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Jobs (ES)

[Patrick Hieger]

[Patrick Hieger]

Gustu – Gustu is looking for both a Sous Chef and a Pastry Chef.  Candidates for both positions should have a minimum of five years of experience, with a willingness to learn and explore Bolivia’s pantry.  Interested applicants should send CV’s to

Boragó – Boragó has open spaces for interns, starting on December 15.  Contact them by email at

NOLA – Palermo Viejo’s hottest (and only) fried chicken and craft brew hot spot NOLA is on the hunt for prep and line cooks.  Per the restaurant, “It’s 6 nights a week, 8 hours a night, 5pm – 1am. Training is the last week of December and the position officially starts at the new year. Salary varies on experience and tips are included. Spanish is a must as is all necessary paperwork/CUIT to be in blanco.”  Email to apply.

Chochán – San Telmo’s pork-centric eatery is looking for experienced cooks to join their team.  Interested parties should send CV’s to

Vaca Vieja – Vaca Vieja is on the hunt for both experienced and young cooks.  Email for more information.  


[Angelo Gonzalez]

[Angelo Gonzalez]

Salvador Cocina y Café – Rolando Ortega’s award-winning eatery and coffee shop in the city center is looking for baristas.  Applicants should apply via Facebook.

Zapata Resto Bar – Ñuñoa’s new Mexican-inspired restaurant and cantina is looking for all kinds of help, from cooks to servers, cashiers, dishwashers, and more.  Interested applicants should email bar owner Emerson Hernandez at

Espai Epicur – Latitud Cero founder and emblematic Ecuadorian chef Mauricio Acuña is looking for a strong cook with 5+ years of experience to lead a new catering team, as well as two kitchen assistants.  Apply at

Gustu Is Hiring (ES)

By Patrick Hieger

gustuhiringIf you’re looking for the opportunity to work at one of the hottest restaurants in Latin America right now, this is it. La Paz’s Gustu is hiring for an Assistant Manager, Bar Manager, and waiter positions. Recently voted as number 32 on the list of Latin America’s 50 Best restaurants, Gustu is helping put Bolivia, and their incredible biodiversity, on the world map. For the right people, this could be an incredible opportunity. For more information, contact Darren Armstrong, a recent transplant from the United States, at  Good luck.

Si estás buscando una oportunidad para trabajar en uno de los restaurantes más calientes de América Latina en este momento, es ahora.  Gustu, de La Paz, está contratando un Asistente del Jefe de Salón, un Encargado del Bar, y camarero(a)s.  Elegido en el mes pasado al número 32 en la lista de los Latin America’s 50 Best restaurantes, Gustu está ayudando a poner Bolivia, y su biodiversidad increíble, en el mapa mundial.  Para la gente adecuada, está podría ser una oportunidad increíble.  Para más información, comuníquese a Darren Armstrong, un transplante reciente de los EEUU, a  Buena suerte.


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IK – Lima hot spot IK is on the hunt for servers and hosts / hostesses. Ideal candidates will be bilingual, with a passion for the restaurant industry. Candidates are encouraged to apply in person.


The White Rabbit – Bellavista’s hot spot for gringo grub is on the hunt for a cook. Candidates must be creative, have a passion for American cuisine, and a strong work ethic. Email for more information, or to apply.

FoodyChile – Santiago’s culinary tour experts FoodyChile are looking for new guides to lead tours and activities. Guides have a love for food, travel and people of all sorts of different backgrounds. Previous experience as a guide preferred, but space can be made on a case by case basis. Must be able to take charge of a group, their safety, well-being and offer an informative and fun tour, based on established activities and material. Email for more information.

Now Hiring (ES)

[El Baqueano]

[El Baqueano]

If you’re in need of a job, take note.  We found a few big names both in South America and the UK that are looking to hire.  Good luck!

Buenos Aires

El Baqueano – Fer Rivarola’s award-winning palace to all things native to Argentina is now looking for interns.  Both front and back of house staff are encouraged to apply.  This could be your best chance of getting into one of Rivarola’s typically sold out Cocina Sin Fronteras dinners.  Email for more information.

Astor – Voted consistently as one of the top new restaurants in Buenos Aires, Antonio Soriano’s new Astor is looking for help in basically all departments, from waiters to dishwashers and bartenders.  Send CVs and inquiries to


Ceviche / Martin Morales – Per his Twitter feed, chef and owner Martin Morales has made it known that he is looking for someone to run marketing and his events for his growing brand of hip Peruvian spots.  Head to for more information, or to email. 

Jobs / Empleos




Boragó – Santiago’s leading restaurant for all things Chilean, currently sitting at number 8 on the list of Latin America’s 50 Best restaurants, is looking for stagieres.  Stages will last three or six months.  Interested cooks, go here.

Salvador Cocina y Café – Santiago centro’s market-driven, weekday-only eatery is looking for kitchen staff.  Send them a message via their Facebook page for more information.

Colmado Coffee – The recently expanded coffee shop that has won over coffee drinkers throughout Santiago is looking for help in all departments, including baristas, waiters, and cooks.  Email for more information.

Buenos Aires

Chochán – Buenos Aires center of all things pork is on the hunt for dedicated kitchen staff.  Email for more information. 

Jobs / Empleos / Empregos

[Megan Chochla]

[Megan Chochla]

Santiago – Weekday only, product driven 99 restaurant is looking for bilingual waiters.  Email inquiries to

Rio De Janeiro – Rio’s leader in modern cuisine Roberta Sudbrack is looking for cooks.  She’s looking for people who love the madness of the kitchen and big adventures.  Send CV’s to

Buenos Aires – Newly-opened pork palace Chochán is looking for cooks and prep cooks to join their team.  For more information, or to apply, email

London – The brand new restaurant from Virgilio Martínez, Lima Floral, is on the hunt for servers.  Email CV’s to

Now Hiring

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Bogotá Wine and Food– If you want to work as part of the team for this year’s Bogotá Wine and Food, they’re looking for help.  Email for more information.


Boragó– Rodolfo Guzman’s modernist temple that celebrates the best Chile has to offer from sea to mountain top has just opened up six stagiere spots for August.  Email for more information.

Salvador– Santiago Centro’s destination for a locally-sourced menu that changes daily, as run by Rolando Ortega, is looking for a cook.  Hit them up via Facebook for more information.


Lima Floral– Virgilio Martínez’s forthcoming Lima Floral, which will feature a boutique Pisco bar and casual tapas-style dining, is hiring for all FOH positions.  Interested applicants should email specifying their position of choice.