Café Altro Paradiso, opened in 2016 by chef and owner Ignacio Mattos, is inspired by the flavors, textures and warmth of Italian food and wines traditions. Located on a sunny corner across from Hudson Square, it takes cues from classic European bistros and New York’s neighborhood institutions. Altro Paradiso is currently seeking a Sous Chef that shares our passion for its cuisine, embraces a didactic style of leadership and is able to balance the nuanced demands of this dynamic position.
Understanding the personnel, operational and financial demands of a restaurant and it’s kitchen operations are an essential foundation. Moreover, a strong candidate is able to efficiently synthesize information, prioritize tasks and oversee their completion, and manage demands on the go in order to ensure successful service.
Additionally, a Sous Chef on our team must understand the following:
Quality and consistency in our food is our highest priority. Our team must ensure that all kitchen staff are able to prepare their station and themselves to the highest standards.
Company culture and staff education are integral in our development. We believe that our employees are our greatest resource. Creating a diverse and informed team and providing all of our staff with the tools and information they need to understand and prepare our food is essential.
Communities are essential to our success. We welcome an endless variety of people through our doors every day. Whether they are purveyors, staff, guests or a new neighbor we depend on them. In order to continue growing, we actively seek ways to engage and embrace that community.
You will work closely with the Chef de Cuisine and be expected to assume responsibility at this level as you will be left to run shifts and lead the team. You will be adept at working with senior team members, not just the CDC, but also the GM and the front of house managers as well.
Proven kitchen management experience, 2-3 years as a Sous Chef preferred
Passion for creating incredible guest experience
Emotional intelligence with a desire to grow your leadership skills
Organized approach to managing yourself and your team
Attention to detail
Potential and ambition beyond this role
Health, Vision & Dental Insurance, Quarterly & Annual Bonuses
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From the owners of the critically-acclaimed restaurant Estela in Nolita comes this Italian restaurant with a long name. Café Altro Paradiso takes inspiration from most regions of Italy, and big windows that let in pleasant hues of light throughout the day and into the evening. The food at Altro aims to satisfy the everyday needs of New Yorkers, as well as visitors who want something truly of the city.