Culinary

Updated on December 3, 2021

ARTISAN BREAD PRODUCTION MANAGER, METR DETROIT, MI

If you are an accomplished Artisan Bread Baker or Production Baker looking for an opportunity with a highly-regarded, growing hospitality group, and would enjoy a 4-day work week, this may be an excellent match for you.

We are looking for a Production Baker / Production Supervisor to join a highly acclaimed bakery in the Metro Detroit area. Our client, a scratch bread production facility, is changing their schedule to offer every third weekend off and a 4-day work week, with a 12 hour shift (10am - 10pm). We need a talented Baker / Production Supervisor to lead the artisan bread baking operations of a very busy bakery that supplies restaurant and grocery retailers with high-quality, scratch-made artisan breads.

If you're interested, here's what it's all about. For a Baker / Production Chef who wants to be part of a team that values teamwork and camaraderie, this is where you want to be. We are searching for an experienced Baker / Production Chef with high-volume bread production experience in an upscale, scratch kitchen. Must be highly skilled in managing a very busy kitchen, and have proven success at leading a team of culinary professionals.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Culinary Degree or Baking/Pastry Certificate from CIA, Schoolcraft, Johnson & Wales, or similar level culinary school
  • High-volume artisan bread baking using starters, scratch Kitchen Manager, Sous Chef, or Executive Chef experience
  • Expertise in ordering, inventory management, bread shaping, proofing, labor management, and scheduling
  • ServSafe Certification

Benefits:

  • An excellent base salary (around $65-$75K)
  • Outstanding health benefits
  • Paid vacation
  • Opportunities for growth
  • 4-day work week with every third weekend off

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


EXECUTIVE CHEF - DETROIT, MI

Join a highly-acclaimed Detroit restaurant with a thoughtfully curated, all-scratch menu. We are looking for a culinarian who would enjoy a position with a restaurant that offers fantastic work/life balance, upscale cuisine, and opportunity to put your own spin on the menu.

Hours are evenings Wednesday-Sunday. This position is ideal for a Chef who enjoys a lower volume of food sales but wants to maintain a high-level of food quality and presentation. That’s right - as far as Chef positions go, this one is pretty low-stress!

Exceptional compensation range commensurate with experience. $10K signing bonus!

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PRIVATE CHEF - BIRMINGHAM, MI

Great full-time opportunity for a classically trained Chef to work in private service. Our client is seeking a talented Chef who is an expert at creating top quality, high end, healthy meals. The ideal candidate has worked as an Executive Chef at a fine dining restaurant or hotel/resort. The position will be shared by two family members who live in different nearby residences. The Chef must be extremely flexible in terms of schedule and be willing to work nights/weekends and be able to travel. $80,000-85,000 plus bonus.

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PRIVATE CHEF - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI AREA

Executive family with a busy schedule and lots of moving parts is in search of a very personable Chef who has an extremely flexible attitude and great cooking skills.

The Chef will plan, cook and grocery shop for all meals with a healthy focus. In addition, the Chef will be responsible for meals when the family is entertaining guests for both small and large events. Hours are typically Monday-Friday approximately noon until 8pm with only occasional weekends but requires someone who is willing to accommodate changing needs. The Chef will travel with the family to Florida on occasion for up to two weeks at a time during the winter season. Culinary degree strongly desired. Non-smokers only need apply. All inquiries will remain confidential. This is a live-out opportunity for local candidates or those already in the process of moving to SE Michigan.

Excellent Salary and Benefits!!

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PASTRY CHEF - METRO DETROIT, MI AREA

Upscale, gourmet bakery is seeking a talented Pastry Chef to help maintain its outstanding reputation. Only the finest ingredients are utilized to produce the highest quality products. Huge assortment of bakery items include mini pastries, cookies, cannoli, tortes, specialty cakes, wedding cakes and more. Requires experience as a Pastry Chef in an extremely reputable, high end retail establishment, along with great people skills to manage staff of ten. 5 day work week, off Sundays and one day during the week. $65,000-$75,000

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PRIVATE CHEF - FRANKLIN, MI

Prominent family is seeking an exceptionally talented Chef who would embrace the opportunity to cook healthy, delicious meals for two adults in their large, formal home. Focus would be on organic, clean, light meals with some vegetarian and gluten free options. Many meals will be prepared in advance to be consumed by the principals at a later time. The Chef would also plan and sometimes serve meals, grocery shop, stock pantry, refrigerator and possibly other household items. Cleaning up after meals and maintaining a spotless kitchen will also be expected.

In addition to preparing meals for the principals, there will be a few small dinner parties each month when the homeowners are in residence and 2-3 large events annually. Some travel will be required, once every month or two, for 3-5 days at a time. Routine schedule would be Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, however, flexibility is needed on some evenings and weekends and for the travel noted above. The Chef must have a friendly yet professional demeanor and be amenable to working in a home with other staff and two small dogs. This is a full-time, year-round opportunity. Experience as a private Chef in a formal household is required. Culinary degree preferred.

Prefer candidates with ties to Michigan 

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


EXECUTIVE SOUS CHEF - METRO DETROIT AREA

Popular private club undergoing extensive clubhouse renovations is seeking an outstanding Sous Chef. The Sous Chef will work collaboratively with the Executive Chef in an effort to maintain the club’s reputation for excellent food and high quality standards. The new Clubhouse includes several dining rooms along with a banquet and catering facility. We are seeking a very motivated and talented Sous Chef who would enjoy a long term opportunity working in a beautiful, new setting.

The role will encompass:

  • Managing, training and mentoring employees in the kitchen
  • Assisting with food production
  • Developing and enforcing maintenance routines for all equipment and the entire kitchen
  • Assessing and monitoring food quality standards

Requirements include:

  • At least 2 years of culinary experience
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Great benefits $65,000 - $70,000

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


EXECUTIVE CHEF - BANQUETS

Executive Banquet Chef for upscale private country club with extensive, multi-function conference/catering facilities which can accommodate 600+ seated guests.

Requires proven success leading motivated Culinary staff.

  • Involves lots of creativity and interaction with clients for tastings
  • Will play a key role in holiday events, weddings, corporate & community events
  • Ability to organize and execute multiple events simultaneously is essential
  • Must enjoy multi-tasking & possess strong culinary training skills
  • Experience at a venue with over $5M+ in catering sales is required
  • Prefer education / training: Culinary Degree or ACF Certification

Client offers excellent health benefits, and other perks.

Salary range $85,000-100,000

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


EXECUTIVE CHEF - DETROIT, MI

Creative Menu, Unique Concept

We are searching for a very experienced Executive Chef with high-volume experience in an upscale, scratch kitchen. Will oversee culinary operations and handle menu development, come up with creative, modern techniques on classic dishes, and collaborate with the front of house managers to pair entrees with complementary beverages. Must be highly skilled in managing a very busy kitchen, and have proven success at leading a team of culinary professionals.

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
  • • Experience in menu development and menu costing
  • • Experience creating and managing the back of house budget
  • • ServSafe Certification

Benefits:

  • • Very competitive base salary ($70K range give or take depending on experience)
  • • Outstanding health benefits (fully paid)
  • • Paid vacation

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


CATERING CHEF - METRO DETROIT, MI

Unique opportunity allows great work- life balance!

Do you love cooking for large events but dislike the typical schedule for a Catering Chef? The expectations for this desirable opportunity include a 5 day work week-and only ~ 15 weekends per year!

We are seeking a Chef who is extremely talented and passionate about creating outstanding cuisine. This is a hands-on leadership role which is directly related to the success of the catering department. Events range from 3-1200 people and take place at various locations. Will report to an Executive Chef.

Desired qualifications include:

  • Culinary Arts degree or at least 5 years of relevant experience
  • Previous Kitchen Management background
  • Strong knowledge of food and catering trends, quality, production, sanitation and food cost controls
  • Attractive food presentation expertise
  • Large scale, high volume catering expertise; institutional and batch cooking familiarity beneficial
  • ServSafe certification
  • Good computer skills: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, Email and Internet

In addition to a competitive salary, position offers great benefit package including 2 weeks vacation, 401K and career growth potential!

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


SOUS CHEF - WEST MICHIGAN

Do you have previous experience as a Lead Line Cook, Sous Chef, Chef de Cuisine, or Kitchen Manager in a high-volume scratch kitchen? Want to join a multi-unit restaurant group that offers a competitive salary, benefits, and opportunity for advancement?

We have an exceptional opportunity available for a rising star Sous Chef to join a very successful restaurant group, and we want energetic, enthusiastic chefs who want to launch their careers! Graduates from Culinary Institute of Michigan, Schoolcraft College, Le Cordon Bleu, or Culinary Institute of America would be a great fit.

Must-haves:

At least 3 years of Sous Chef, Chef de Cuisine, or Kitchen Manager experience in a high-volume, scratch-food restaurant

Ability to work lunch and dinner shifts Tuesday - Saturday

Experience with ordering, inventory, expediting, and managing a busy line

Ability to multi-task and work well on a team

Associate's degree or Culinary degree preferred

Benefits:

Excellent base salary ($40K - $50K depending on experience)

Full benefits (health insurance, vision)

Paid vacation & sick days

Employee meals

5-day, 50-hour work week (Sundays and Mondays off!)

Opportunity for advancement

Apply now for consideration!

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









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