Chef de Cuisine | Italian | Menlo Park, CA

Menlo Park, California
2 weeks ago


New restaurant opening in Menlo Park! Traditional Italian cuisine featuring local farmers and produce to create an authentic Italian dining experience with a California neighborhood feel. We are seeking a Chef de Cuisine that is a strong leader to provide guidance and coaching for our kitchen team. The CDC will be responsible for leading line-ups, providing support in the kitchen during service, upholding and elevating our service standards and providing strong communication with the dining room and private events team. This is a full service restaurant that prides itself on harnessing Italian culture, providing a true neighborhood experience through warm hospitality and generous spirit. Showing love for friends, family and community through food & wine is the heart of our brand and creates a fun and healthy work environment. Position reports directly to Culinary Director.


  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a focus on authentic Italian cuisine, fresh local produce and genuine hospitality
  • Ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
  • Exceptional standards for cleanliness, health and safety
  • Strong communication & organizational skills with precise attention to detail
  • Strong team leadership & development skills
  • Ability to hold others accountable for following company standards & procedures
  • Participation in weekly manager meetings, financial oversight, scheduling and work towards cultivating a healthy team dynamic
  • Management experience preferred


  • Competitive Compensation ($90k-$120k)
  • Medical, Vision, Dental
  • Free Mental Health Resources
  • PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 401K with 4% matching
  • After 1 year, access to quarterly profit sharing pool
  • Staff education and field trips
  • Internal growth & advancement opportunities
  • EOE
2 weeks ago
2 Applicants

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