Sushi Chef
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We are looking for an experienced and skilled Sushi Chef to head our sushi bar. Your knowledge of Japanese cuisine and sushi rolling techniques are necessary for creating an impressive sushi menu. 

Besides, you will be responsible for picking high-quality and fresh ingredients like vegetables and fishes required for preparation. You should be able to carefully slice and roll the sushi to make it visually appealing.

Apart from creating the finest sushi rolls, you should be able to fulfill any special requests and plate the dish as per the guests’ requirements. Also, you should pay attention to including striking flavors like wasabi, soya sauce to complement the prepared dish. You will be responsible for maintaining the hygiene and cleanliness levels at the same time.

Apply right away if you can give our sushi restaurant a traditional Japanese touch.


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

  • Preparing different types of sushis like maki, nigiri and adding complementing flavours

  • 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

  • Maintaining restaurant according to the industry standards

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

  • Coordinating with other team members for fulfilling special requests

  • Preparing any menu items like soups, rice, and salads

  • Recommending new and innovative additions to the sushi menu

  • Sterilizing all equipment before using and maintaining cleanliness levels

  • Creating other traditional Japanese dishes like Tempura, Soba, and Udon

  • 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 Restaurant Manager

  • Training and guiding new employees


  • Degree or Diploma in Culinary Arts

  • 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

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