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Chef de Cuisine at Buddakan

Full Time
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Job Description

Exhilarating to the eyes and tastebuds alike, Buddakan presents the vivid flavors of the Far East in a surreal atmosphere that marries the serenity of Asia with the flamboyance of 16th-century Paris. Otherworldly art, ornate chandeliers, and a bevy of gilded details kick the senses into overdrive, setting a dramatic precedent for fanciful, shareable pan-Asian fare inspired by multiple traditions. Dim sum, noodle soups, seafood and house specialties like whole Peking duck join a bevy of elegant wines and specialty cocktails on a menu made to suit any celebration.

We are now seeking a Chef de Cuisine to work collaboratively as part of the management team to create moments that surprise, details that delight, and flavors that linger long after the last plate is cleared.

This position offers a comprehensive package including:

  • A Base Salary Range of $85,000- $110,000
  • Quarterly Bonus Program
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits Coverage
  • Dining Discounts at over 25 Affiliated STARR Restaurants
  • Opportunity for Career Advancement and Professional Growth

Desired candidates will be:

  • True leaders with the desire to mentor and train a large diverse team
  • Humble in their approach to learning and professional self-development
  • Passionate about using Asian ingredients in a unique and exciting way
  • Energetic and enthusiastic and possess strong communication and organizational skills


  • 5+ years of kitchen leadership experience cuisine driven, large-scale restaurants with most recent experience as an Executive Sous Chef or Chef de Cuisine
  • Leadership qualities including the ability to inspire, teach, and coach, and remain calm under pressure
  • Excellent time management and supervisory skills in large and busy kitchens
  • The ability to drive the success of service by supporting expediting and stations as needed
  • Strong financial acumen with the proven ability to oversee cost control, labor management and bottom-line profitability

Affiliated with STARR Restaurants, Buddakan NYC is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.


Other job openings at Buddakan

  • Host
  • Maître d'
  • Sous Chef