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Kitchen Shift Leader - Overnight Shift

José Andrés Group
New York, NY
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

JAG Kitchen Shift Leader
WAGE: $20-25/hour

Join Jose Andres Group in our mission to Change the World through the Power of Food! From fast casual to fine dining and everything in between, JAG’ers know they all play a critical role in the overall success of our brands.

We are looking for a KITCHEN SHIFT LEADER to join our team at the Ritz NoMad as we continue our quest to Change the World Through the Power of Food! If you are a passionate hospitality professional, come help bring the stories of José Andrés to life! KItchen Shift Leader is an exemplary employee who thrives on challenges and continually seeks learning opportunities. You will be an integral to providing exceptional service preparing the bar recipes. 


·       Must be able to plan for, set up, and run a shift

·       Must be able to deal with the unexpected and react quickly on their feet (callouts, emergencies, and guest issues)

·       Must demonstrate our level of hospitality at all times

·   Effectively lead the restaurant while the Head Chef or Sous Chef is absent

·       Responsible for monitoring training and development of new employees on shift

·       Lead each shift by delegating duties, assigning tasks, and following up with team members

·       Must be proficient in each area of the restaurant to assist when necessary

· Acts with integrity and honesty while promoting the Jose Andres Group culture

·       Follow inventory control procedures to reduce product loss

·       Maintain cleanliness and organization throughout the restaurant

·       Maintain a positive work environment for employees and guests

·       Maintains regular and consistent attendance and punctuality

·       Assigns shift duties to team members and follows up to ensure completion.

·       Directs team and ensures all food items are prepared and served in accordance with Jose Andres Group recipes and health department regulations.

·       Ensures product quality, food safety, and operational standards are met

·       Completes end-of-shift and end-of-day paperwork and counts as required

·       Communicates any discrepancies to the immediate supervisor

·       Guarantees a safe environment for team members and guests by following all government laws and safety codes




·       Minimum 2 years of experience

·       Able to lift a minimum of 30 lbs

·       Complete training in all areas of the restaurant

·       Must be able to take direction and delegate responsibilities

·       Able to work in a fast-paced environment

·       Able to work nights, weekends and holidays

·       Spanish speaking is a plus

What you can expect from us:

  • Competitive Pay with industry-leading benefits
  • Access to Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k
  • 50% off food at any of our restaurants
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Fun, Dynamic, Innovative atmosphere
  • Education Assistance/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Career Advancement opportunities 

Abilities & Working Conditions

  • This position will spend 100% of the time standing or walking.
  • Must be able to stand and exert well-paced mobility for up to 8 hours in length.
  • Must be able to exert a well-paced ability to maneuver between functions occurring simultaneously.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
  • May be required to lift trays of food or food items weighing up to 30 lbs. occasionally.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, listening and hearing ability and visual acuity.
  • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests and employees.
  • Must be able to speak and understand basic directions in English.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
  • Required to work nights, holidays, and weekends.


Jose Andres Group restaurants span across America, including Miami, Orlando, Las Vegas, NYC, Chicago, and of course, Washington, DC. Soon Los Angeles and Dubai. Since 1993, our restaurants reflect the authentic roots of each concept and showcase José's passion for telling the stories of a culture through food. 


José Andrés Group


New York, NY