Culinary Careers

Culinary Careers

Before getting started in the culinary industry, it’s important to know what to expect in the kitchen. Take a look at the links below to see descriptions for each job and to get an idea of what your salary will be.

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BOH
Viki Hall Staffing LLC
Dallas, Texas 75032
United States
Job Description:

We provide caterers and celebrity chefs with part time staffing for special events in the Dallas/Ft Worth and Houston area.
Back of House duties vary with each event so you get a very diverse experience.

Opportunities to work with some very talented chefs that will look good on your resume!

We start out at $15 per hour and you choose your events.

Events on the books now!

Application Instructions:

Please visit our website to fill out an application: https://vikihallstaffing.com/employment

Baker/Pastry Chef
Hotel Saint George/LaVenture restaurant
Marfa, TX 79843
United States
Job Description:

Hotel Saint George and LaVenture restaurant in Marfa seek a full-time pastry chef and baker. This individual will be responsible for creating and preparing sweet and savory baked goods for the hotel's coffee bar as well as desserts and other baked goods for LaVenture, open daily for dinner within the hotel. They will also assist with baking and pastry for catered events. This position reports to the Executive Chef.

Successful candidates will possess the following:

Prior experience as a pastry cook or chef
Creative, thoughtful approach to designing and executing seasonal offerings in harmony with other menu items
Acumen in general culinary techniques along with pastry arts
Ability to create and follow recipes accurately
Strong organizational sense
An orderly approach to maintaining their workspace and upholding the kitchen's standard of cleanliness
Physical ability to accommodate the demands of the job, including prolonged periods of standing, lifting heavy objects, and using kitchen equipment safely

Application Instructions:

Please email resume and letter of interest to info@marfasaintgeorge.com

Baker
Buttermilk Sky Pie
Fort Worth, TX 76116
United States
Job Description:

Follow current recipes and complete all baking needs. This is a full time position. Assist with ordering ingredients and anticipate baking needs. We are looking for a team player, one that works well with others and is flexible.

Application Instructions:

Please apply online at https://www.buttermilkskypie.com/locations/fort-worth/
Or in person at
6120 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76116

Executive Chef
Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation
Medora, North Dakota 58645
United States
Job Description:

Theodore Roosevelt Medora Foundation is currently seeking the best talent for our Executive Chef position:

The Executive Chef is responsible for leading the culinary operation, creating long-term vision and goals and representing the values of TRMF. This position reports to the Food & Beverage Director.

The successful candidate for this position is creative, enthusiastic and passionate about food. You will be able to:
• Motivate and inspire the culinary team to execute and maintain TRMF standards of preparation, cleanliness and execution.
• Develop a talented culinary team with insightful feedback and coaching.
• Ensure consistency in product and guest experience.
• Demonstrate creativity and cost/value in menu ideas and design.
• Identify new culinary techniques and presentations.
• Be financially competent; manage budgets, evaluate costs and increase revenues.

This is an excellent opportunity for an inspired leader and chef who enjoys leading a team who take pride in their work and are inspired to take their skills to the next level.

Must have previous culinary leadership experience with a minimum of 5 years experience. Must have culinary degree or relevant work experience.

Physical Requirements:
• Standing, bending, lifting, reaching, pushing and pulling
• Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. occasionally
• Must be able to lift up to 10 lbs. regularly
• Must be able to work 55 hours each week from April through October and available for evenings, weekends and holidays as required.

Application Instructions:

Apply on-line
https://trmf.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=158&source=medora

guest service representative, cruster, assistant baker
Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop
Fort Worth, TX 76116
United States
Job Description:

We are looking for 2-3 fun, outgoing people to work part time. Candidates should be able to greet customers, make and press pie crusts, and assist with baking needs. We would like the candidates to be able to work all aspects of the bakery and eventually anticipate baking needs. We are gearing up for the holiday season and will have more hours available. At this time we anticipate about 20 hours per week.

Application Instructions:

You can apply online at buttermilkskypie.com and choose the Fort Worth location, or you can come by the shop and pick up an application.

Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop
6120 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth, TX 76116
682-707-5675

Cook ~ Campus Dining~ $14.00 and up per hour
SAGE Dining Services
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
United States
Job Description:

SAGE Dining Services® is seeking an experienced Cook for a private day school in Argyle, TX.

Working for SAGE means being part of a community. You’d work alongside creative, enthusiastic Team Members who share your passion for culinary excellence. You’d also make a difference in an academic community and bring excitement to the dining hall with made-from-scratch, Chef-inspired recipes that delight students, faculty, staff, and parents.

Positions at SAGE provide competitive wages and benefits, with hours that offer a better work-life balance than those at a restaurant. We create careers, not just jobs, with significant opportunity for growth and promotion. Team Members learn SAGE Standards and enhance their skill set through extensive training in food safety, allergen awareness, and preventing eating disorders.

To get a glimpse of what a day at a SAGE venue looks like, check out our video: https://vimeo.com/340290507/19b1fa72cf

Schedule:
On Call
Monday - Friday
Occasional evening and weekends for catering events
Follows school calendar

What you will get:

Benefits
Paid sick time
Daily training
Uniforms, shoes and masks
Competitive wages paid weekly $14.00 -$16.00 per hour
Career growth opportunity
Mission based company

What you will do:

Prepare a wide variety of foods for meal service
Follow from-scratch recipes
Work alongside Chef and Food Service Director to create outstanding Dining experiences
Interact with campus community in a friendly way
Follow all food and sanitation protocols in accordance with COVID-19 safety practices.
Work with a great team of culinary talent
Smile!

What you need:

Reliable Transportation;
Professional cooking experience.
Fabulous customer service skills; your smile is part of the uniform!
Strong work ethic in a fast-paced environment
Passion for and creativity with food
Ability to work well independently and as a team player
Ability to communicate and read in English
ServSafe knowledge preferred
Capacity to stand for long periods of time
Ability to multitask

We’re using phone and video interviewing to make the hiring process safe and present as little risk as possible to you as an applicant. When you come for an in-person interview, you’ll see we practice physical distancing in a sanitized environment. SAGE follows healthcare best practices to keep our Team Members and visitors safe, requiring them to complete daily temperature and symptom checks, wear a mask at all times, and maintain physical distancing. Of course, this is food service, so our teams are accustomed to keeping all areas clean, but we’re sanitizing and disinfecting more frequently.

SAGE has enjoyed steady, organic growth for the past 30 years. We continue to grow and raise the bar in food service for the educational market. By sourcing local ingredients, introducing communities to new cuisines, and providing attentive service, we create exceptional dining experiences that delight the senses, inspire minds, and foster community.

This job advertisement should not be misconstrued as an offer of employment or a comprehensive listing of position responsibilities/expectations.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions:

Please apply directly by using this link https://www.sagedining.com/people/careers/position/31376

Prep Server for Beautiful Private School in Argyle, TX
SAGE Dining Services
Lutherville Timonium, MD 21093
United States
Job Description:

SAGE Dining Services® is seeking an experienced Prep for a beautiful private school in Argyle, TX.
Working for SAGE means being part of a community. You’d work alongside creative, enthusiastic Team Members who share your passion for culinary excellence. You’d also make a difference in an academic community and bring excitement to the dining hall with made-from-scratch, Chef-inspired recipes that delight students, faculty, staff, and parents.

Positions at SAGE provide competitive wages and benefits, with hours that offer a better work-life balance than those at a restaurant. We create careers, not just jobs, with significant opportunity for growth and promotion. Team Members learn SAGE Standards and enhance their skill set through extensive training in food safety, allergen awareness, and preventing eating disorders

To get a glimpse of what a day at a SAGE venue looks like, check out our video: https://vimeo.com/340290507/19b1fa72cf

Schedule:
Part Time
Monday - Friday
10am - 2:00pm
Occasional weekends and evenings for catering events
Follows school calendar

What you will get:
Paid Sick Time
Uniform, Shoes, Masks
Daily training
Career growth opportunity
Competitive Salary -Pay Rate: $13.00
Weekly pay
Mission based company
Enjoy getting to work with an incredible team!

What you will do:
Assist with building meals when needed
Serving meals during lunch hours
Maintain a sanitary dining environment for the guests
Follow food and sanitation protocol in accordance with COVID-19 safety practices
Properly Clean and sanitize all equipment
Keep kitchen and serving area clean
Light food prep work
Assist in refilling serving lines, helping out the chefs
Assist team with other duties

What you will need:
Upbeat attitude--your smile is part of the uniform!
Willingness to learn and adapt to changes
Strong work ethic in a very fast-paced environment, work with limited supervision
Ability to put away stock when goods are delivered
Reliable transportation
Ability to stand for long periods of time
Ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

We’re using phone and video interviewing to make the hiring process safe and present as little risk as possible to you as an applicant. When you come for an in-person interview, you’ll see we practice physical distancing in a sanitized environment. SAGE follows healthcare best practices to keep our Team Members and visitors safe, requiring them to complete daily temperature and symptom checks, wear a mask at all times, and maintain physical distancing. Of course, this is food service, so our teams are accustomed to keeping all areas clean, but we’re sanitizing and disinfecting more frequently.

SAGE has enjoyed steady, organic growth for the past 30 years. We continue to grow and raise the bar in food service for the educational market. By sourcing local ingredients, introducing communities to new cuisines, and providing attentive service, we create exceptional dining experiences that delight the senses, inspire minds, and foster community.

This job advertisement should not be misconstrued as an offer of employment or a comprehensive listing of position responsibilities/expectations.

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Instructions:

Please apply directly to this link https://www.sagedining.com/people/careers/position/32127

Head Chef/Prep Cook
Ginza French and Japanese Cuisine
Weatherford, TX 76087
United States
Job Description:

As the Head Chef, you’ll take complete responsibility for every plate that gets served and the overall direction of the menu. You’ll be expected to innovate and iterate on the menu to provide creative, quality food while meeting profit goals. You will be responsible for supervising the kitchen staff and coaching employees on consistency, technique and skills. Our Master Sushi chef Peter knows every recipe and technique and is willing to train in order to provide a confident new chef .

Key Responsibilities

-Direct the food prep process

-Plan & order ingredients and necessary equipment

-Arrange for kitchen repairs when needed

-Use P&L statements to effectively manage costs and meet budgets

-Manage, and train kitchen staff

-Oversee kitchen staff, looking for opportunities to counsel or coach

-Foster cooperation, collaboration and respect

-Have knowledge of and enforce all safety and sanitation requirements

Application Instructions:

To apply walk-ins are welcome at our location 1314 S Main St #120, Weatherford, TX 76086
Or give us a call during restaurant hours at 11am-2:30pm and 4pm-9pm tues-sunday 817-599-6986

Cook
Thompson Dallas
Dallas, Texas 75202
United States
Job Description:

Thompson Dallas part of Hyatt Corporation will make its Texas debut at The National, a 52 story building boasting a mid century-modern hexagon design, rising prominently above the Dallas skyline. Designed to encompass an entire city block, Thompson Dallas will offer 219 guestrooms including 52 suites, 2 defining dining options and 20,000 sq feet of stunning event space. Other amenities will include a resort style pool, custom curated fitness facility, spa, and dog park. Thompson Dallas will bring guests and community together through an inspired tribute to history, design and culture.

Restaurants at the Thompson Dallas are energetic, high energy, independent and exquisitely appointed spaces.  The dining rooms are very reminiscent of the original design of our historic building while adding modern touches designed to ignite the senses of our guests.  Our cuisine will be from scratch, globally inspired yet reminiscent and at times classic.  Our cocktails will both be a nod to the classics while making a heavy nod to fresh innovative beverages to enjoy inside or on our pool deck

Cook positions I-III will accurately and efficiently cook and assemble dishes that adequately meet the culinary and aesthetic stands of the Chef team. The Cook will further be responsible for the maintenance and preparation of mise en place for said dishes, the upkeep of your assigned station, and the effective and comprehensive closure of the kitchen, all of which facilitate a healthy work environment. Other requirements and specification will be delegated and assigned based on the Cook role you are hired into.

Key Responsibilities:

• Execute food product that meets culinary standards

• Maintain understanding of cooking times and temperatures as dictated by Chef Team

• Maintain an understanding of proper kitchen opening and closure protocol

• Handle, store, and rotate all product properly

Additional Responsibilities, Skills, and Abilities:

• Report to scheduled shifts, meetings, and events on time and ready to work

• Maintain a clean and sanitary workstation and area

• Responsible for bringing personal cutlery tools/knife roll

Qualifications - External

• Culinary degree preferred but not required

• Upscale and/or fine dinning experiences preferred

• Cook I- 3 years+ experience in restaurant or hotels in upscale environments

• Cook II- 1-2 years experience

• Cook III-0-6 months of experience

• Food Handlers Certifications required at time of hire

Application Instructions:

Click on the link below to submit your application:

https://careers.hyatt.com/en-US/careers/jobdetails/10780/DAL003061

Food Service Hiring Event
AdventHealth - Texas Health Huguley Hospital and Texas Health Mansfield
Burleson, TX 76028
United States
Job Description:

Hiring Event / Interview Days
Food Service & Environmental Service
Texas Health Huguley & Texas Health Hospital Mansfield

We are hosting open interview days to highlight our available positions within the Food Service and Environmental Service departments for our two hospitals. Come meet with Hiring Managers to discuss new career opportunities and receive on-the-spot job offers*.

Please apply online so we can monitor the amount of registrations. Walk-ins are welcome as well. Please bring a copy of your resume if you have one.

Location: Texas Health Huguley – Fitness Center - 11801 South Freeway Burleson, TX 76028

Date/Time:
• Every Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday through October 15th
• Tuesday - September 29th 8:00am-10:00am
• Wednesday - September 30th 2:00pm-5:00pm
• Thursday - October 1st 8:00am-10:00am
• Tuesday - October 6th 8:00am-10:00am
• Wednesday - October 7th 2:00pm-5:00pm
• Thursday - October 8th 8:00am-10:00am
• Tuesday - October 13th 8:00am-10:00am
• Wednesday - October 14th 2:00pm-5:00pm
• Thursday - October 15th 8:00am-10:00am

Available Positions:
• Cashier
• Cook
• Dietary Host
• Environmental Associate
• Environmental Supervisor
• Floor Technician
• Grill Operator and Server
• Lead Cook
• Senior Environmental Associate
• Utility Technician

Available Shifts:
Day, Evening, Night, & Weekend
Full-time, Part-Time, & PRN

*Offers are contingent on completing application, background and employee health screening.

Application Instructions:

Please register for event but walkins are welcome - https://jobs.adventhealth.com/en-US/job/texas-health-hospital-hiring-event/J3V81V6R4XZNSVWZ7Q0

Prep Cook/Line Cook/Expo/Dishwasher/Server/Bartender
Surefire Event Staffing
Fort Worth, TX 76017
United States
Job Description:

Hiring now for multiple positions at multiple locations! Individuals choose which shifts they want to work. We are background friendly. Experience is a plus but we will also train those that are eager to learn. All roles will be hospitality/event related.

Application Instructions:

Call (817) 968-6151 for an interview at 2700 Weisenberger St, Fort Worth, TX

Food Production Staff - Back of House
Chick-fil-A Keller
Keller, Texas 76248
United States
Job Description:

Our food production staff work in a fast-paced, high energy environment.

The responsibility of our Food production staff is to produce the highest quality food with precision and accuracy, continually observing and implementing the proper quality-assurance and food-safety procedures.

Job opportunities as Food production staff, back of house member is generally offered as full time or part-time restaurant job. Job opportunities as Hospitality Professionals are generally offered as full time or part-time restaurant job.

Starting pay for candidates 18 years of age and older with a high school diploma is $11.50/hour

Requirements: Food Production Staff - Back of House Requirements & Responsibilities
We are looking for applicants who exhibit the following qualities:
* Consistency and Reliability
* Cheerful and Positive Attitude
* Values Teamwork
* Loves Serving and Helping Others

Applicants must be able to:
* Work Quickly and Efficiently
* Follow Food Safety and Cleanliness Guidelines
* Maintain Proper Quality Parameters

Applicants will also be expected to be able to work on their feet for several hours at a time and lift potentially heavy objects when necessary.

Job opportunities generally offered as full time or part-time restaurant jobs.

Application Instructions:

Please go to www.zippyapp.com/org/cfakeller and complete an online application.

Line cook
Bowlero
Euless, TX 76040
United States
Job Description:

I'm looking for a line cook. It will be part time to start, and more hours as the business grows.

Line cook duties, are keeping the line prepared, cooking order , and keeping the kitchen clean. Its a small kitchen setup, so the cooks will be cross trained on every stations.

Application Instructions:

You can send your resume to ;
Ch3fmik3y@gmail.com. or call in to Bowlero in Euless (817) 540-0303. And set a interview.

Cook
Ruston Cattle Company llc
Ennis, TX 75119
United States
Job Description:

Assist in kitchen with preparation of meats and sides. We are a family owned BBQ restaurant that is becoming known for our steaks. We have only been open for one month and are growing every week. We are looking for passionate people that want to be part of what we are building.

Application Instructions:

Call Tommy Ruston @ 214-769-9815

Line Cook
Chihuahua Charlies Cantina
Arlington, TEXAS 76107
United States
Job Description:

Chihuahua Charlies Cantina is searching for line cooks! We are a family owned restaurant serving authentic Mexican food to the members of Arlington and surrounding communities. Our rotating menu is perfect for aspiring cooks and chefs to dip their toes into Mexican cuisine.

This is a part time evening position. No experience is needed but compensation is dependent on it.

Application Instructions:

Message or call to set up an interview with Chef Susana. Walk in interviews are welcome Wednesday - Sunday 1pm - 4pm.
682-587-4760

Line Cook
Trophy Club Country Club
Trophy Club, TX 76262
United States
Job Description:

The Cook is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of culinary services for our Members and guests. This Employee Partner supports a la carte and private event food production. In addition, s/he maintains consistent food preparation and plate presentation for a la carte venues and catered events. The Cook also maintains a clean and safe work environment at all times of the day, helping to ensure the safety of fellow Employee Partners. Working knowledge of broiler, pantry and sauté stations. Diplomatic team player able to foster relationships with Members, Employee Partners and Guests. Possesses a passion for exceeding Member expectations and a commitment to excellence. providing the highest quality Member and guest experience.

Application Instructions:

https://clubcorp.taleo.net/careersection/cc_external_hourly/jobdetail.ftl?job=146972

Follow the link above and fill out the application. Reach out to Brian Cronk at 817-837-1906 with any questions.