Salad & Pastry Chef - Cold Station

  • New York, NY


: $48,520.00 - $81,710.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Hospitality - Food Services

About Us:

Nerai is sophisticated Greek dining in the heart of Midtown, situated in a historic four-story townhouse, that offers a lively bar with beautifully decorated dining and event rooms. Elegantly presented seafood is the focus of the dishes with extraordinary cocktails stripped down to their simple essence. Our polished service team pays attention to each individual guest to make their experience outstanding while inside a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of NYC.

If you are a Cold/Salad Station or aspiring to advance in Pastry who is passionate about culinary arts and want to be part of a great team with amazing potential for growth, this is your perfect opportunity to take your career to the next level!

Responsibilities (these are not all inclusive):

~Responsible for method of service, production and plating of cold dish items as set in the menu by our Executive Chef
~Properly execute plated dishes with varying components to standards set by Executive Chef
~Complete all open or closing station requirements as directed by Executive Chef
~Taste and review your prepared products on a daily basis to ensure quality & consistency for guest presentation
~Assist with the execution and maintaining of Executive Chef's recipes, presentations and ingredients
~Have working knowledge of proper knife and cutting techniques
~Identify and communicate suggestions to the Executive Chef or Executive Sous Chef for policies and procedures to improve the operation


~Able to work in a fast paced environment
~Able to multi-task and take verbal direction while working
~Able to work in a team environment to support and assist co-workers and peers
~Able to work independently with minimal direct supervision
~Organized and detail oriented
~Able to handle multiple tasks and works well in environment with time constraints.
~Able to handle last minute changes


~Minimum of 2 yrs experience in a high-volume setting as a prep, line, salad, saute, or grill cook
~Total understanding of all kitchen stations, cooking techniques and health standards
~The ideal candidate will possess a strong work ethic and self-motivated attitude and be able to work in a hard working team environment and want to learn.


~Experience in a high-volume restaurant preferably in NYC
~Culinary certificate or degree a plus although not required
~Clean & organized working habits with attention to detail
~Friendly, outgoing & energetic team player with a positive attitude
~Ability to think quickly and multi-task in a fast paced environment
~Ability to communicate effectively

We are looking to speak to only those cooks who are career minded and focused on cooking and cuisine. We look forward to hearing from you.
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Associated topics: baker, chef, commercial kitchen, deli chef, executive, executive chef, lead, pastry, tavern, team lead

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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