Chef de Cuisine (CDC) of Restaurants – Eataly Flatiron

Eataly Flatiron 200 5th Avenue, New York, NY
10010, 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) of Restaurants supports the Head 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 directly to the Head Chef and manages a team of Sous Chef Managers.

  • Directs employee hiring, assignment, training, payroll, scheduling, evaluations and terminations
  • Supports the Head Chef to direct and organize the back of house strategy to maximize profitability and quality
  • Collaborates with the Head Chef team to oversee the quality and execution of all menu and special dishes
  • Leads a team of Sous Chef Managers to drive success in the individual outlets.
  • Prioritizes spending time on the line in each outlet to ensure high-quality standards of the company are met
  • Collaborates on recipes and menus focused on Italian authenticity, seasonality and high-quality ingredients
  • 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

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.

Compensation: This position pays a base salary of 75k – 90k.

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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