Lead Cook

Compensation

: $64,510.00 - $86,860.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Hospitality - Food Services



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As a culinary leader in our kitchen, you are a team player and positive role model that ensures the development and education of the cooks. You will assist with bottom line profitability and make sure we are only serving the best products to our customers. If you are looking for an opportunity where the store is your pantry, the work is exciting and meaningful with some of the best culinarians in the industry, this could be the role for you!

What will I do?

  • Assist the Sous Chef in running the kitchen and managing employees, overseeing the operations in the absence of the Sous Chef
  • Follow recipes and proper cooking techniques to ensure products are consistently prepared to showcase our high standards and giving our guests a meal they can't find elsewhere
  • Educate customers and employees on products, share knowledge to offer complete meal solutions and suggest ways for them to prepared meal items incorporating items from different departments.
  • Manage employee performance by providing resources, training, feedback and development opportunities

Required Qualifications

  • 3 or more years of experience making sushi and other types of Japanese cuisine
  • Knowledge of HACCP laws and food safety regulations
  • Knife usage and sharpening
  • Knowledge of Japanese ingredients

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience preparing all types of sushi and ingredients at an expert level
  • Experience in training others
  • Supervisory experience
  • Highly proficient with cutting and working with whole fish
  • Knowledge of Japanese food & culture
Associates - Culinary Arts; Experience cutting fish; Experience leading a team; Managerial/supervisory experience; Experience working as a line cook; Experience making sushi and other types of Japanese cuisine
Associated topics: chief chef, commercial, commercial kitchen, corporate, deli chef, pastry, pastry chef, pizza chef, restaurant chef, sous chef * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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