Job Description


Minimum Qualifications

  • 1+ year experience working in a kitchen or food service preparation role (restaurant/catering/hotel experience is preferred)

  • Prior grill, saute, or related kitchen station experience

  • Ability to work in a high-volume, fast paced environment

  • Excellent customer service skills and a professional demeanor

  • Ability to visually examine products for quality/ freshness and execute product batches per Citarella standards/ recipes

  • Ability to work both independently as well as with a team

  • Effective communication/ interpersonal skills and ability to take direction

  • Willingness and ability to learn about our products

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of position including standing for extended periods of time, kneeling, stooping, using stairs, able to lift, carry, push and pull weights

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays


  • Prepare food items for To Go bars including hot/cold bars, salad bars

  • Ensure all products meet Citarella standards of quality, quantity, freshness, and presentation

  • Monitor food levels and replenish items in a timely manner

  • Ensure proper dating, labeling, rotation, and storage of product

  • Maintain clean and organized work stations and surrounding areas

  • Maintain safety, cleanliness and display standards in compliance with Citarella policies and food safety handling procedures.

  • Provide exceptional customer service

  • Other reasonably assigned duties as per business need

Company Description
Proudly celebrating one hundred years of culinary history!
Established in New York City in 1912, Citarella continues to be a family run business. Led by the driving passion and vision of our owner Joe Gurrera, we have grown from a respected seafood shop into one of the top food destinations in Manhattan and the Hamptons. Our selection includes the highest quality prime meats--all hand picked and dry aged,fresh produce, chef prepared foods and pastries, artisan cheeses, cured meats, smoked fish and an exceptional collection of our own Citarella Brand of olive oils, vinegars, pastas, grains, sauces and chocolates...
Staying true to our roots, we provide our customers with the freshest and most varied assortment of seafood, making us the true Seafood Authority. We are proud to be part of the Fulton Fish Market where our wholesale businesses give us unparalleled access to the finest selection of Local and International Seafood. Over 25 years ago, Joe Gurrera purchased a wholesale Seafood company - Lockwood & Winant, to eliminate the middleman & offer the freshest Seafood available at the fairest price. In 2007, we opened Meat without Feet a seafood supplier to leading restaurants. Between the two Seafood businesses, we are one of the major players at the Fulton Fish Market in Hunts Point. In the fall of 2008, we opened FULTON Restaurant on the Upper East Side celebrating of NYC, to celebrate the legendary Fulton Fish Market.
Visit us at one of our 5 locations or shop at www.Citarella.com.

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