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Sushi Chef

Department: Culinary

Reports to: Executive Chef

Status: Exempt

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The Sushi Chef at Fenway Hotel will have the opportunity to showcase their skill and talents by providing a creative sushi experience to our guests.  This position is interactive with our guests and provides a great opportunity to build relationships with our local clientele.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for preparing the kitchen with a multitude of tasks to include the day-to-day preparation of sushi dishes
  • Preparing traditional Japanese sushi rice, chopping, slicing, and expertly filleting various kinds of fish
  • Inspecting the quality of fruits, vegetables, and fish used to prepare sushi dishes and informing the Executive 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 to prevent food contamination.
  • Assisting Executive chef with inventory of food supplies and other products.
  • Reporting any problems with kitchen equipment to the manager on duty.
  • Sterilizing all utensils, instruments, and equipment used in sushi preparation before every use.
  • Maintain a clean environment – general cleaning to include equipment, floors, walls, coolers, and freezers
  • Maintain a professional, presentable uniform and personal grooming
  • Managing an open line of communication with the F & B team daily
  • Must posses current Florida certified food handler certificate
  • Basic vegetable prep to include peeling, slicing, dicing, and portioning
  • Basic sauce prep to include stocks, salad dressings, and vinaigrette
  • Minor butchering – processing meat, whole poultry and fish
  • Ability to work efficiently
  • Ability to perform all functions in the kitchen
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work as a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to learn how to make great quality food
  • Restock clean dishes, flatware and all cooking equipment to the appropriate storage areas
  • Maintain the kitchen work area in an orderly and clean condition
  • Follow proper hand washing procedures
  • Assist with loading and unloading of food deliveries and supplies

 

 

Education & Experience

  • High School diploma or equivalent or higher
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a restaurant
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication skills

Physical Demands

  • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Ability to communicate clearly
  • Corrected vision to normal range
  • Ability to use knives and kitchen machinery safely and effectively
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs. or more
  • Ability to work long hours as needed

Mental Demands

  • Make sound judgments quickly
  • Ability to work with others in a high demand kitchen
  • Work on multiple tasks, making appropriate progress towards deadlines
  • Able to work independently, take direction and provide direction to others
  • Manage differing personalities within the kitchen, the hotel and the community
  • Maintain the highest degree of confidentiality
  • Ability to work effectively in stressful, high pressure situations
  • Ability to effectively handle challenges in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary

NOTICE:  The hotel business functions seven days a week, 24 hours a day.  All employees must realize this fact and be aware that at all times it may be necessary to move associates from their accustomed shift as business demands.  In addition, this is a hospitality business and a hospitable service atmosphere must be projected at all times.

Career Information

Date Posted:
November 18, 2022

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