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Tasting Cook

Food for Thought Lincolnwood, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Food for Thought seeks a skilled cook to execute multi course tasting meals for 3 – 12 guests as part of the event sales process.

The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Excellent timing for a la minute service of multi course tasting menus
  • Exceptional plating and presentation skills with the ability to style plates/platters in an appealing fashion that will also be suited for high volume service
  • Experience and knowledge of banquet service
  • 3 years experience in high volume professional kitchen. Fine dining experience preferred.
  • Ability and willingness to directly engage guests and “sell” the presented menu or offer reasonable substitutions and/or modifications to meet guest’s desired vision

Job Expectations

  • Responsible for the preparation of high quality food in a safe, sanitary, efficient and consistent manner
  • Able to work in fast paced, high pressure work environment, while maintaining the organizational ability to identify and act on job duties quickly and effectively
  • Able to work as a team in a dynamic work place
  • Uses strong organization and communication skills to manage accurate and timely production and plating of food
  • Maintains open line of communication between BOH, FOH & Sales teams
  • Assists with general production as needed


Food for Thought

Why Work Here?

When food matters. You matter.

Food For Thought is widely recognized among the areas elite off premise catering and food service management companies. For more than 30 years, our commitment to excellent service, innovative cuisine and contemporary presentation has won the admiration of both our clients and peers. Our recipe for success is simple; we consistently provide delicious food and gracious hospitality.


7001 Ridgeway, Lincolnwood, IL 60712
Lincolnwood, IL