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89 South St, New York, NY 10038
Wayō hiring Polisher in New York, NY

Wayō hiring Polisher in New York, NY

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Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Jan 13, 2020

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About Momofuku

Established by chef and founder David Chang in 2004 with the opening of Momofuku Noodle Bar, Momofuku has grown to include restaurants in New York City, Washington D.C., Sydney, Toronto, Las Vegas, and Los Angeles; a casual chicken spot (Fuku); and a bakery (Milk Bar), established by award-winning pastry chef Christina Tosi. The restaurants have gained world-wide recognition for their innovative take on cuisine, while supporting local, sustainable and responsible farmers and food purveyors.

The Polisher will work closely with the FOH team, handling all glass, silver, and plateware for service. The ideal polisher candidate will be efficient, yet careful while handling and cleaning flat and stemware. This role offers room for growth within the company, and an opportunity to observe high volume service with fine dining elements.


  • Receive, wash, and polish glassware.
  • Run plate and silverware bus bins downstairs to the dishwasher.  
  • Bring clean dishes and flatware upstairs to the service station.
  • Polish and restock stemware & flatware throughout service
  • Communicate effectively with all team members
  • Maintain presentable appearance

Skills & Requirements

  • Able to stand throughout the scheduled shift (6-8 hours)
  • Unintimidated by repetitive work
  • Maintains a positive attitude when presented with challenging tasks
  • Able to work quickly & precisely
  • Attention to detail and drive to  improve
  • Culinary students encouraged to apply

 Physical Demands

  • The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently lifting up to 25 pounds, occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, and moving intermittently during working hours. These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Momofuku reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Momofuku or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

What's in it for you?

Momofuku features an ever-changing, evolving menu, with limitless opportunities for creativity. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package, including vision/dental/medical insurance, paid time off, cell phone data reimbursement, gym discount, pre-taxed commuter benefit, plus more after required wait periods. We encourage our employees to grow and learn, and offer many opportunities for personal and career development.  

Momofuku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage or citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other protected status.

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Bar Wayō is a new bar from Momofuku featuring seasonal cocktails, beer, and wine and a menu of snacks and dishes that complement the drinks. Wayo is informed by the concept of wayo secchu, Japanese for the compromise between East and West. Bar Wayō opens Summer 2019.

Momofuku was founded by chef David Chang in 2004 with the opening of Momofuku Noodle Bar in New York City. Credited with “the rise of contemporary Asian-American cuisine” by the New York Times and named the “most important restaurant in America” by Bon Appétit magazine, Momofuku has opened restaurants in the United States, Australia, and Canada. The restaurants have gained world-wide recognition for their innovative take on cuisine, while supporting sustainable and responsible farmers and food purveyors.