Nightshade Noodle Bar – Sous Chef

Nightshade Noodle Bar, acclaimed French & Vietnamese tasting menu restaurant from Chef/Owner Rachel Miller, a finalist for the 2023 Outstanding Chef award by the James Beard Foundation and semifinalist for Best Chef: Northeast 2024, is currently accepting applications for a Sous Chef to join their small and passionate team. Nightshade Noodle Bar, recipient of an elusive 5 star review in The Boston Globe and named among the top 25 restaurants in Boston by The New York Times, offers eclectic nine to twenty-one course blind tasting experiences featuring local and luxury seafood and noodle dishes, chic jungle vibes, unique tropical cocktails and natural wines to downtown Lynn.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ordering
  • Inventory management and maintenance
  • Scheduling
  • Other Administrative duties as required
  • A love of food and strong desire to learn
  • Attention to detail and consistency in cuts, plating, seasoning, etc.
  • Precise Knife Work
  • Knowledge of ingredients being served with support from Chef Rachel
  • Maintaining a spotless workspace
  • Maintaining a professional appearance/ positive disposition
  • Quality Control


Ideal candidates have at least 4 years cooking experience in an upscale environment and love to learn and produce an evolving menu with the chef/owner each day. Strong work ethic, positive attitude and passion for hospitality is required. Some management experience is preferred. Professionalism, desire to learn and self-awareness are a must as well. We value longevity and are looking for people to grow with us.

Skills / Competencies Required:

  • Serve Safe Certified
  • Allergen Awareness Certified
  • Ability to lift 50lbs of goods, products and/or equipment
  • Attention to detail
  • Organized
  • Sense of urgency
  • Grace under pressure

Working Conditions:
This position is full time, Wednesday through Sunday (we are only open 4 days per week, one day for prep).
If interested, please send a short paragraph about why you think you’d be a good fit along with an updated resume to the email address provided.

Employment Type(s): Full-time

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Contact: Rachel Miller

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