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Sushi Chef

Job responsibilities

  • Organize all sushi orders

  • Quality check all seafood product

  • Make sushi/sashimi/rolls with Sakana level of standard (display, portion, cut)

  • Build knowledge to explain any food related question to customers

  • Give special attention to sushi bar customers and tables


  • Sushi experience: 1 year

  • Valid food handler’s permit.

  • Strong team working and communication skills.

  • Excellent time-management skills.

  • Exceptional customer service skills.

  • Sound knowledge of food safety regulations.

  • Physical endurance to work long shifts in a busy environment.

  • Flexibility to work shifts, weekends, nights, and holidays.

  • Ability to work in a stressful, fast-paced environment.

  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 40 pounds.

  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time.

* Basic sushi requirements and skills. Can train those who have limited experience with the right work ethic.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Create high quality sushi including rolling sushi, cutting and packaging for take-out and dine-in plate preparation.

  • Expertly cutting, slicing, and filleting different types of fish.

  • Inspecting the quality of fruits, vegetables, and fish used to prepare sushi dishes and informing the Head Chef when quality is sub-standard.

  • Preparing various types of sushi dishes according to established guidelines on quality, portion size, presentation, and food safety.

  • Maintaining a clean work environment in order to prevent food contamination.

  • Ensure station is stocked for the shift.

  • Reporting any problems with kitchen equipment to the manager on duty.

  • Sterilizing all utensils, instruments, and equipment used in sushi preparation before every use.

  • Communicating with wait staff to ensure that special requests and food allergy considerations are met.

  • Provide a high level of attention to guest satisfaction and maintain positive relationships with customers, especially those seated at Sushi Bar.

  • Actively display knowledge of all food and beverage menu items and current promotions.

  • Ensure all operating standards including food safety and quality are strictly adhered.

  • Answer, report and follow Head Chef’s instructions.

  • Complete opening and closing duties efficiently and safely, using the correct procedures.

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