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Chef de Cuisine
127 East 27th Street, New York, NY 10016
Covina hiring Chef de Cuisine in New York, NY

Covina hiring Chef de Cuisine in New York, NY

CovinaMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expired: Feb 13, 2020

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2 years

Job Details

Covina is hiring an experienced Chef de Cuisine.

Covina, founded by James Beard Award-winning Chef Tim Cushman and his wife Nancy Cushman, is a wood-fired Mediterranean restaurant located in Manhattan’s Gramercy neighborhood.  We have a beautiful open kitchen showcasing a wood burning pizza oven and a wood burning grill.  Our food is seasonal and inspired by California & the Mediterranean.  

We are looking to add a passionate and motivated Chef de Cuisine to join our management team. The Chef de Cuisine will carry out our company food service standards and values, and will manage, train, and mentor all BOH staff while overseeing day to day administrative duties including inventory, food & labor cost management, recipe adherance, scheduling, etc. Candidates should have previous chef de cuisine / executive chef experience in medium to high volume restaurants. This position oversees both Covina restaurant, and our seasonal rooftop bar, Roof at Park South.  

Salary is based on experience. 

Job Requirements:

  • NYC Food Handler’s Certificate
  • Able to manage 40+ employees in a fast paced environment
  • Efficiency with recipe adherence and teaching recipe adherence
  • Effective organizational abilities
  • Able to coach and train under pressure and lead with composure
  • Patient and Humble, Team Player, Positive Attitude, Passionate about food
  • 2+ years of experience in a similar management position
  • Full availability and flexible schedule


  • Paid Vacation
  • 401K
  • Health Insurance
  • Dining Discounts at all Cushman Concepts restaurants

Cushman Concepts is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please visit for more information.  

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this position. Thank you, we look forward to hearing from you!


Compensation details

Bonus, 401K, PTO, Company Dining Discounts

Required Skills

Equipment Maintenance


Food Budgeting

Food Cost Optimization

Food Handlers Certificate

General knife handling


Kitchen Cleaning/Sanitation

Kitchen management

On-site Special Events

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Pasta Cooking

Pizza Cooking



Servesafe Certified

Staff education / motivation

Up to 300 covers a night

Wood Fire Cooking

Business Management

Purchasing / ordering

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Covina is a New American restaurant with Mediterranean influences in the Park South Hotel on 27th between Park and Lexington. Covina has a Stefano Ferrara pizza oven, showcases handmade pastas and menu items off it's wood fire grill paired with craft cocktails and a thoughtful, fun wine list.

Covina is part of a multi-concept, hospitality focused restaurant group located in New York and Boston. This is an opportunity to join a strong team, led by James Beard Award-Winning Chef Owner Tim Cushman & Nancy Cushman. Chef Tim’s flavor and food philosophies, along with an underlying foundation of consistency, have earned him and his concepts numerous awards.

The Cushman Concepts team prides themselves on the unique culture that has developed over years of hard work and commitment. We have a high level of respect for each other as well as our guests that join us every night. We are looking for someone to complement the team.