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Bridges of Poplar Creek

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Valley Lo Club

Bridges of Poplar Creek Country Club
Job Title: Executive Chef

Full Time / Exempt
Salary Range: $60k - $65k
Location: Bridges of Poplar Creek C.C.
1400 Poplar Creek Drive, Hoffman Estates, IL 60169


  •     Hires, trains, schedules, manages and evaluates all kitchen staff.
  •  Understand and perform menu requirements while adhering to and maintaining consistent recipe standards
  •  Conduct a food inventory on a monthly basis and key items on a weekly basis, to ensure a low level of product on hand
  •  Conduct inventory on china, silverware, chaffers, and all kitchen utensils quarterly.
  •  Assist in the coordination of the weekly buying plan with the menus designed by the Director of Golf Operations, Sales & Catering Supervisor & Special Event & Bar Coordinator.
  •  Adhere to a “full usage” policy of all non-perishable items on hand and provide waste sheets when necessary.
  •  Maintain labor cost within the guidelines of the budget and seasonal needs
  •  Maintain cost controls with awareness of alternative buying patterns for all food purchases.
  •  Complete all necessary HR paperwork for all staff. (New hire paperwork, Employee Status Forms, Reviews, Etc.)
  •  Train and adhere to portion control management standards for all kitchen and halfway house/ grill staff.
  •  Adhere to and enforce acceptable attire and grooming standards as put forth by the Director of Golf Operations.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Golf Operations
  •  Meet all sanitation requirements per health code for all Food & Beverage areas
  •  Responsible for doing work orders for all equipment as needed.
  •  Work with Director of Golf Operations and Sales & Catering Supervisor to Revise/develop the use of wedding, banquet, holiday menus to be competitive with our competition.
  •  With the use of Event master Software stay up to date on function sheets.
  •  Schedule all routine maintenance on kitchen equipment. Knives, Hood Cleaning etc.
  •  Responsible for following Village of Hoffman Estates liquor license rules and regulations in regards to staff BASSET training.
  •  Will work holidays, and weekends.
  •  Reports directly to the Director of Golf Operations.

Education / Experience: High school diploma. Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree preferred. Must have experience in managing a staff of 2 or more for a minimum of 3 years in a banquet, hotel, or high volume restaurant setting & must have or be in the process of obtaining Food Sanitation Certificate.

Please submit Hoffman Estates Park District employment application and resume online via the career opportunities page on the District’s website: In order to be considered for the position, all applicants must submit an application as well as a resume. If unable to apply online, please submit application and resume to Eric Leninger, Human Resource Manager. Email:
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Date Posted: 1/16/18

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Searching for a GREAT SOUS CHEF to Join My Team (Glenview)

Feel like you work in a "Cut throat" kitchen? Like you are not part of “The Team”? Wanting to belong to something more? Well you have stumbled upon it.

All "Private Clubs" are not created equal

Tenured Executive Chef searching for Sous Chef for a private country club. Valley Lo is looking for a unique individual to complement Our Culinary Team.

Join our Family to experience a fast paced professional atmosphere where scratch cooking, quick wit and camaraderie are only part of the benefits.  This is an "Open environment" with the ability to share ideas and belong to a Band of Culinarians that are in the business of making our Members happy.


  • Great Attitude, Personal Integrity and Sense of Humor are Absolute Must Haves!!!
  • Must have worked a hot line position in a kitchen for minimum of 5+ years
  • Strong Work Ethic and Team Player Mentality
  • Flexible hours, able to work Holidays and Weekends
  • Culinary school graduate preferred
  • Ability to work a 55+ hour week
  • Year Round-Salaried Position

Insurance, 401k, vacation pay, employee uniforms, staff meals and working with a great group of individuals are only some of our benefits.

Please send resume by email or fax, 847.729.0216,
Valley Lo is an equal opportunity employer, background check required

J. R. Thomas
Executive Chef
Date Posted: 10/5/17

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