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Pastry Sous Chef

Marta (29 East 29 St. NY, NY)
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Job Description

Make a meaningful impact as a Pastry Sous Chef at Marta!

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!

The Pastry Sous Chef will assist in menu, recipe creation, production and leadership amongst the culinary pastry team in a high volume environment. This individual is expected to develop an understanding of ordering and inventory procedures, food cost and labor cost, and how these reflect in the daily production of their Pastry Cooks. The Pastry Sous Chef will assist to oversee the overall running of the kitchen, cleanliness and organization. The Pastry Sous Chef, in partnership with the Executive Pastry Chef, will help foster team spirit and relationships within the team in order to create comradery and a strong, positive, and supportive working environment.

As a valued member of our team, your compensation will include the following benefits:

  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you in having an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Dining credit and discounts throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • 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 3 years experience in large scale format baking
  • 1-2 years management experience preferred
  • Good communication skills; ability to understand, follow and delegate written and verbal instruction
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Effective time management
  • Passion for motivation, educating and empowering the team
  • Emotional Awareness under pressure 
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
  • Experience with systems development and implementation
  • Punctual and reliable attendance 
  • Knowledge and understanding of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures


Skills & Requirements



We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion and belonging 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.

USHG will make reasonable accommodations under applicable law for qualified individuals to enable them to perform the essential functions of the job, unless doing so would create an undue hardship for the Company.