Crystal Lake Catering is seeking a Chef in beautiful Elberta, Michigan
Full-time position from mid-May through mid-October. As chef of the catering company, you are expected to prepare and manage the preparation of food for our special events. This includes the prep cooking in our commercial kitchen as well as the on-site cooking necessary for each menu.
Your compensation includes a base wage as well as a bonus plan for which you are eligible. As the chef you set the standard of quality, not only, in the food, but in the working environment as well. We expect top quality food as well as kind, courteous and professional interaction with employees and customers alike.
You must be proactive, when ever possible, and reactive in a way that is positive and productive. You must perform professionally, swiftly and accurately as you manage a number of daily responsibilities and tasks with limited errors.
*Recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling and managing culinary and service staff
*Planning, preparing and directing the preparation of food
*Creating and modifying new and current menus
*Determining food costs and food prices
*Striving to achieve profitable food and labor costs
*Maintaining clean and functional culinary equipment and kitchen
*Prepare and store food that complies with the Michigan Health Dept.
*Develop and maintain a professional and positive working environment
*Maintain food and labor costs at roughly 25% -to- 35% of gross food sales
*Properly label and store food so that it is served in its optimal condition
*Keep up with ever changing food trends and best practices
*Work schedule is dependent upon our catering schedule.
*Typically, Thursday through Sunday May through October.
Starting salary is $16 per hour. Commensurate with experience and skill level.
Profit Share: An open book policy. Monthly share of the profit paid in the second pay period of each month.
Bonuses based upon empirical data from monthly profit and loss statements.
20% of each paycheck can be converted to stock in The Crystal Lake Catering Co.
From $15/hr, $3/hr will be stock
From $20/hr, $4/hr will be stock
*Meal Plan: Each shift you work you are eligible for a free meal.
*Optional Research & Development expense account
*Optional Mileage expense account
*Optional Housing expense account