Michelin Guide Inspector - West Coast (Experienced Level Professional)

Offer published on 2023-02-20
Location :
GREENVILLE, SC, United States of America
Sector :
Contract Type :

Open positions

Michelin Guide Inspector - West Coast (Experienced Level Professional)

Michelin, the Worldwide leader in Tires, is hiring!

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Job Summary:

Come work for Michelin as a Guide inspector!

Michelin, the Worldwide leader in Tires, dedicated to enhancing mobility and sustainability by providing its clients with digital services, maps and guides to help enrich trips and travels and make them unique experiences—offers a rare opportunity to join its team of Michelin Guide Inspectors. The Michelin Guide Inspector anonymously inspects hotels and restaurants for the MICHELIN guides and determines their suitability for inclusion in our selections in North America (including Canada and global locations) and relevant classifications. 


  • Maintain 100% anonymity both individually and of team members
  • Perform inspection meals, lunch/dinner daily across assigned markets
  • Compose a detailed report of each meal, also including social media content
  • Organize up to three weeks of monthly travel (including international) to assigned markets including booking plane/train tickets, hotels, car rentals and schedule all meal reservations, coordinating with other inspectors when necessary
  • Monitor a variety of media outlets (national/local news, blogs, social media, etc.) for restaurant openings, closings, chef movement and all other relevant information and maintain an up-to-date list of restaurant openings, organized by priority, within assigned markets
  • Coordinate with editorial team to proof-read and fact-check texts and all other Michelin Guide content
  • Responsibly manage all business expenses related to meal and travel expenditures


  • Bachelor’s degree in culinary, food studies, hotel management or equivalent degree.
  • 10+ years of experience in hotel, restaurant, or other relevant industry
  • Attention to detail, strong skills of observation, memory for cuisine
  • Natural sensory talent for tasting, analyzing food
  • This position requires flexible travel schedule along with regular evening work hours.
  • Integrity, discretion, and respect for requirement of anonymity
  • Extensive international knowledge of ingredients, culinary techniques, cuisines, and culinary fundamentals
  • Flexibility, ability to adjust to change easily and adapt to changing work environment; ability to problem solve effectively in unexpected circumstances; ability to work independently
  • Excellent writing skills, solid organizational skills
  • Good interpersonal skills, able to work collaboratively and remotely; able to communicate effectively and express ideas with clarity
  • Excellent research skills; extensive familiarity with restaurant and food-related media


  • U.S. – California-based applicant
  • Proficiency in one or more additional languages, preferably Spanish, will be an asset.


Moving Forward Together: Apply Today!

Dedicated to the improvement of sustainable mobility, Michelin designs, manufactures and sells tires for every type of vehicle, including airplanes, automobiles, bicycles, earthmovers, farm equipment, heavy-duty trucks and motorcycles.  


Michelin also offers a full range of innovative services and solutions that help make mobility safer, more efficient and more environmentally friendly. To create unique mobility experiences, Michelin publishes travel guides, hotel and restaurant guides, maps and road atlases.  


Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Michelin North America employs more than 20,000 people and operates 19 major manufacturing plants in the U.S. and Canada. 


Michelin is recognized as an employer of choice by the people who work here. They stay at Michelin because they have careers with a purpose at a company with a purpose. In fact, more than 97 percent of Michelin employees say they choose to move forward together with our company each year. 


Michelin’s status as a great place to work has been validated by the leading authorities on workplace culture:  

·       Forbes list of “Most Diverse Place to Work” and “Best Employer for New Grads” 

·       Fortune list of “World Most Admired Companies”  

·       Voted on the top 50 Employers list by the readers of Minority Engineer magazine, Women Engineer magazine and STEM Workforce Diversity magazine. 

·       Top Company for Women to work for in Transportation. 


Michelin takes an advanced approach to career development, ensuring that you will come for a job but stay for a career. More than 75 percent of our managers are promoted from within, and we offer multiple career development paths to challenge employees to grow and realize their purpose across the span of their individual careers. 


Apply now and start your own mobility journey with Michelin today.  



Total Rewards: 


Motivated by our Purpose - We Care about Giving People a Better Way Forward - Michelin offers our employees a comprehensive Total Rewards package with competitive well-being, health care, life insurance and retirement benefits and perks such as: 

·       Paternity leave 

·       Maternity leave 

·       Tuition reimbursement 

·       Family health care centers and fitness facilities at several company locations 

·       Fitness membership reimbursement through a network of nationwide facilities 

·       529 college savings plan 

·       A 401(k) match 

·       Free tires based upon years of service 

·       An Employee Assistance Program 

·       A relocation assistance program  

Michelin is an equal employment opportunity employer of minorities, women, veterans and the disabled.  If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please contact us at accommodations@michelin.com 

This position is not available for immigration sponsorship