Job Description

Restaurant Associates

 Salary: $100,000 - $115,000


Become part of Restaurant Associates, a name that has been synonymous with exciting restaurant concepts and high quality foodservice for over half a century.  RA is a New York City leader in the foodservice industry for some of the nation's premier museums, performing arts centers and corporate accounts.  Restaurant Associates’ commitment to upscale dining has led the way to develop successful culinary programs. If you share our belief in the value of delivering Superior Quality Food and Delivery Hospitality Excellence, we invite you to learn more about Restaurant Associates’ dynamic select team of professionals.  Come share your talents with one of the nations’ fastest-growing, multi-million dollar organizations.

Job Summary

The Regional Chef is responsible for leading all culinary functions for Amazon business dining accounts in NY and Boston.

Some Key Responsibilities:

* Assist on site Executive Chefs with all Culinary Standards set by JLL Clients, Amazon and RA Compass One including all food programs, menu mix, seasonality, presentation.
* Assist on site Executive Chefs with all Q&A Standards including Safety, Sanitation, HACCP Protocols, checklists and log recording, required staff trainings, inspection report action plan responses.
* Purchasing compliance.
* Weekly unit budget reviews, cost controlling, Inventory protocols, complete weekly COGA, receiving logs.
* Client relations, reacting to client requests from culinary perspective, action planning.
* Catering support as needed, provide onsite unit Chefs culinary support, review catering menu mix and seasonality.
* Participate in all Culinary related calls with clients and Compass One partners as required.
* Act as Regional Purchasing Champion for RA Compass One and participate on bi-weekly calls.
* Create Amazon Menu library that can be used for any future NROs.
* Performs other duties as assigned.


* Culinary Degree, or comparable four-year culinary development experience
* Minimum of 5-7 years of experience, multi-unit experience preferred
* Willing to travel throughout the region- ESTIMATED 10% TRAVEL
* Computer skills and experience with MS Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, preferred
* Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written.
* Strong understanding of P&L’s & inventory control.
* Ability to translate recipes to practical experiences, and continuous effort to improve.
* Proven to be detailed and accurate, a team player and a leader.
* Understanding of FOH Restaurant operations a plus.
* Professional level computer skills to include the ability to utilize Microsoft Office products, email, etc.

Apply to Restaurant Associates today!

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer.  At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. *Los Angeles applicants: Compass Group will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box ordinance)


Associates at Restaurant Associates are offered many fantastic benefits.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance/ AD
  • Disability Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)
  • Associate Shopping Program
  • Health and Wellness Programs
  • Discount Marketplace
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pet Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Restaurant Associates maintains a drug-free workplace.

Req ID:  1176736

Restaurant Associates 

Michael Abbey 


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