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Sous Chef

28 Liberty (Manhatta)
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Job Description

 

Make a meaningful impact as a Sous Chef at Manhatta!

 

Founded by CEO Danny Meyer with the opening of Union Square Cafe in 1985, Union Square Hospitality Group has created some of New York's most beloved restaurants, cafes, and bars such as Gramercy Tavern, Maialino, The Modern, Marta, and Porchlight to name a few!


Sous Chefs start at $58.500. You'll get the opportunity to work alongside Culinary Director Jason Pfeifer, who began his career with USHG at Gramercy Tavern, then trained at Noma and Per Se before joining the opening team of Maialino. The ideal candidate will be friendly, devoted, curious, and have a strong passion for food and hospitality.

As an important member of our team, you’ll receive:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave (yes! even as an hourly employee!)
  • Dining Credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to Mentor Programs, Career Development classes, and personalized career advancement support

What You Bring to the Table

  • Commitment to embodying our Family Values of:
    • Integrity- Doing the right things always- using sound judgment- even when no one is looking
    • Excellence- Doing what needs to be done, as well as it can possibly be done
    • Hospitality- Doing all that can be done for others- and more than is expected- in thoughtful ways that let people know you are on their side
    • Entrepreneurial Spirit- Seeing opportunities others haven’t- and creating opportunities others wish they’d thought of first
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional kitchen management experience
  • Advanced knife handling skills
  • Menu/recipe development
  • An understanding of Department of Health Food Safety Standards
  • Food cost optimization
  • Purveyor/local farmer relationships
  • Ability to lead a team successfully in a culture-driven environment including staff education, family meal, and strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred but not required 
Skills & Requirements Qualifications

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.