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Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management Job Opportunities

The Culinary, Hospitality Management and Tourism program occasionally receives job postings from community partners. Check back for additional opportunities.

Skokie Provisions - Elk Grove Village

Culinary Assistant/ Intern

Posting Date: May 18

Work side-by-side with the chefs and qwners of Skokie Provisions to assist in the production of our direct-to-consumer and wholesale fresh and shelf-stable products. Production takes place in our Elk Grove Village kitchen facility. Team members are given the opportunity to work in a dedicated start-up artisan food manufacturing company. Focus is on a “farm-to-jar “philosophy focusing on products that provide restaurant quality preparations for an elevated home dining experience as well as supporting independent food and beverage companies requiring similar products in their operations.

Job duties include:  

  • Culinary preparation (cutting, washing, peeling, cooking)                                  
  • Scaling and packaging of finished products
  • Manual recording data on various kitchen logs
  • Use of computer for printing and data entry
  • Counting and organization of Inventory 
  • Kitchen sanitation including ware washing and facilities maintenance 
  • Receiving/storeroom management. 
  • Labeling of finished products
  • Working in a team environment with shared resources

Compensation:

  • Rates start at $16 per hour as a 1099 independent contractor

Desired Certification and Experience:

  • 3 months foodservice experience is preferred but not required
  • A culinary certificate or higher is preferred but not required
  • Approved Food Handler Certificate - if available  

Main Street Wines & Spirits - Countryside

Restocker

Posting Date: May 18

Part-time help needed in an independently owned liquor store that has been in business for over 34 years. Qualifications:

  • Have a valid driver's license
  • Minimum age is 19 years old. Anyone younger than 21 years old cannot do deliveries.
  • Able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Dependable, honest and works well with others
  • Follows directions given by managers
  • Available to work between 25-30 hours per week

Please contact us directly (708) 354-0355 or come in to complete an application. Hours of operation are Monday thorugh Saturday, 9 a.m. -10 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Pay is $15 an hour.

Oak Meadows Golf Course - Addison

Cooks

Posting Date: May 18

We are currently hiring cooks at our new golf clubhouse located at The Preserve at Oak Meadows Golf Course in Addison, IL.  

  • $15 - $22 an hour
  • Driver’s license not required
  • Flexible schedule
  • Restaurant and Pro Shop Discounts
  • Golf Privileges

For complete job description or to apply for the position, please visit the hiring website.

Lexington Square - Elmhurst

Prep Cook/Line Cook

Posting Date: May 6

Responsible for scratch-made cooking, following recipes, regulatory compliance, health and sanitation and cleanliness.

Hours: Depends on Availability

Job Qualifications: 2 years cooking experience preferred but not necessary, self-motivator, dependable, reliable

Pay Rate: $14 to $18 depending on experience

If interested, please contact Jessica DeGiulio, Director of Culinary at (219) 743-6905 or jdegiulio@hhs1.com

Eagle Brook County Club - Geneva

Cook

Posting Date: May 6

Assists with the preparation and production of food items for all food & beverage areas at the location.

Essential Functions: Sets up and stocks cooking stations with supplies and equipment. Prepares food for service (i.e. chopping vegetables, cutting meat, preparing sauces). Cooks menu items in cooperation with food and beverage staff. Recognizes and resolves guest complaints and concerns. Maintains food quality and service standards for location. Complies with local nutritional and sanitation standards. Performs opening and closing procedures; contributes to overall cleanliness and organization of facility. Ensures a pleasant visit for each guest; maintains effective guest relations. Performs special projects delegated by management. Stays updated on latest developments pertinent to the department as well as the location. 

Read full job description and apply

Shriner's Center - Addison and Bloomingdale Golf Club - Bloomingdale

Utility Position

Posting Date: May 6

Great opportunity for the right person Looking to fill immediately.Could lead to a full time, permanent position. Employee will rotate between both Shriner's Center in Addison and Bloomingdale Golf Club in Bloomingdale.

Job duties:

  • Maintaining the interiors and ballrooms for two beautiful wedding and meeting centers located in Addison and Bloomingdale, Illinois. 
  • Required to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. frequently standing up, bending and moving about the work area. Includes, but not limited to, table and chair room set-ups, public restrooms, kitchen assistance, maintenance and other designated roles as needed.
  • MUST be dependable and punctual with a good team attitude. May be required to work days, nights, weekends or holidays.
  • If interested,  call (630) 529-3380 and ask for Karen.

Spring Hill Suites - Elmhurst

Front Desk Representative - Part Time

Posting Date: May 2

  • Greets guests as they arrive, focusing on personal recognition in a warm and authentic manner
  • Reviews arrival list daily and assists in preparing and assembling welcome amenities
    Escort VIPs to room and check them in prior to arrival
  • Answer the telephone within three rings with a smile and answer questions accordingly or transfer as needed
  • Responsible for issued bank - count bank at beginning and end of shift.
  • Ensure that all cash drops are done in accordance with proper cash handling procedures and report all cash over/ shorts to management
  • Maintains front desk area to be clean and organized

Shifts typically run 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 3 to 11 p.m. Read job description or apply

Dinner Ready - Lisle

Cooks

Posting Date: May 2

Located in College Square Shopping Center, Dinner Ready provides chef created meals that are ready to heat in your microwave or oven and enjoy within minutes. If interested, contact Chef Marks at (630) 812-9384 or via email at dinnerready@chefmarks.com

Chime & Stave - St. Charles 

Line Cooks and Cold Station

Posting Date: May 2

Chime & Stave Restaurant is a neighborhood craft cocktail and dining destination. We offer inspired, artisan meals made with Mediterranean influences, fine wine and handcrafted cocktails in a rustic, easy to relax atmosphere suitable for every occasion. Restaurant is closed for major holidays.

Experienced Line Cook: Duties include pepping menu items in function of the station and executing the line. Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, Noon - 9:30 p.m., $15 - $20/hour based on experience.

Cold Station: Duties include prepping menu items in the pantry area which includes salads, flatbread and desserts. Hours: Wednesday – Saturday, Noon – 9:30 p.m. $15 - $20/hour based on experience.

If interested, send a text message to Chef Francois Sanchez at (630) 345-3719.