Lehrhaus – AM Kitchen Manager

Lehrhaus: A Jewish Tavern & House of Learning featuring creative takes on food from around the Jewish world is looking for an experienced and organized daytime kitchen manager to join their team. Named one of Boston Magazines 2024 “Best of Boston” as well as one of Esquire’s 50 Best New Restaurants of 2023, Lehrhaus is a project unlike any other and one of the hottest restaurants in Somerville and Cambridge. Check out the other accolades from the front page of The Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Eater Boston, and Thrillist and come be a part of growing this unique concept!

Chefs of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. No experience working with Jewish flavors is needed. We just ask that you be passionate about leading a diverse team, creating systems to support nightly service, and fostering a positive work environment. The kitchen manager role is primarily a daytime role with some nighttime coverage as needed. This is a great fit for candidates with experience cooking in quality restaurants who are looking for a more manageable schedule and strong work-life balance.

The AM Kitchen Manager leads the daytime culinary team, responsible for overseeing prep cooks and kosher supervisors to receive orders and execute daily prep projects. Responsibilities also include organization and cleanliness of the downstairs prep kitchen, and scheduling the culinary team.

About Lehrhaus
The world’s first Jewish Tavern and House of Learning, Lehrhaus is an entirely new kind of gathering space: a welcoming, stylish, smart, sociable neighborhood watering hole that brings people together. We’re dedicated to sharing Jewish culture through the wide-ranging flavors of the diaspora, culinary storytelling, and welcoming hospitality. Books, texts, and classes will be available to anyone interested in diving deeper into the traditional Jewish practice of text study. Lehrhaus will be a space for people of all backgrounds to experience Judaism through food & drink, ancient texts, poetry, literature, lively conversation, and more. Lehrhaus will offer a kosher, pescatarian, and dairy (no meat other than fish, no shellfish) menu to be as inclusive as possible to all diets.

Why work at Lehrhaus?
Our hybrid not-for-profit model allows us to offer a great collaborative workplace. We want to build a better, gentler, more sustainable, and inclusive version of the restaurant industry. We offer manageable hours, competitive wages, great benefits, and room to advance. Following the rhythms of the Jewish calendar, the team will enjoy many Friday nights, Saturday days, and Jewish holidays off.


  • $60,000 annual salary
  • Paid time off for Jewish holiday closures
  • Paid sick leave
  • Company QSHERA health benefit
  • 401k

To apply, please send your resume to the email address below.

Employment Type(s): Full-time

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How to apply

Email: Noah@Lehr.haus

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