Food Services

Updated on November 20, 2018

Food Services

Does a Monday-Friday schedule sound like it could only be a dream? Let us introduce you to an excellent career option in the Food Service segment which offers many perks, including a schedule with no weekends or evenings! Many of our clients in Business/Dining, Schools and Colleges will consider restaurant management and culinary/ food production professionals.

DISTRICT MANAGER - FOOD SERVICE - METRO DETROIT, MI AREA

In search of a District Manager to oversee multiple café-style business operations in the Metro Detroit area. Looking for an Executive Chef/Food Production manager to support the company’s mission by assisting each locations’ management team, employees, menu development, training programs, goals and operations. The ideal applicant has experience in multi-unit management, a strong culinary background, and has experience in budgeting, costing, forecasting, goal setting and leadership.

Requirements:

  • Experience in F&B basic accounting (payroll, budgeting, P&L)
  • Strong planning, organizational and training skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in front and back of house operations
  • The ability to analyze trends across multiple locations, and adjust business practices as needed
  • Culinary degree and experience in food production

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

FOOD SERVICE DIRECTOR - BIRMINGHAM, MI

Monday-Friday Schedule - $60,000 - $70,000

Seeking an experienced Manager to run this high-volume, multi-faceted, corporate office café featuring multiple points of service. We are looking for candidates that are experienced in labor control, multi-tasking, and hands-on team leadership. The role offers a Monday through Friday work schedule, a competitive salary, great work life balance and benefit package.

Requirements:

  • 5 years of food service management
  • Experience in front and back of house operations
  • Culinary degree and experience in food production
  • Experience in purchasing and inventory management
  • P&L and budgeting experience

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

FOOD SERVICE MANAGER - BIRMINGHAM, MI

We are searching for an organized and upbeat Food Service Manager with a Chef background to join a unique food service and catering venue. Prefer Culinary Degree, special event background, and creative, culinary experience.

The ideal candidate is:

  • Exceptional at managing a team
  • Experienced in ordering / purchasing
  • Proficient at multi-tasking
  • Able to assist in culinary and service aspects of catering

$50,000 -$52,000 plus Excellent Benefits

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

FOOD SERVICE BID MANAGER - CHELSEA, MI

Join one of the nation's most successful food service manufacturers!

Harper Associates has been retained by the Chelsea Milling Company, better known as Jiffy Mix, to identify a star Food Service Sales Manager to help grow the restaurant / food service division as a Bid Manager.

BENEFITS

• Unrivaled company culture - there is virtually zero turnover and employee tenure is an average of 17 years

• A foundation built on honesty and integrity

• Exceptional salary and health benefits

• Profit-sharing bonuses

• Great work/life balance

• Health and wellness programs

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

• Utilize market research and networking to identify opportunities

• Execute food service bid process by providing bid pricing to all food service distributor and direct customers

• Use CRM tool and other computer software to maintain client base

• Collaborate with others on pricing decisions and strategies

• Execute purchase agreements

• Have an in-depth knowledge of all products and services offered

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Hospitality or Culinary Arts, or equivalent related experience

• 5+ years prior Foodservice sales, in a role with bid coordination responsibilities

• Experience using a CRM system to manage work flow

• Demonstrated solid analytical skills (data entry, business math, statistics) and data analysis experience strongly preferred

• Strong computer, communication and presentation skills, and the ability to work cross-functionally

• Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Office

• Demonstrated success in nurturing and developing Food Service business

• Demonstrated success in integrating cross-functional communication, establishing a network of key industry and market resources, and successfully using effective planning and organizing tools and methods (including computer software tools)

• Should be able to collect high-level and detailed market and competitive intelligence information

• Will involve travel, as needed for business development

• Excellent communication skills – written and verbal

Ideal candidates would be those that meet the minimum qualifications and are looking for a long-term home with a privately held company that focuses on people. Must enjoy a team environment and thrive on camaraderie.

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

CATERING MANAGER, DETROIT MI

If you are an accomplished Banquet Manager or Catering Manager looking to join a very successful food service and catering company, this may be a great match for you! We have an exceptional position available for a dynamic Catering Manager to lead on-premise and off-premise catering for a multi-venue account. We need an ace who can handle both the sales and operations pieces of catering. For a Banquet Manager or Catering Sales Manager wanting to plan and execute high-end social and business events, this is an excellent opportunity. We are searching for a Catering Manager with experience as a Banquet Manager or Catering Sales Manager in a full-service hotel, country club, or event venue. Must be highly skilled in managing multiple social and business events. Ideal candidates will have:

  • Hospitality Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience as a Banquet Manager or Catering Sales Manager in a hotel, country club, or event venue
  • Expertise in selling and managing events, detailing BEOs, and working with clients to ensure flawless execution
  • Exceptional training skills
  • A service-focused mentality

Benefits:

  • An excellent base salary (up to $60K)
  • Great health, dental, life & vision insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • 401K + Match

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

BUSINESS / DINING FOOD SERVICE AND CHEF MANAGER - METRO DETROIT AREA

  Monday - Friday hours 

  We have several excellent opportunities for chef/managers and food service managers in business/dining, school (K-12) & university, and entertainment venues. Many positions are Monday - Friday, no nights and weekends. Prefer Culinary Degree, previous food production management or restaurant culinary experience. Great benefits and salary.

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

BANQUET CAPTAIN - HIGH VOLUME EVENT VENUE - BIRMINGHAM, MI

  Confidential search for Hospitality graduate with catering operations experience for busy catering facility that also handles off-premise events. Our client hosts extensive weddings, corporate events, and any other large banquet events. Candidates must have strong experience as a Banquet Captain or Event Manager in a hotel or high-volume catering operation to be considered.

 Will also oversee staff training, event set-up and execution, and ensuring everything goes seamlessly. An excellent compensation package is offered.

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

Harper Associates

31000 Northwestern Hwy,

Suite 240,

Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Phone. 248-932-1170

Fax. 888-737-8525

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