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Chef de Cuisine
Casa Publica
594 Union Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Casa Publica  hiring Chef de Cuisine in New York, NY

Casa Publica  hiring Chef de Cuisine in New York, NY

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Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Dec 24, 2019

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3 years

Job Details
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Casa Pública is a high paced neighborhood traditional Mexican restaurant, situated in North Williamsburg, one block away from McCarren Park. We are a young restaurant focused on keeping the food the star of the plate by uplifting the presentation of traditional Mexican food.


This is a role for a passionate, experienced and motivated cook  or Chef de Cuisine, who is looking to take grow in the position of Chef de Cuisine, in an inspired by a restaurant ambiance set in a hacienda-style decorated Mexican restaurant, to create help us create a menu and learn more about the beauty and flavors of Mexican cuisine, and to help guide our young and energetic team.  


As Chef De Cuisine you will be:
- Directing and managing all food service & preparation activities and most importantly upholding the high quality standards set forth by Casa Publica

- Creating & implementing new seasonal menus which are in line with the Casa Publica

- High level management position – manage all staffing activities, including daily assignment of kitchen roles, rostering, hiring and training all new kitchen staff.

- Tight daily management of all food and staffing costs

- Management of all ordering including – food, supplies, equipment and all other related items.

- Management of all necessary administration duties.

- Management of kitchen hygiene standards and complying with sanitation and health regulations.

- Working closely with our Events management team in order to build new business and attending pitch/client sales meetings where necessary.

- Working with our Executive Chef and partners to draft event ideas and initiatives. 


- Must have a natural nuance with food, a sophisticated palette and an excellent knowledge of Mexican Food

-  GREAT management skills is an absolute MUST!!!

- AMAZING communication & Leadership skills!

- EXTREMELY detail orientated.

- TEAM PLAYER with a positive attitude always, you need to be able to motivate your team.

- Very capable in delegating tasks to the appropriate staff members and training staff
- Ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently.
- Great Time Management skills and ridiculously punctual, NO EXCEPTIONS!

- Be highly skilled with hygiene practices 


Certification and Experience: 
- NY food handlers certificate 
- Candidate must have 3 years experience in a high level kitchen position with an excellent record of kitchen management.
- High volume restaurant or catering experience needed 

- Needs to be very computer literate and have good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
- Spanish is a plus


Hours: FULL TIME. Hours and days will vary.  

PLEASE SEND– Up to date Resume with a cover page about your experience & cooking style and any other relevant information.

Compensation details

Paid vacation

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Family Meal

Food Budgeting

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

Food Safety Knowledge

General knife handling


Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

Meat Cookery

Menu development

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving



Sauce Development


Staff education / motivation

Up to 200 covers a night

Vegan / Vegetarian Cooking

Vegetable cookery

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