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Quest Food Management Services
River Forest, IL | Full Time
$104k-136k (estimate)
7 Months Ago
Executive Chef
$104k-136k (estimate)
Full Time | Retail 7 Months Ago

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Quest Food Management Services is Hiring an Executive Chef Near River Forest, IL

Executive Chef - Offering $1,500.00 Sign-on Bonus

Having a passion for culinary, you will play an integral role in driving our corporate dining, K-12 and university food service. Your versatility and broad skill set will be showcased at Quest Food Management Services.

What Is In It For You

  • Yearly Bonus
  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • PTO & Paid Company Holidays
  • 401k with Matching
  • Free Lunch
  • Supplemental Insurance Coverage
  • Crews for Shoes Program
  • Learning programs through our Quest Learning & Development Program
  • Opportunity to develop your talent and grow within your region!
  • Ability to make a difference through our Corporate Programs, like Quest Cares
  • Fun, exciting atmosphere with amazing colleagues!

What You Will Be Doing

  • Manage staff to include selection, work allocation, training, coaching and mentoring, problem resolution, performance evaluation and feedback, and corrective action.
  • Measure customer satisfaction levels and resolve any service issues immediately.
  • Handle all BOH financials and provide input with budget development and forecasting.
  • Manage BOH head count and labor dollars.
  • Manage food cost controls and control expenditures for the account.
  • Plan and create all menus.
  • Cost out recipes for all locations.
  • Purchase and manage all inventory including paper, supplies and chemicals.
  • Roll out new culinary programs in conjunction with marketing and culinary strategies on a monthly basis.
  • Anticipate trends and roll out new concepts and ideas.
  • Stay abreast and current with product mix and rotate new items to keep grab and go operations fresh.
  • Oversee all safety and food safety for the account.
  • Act as a liaison with the client.

Your Experience And Skills Include

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum three years of culinary and management experience
  • Strong management and client relations skills
  • Solid knowledge of financials
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Responsible for meeting and maintaining state and local certification requirements (Food Service Manager)

Our Commitment To Diversity & Inclusion

We are an inclusive company and our ambition is to attract, recruit and promote diverse talent.

Why work for Quest Food Management Services?

We welcome you as you are and you can find a job and brand that matches your personality. We support you to grow and learn every day, making sure that work brings purpose to your life, so that during your journey with us, you can continue to explore Quest’s limitless possibilities.

By joining Quest Food Management Services, every chapter of your story is yours to write and together we can imagine tomorrow's hospitality. Discover the life that awaits you at Quest, visit

We are an equal opportunity employer. All offers contingent on background check and E-Verify.

#QUESTFMS Mission: Integrity • Responsiveness • Accountability • Respect • Excellence

Tuesday-Thursday: 5:30am-3:30pm
Friday: 2pm-close (9pm)
Saturday: all day, 8am-7pm

Job Summary


Full Time




$104k-136k (estimate)









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