Culinary

Updated on March 13, 2019


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


CORPORATE CULINARY DIRECTOR - SENIOR LIVING

If your New Year’s resolution was to find a career opportunity which allows a great work/life balance, this may be the job you’ve been waiting for! Schedule is typically Monday-Friday and will rarely demand late evenings or weekends.

We are seeking a Chef with senior living experience who has managed others including Chefs. The ideal candidate has directed food service operations in a large, upscale retirement facility or multiple properties and is a hands-on leader, willing to roll up his/her sleeves. This individual must have strong culinary and management skills and be capable of overseeing the dining activities of several facilities.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Hiring, training, supervising and mentoring Chef Managers
  • Meeting and developing relationships with building administrators, staff, residents and families
  • Implementing policies and procedures
  • Coordinating new menu and recipe development as needed
  • Creating and maintaining budget and handling all financial reporting
  • Monitoring and enforcing compliance with all regulations and procedures
  • Conducting site visits on a regular basis
  • Facilitating quality inspections

Previous experience as a Working Chef is essential for success in this role, as there will be times when it is necessary to cover for Chefs at the units. Culinary degree desirable in addition to 5+ years culinary management experience. SERV Safe Certification will be required. Must be willing to work varied hours as needed and be flexible to drive to varied locations within region.

Great salary, benefits, hours and car allowance!

Send resume in a Word format attachment to cindy@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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