Chef-Wine Bar and Lounge

Job Locations US-NJ-Somerville
ID 2019-2331


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Since its founding in 1992, Edgewood Properties has established itself as a leading real estate development and property management company. With corporate headquarters in New Jersey, the company is on a course of growth leading to activities across the nation. Given ongoing construction and development plans, our current apartment portfolio of 3,000 plus units is expected to double in the next couple of years and rise to over 10,000 units in the next five years. Given our rapid portfolio growth, coupled with ownership's desire to develop and hold rather than sell, the timing is ideal for qualified candidates to come on-board. 



We're currently seeking Chefs for our "NEW" wine bar and lounge

Candidates will work full time at VintEdge Wine Bar and Lounge in Somerville, NJ


Established New Jersey Restaurant/Bar operators are opening a unique and refreshing Wine Bar & Lounge in Somerville, NJ. We will be focusing on delivering the highest customer service to our patrons and will be hiring for all positions. We are looking to create a passionate team with a tremendous amount of focus on product and service.

Applicants must be experienced in the Restaurant/Bar industry.


Excellent career opportunity with extremely competitive pay.





Set up and stock all food stations with necessary supplies

Plan and direct food preparation and culinary activities

Modify menus or create new ones that meet quality standards

Estimate food requirements and food/labor costs

Supervise kitchen staff’s activities

Arrange for equipment purchases and repairs along with the GM

Recruit and manage Kitchen Staff

Prep all needed food items for service

With direction to the kitchen staff, proper execution of menu items

Ensure that all food is made in a timely fashion and always in high quality

Certify that all nutrition and sanitation regulations are kept

Follow clear direction in food preparation and storing

Determine how to present the food. Customers eat with their eyes prior to their palette

Ensure uniform serving sizes, quality of meals and pricing

Ensure that all food is ready for meal preparations

Check Freshness of food and ingredients

Order and maintain inventory of food and supplies







Previous experience desired:

Clear understanding of menu items

Understand and responsible for prepping ingredients

Strong grasp on various cooking methods, food items, equipment, etc.

Be able to multitask in a high-volume kitchen

Responsible for delegating all responsibilities to all Kitchen Team Members for all food preparation needs

Strong listening skills in order to hear and understand specific directions on food prep

Understand the English language in order to execute recipes

Clear communication skills in order to communicate food orders among coworkers


Attendance of a two or four-year program with a degree in a culinary related field desired but not required

Pysical requirements

Be able to handle hot and cold work conditions during food preparation

Continuous: reaching, bending, lifting, carrying

Be able to stand and be on foot for the majority of the scheduled shift

Be able to use manual dexterity to cut/chop/cook/prepare food

-Other requirements

-Nights and weekends availability required


The successful candidate will undergo a background check and drug screen.


For immediate consideration, please apply online at



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.



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