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New York, New york city 00000 New york city USA

About Us:

We are a vibrant and popular Mediterranean restaurant located in the heart of the Upper West Side. Known for our authentic flavors, fresh ingredients, and warm hospitality, we have become a favorite dining destination in the area. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a talented and experienced Chef to lead our culinary team and ensure the highest quality standards in our kitchen.


As a hands-on Chef in our NYC restaurant, your responsibilities include back-of-house staffing, organization, and quality control to ensure smooth kitchen operations.

- Oversee all kitchen operations, including food preparation, cooking, and plating, while maintaining the highest standards of taste, presentation, and quality.

- Manage and mentor the kitchen staff, providing guidance, training, and performance evaluations to foster a cohesive and efficient team.

- Collaborate with the Executive Chef to develop and refine menu items, incorporating authentic Mediterranean flavors and innovative culinary techniques.

- Ensure proper inventory management, including ordering, receiving, and controlling food and supplies to minimize waste and maintain cost-effectiveness.

- Maintain a clean and organized kitchen, following all health and safety regulations to provide a safe working environment for the team.

- Monitor and maintain kitchen equipment, coordinating repairs and maintenance as necessary to ensure uninterrupted operations.

- Stay up-to-date with culinary trends and new ingredients, bringing creativity and innovation to our menu offerings.

- Collaborate with front-of-house staff to ensure seamless coordination between the kitchen and dining areas, providing exceptional guest experiences.

- Work closely with the management team to address any operational challenges and implement effective solutions.

- Schedule and manage kitchen staff shifts to ensure appropriate coverage and efficient workflow.


- Proven experience as a Chef or in a similar leadership role in a busy restaurant environment, preferably with Mediterranean cuisine.

- Strong culinary skills and a passion for Mediterranean flavors, ingredients, and techniques.

- Excellent leadership and team management abilities, with the capacity to inspire and motivate a diverse kitchen staff.

- Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with meticulous attention to detail.

- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with the team, management, and front-of-house staff.

- Extensive knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations.

- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment while maintaining a positive attitude.

- Flexibility to work a 6-day schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

- Minimum 3 years of experience in a leadership role in a busy restaurant environment.

We Offer:

- Competitive salary of $85,000 - $90,000 per year, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

- Comprehensive benefits and a supportive work environment that encourages professional growth and development.

To Apply:

If you are a skilled and passionate Chef who thrives in a Mediterranean culinary setting and is ready to make a significant impact in a dynamic restaurant, we invite you to apply for this position. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and any relevant certifications to [hbmuws@gmail.com].

We appreciate all applications, but only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Thank you for considering joining our team at our Upper West Side Mediterranean restaurant!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $85,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year

Benefits: Employee discount, Paid time off

Experience level: 3 years

Shifts: Day shift, Evening shift, Morning shift, Night shift

Weekly day range: Weekends as needed

Location: Upper West Side, NY

Shift availability: Day Shift (Preferred), Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

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