The Wandering Gourmet is currently looking for a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as an Personal Shopper. This individual will be responsible for daily shopping, light office work, and meal packaging. Applicants must possess a passion for food, understanding of cooking techniques, products, and ingredients, positive attitude, be a team player and have an eagle eye for detail.

We are Michigan’s largest personal chef service located in Rochester Hills. In our commercial kitchen, we prepare from-scratch meals and seasonal menus for families of all sizes extending beyond the tri-county area. No day is the same.

Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements.

This opportunity is ideal for candidates who:

  • Are relentlessly passionate about food
  • Experience in high-quality food selection and purchase
  • Exudes integrity and hard work ethic
  • Trained knowledge and practices uncompromising, strict standards in food handling and ingredient selection
  • Radiate a welcoming, positive attitude
  • Thoroughly enjoy working with others and have excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented and welcomes direction
  • Self-motivated and work independently
  • Value the variety in a flexible-duty kitchen and office settings
  • Have a desire to learn each and every day

Performance expectations:

  • Ability to shop, select, and purchase various ingredients and products
  • Properly package and label food
  • Maintain immaculate work area
  • Maintain a safe driving record
  • Assist with kitchen and office responsibilities and projects as needed i.e. social media, organizing, etc.
  • Participate in office-related tasks and duties
  • Strict adherence to company expectations
  • Maintain our stellar company image
  • Consistent high-quality performance in all areas of work

Minimum Qualifications and Requirements

  • Minimum 1 year in a professional kitchen or food service
  • Strong kitchen prep skills
  • Passion to learn more about food
  • Is a team player and works well with others
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Strong reading skills
  • Reliable and predictable attendance
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Culinary school degree/bachelor’s degree preferred, but not necessary