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Sous Chef
Eleven Madison Park
11 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10010
Eleven Madison Park hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

Eleven Madison Park hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

Eleven Madison ParkMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 18, 2019

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4 years

Job Details

Eleven Madison Park is a three Michelin-starred restaurant restaurant led by Chef Daniel Humm featuring a thoughtful, multi-course menu inspired by local and seasonal ingredients. Our team is driven by a commitment to serve the most delicious food with the most gracious hospitality. 

We are looking for a passionate and experienced Sous Chef to inspire, lead, and manage our kitchen team. The ideal candidate has a commitment to excellence and a desire to learn and grow. 

**In order to gain the necessary hands-on experience working in our kitchen and become familiar with our company’s culture and values, the introductory period for this role will require rotation through the various stations as a line cook before assuming the Sous Chef title and managerial responsibilities.**

Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Oversee food production at all stations, assisting line cooks, as needed 
  • Collaborate with the Chef de Cuisine on menu development
  • Ensure that company procedures and standards are met
  • Assist with managing cost control
  • Manage line cooks and prep teams, including training, coaching, and disciplining

Requirements for Success:

  • Advanced and accurate knife skills
  • Ability to read and follow recipes and standards
  • Strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills with working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook
  • Capability to teach and mentor others
  • Experience with a variety of cooking styles and techniques
  • Ability to adapt and make decisions quickly in a fast-paced environment
  • 2+ years Michelin-star restaurant experience required
  • 2+ years management experience required

This is an amazing opportunity to be a part of our team and grow with us!

Make it Nice is the parent company behind Eleven Madison Park, The NoMad, and Made Nice. Our company culture supports the growth and development of our employees, and provides opportunities for education and advancement. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including medical/dental/vision, flexible spending accounts, employee dining discounts, 401k, and paid time off after a required waiting period. Make it Nice provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Compensation details

Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401k, Paid Time Off, and Employee Meals after a required waiting period

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Fish butchery

Food Cost Optimization

Food Safety Knowledge

Food Styling


Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Meat Butchery

Meat Cookery

Menu development

On-site Special Events

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving



Sauce Development



Staff education / motivation

Up to 200 covers a night

Vegetable Breakdown

Vegetable cookery

Conflict Resolution

Microsoft Office

Recruiting / hiring

Staff Education / Motivation

Vendor Management

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Fine Dining, Restaurant Group

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Part of Make it Nice

Eleven Madison Park is a fine-dining restaurant driven by a commitment to serve the most delicious food with the most gracious hospitality. We feature a thoughtful multi-course menu, inspired by local and seasonal ingredients. Led by Chef Daniel Humm, the kitchen and dining room teams work together to create one-of-a-kind experiences for our guests. We are proud to have been awarded four stars from The New York Times, three Michelin stars, 2016 James Beard for Outstanding Service, the Ferrari Trento Art of Hospitality Award, and to have been named the best restaurant in North America on the World’s 50 Best Restaurant List.

As a part of Make it Nice, employees at Eleven Madison Park are given an opportunity to discover and pursue their passion while learning and challenging themselves. Our team is made up of diverse people committed to collaboration, contribution and excellence.