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Commis Chef

Mattawan, MI

  • Culinary

  • Hourly and Seasonal

Job Description

We are looking for a Commis Chef to lead our kitchen, following our Aramark specifications and guidelines reporting to the Food Service Director.  The successful candidate will employ their  culinary and managerial skills in order to play a critical role in maintaining and enhancing our customers’ satisfaction.

Job Responsibilities

  • Schedules and assigns daily work activities to staff and supervises the completion of tasks
  • Assists in the writing of weekly cycle menus with admin/FSD following Aramark's Marketing playbook requirements
  • Trains and guides staff on job duties, standard food safety and sanitation procedures, cooking methods and master cleaning schedule
  • Cooks and prepares food following production guidelines and standardized recipes
  • Ensures the setting up of workstations with all needed ingredients and equipment to meet service timelines
  • Prepares ingredients by measuring, weighing, mixing, chopping, trimming, and peeling food items
  • Proficient with knife skills and proper utensil handling following Aramark safety standards (cut gloves)
  • Operates equipment such as ovens, stoves, slicers, mixers, etc.
  • Bakes, roasts, broils, steams, and uses a variety of cooking methods on meats, vegetables, and other foods
  • Arranges, garnishes, and portions food following established guidelines ensure staff are trained on proper portioning each service
  • Properly stores food by following food safety policies and procedures.  Dating, labeling and proper rotation FIFO
  • Cleans and sanitizes work areas, equipment, and utensils
  • Maintains excellent customer service with a positive attitude towards guests, customers, clients, co-workers and serves as needed on during peak service times
  • Follows Aramark safety policies and procedures including food safety and sanitation
  • Ensures security of company assets
  • Produces and maintains all temperature, heating/cooling, refrigeration/freezer and  production logs
  • Completes monthly inventory ensuring accuracy with FSD
  • Completes safety/sanitation audits as assigned
  • Conducts daily pre-service meeting in the absence of the FSD

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.


  • Previous supervisor experience in a related role preferred

This role may have physical demands including, but not limited to, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling and/or extended walking and standing. This role may also require uniforms and/or usage of Personal Protective equipment (PPE).


About Aramark

Our Mission

Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet.

At Aramark, we believe that every employee should enjoy equal employment opportunity and be free to participate in all aspects of the company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by applicable law.

About Aramark

The people of Aramark proudly serve millions of guests every day through food, facilities, and uniform services in 19 countries around the world. Rooted in service and united by our purpose, we strive to do great things for each other, our partners, our communities, and our planet. We believe a career should develop your talents, fuel your passions, and empower your professional growth. So, no matter what you're pursuing - a new challenge, a sense of belonging, or just a great place to work - our focus is helping you reach your full potential. Learn more about working here at or connect with us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

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