Executive Chef

1 Hotel Central Park
New York, NY

1 Hotel Central Park

1414 Avenue of the Americas

New York, NY 10019

Telephone (212) 790-8813

1 Hotel Central Park

229 Room Hotel

As part of the 1 Hotels Central Park team, you’re welcoming friends, old and new, while connecting them to the community around you. It’s natural and uncomplicated. It’s an opportunity to deliver informed service with a conscience in a way that’s distinctively you. 

  • Opened in August 2015
  • Located 1 block from NYC's largest green space, Central Park
  • 229 Guestrooms, 22 Suites/1 Greenhouse suite
  • 24/7 In-Room Dining 
  • Fitness Center
  • 2,100 Sq. ft of flexible gathering space


Posted April 8, 2021

The Story we're cooking in Jams Kitchen is piping hot and incredibly delicious! Named "Best Chef in New York City" and James Beard Award winner, Jonathan Waxman's Jams Kitchen is hiring!
Grow with us...

At SH Hotels & Resorts, we believe in hiring culinary leaders who have shown themselves to be the very best in their fields, inspiring staff on the daily, and have a true passion for their craft as well as running a 5-star kitchen that's grounded in locally-sourced ingredients and an ever-evolving menu.

The Opportunity…

1 Hotel Central Park is in search of an Executive Chef, a first-class culinarian who is a proven, impactful, and natural leader to drive the culinary innovation for Jams Restaurant. With an incredible mentorship opportunity directly under James Beard Award Winner and Celebrity Chef, Jonathan Waxman, this position will surely gain an intimate dive into the farm-to-table experience, an extraordinary and rare opportunity for any chef to learn from the industry's best-of-the-best. Be inspired and learn more about Chef Jonathan Waxman at http://www.jonathanwaxman.com/

Delectable cuisine stems from theirculinary innovation, imagination and deep knowledge of nature's most valuable ingredients. Our Executive Chef will maximize the talent and realize the potential of every team member, while continuing to evolve on their own culinary path, simultaneously. The result? Unique, delicious, unforgettable dishes that leave every guest wanting to know the mastermind behind each creation.

About you…
  • Passionate about food and a minimum of 7 years progressive work experience with a min. of 4 years in an Exec. Sous/Chef de Cuisine or Executive Chef capacity
  • Stand-alone restaurant experience in New York or comparable urban market
  • Experience managing a high-volume scratch kitchen, generating a min. of $8M in gross revenue
  • Strong understanding of Farm-to-Table cuisine
  • A true passion for Sustainability
  • An expert in culinary operations, a strong leader and a proven track record in guest and team member engagement and financial performance.
  • Excels at communication, both verbal and written.
  • Is flexible and willing to meet the demands of a 24-hour operation.
About us…
  • Designed by nature work environment 
  • Work/Life Balance - Generous Paid Time off, holiday pay, paid time to give back
  • Wellness - Competitive Medical, Dental & Vision; Company paid Health and Wellness program to promote healthy living; delicious, healthy complimentary snacks and beverages.
  • Retirement Planning - 401(k)/Retirement Savings Plan
  • Career Advancement Opportunities - Were growing rapidly and with growth comes advancement opportunities! 
  • SH University - Offers eligible team members a chance to grow and flourish from obtaining professional development and courses/certifications through our exclusive online learning educational platform.
  • Team Member Recognition program - Earn rewards and pay it forward, while doing all the good you can! 

SH Hotels & Resorts is committed to providing diversity in our workplace that is representative at all levels, for the communities we serve. We celebrate equal employment opportunities embracing an environment of mutual respect without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or any other characteristic protected by law. It’s a responsibility we all share—it’s 1 world.