Nightshade Noodle Bar – Junior Sous Chef

Acclaimed Nightshade Noodle Bar, recently rated 5 Stars in the Boston Globe as well as featured in the Top 50 Restaurants in Boston Magazine for the past 4 years, is looking to add a Junior Sous Chef to their team. Nightshade brings French & Vietnamese inspired blind tasting menus, chic jungle vibes, natural wines and tropical cocktails to the heart of downtown Lynn, MA.

This position operates directly alongside Chef/Owner Rachel Miller, who brings her experience studying global food cultures and helming kitchens both in the South and in Boston/Cambridge under some of the cities’ top visionaries. Chef cooks dinner service every night.

The eclectic cuisine at Nightshade is inspired by Vietnamese & French ingredients and technique. Ideal candidates have previous experience in fine dining and love to learn and produce an evolving menu with the chef each day. Strong work ethic, positive attitude and passion for growth is required. Professionalism, desire to learn and sense of self-awareness is a must.

Nightshade adds a 20% fee to all checks, which is shared among the entire team (kitchen and front of house) in addition to base pay. Positive restaurant culture, including equitable pay for back of house employees is our top priority.

Some requirements of this position include:

  • Minimum 2 years experience cooking in an upscale restaurant
    – Attention to detail and ability to manage a prep list with many moving parts
  • Precise knife skills
  • Willingness to learn and grow on a daily basis
    – Maintaining a spotless workspace
  • Serve Safe Certified
  • Allergen Awareness Certified
  • Sense of urgency
  • Grace under pressure
    – Minimal administrative tasks

This position requires availability afternoons and evenings Thursday through Sunday (the restaurant is closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday). The restaurant closes two weeks per year to ensure set time for a break or vacation. In an effort to ensure that all of our team members get as much as they give, personal education goals will be discussed and tailored development will be built into the menu program- we know that you are interested in more than just a paycheck and we want you to grow with us.

Parking and commuter assistance available- we are located on the commuter rail, 3 stops from North station, and on several bus lines going to the red, blue and orange lines.

Please send your resume to the email provided.

Employment Type(s): Full Time

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