Chef de Cuisine

Eataly LA 10250 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
90067, United States
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Company Description

Eataly is the world’s largest artisanal Italian food and beverage marketplace! Eataly is not a chain; each Eataly is different, with its own character and own theme – but all with the same aim… for our guests to:

  • EAT authentic Italian food at our restaurants, cafés and to-go counters
  • SHOP a selection of high-quality Italian, local and homemade products
  • LEARN through our classes and our team’s product knowledge

Job Description

The Chef de Cuisine (CDC) supports the Executive Chef team in managing all aspects of the production of authentic Italian dishes in Eataly’s restaurants. The CDC ensures quality standards are consistently met in the areas of food production, team management and guest experience.

Reports to the Executive Chef and manages a team of Sous Chef Managers.

  • Collaborates closely with the Executive Chef team to plan and execute seasonal menus in the restaurants
  • Directs employee hiring, assignment, training, payroll, scheduling, evaluations and terminations
  • Reviews financial information such as sales, costs and labor, to ensure adherence to budgets
  • Manages inventory: estimates needs, places orders, receives and checks deliveries
  • Informs front of house personnel of menu changes, specials and shortages
  • Documents, investigates, escalates and resolves employee or guest incidents
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned


  • 5+ years of chef experience, including 2+ years of management experience 
  • Knowledge of Italian cuisine 
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Advanced computer skills
  • Bachelor’s Degree or degree from a post-secondary culinary arts training program highly preferred

Salary: $72,000k-75,000k annually

Job Requirements

  • Availability to work onsite with a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours, including standing, walking, bending and squatting
  • Ability to use commercial kitchen equipment including stand mixers, ovens, torches, etc.

Benefits and Perks

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with match or RRSP
  • Bonus program
  • Free family meal daily
  • Discounts at Eataly
  • Classes on products and Italian cuisine
  • Referral bonus program
  • and more!

Eataly is an equal employment opportunity employer. It is the Company’s policy to not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic made unlawful to consider by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Eataly also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also Eataly’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding consideration of unemployment status, salary history, credit/bankruptcy history and criminal background/conviction history in making hiring decisions.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.

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