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Our highly-committed, skilled, and collaborative team represent a range of backgrounds and perspectives. Chhaya’s staff enjoy a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision plans, as well as life and disability insurance. We also provide staff with opportunities for professional development, opportunity to invest in a 403(b) retirement plan, and generous vacation and sick leave allotments as well as paid holidays. Chhaya’s main office is located in Jackson Heights, Queens, known as an urban melting pot with the best South Asian and South American restaurants in all of New York City. Our second location is in Richmond Hill of Southeast Queens, the heart of NYC’s Indo-Caribbean and Punjabi communities. Positions available:

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