Sushi Chef

Sushi Chef

Katana LA | West Hollywood, CA, 90069, US
Salary Range:$40,000 – $67,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 13 days ago

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Responsible for preparing sauces and sushi items for our guests in a consistent manner following IDG's food preparations and service guidelines. Primarily works in front of guests while preparing foods at the sushi bar and ensuring a fun and inviting experience. Monitor and ensure the portioning of foods prepared at the sushi bar and maintains the cleanliness and sanitation of the sushi bar and equipment.

Essential functions and responsibilities include the following:

Greets and welcome guest according to service guidelines.

Provides an engaging guest experience for assigned tables.

Know and comply consistently with our standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and

kitchen rules, policies and procedures.

Monitor food production areas for safety and sanitation practices and procedures.

Prepare a various forms of Sushi, Sashimi, Rolls, and other food items.

Assume 100% responsibility for quality of products served.

Stock and maintain sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.

Maintain a clean and sanitary work station area.

Follow proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.

Handle, store and rotate all products properly (FIFO = First-In, First-Out).

Assist in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed.

Demonstrate knowledge of menu, food, and corporate philosophy.

Function as a supportive team member during the course of a shift.

Demonstrate positive interpersonal skills with guests and co-workers.

Position requires regular, reliable attendance and flexibility.

Closes work area properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing,

when necessary.

Attends all scheduled employee meetings.

Performs additional responsibilities as requested by the Chef or other Manager on duty.

Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Furthermore, the individual must be able to multi-task and work at various paces, adapting to business levels, manage time efficiently, be organized, and have reliable attendance. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Ability to provide verification of legal right to work in the United States.


Desire 5 years' previous experience in a high volume, fine dining restaurant.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, training materials, and procedure manuals. Ability to communicate effectively with co-workers.


Ability to perform basic mathematical functions as relates to the essential functions of the job, i.e., ability to accurately count and document inventory, observe proper measurements and portions for recipes and/or preparation, properly use computer monitor for ordering items.


Ability to carry out detailed and specific written and/or oral instructions. Ability to problem solve in standardized situations.


It is the employee's responsibility to secure and maintain current status of all required certificates, licenses, (Ex. Servsafe) or registrations when required by local, state, or federal government agencies, including a valid Food Handler Card. Must have upon hire.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours), with some walking and occasional sitting; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and smell. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. This job operates in the kitchen and may be working in close proximity to co-workers.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud, generally in an indoor setting. The employee will work a varying schedule to include evenings, weekends, holidays and extended hours as business dictates. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to smoke, heat and/or cold from the mechanical equipment.

This job description has been approved by the Company. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time, with or without notice.