Culinary

Updated on November 13, 2019


PRIVATE CHEF - NORTHERN MICHIGAN RESORT AREA

Executive family seeks creative and talented Chef for their vacation home in Northern Michigan, which is used on a limited basis in summers and winters. The estate residence and grounds are used by large extended family. The Chef will purchase all necessary grocery items and supplies. Will also be responsible for coordinating dinner parties for family, friends and VIP guests. Must be organized, creative, trustworthy, confidential, and be meticulous about maintaining kitchen and sanitation standards. Necessitates flexibility to accommodate changes in schedules, number of guests, menu preferences, etc.

Culinary degree, along with Private Chef experience preferred.

This is a live-out, year-round position.

Candidates with ties to Michigan/Midwest roots preferred.

Send resume.

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


EXECUTIVE CHEF - GOURMET MARKET - METRO DETROIT AREA

$55,000 - $70,000 yearly

In search of culinary professionals looking to dedicate their experience and culinary expertise to a local gourmet market. The ideal applicants have at least 3 years of experience as an executive or sous chef, are formally trained in culinary arts, and work well in a fast-paced environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day culinary operations
  • Coordinate food and kitchenware orders
  • Check freshness and quality of ingredients
  • Assist in the development of menu items
  • Standardize recipes and presentation
  • Supervise day-to-day activities and the culinary team
  • Hire, train, and schedule employees

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in culinary arts
  • Knowledge of cost and labor systems
  • Passion for food and cooking techniques
  • Strong leadership qualities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • ServSafe certification or basic sanitization knowledge
  • Formal training strongly preferred 

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


EXECUTIVE CHEF - ROCKVILLE, MD

Executive Chef with Country Club or Upscale Dining expertise. PREFER LOCAL CANDIDATES.

New Restaurant Venture is searching for a hands-on Executive Chef who will direct opening a new concept restaurant in Rockville, Maryland. Will oversee culinary staffing, kitchen layout and design, menu development, costing, P&L. Lots of PR and media press.

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


EXECUTIVE CHEF - ITALIAN RESTAURANT - CLINTON TOWNSHIP, MI

Upscale restaurant undergoing new concept revamp to feature Italian Cuisine. Seeking a working Executive Chef who enjoys mentoring a talented team in a scratch kitchen. Lots of creativity needed to develop new menu.

The Chef will be responsible for:

  • directing owners with new menu and concept
  • hiring and training staff, costing menus, P&L
  • purchasing, budgeting and cost control
  • involvement in PR for restaurant including TV, lots of media attention expected

Excellent salary and bonus program.

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


EXECUTIVE CHEF - BULLFROG, UTAH

Exceptional opportunity for an experienced Executive Chef with high volume expertise who would embrace living and working in spectacular, scenic, sprawling, resort area. If you want to use your talents to impact a lot of people but prefer a remote area lifestyle, this may be the job you’ve been searching for. The ideal candidate has a Culinary degree and has worked in a very fast-paced, multi-unit setting. Background working in a large casino, hotel, or other very large property is desirable.
Transitional housing may be available for this immediate opening. At least 5 years of culinary management experience is desired. Salary mid-$80’s.

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


PRIVATE CHEF - (YACHT CHEFS WELCOME TO APPLY!) - BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI

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 an immediate, live-out opportunity for local candidates or those already in the process of moving to SE Michigan.

Excellent Salary and 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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