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FT Sous Chef - Mundelein
Mundelein, IL  60060

Quest Food Management Services is looking for a Sous Chef to join our team!                                 
Work for a growing company with a personal touch.  Leadership is visible, approachable and shows that they care about their teams.  Quest allows you to become an integral part of the local community, in an environment where you are listened to, supported and work-life balance is a priority.  You are not just a number at Quest. 
We provide the communities we serve with fresh, high-quality food, exceptional responsiveness and intensely personal service.  We are committed to creating the most enduring relationships in the industry by what we do and how we do it, which is achieved through an unwavering commitment to our values:
·        Integrity:  we do the right thing at all times
·        Responsiveness:  we listen and respond quickly to provide the best solutions
·        Accountability: we do what we say we will do and accept responsibility for the results
·        Respect: we treat others better than we expect to be treated ourselves
·        Excellence: we deliver the best experience possible
Sous Chefs plan, prepare and present menu items during service of the cafeteria to the standards set by chef/manager.  Prepares production lists for staff of items needed for execution of menus. Assists and leads in the day to day operations of the kitchen with staff.
Successful candidate(s) must have an outgoing, friendly and customer focused attitude, and must have the ability work with speed, attention to detail, consistency and organization. Punctuality, reliability, and the ability to work effectively on a team are a must.
Other Requirements Include:
  • Associate’s degree in Culinary Arts or equivalent work experience            
  • Minimum of five years Lead / Line Cook Experience
  • Food Handler certification
  • Basic computer skills
  • Comfortable and pleasant demeanor in very busy environments
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
Previous experience in a similar role and the ability to read/speak Spanish is helpful but not required.
There are full-time and part-time positions available. For more information about Quest Food Management Services, please visit our website at
Job Type: Part-time / Full-time
Required experience: Lead / Line Cook: 5 years
Quest Food Management Services is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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