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AbbVie Senior Chef in North Chicago, Illinois

About AbbVie

AbbVie’s mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people’s lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women’s health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at . Follow @abbvie on Twitter at , Facebook at , Instagram , YouTube at and LinkedIn at .

  • Assign work responsibilities for the day to culinary team members

  • Help with production; includes entrees, soups, vegetables, sauces, and other menu driven items for serving line and catering

  • Supervise culinary team. Be available to them in the production kitchen area and when when the kitchen floor first opens for lunch

  • Training and coaching team members

  • Lead others to adhering to basic policies, practices and procedures (e.g. sanitation, recipes, safety, portion control)

  • Responsible for the food cost of the unit

  • Hold culinary team meetings and effectively communicate to management all issues related to the daily operation

  • Monitor all areas of food production and correct if needed any improper food handling procedures

  • Ensure that all safety and sanitation guidelines per Health Department are followed

  • Production of records, menu management and food orders

  • Complete administration work when culinary team has catering orders complete and lunch service has been started

  • Hours of the position are 5:30AM - 2PM Monday - Friday


  • Culinary Associates Degree or Equivalent Experience

  • At least 6 years cooking experience, with knowledge of how to prepare soups, sauces and entrees

  • Knowledge of volume production and batch cooking

  • Proven ability in planning, organizing, ordering and production

  • Knowledge of the GFS ordering system and the ability to order using the GFS computer ordering system

  • Self-motivated, excellent communication skills with proven track record in providing excellent guest service

  • Must be able to follow verbal instructions, written recipes and instructions for menu items

  • Knowledge of the Foodservice menu system

  • Proactive team player, leads, trains and coaches others

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to adapt to change in a positive manner

  • Excellent work and attendance record

  • Overtime required, flexible work schedule at times

  • Sanitation certificate preferred

Significant Work Activities

Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)



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Equal Employment Opportunity

At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.