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STARR Restaurants - New York City hiring Sous Chef in New York, NY

STARR Restaurants - New York CityMore Info

Full Time • Salary (Based on Experience)
Expires: Nov 17, 2020


2 years

Job Details

Renowned, multi-concept, James Beard Award winning STARR Restaurants has begun the arduous process of rebuilding our company in the global pandemic driven "new normal" of consumer dining. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, we recently reopened our restaurants in accordance with the CDC and city regulations. The welfare of our community has always been, and continues to be, our highest priority, and we have taken the time to implement new operational standards to keep our guests and team members safe and healthy.

The next phase of our reopening process is to rebuild our teams from the top down with talented culinary firepower that can continue our prior momentum of amazing success in NYC and presently we are seeking skilled Sous Chef for several of our properties.



  • Supervising between 2 and 20 kitchen staff employees to ensure preparation for service of all stations; coordinating all activities concerning food preparation, kitchen, and storage areas.

Build the Business

  • Participating in recipe and menu development and maintaining the in-house core recipe files.
  • Maintaining high standards in all areas of security, safety, cleanliness, and sanitation; ensuring that all Health Department regulations are enforced on a daily basis.

Build the Team

  • Creating and managing staff employee work schedules, establishing, and delegating work duties for employees with appropriate coverage of all kitchen area.
  • Developing a cohesive team by assisting the Executive Chef in the recruiting, hiring, training, and performance management of the culinary team.
  • Conducting proper pre-meals and other educational seminars with front of the house employees.
  • Assist subordinate team as required during high volume times (approx. 10%)

Drive for Results

  • Verifying that quality standards, department rules, policies and procedures are maintained by kitchen employees.
  • Purchasing food items and managing inventory of various products for the operation.
  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive kitchen management experience
  • Ability to manage all stations from prep to service
  • Experience hiring, training and mentoring a diverse hourly staff.
  • Excellent meat/fish butchery skills and know all properties of making stocks & sauces
  • Ability to drive performance success.
  • A minimum of an associate's degree from a culinary focused university highly preferred

Compensation details

Very competitive compensation package, full benefits, 2 weeks paid vac., 401k, and much much more!

Required Skills

Advanced Knife Handling



Culinary Menu / Recipe Development


Enforcement Of Safety / Sanitation Standards

Equipment Maintenance


Family Meal

Fish Cookery

Fish butchery


Kitchen management

Meat Butchery

Off-site Event Management

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Purveyor/Local Farmer Relationships


Sauce Development


Servesafe Certified


Ticket Management

Up to 200 covers a night

Up to 50 covers a night

Vegetable cookery

Wood Fire Cooking

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Part of STARR Restaurants

STARR Restaurants is a group of unique restaurants with a proven commitment to excellence in the NYC Manhattan area.

We look forward to your application!

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