Collect additional required culinary information available online to augment recipes extracted for analysis purposes.

Key qualifications:

  • Meticulous, focused, comfortable with repetitive tasks, attention to detail, reliability.

Strong computer skills Excel and Web browsing.

Language skills (French, Spanish, German) a plus but not required.

Must be 18 or older.