Culinary

Updated on May 14, 2019


PRIVATE CHEF - DETROIT SUBURBS

Executive family seeks talented Private Chef with an adaptable and friendly personality.  The Chef will plan, prepare and grocery shop for all meals, with a healthy conscious flair.  In addition, the Chef will handle dinner parties and special events.  We are looking for someone who enjoys working in a family setting with children and pets.  Hours are typically Monday-Friday, 11:00am to 9:00pm preparing lunch and dinner.  The Chef may travel with the family on occasion.

Culinary degree strongly desired. Non-smokers only need apply. All inquiries will remain confidential.

$70,000 -$85,000 plus benefits.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com


CHEF / GOURMET MARKET - PLYMOUTH, MI AREA

$50,000 - $60,000

We are searching for a talented and creative chef who enjoys cooking Italian cuisine and upscale American cuisine. Join a very successful retail gourmet market with an extensive off-premise catering program. Applicants should have some formal culinary training, at least three years of professional culinary experience, strong leadership, ability to multi-task, and a creative culinary mind.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Exceptional at managing a team
  • Experienced in Italian cuisine
  • Confident in hiring and training
  • Proficient at multi-tasking
  • A creative and passionate culinary professional
  • Formally trained in culinary arts strongly preferred


Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com


EXECUTIVE CHEF - METRO DETROIT, MI

Prominent Golf Club with extensive catering facilities seeks hands-on working Executive Chef who enjoys catering. Will oversee kitchen operations for many events including weddings, golf outings, Sunday brunch, etc.. Our client uses combi-therm oven technology and is in the process of installing 2 Rational combi ovens and a blast chiller. Chef with experience utilizing this equipment/technology would be ideal. Sous Vide equipment experience would be an added plus. Excellent salary and bonus program.

Send resume in a Word attachment to ben@harperjobs.com


ARTISAN BREAD BAKERY PRODUCTION MANAGER (OVERNIGHT)  

If you are an experienced Pastry Chef / Bakery Production Manager looking to join a growing local artisan bakery, this job may be an excellent fit for you!

We're recruiting a highly talented Artisan Bread Baker / Manager to lead a wholesale artisan bakery specializing in breads and patisserie. Our client is growing quickly and is looking for someone who can help the business grow to new heights.

First things first - to be considered for this position, we need you to have experience with:

• Preparing a variety of patisserie, artisan breads, and other dessert items in a high-volume production environment

• Managing high-volume production of scratch-made artisan breads like French bread, whole wheat bread, sourdough, rye bread, Italian bread, etc.

• Handling inventory and purchasing for things like flour, sugar, and other items used in the pastry department

• Ensuring quality and sanitation of material and equipment used in pastry making

• Guiding and motivating pastry assistants and bakers to work efficiently

• Identifying staffing needs and helping recruit and train talented bakers and pastry personnel

• Working with all types of pastry ingredients, including gluten free, sugar free, vegan, etc.

Candidates with a Culinary Degree or ACF apprenticeship are strongly preferred. Our client offers an extremely competitive salary ($70K-$80K) and benefits package.


Email your résumé to kevin@harperjobs.com for consideration!  


KITCHEN MANAGER / CHEF

$50,000 - $55,000  

We are searching for a hardworking and organized Kitchen Manager to join our highly regarded culinary team. This is a great opportunity for a hands-on Culinary Graduate with 3 or more years of experience. The restaurant is known for its high-quality Italian cuisine and gourmet pizzas in a fast/casual concept. The position offers a quality work environment, with no late nights.

The ideal candidate is:

  • A creative culinary professional 
  • Exceptional at managing a team 
  • Experienced in ordering / purchasing 
  • Proficient at multi-tasking 

Send resume in a Word format attachment to sarah@harperjobs.com 


EXECUTIVE CHEF - FINE DINING SEAFOOD RESTAURANT - DETROIT SUBURBS  

Seeking an Executive Chef for a popular, fine dining, a la carte restaurant with small private dining rooms. This upscale restaurant specializes in fresh seafood and is searching for a creative, hands-on leader to direct a talented culinary team. Requires experience in managing over $5 million in sales volume. Must have excellent communication and skills and enjoy being in media spotlight.  


Ideal candidates will have: 

  • Culinary Degree from CIA, Schoolcraft, Johnson & Wales, or similar level culinary school
  • High-volume, scratch Kitchen Manager, Sous Chef, or Executive Chef experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Menu development and menu costing knowledge
  • Ability to create and manage the back of house budget
  • ServSafe Certification

Benefits:

  • Very competitive base salary
  • Performance based bonus
  • Outstanding health benefits
  • Paid vacation

$7,5,000 - $85,000

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

EXECUTIVE CHEF - CATERING $65,000-$80,000

Our client is a premier caterer for on and off premise events in metro Detroit area.

Searching for a foodie with lots of creativity. Will handle all types of functions… Weddings, Corporate Events, Charity Fundraisers, Grand Openings, Product Reveals, etc. Must enjoy both hands -on responsibilities and mentoring a talented culinary team.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Culinary Degree from CIA, Schoolcraft, OCC, ACF, Johnson & Wales, or similar level culinary school
  • High-volume, scratch Kitchen Manager, Sous Chef, or Executive Chef experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, labor management, and scheduling
  • Menu development and menu costing background
  • Experience creating and managing the back of house budget
  • ServSafe Certification

Benefits:

  • Very competitive base salary
  • Performance based bonus
  • Outstanding health benefits
  • Paid vacation

Send resume in a Word format attachment to: ben@harperjobs.com 


CHEF MANAGERS - BUSINESS DINING, MONDAY - FRIDAY HOURS

Several openings to direct a corporate cafe in headquarter or regional office locations. This is a hands on position, must enjoy cooking and managing staff, purchasing, payroll, inventory, etc. Will also do corporate catering when needed. Prefer Culinary degree.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com

 CULINARY GRADUATES—CIA, JOHNSON & WALES, SCHOOLCRAFT , OCC

Join a growing local full service restaurant company with a very creative menu, a scratch kitchen, and a great culinary team. Ideal candidates will have busy a la carte line dinner experience. Birmingham area opportunities. 5 day work week, 50 hours, excellent salary and medical benefits. Prefer Culinary or Apprenticeship graduates, who have a passion for food.

Send resume in a Word format attachment to ben@harperjobs.com



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