Executive Chef – New Innovative Contemporary Restaurant

NY New York
$90,000 - $100,000 base + benefits + bonuses

This NYC-based hospitality group is seeking an Executive Chef for a new restaurant and bar concept opening this summer in Manhattan. Featuring a tapas-inspired menu in a captivating, multi-floor setting, this special opportunity exists for a culinary leader that is looking for a great professional stage to showcase his/her talent. This group offers an exciting challenge and employment stability for a talented & highly motivated culinary professional who has an eye for detail and an appreciation for quality and innovation.


• Bachelor's degree in culinary, business or hospitality management is preferred.
• Artistic ability to make his or her dishes appealing to the eye.
• New restaurant (kitchen) opening experience including menu creation, costing, vendor sourcing, culinary administration, hiring, and training.
• Minimum 2 years of high volume culinary leadership experience in a restaurant with 300+ seats.
• Excellent communication skills, customer service and team oriented, self-starter, and professional maturity
• Strong organization, analytical, and problem-solving skills and exhibit composure and professionalism while under pressure
• Sufficient experience and ability to establish a budget and operate within a budget when ordering ingredients, calculating recipes, and determining portion size.
• Proficient with food controls and labor cost, demonstration cooking, menu development, menu pricing and development of culinary team required.
• Premise and liability accountability and contract-managed service experience are desirable.
• Must hold a valid NYC food-handlers certification.
• Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms
• Ability to read, write, and verbally communicate effectively and professionally with other business departments, guests, and vendors.