Your expert in digital food

MetaChef LAB

MetaChef LAB is our business department for R&D. In this unique LAB we work on the world of digital food. Using the latest technologies we help our clients tackle important issues in their business. Thereby, we can make their work smarter and more effective.

Technologies and developments in AR, VR, robotics, AI and digital twins are key within MetaChef LAB. Here we research and validate our own developments within the scope of food and agriculture.

Client-specific challenges within industry, retail and education have their own special development program. The most promising challenges will be tackled in collaboration with Dutch and German universities in a long term development program.

Advisory board

For our Education business unit, MetaChef has appointed an advisory board consisting of a select group of experts from the food, agriculture and technology fields. We think it is important that talented young people, teachers and trainers are able to work with innovative and fascinating educational materials again and again.

Digital Food Factory

MetaChef is located in the Digital Food Factory: the water tower of the former Menko textile factory in the historic Roombeek district in Enschede. Since 2021, the building has been shared with Het Foodatelier and DiDutchThe three companies complement each other from their own expertise and a shared passion for food and technology.

Smart, effective and committed

In the Digital Food Factory, strategists, designers, and developers work on commercial issues that are directly or indirectly related to food. From growth strategies, packaging design, and product development to innovative 3D solutions. The location is equipped with, among other things, a development kitchen, a technical workingplace, a VR lab and a 3D factory.


Key-Account Manager Industrie

For the further growth, and development of our company MetaChef, we are looking for an enterprising, enthusiastic, and driven (international) Key Account Manager. As an account manager you will focus on potential and existing customers within food, agri and tech.

Business Development Manager

As Business Development Manager you will think along with the customer about challenges and know how to translate this into appropriate solutions and new business for the food industry, retail and education. You will also work to strengthen MetaChef's current market position and identify trends and developments.

Internship VR Engineer

As a VR engineer, you’re responsible for developing a wide range of applications for VR/AR and specific devices together with the team.

Internship 3D Artist

As a 3D Artist, you’re responsible for making realistic 3D models for web and VR/AR applications together with the team.

Internship Software Engineer

As a software engineer, you’re responsible for developing a wide range of applications for web, VR/AR and specific devices together with the team.

Internship UI / UX Designer

As UX/UI designer, you’re responsible for designing our quickly-growing 3D SaaS platform.