Chef de Cuisine | PARLA PIZZA (Upper West Side)

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320 Columbus Ave

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compensation: $110,000 - $125,000 per year
employment type: full-time
job title: PARLA Sous Chef
Parla is a spot to celebrate NY-style pizza; and Italian-inspired cocktails from the team behind The Smith.

Now Open on the Upper West Side, Parla is an all-day destination for lunch and dinner, with plans to serve baked goods at breakfast. The square and round pizzas are the anchors of the menu, along with house-made pasta, veggies, and shareable plates created by Executive Chef Brian Ellis. The bar specializes in espresso, wine, and cocktails, using a curated selection of amari and vermouth.

The Smith

The Position: Chef de Cuisine

The base pay range for this position is a salary range of $110,000 - $125,000 per year*

The Chef de Cuisine oversees all culinary operations at Parla and inspires their team with their passion for hospitality, and love of Italian cuisine! The Chef de Cuisine must also be committed to supporting an inclusive, innovative, and collaborative culture.


  • Direct and maintain Corner Table Restaurants’ culinary vision.
  • Oversee and direct all kitchen teams in daily operations including from scratch pizza and pasta making.
  • Uphold the highest standards of food safety, food handling, and sanitation requirements to ensure the health and safety of staff and guests.
  • Make all final hiring decisions for the back of house.
  • Ensure consistent execution of company policies.
  • Manage labor and kitchen waste.
  • Train values and maintain the integrity of the culture.
What Makes You Great:
  • You have 5+ years working as an Executive Sous Chef in high-volume restaurants.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in Italian cuisine, fresh pasta, pizza dough, sauces, etc.
  • You exemplify the highest standards of honesty and integrity.
  • You are highly confident in your abilities and are detail-oriented.
  • You are a team player and have excellent communication skills.
  • You genuinely get joy out of making people happy and can have fun while working.
  • You have a love and passion for the hospitality industry.

What Makes Us Great: 

  • A great environment to work in surrounded by talented, hardworking, passionate, and fun people.

  • Competitive salary and company incentives. 

  • Bring a friend to work bonus. 

  • Comprehensive benefits plan, including medical, dental, vision, 401(K), and life insurance.

  • Gym Discounts.

  • Bonus opportunity.

  • Commuter benefits.

  • Bring a friend to work bonus.

The Smith

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.

post id: 7747284321


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