Chef Jobs in Downers Grove, IL

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Kona Grill - Oak Brook - Oak Brook, IL (5 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Key Responsibilities (but are not limited to): Performs food preparation according to recipes or instructions and must efficiently cook sauces, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products Cutting...
6 days ago
Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Seeking an experienced Chef / Kitchen Manager to oversee our kitchen operations. We are a lunch and dinner operation right next to Millennium Park....
9 days ago
Livia Italian Eatery - Geneva - Downers Grove, IL
Planning and directing food preparation and culinary activities Review product quality and help to find solutions to concerns Modify Menu, training material and food products as directed by the Executive...
11 days ago
Home Chef - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Prior recipe development experience. Self-starter and highly motivated to make meals that an average person people can successfully cook at home....
12 days ago
La Grange Park, IL (8 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
13 days ago
Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Seeking an individual with a strong culinary background who can assist with developing new and current food programs for our growing operation. The ideal candidate has solid kitchen skills and...
13 days ago
Heartland Alliance - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
The chef will also provide catering, food planning and preparation services in accord with program guidelines, applicable sanitation standards and contractual obligations....
21 days ago
Evanston, IL (23 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Good knife skills and an understanding of food safety guidelines is required. You must be able to work efficiently and carefully in a fast paced environment....
22 days ago
Dig Inn - Chicago, IL (20 miles from Downers Grove, IL)
Youll train both seasoned and novice cooks, helping to nurture the next generation of chefs and keep the love of cooking in the kitchen. You will manage 3-5 restaurants....
90+ days ago

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