Amazing cooking experience for a passionate cook to expand their horizons

Detailed description

Gain amazing hands on work experience by rotating within 3 restaurant concepts where the Chef only uses the freshest ingredients! Do you have upscale or fine dining cooking experience if so apply today! On your days off discover Central Park, visit Times Square, see the Statue of Liberty and so much more!
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Placement Remarks

Starting rate of pay $15.00 per hour.

A family meal is provided per shift.
As an hourly employee you will earn 7 days off a year to use as your Personal Time Off.
A uniform is provided. Please bring your own knives. (must provide own black kitchen pants/shoes/socks & white or gray NON-logo t-shirt) (must provide own lock for locker)
The host employer can assist with airport pick up if needed; however you need to secure housing before your arrival as housing is not offered.
A car is not necessary unless you want it and based on where you live. You can find housing along the transit line: http://www.mta.info/nyct and http://www.ny.com/transportation

There are 3 new concepts in one building. You will train throughout the kitchens based on your performance.

By the end of their experience, Learn how to cook food to order, train with the Expeditor on how to fire the food at the correct time • Discover through the rotation how to work the many stations this kitchen has to offer • Progressing on merit and business needs, the student will rotate through appetizers, fry, grill, vegetable, saute, and expo stations • The individual will begin to learn the entire menu and to make all of the dishes that are on the menu.

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Salary

15.00 per hour based on 40 per week
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Local info

Housing in New York and the surrounding areas suburbs is very expensive and it is still recommended that you start reviewing housing in the area prior to your arrival. The average one bedroom apartment starts around $1700 per month, unfurnished, not including utilities. Keep in mind without any credit it the USA you will need to pay first and last month rent as a deposit. It is advised as a J-1 exchange visitor that you look into options of sharing housing with other locals and/or J-1 exchange visitors. By doing so, you can reduce the costs per month to around $1100; however the costs can also be reduced if you are willing to live outside the city and take public transportation.
Below are some resources regarding housing in the area:

http://www.urbanliving.net/

Newspapers:
New York Newsday: http://www.newsday.com/classifieds
New York Observer: http://observer.com/
New York Times: http://www.nytimes.com/
Village Voice: http://www.villagevoice.com/classifieds/

Student housing:
https://www.studyabroadapartments.com/
Columbia University: www.columbia.edu/cu/ire/sublease/sublease
New York University: http://www.nyu.edu/life/living-at-nyu/off-campus-living/finding-an-apartment.html
New School: http://www.newschool.edu/student-housing/off-campus-housing/

Transportation:
Metropolitan Transit Authority: http://www.mta.info/nyct
http://www.ny.com/transportation/

Housing:
http://www.apartmentguide.com/apartments/New-York/New-York/
http://www.nakedapartments.com/nyc/cheap-apartments-nyc
http://www.padmapper.com/search/apartments/New-York/new-york-city/
There are some other websites such as:
www.roomiematch.com
https://www.homestay.com/united-states
www.roommates.com

https://www.nps.gov/stli/index.htm

https://www.rockefellercenter.com/

https://www.metmuseum.org/

https://www.centralpark.com/

https://theculturetrip.com/north-america/usa/new-york/articles/21-free-things-to-do-in-new-york-city/

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Details

Leonelli Restaurants
New York
August 2, 2021
Chef - Commis
15.00 per hour
Once you click the apply button, one of our wonderful career consultants will be notified of your interest in this position and will get back to you within two business days. When you qualify for the placement, the next step will be an introductory call to see if we can meet your expectations.
Job Rotations
Department Position Duration
Orientation Orientation 1 Months
Garde Manger Cook/demi chef 5 Months
Meat/Grill station (hot line) Cook/demi chef 3 Months
Culinary Pasta Demi Cook 3 Months

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