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Union Square Hospitality Group hiring Executive Chef in New York, NY

Union Square Hospitality GroupMore Info

Full Time • Salary ($185k - $215k)
Expired: Jun 22, 2024

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Required Years of Experience

2 years


Job Details

Who you are:

The Executive Chef drives operational excellence and ensures a superior guest experience through excellent food and hospitality. The Executive Chef partners with the General Manager and Director of Food and Beverage to set, meet, and exceed the business's goals by ensuring alignment with the mission and goals of the business and the vision and core values of Union Square Hospitality Group. The Executive Chef must possess strong leadership skills, a friendly yet competitive spirit, and a passion for creating delicious food, building high-performing teams, and delivering hospitality to all stakeholders.

What you’ll do:

  •  Build and lead a high-performing kitchen team and maintain excellence & hospitality throughout each day’s specific service periods
  •  Lead and coach the Sous Chef team in delivering consistent execution of food and timely flow of service through an effectively expedited service
  • Continually enhance, refine, and update our culinary programming to maintain our standing as an industry leader
  •  Set the standard for all recipes, products, food preparations, and food execution and hold the team accountable to meeting the restaurant's specifications and commitment to culinary excellence and food safety
  •  Partner with the General Manager to foster a positive, collaborative work environment for both the service and kitchen teams, ensuring clear communication at all times
  • Provide coaching and guidance to all team members, ensuring that pathways for growth and development are attainable for all team members
  • Consistently looks for internal and external opportunities to build our growing team in alignment with our goals of diversity, inclusion, and belonging
  • Build trusting relationships with other USHG Leaders to foster communication, collaboration, support, and sharing of best practices for well-informed decision-making
  • Act as a partner to Home Office departments, leveraging subject matter expertise to ensure alignment and support rollouts, training, and communication of company-wide initiatives

What we need from you:

  • At least 8+ years of significant culinary leadership experience in a high-volume and fast-paced environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, restaurant scheduling, inventory, and purchasing experience necessary
  • English fluency and Spanish preferred, but not required
  • Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time

What you’ll get from us:

  • Total compensation (salary + bonus potential) of $185,000 – 215,000
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off to support you with an active life outside of work
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Options (health care, dependent care, transit & parking)
  • Employee Assistance Program to support overall mental wellbeing
  • Exclusive access to primary care, mental health, and other healthcare services through Radish Health
  • Annual dining credit and 51% dining discount throughout the USHG family of restaurants
  • Matched 401(k) to help you invest in your future
  • Access to the USHG HUGS Employee Relief Fund

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Compensation Details

Compensation: Salary ($185,000.00 - $215,000.00)

Benefits & Perks: Dental Insurance, Dining Discounts, Health Insurance, Paid Time Off, 401k, Vision Insurance, Wellness Program


Required Skills

Culinary Leadership

Team Building

Hospitality Management

Menu Development

Food Safety

Communication

Coaching and Mentoring

Relationship Building

Collaboration

Budget Management

Vendor Management

Employee Development

Diversity and Inclusion

Microsoft Office Proficiency

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Executive Chef
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Part of Union Square Hospitality Group

We're looking for people with a high HQ. That stands for hospitality quotient, and it's the signature trait that keeps our organization thriving.

If you're a person with a high HQ, it means that you get joy out of making other people feel good. We place the highest premium on attracting and nurturing people like you, because we know that everything we have achieved began with our employees—people who are not only great at their jobs, but also have great instincts for doing right by others. If that describes you, we hope you can find your place with us.

We offer a range of exciting restaurant and hospitality businesses that will challenge your abilities, expand your skills, and reward your contributions in an atmosphere that encourages championship performance and growth.

USHG offers competitive compensation, meaningful benefits, and a winning work environment designed around the philosophy of Enlightened Hospitality.

We offer medical, dental, vision, 401K, flex pay, life insurance, employee dining program, paid vacation and parental leave. USHG provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.

Executive Chef