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Executive Chef

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2444 N Elston Avenue
Chicago, IL  60647

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Midtown is looking for an Executive Chef to lead and develop our kitchen.

The Position
As an important part of the café team, our Executive Chefs inspire members through the food that they develop and prepare to ensure they are energized and satisfied. They encourage active, social, and healthier lives by:

  • Quickly and efficiently preparing food orders

  • Inspiring a sense of community and providing personal attention

  • Maintaining clean and sanitary kitchen areas to promote a safe and enjoyable member experience

  • Committing to department responsibilities and working effectively within a team environment

  • Assisting with inventory of product and supplies

  • Being open to growth and mentorship within a management role


  • At least three years of food preparation and cooking experience

  • Experience with inventory management and cost control

  • Current Department of Health and Sanitation Certification

  • Understand the importance of complying with Department of Health sanitary guidelines

  • Great personalities that naturally connects with a wide variety of people

  • Strong customer service skills and enjoy serving others

  • Ability to work gracefully and quickly under pressure

  • Keen memory and delightful sense of humor

  • Highly organized and efficient

  • Excellent communication skills

This job description is intended to describe the general requirements for the position. It is not a complete statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements. Other duties not listed here may be assigned as necessary to ensure the proper operations of the department.

MIDTOWN is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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About Us

We work at Midtown to inspire people to transform their lives–and we do our job well. Our members stay longer than any other major athletic club chain in North America because we are committed to providing resort-like environments, personal attention, and strong communities at every one of our clubs. We believe all three of those pillars start with attracting and growing rock star talent at every level of our organization.

Who We Want

We're looking for people that share our core values: kind individuals who want to win together, see things as the glass half full, are passionate about helping others, and strive to always be better than yesterday.

Associate Benefits

Members of the Midtown team receive:

  • Complimentary club membership
  • Discounts on Midtown products and services
  • Access to hundreds of free courses for professional development
  • Health insurance for eligible full-time associates (30+ hours a week)
  • And more