Executive Chef/Kitchen Manager in Decatur, MI at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 3/2/2018

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Job Description


Head Chef wanted for premier children's summer camp in Michigan (2 hours from Chicago and 3 hours from Detroit). Families welcome.
We are looking for a chef who is hard-working and works well with others. Ideally this candidate has worked in a school, camp setting, or large catering venue.
Because we have a Purchasing Manager, we are looking for a chef to cook and to oversee and train our other cooks.
Salary, plus private 2-bedroom house and all meals are included. The position runs from May 31, 2018 to August 31, 2018, possibly longer if interested.


  • Ensure sanitation in the kitchen and the quality of the food being served.
  • Ensure that meals are prepared, plated and served on time.
  • Assist with preparing, cooking, serving meals and consolidating the food after meals.
  • Oversee Purchasing Manager.
  • Manage the budget provided by camp owner/director.
  • Ensure inventory management - submit accurate and timely food and dry goods orders, check in orders, reduce waste, ensure needed products are on hand, and maintain and organize storage areas.
  • Ensure that freezers, refrigerators and dishwasher are all at the appropriate temperature
  • Maintain all kitchen equipment and work with local vendors to regularly service equipment.
  • Open kitchen in late May and close down in late August.

Staff Supervision/Management

  • Set the tone in the kitchen for work ethic and the highest level of sanitation.
  • Supervise Sous Chefs, Cooks, General Assistants, Dishwashers and Dining Room Supervisor.
  • Create weekly time off schedule for all kitchen staff according to employee contract.
  • Conduct weekly staff meetings with the support of the full-time administrative staff.
  • Evaluate the kitchen staff one time during the summer

Private 2-bedroom housing provided with option to include spouse and children. Children may attend camp tuition-free as campers. Seeking exceptional leader with 5+ years of experience focusing on large quantity food preparation. Menus are already created, extensive purchasing records available.

Full-time, Contract
$6,000.00 to $8,000.00 /month
Decatur, MI

Elite Staffing, Inc. is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our policy of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train and promote persons without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, handicap or any other protected status.


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