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  • 74 West Illinois Street
    Chicago, IL 60654
  • Isabel Shaindlin

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Chicago, IL

Posted 12 days ago

Job Snapshot

Travel - None
Experience - At least 3 year(s)
Degree - None
Restaurant, Food, Hospitality
Restaurant - Food Service, Management, Hospitality - Hotel


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Job Description

Ēma  Now Hiring A Chef 
To Join Our Leadership Team! 

Ēma – a LEYE restaurant showcasing Chef C.J. Jacobson's light, Mediterranean-style cooking – is adding an experienced CHEF to the team. We’re looking for a culinary professional with strong leadership skills who is experienced with operations and systems. If this describes you, please consider bring your skills to the Ēma team – apply today! EOE. E-Verify.


Ēma is a Mediterranean restaurant showcasing Chef C.J. Jacobson’s “rustic-refined” way of cooking, incorporating local ingredients, healthful and unique spices, and exciting flavor profiles. At the core of Ēma’s menu are spreads, dips and mezze - Mediterranean small plates. Signature dishes include Spicy Hummus, House-Made Stracciatella with Vine-Ripened Tomatoes, and Lamb Kefta Kebabs. Ēma shares its kitchen with Rotisserie Ēma, a quick casual counter. Menu specialties include chef prepared salads, rotisserie chicken and house-made frozen Greek yogurt.

We offer competitive pay, quarterly bonus program, health and other insurance options, qualified domestic partner benefits, prescription benefit, vision discount program, 401(k), dining discounts at multiple LEYE restaurants, relocation assistance, paid vacation and more.

Job Requirements


  • 3 years of Chef experience in a scratch kitchen
  • Experienced in running an organized shift in a structured, systems-driven environment
  • Ability to multitask while thinking on your feet in a high-volume environment
  • Strong leadership skills including building BOH/FOH team relations
  • Ability to communicate effectively with salaried & hourly teams, based on relationship & mutual respect
Job ID: 1215CHEF
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