A richly elegant Grand Cafe in the classic Parisian tradition - set in the iconic international style landmark MetLife Building on Park Avenue at E.45th Street - Cafe Centro offers a select menu of French favorites with a Mediterranean twist. Fresh seafood and raw bar specialties, grill selections and seasonal plats du jour are popular choices in this bustling bistro, which also offers a delicious business breakfast - the best-kept secret in Midtown!
The Opportunity: Executive Chef
An immediate opportunity exists for a proven restaurant professional with the ability to maintain our high standards of quality and guest satisfaction. We offer great opportunities to build and grow into a professional culinary expert while maintaining friendly and enjoyable work environments.
- Certificate or degree in Culinary Arts preferred.
- Minimum 3 years experience as Executive Chef in a high volume, full service, fine dining restaurant.
- Knowledge in French Mediterranean cuisine.
- Impeccable Service Standards, clean work habits with a great attention to detail.
- Ability to multitask in a high volume environment while always maintaining a sense of humor and appearing calm.
- Professional demeanor with the ability to interact with all types of team members.
- Proven ability to lead a staff and positively influence employee behavior.
- Must have excellent verbal communication skills and have the ability to work a flexible schedule.
- Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred but not required.
- Computer knowledge including Word & Excel.
- Competitive compensation package; - Major medical insurance options; - Dental, Vision and life insurance; - Paid vacation; - Matching 401(k) program; - Company Dining program.
We're looking for a highly motivated career-focused individual with the ability to exceed our guests' expectations to become part of the winning team at the Patina Restaurant Group. EOE.