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Executive Chef
Job Title 
Executive Chef
Company Name: 
Detroit Suburbs
Work Permit: 
Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in the United States will not be considered.
Management Position: 
Position Categories: 
Chef - Chef de Partie, Chef - Executive Chef, Chef - Sous Chef

Harper Associates
Ph: 248-932-1170
Fax: 248-932-1214
Farmington Hills, MI
Boca Raton, FL

Job Details

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


  • Very competitive base salary
  • Performance based bonus
  • Outstanding health benefits
  • Paid vacation

$75,000 - $85,000++

Ben Schwartz
President | Harper Associates
31000 Northwestern Highway, Ste 240, Farmington Hills, MI 48334
Direct: 248-737-0431 | Main: 248-932-1170 | Fax 888 737-8525
ben@harperjobs.com | www.harperjobs.com






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Job Requirements

see above description

About Harper Associates

Harper Associates is a personnel placement firm which was established in 1968. Both executive search and contingency placement assignments are conducted through the Farmington Hills, Michigan headquarters. Harper Associates handles recruitment for a wide variety of employers within the hospitality industry. The company specializes in placing permanent culinary, sales and all management staff within:

Restaurants - Hotels - Casinos - Private Estates - Resorts - Country Clubs -
Contract Food Service Companies - Healthcare Foodservice Departments

All searches are handled by a specific Recruiter at Harper Associates, resulting in individualized attention to each and every assignment. Confidentiality on behalf of the employer and the applicant are considered of utmost importance. Harper Associates' Hospitality Division is directed by Ben Schwartz, the President of the company. Ben is a Michigan State University Hospitality School graduate with 30 years of experience in the placement industry. He was honored by Michigan State University and has joined their prestigious "Wall of Fame" for The School of Hospitality Business. The relationships he has built with a vast number of satisfied clients in the hospitality industry, along with an extensive network of alumni and trade association contacts, make Ben the ideal professional to assist you with your next career move or search for key management staff members.

All fees are paid by the employers