CHEF DE CUISINE Job at Compass Group, Chicago, IL

  • Compass Group
  • Chicago, IL

Job Description

Salary: $70000 - $80000 / year


What makes FLIK click

What makes FLIK click? Our people. The decisions, actions and attitudes of our associates earn the trust and loyalty of our clients every day. We know how to pick them and we know how to grow them. It starts with hiring people who share our passion for food and hospitality. Once we find the right talent, we encourage, value and recognize their contributions.


We keep our people renewed, excited and engaged by providing hands-on training and educating them about the latest trends. We give them a stake in successfully raising the bar. Our people love what they do and they love sharing their passion. Join our team and see the FLIK difference. Where a job isn’t merely a job but the start of a career where you can flourish.



Job Summary


The Chef de Cuisine is responsible for conference catering and special events. Reporting to the Executive Chef, you will lead a team of 6 hourly associates.


This is Monday through Friday work scheduled with weekends as required. 



Key Responsibilities:

  • Successful culinary production operation under the direction of the Executive Chef
  • Opportunity to serve as the department head for culinary operations in the absences of Executive Chef
  • Adhere to HACCP guidelines to ensure efficient, safe and sanitary food production, preparation and presentation
  • Opportunity to assist in menu development, inventory, ordering/purchasing, food cost controls, training, sanitation, and personnel management to include hiring, firing, counseling, coaching and developing


Preferred Qualifications:

  • A.O.S. Degree in Culinary Arts or culinary certificate and three to five years of culinary experience preferred
  • Minimum of two to five years of culinary/kitchen management experience, depending upon formal degree or training
  • Catering experience
  • Menu writing experience
  • Experience in order /inventory
  • Knowledge of food and catering trends with a focus on quality, production, sanitation, food cost controls, and presentation
  • Batch cooking or high volume cooking experience preferred
  • Experience with food production for large catering or banquet functions
  • ServSafe Certified


Apply to Flik today!

Flik is a member of Compass Group USA


Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis. 

Flik maintains a drug-free workplace.

Associates at Flik Hospitality are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Req ID: 1310778

Flik Hospitality Group  



Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Local area, Flexible hours, Weekend work,

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