With growth, comes opportunity.. Cafe Altro Paradiso is currently seeking a Sous Chef with talent, ambition and passion for the craft we love, to assist in growing and supporting our kitchen team.
Opened in 2016 by chef and owner Ignacio Mattos, Café Altro Paradiso, 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.
We are looking for commited individuals with passion and tenacity who can express a mentoring, education-focused style of leadership and able to balance the many demands of these dynamic Management positions.
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
If you are looking for an opportunity to put yourself out of your comfort zone and push your self and the others around you, please send a cover letter and a your CV to [email protected]
Competitive salary, annual and quarterly bonuses, health and dental insurance.
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From the owner 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.