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Craigie on Main

Chef de Cuisine

BOH · Cambridge, Massachusetts
Department BOH
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Boston’s best restaurant Craigie on Main is seeking a Chef de Cuisine!

Craigie on Main is proud to be one of Boston's most creative and respected kitchens. We use only the highest quality ingredients available, make everything from scratch, never take shortcuts, and take pride in our work. We have been awarded many times over locally and nationally, but we would rather talk to you about food and cooking.


This job is for someone who is ok with working long hours, carrying heavy things, farmers market trips, etc.


  • Are more concerned about how your food tastes than how it looks on Instagram

  • Like to get shit done

  • Like using lists (to get shit done)

  • Have experience managing food cogs and labor

  • Have experience with menu development

  • Can read a P&L

  • Understand what being a leader and teacher actually means (let’s start with accountability, dependability  and trustworthy)

  • Be passionate about sourcing sustainable and local ingredients

  • Have a natural sense of urgency

  • Have a positive attitude, even on tough days

  • Have an active sense of humor

  • Love making others happy

  • Respect the craft of cooking

  • Have a near-fanatical devotion to knife-sharpening

At Craigie on Main:

  • We work with the very best ingredients.  Others say it, we do it.

  • You will grow under a chef with the highest and best accolades.

  • You will cook in an excellently appointed kitchen with combi ovens, CVAP ovens, etc.

  • No job is too big or too small. We all sweep, clean, prepare staff meal, make mistakes, learn from them and continue to grow as cooks. 

  • We don't complain because we know cooking great food requires old-fashioned hard work with no short cuts. 

See for yourself-

Interested in learning more? Send us your resume and a few words about yourself and we will respond as soon as we can!


Craigie on  Main is an equal employment opportunity employer. The position description listed above intends to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. Please inquire for a full-position description.

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    Cambridge, Massachusetts
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