Léon 1909 is seeking an experienced full-time Sous Chef (Shelter Island, NY)

Léon 1909
Shelter Island Heights, New York, United States
$60 - $70 USD yearly

Leon 1909 is a countryside restaurant focused on wood fire cookery, working closely with local farms and fishermen.

** Housing + utilities all inclusive**

Léon 1909 in Shelter Island, NY seeks an experienced full-time Sous Chef to join our team.

Léon 1909 is a countryside French & Italian restaurant located on beautiful Shelter Island in The Hamptons.

The ideal candidate loves food, respects creativity, is empathetic, and has a passion for hospitality. You are skilled at maintaining a calm demeanor under pressure and value leadership. Your growth potential is strong.

Company culture:

  • Fun
  • Curious
  • Engaging
  • Nurturing
  • Challenging


  • Sous Chef


  • $60-70K salary
  • Paid Weekly
  • Medical
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick days

Other incentives:

  • Paid staff housing + utilities (close to the restaurant)
  • Company dining perks
  • Free Parking

Schedule requirements:

  • 4 days a week between October and April (except holiday weeks)
  • 5 days a week between May and September. 
  • 10-12 hours daily

Language requirements:

  • English
  • Spanish


  • 3+ years of previous line cooking experience in a high-volume upscale casual or fine-dining restaurant
  • 2+ years of management experience in a high-volume upscale casual or fine-dining restaurant
  • Food safety knowledge (certification preferred)
  • P & L management (maintaining food costs, maximizing profitability)
  • Ordering & receiving, inventory
  • Staff training and motivation
  • Staff scheduling (monitor daily to ensure appropriate staffing levels)
  • Payroll
  • Managing 5-10 people

Key qualities sought:

  • Excellent communicator (able to give and receive feedback well)
  • Respectful of fellow employees and guests
  • Stays calm under pressure (patient)
  • Thrives well on a motivated team
  • Thrives well leading a team
  • Self-motivated
  • Challenging task-oriented
  • Repetitive task-oriented
  • Detail-oriented
  • Organized and works clean
  • Punctual and reliable
  • Thrives well leading a team
  • Thrives well on a motivated team
  • Stable work history

How to apply:

  • Please submit your resume for consideration
  • Please include your full name + current contact info
  • Please submit 2 industry-related references and their email addresses from previous supervisors
  • Verification of employment eligibility is required
  • Must have transportation to and from work (not accessible by public transportation)

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