Sushi Chef - Beach Club - Seasonal

Rye, NY

LOCATION: Rye, New York

DEPARTMENT: Food and Beverage

JOB TITLE: Sushi Chef

REPORTS TO: Beach Chef, Executive Sous Chef and Executive Chef, Beach Management

COMPENSATION: Non-exempt Hourly compensation (overtime eligible)

BENEFITS: Free meals


SUMMARY:

Our Beach Club is looking for an experienced Sushi Chef to join our team. You will prepare sushi rolls and dishes from the sushi bar. Our ideal candidate is comfortable with a variety of sushi rolling, plating, and related cooking techniques and has experience working in a busy sushi restaurant. Advanced knife cutting skills are a must. We expect our sushi chefs to be friendly and interact with customers, providing recommendations on different dishes when requested. This is a seasonal position.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

• Creating sushi menus that include a wide variety of fishes, vegetables, and sauces

• Preparing different types of sushi's like maki, nigiri and adding complementing flavors

• Selecting fresh vegetables and fishes like salmon and tuna on a timely basis

• Reviewing and managing inventory requirements

• Coordinating and placing orders with suppliers and vendors

• Managing and assigning all food preparation activities like chopping and plating

• Coordinating with other team members for fulfilling special requests

• Sterilizing all equipment before using and maintaining cleanliness levels

• Chopping and slicing vegetables and fishes as per the requirements

• Customizing orders to suit preferences 

• Inspecting and using the highest quality ingredients at all times

• Preparing all dishes as per the established guidelines and food safety standards

• Communicating any kitchen issues to the Supervisor or Kitchen Manager

EDUCATION AND SKILLS:

• Degree or Diploma in Culinary Arts

• Proven 3+ years of work experience as a Sushi Chef in Hospitality Industry

• Knowledge of traditional Japanese cuisine and sushi rolling techniques

• Understanding of the food industry and safety standards

• Ability to stand for long hours

• Team player

• Ability to maintain hygiene standards

• Ability to provide excellent customer satisfaction

• Holding a valid food handler license

JOB CODE: 12032311