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Minimum USD hourly rate: 17.00
Maximum USD hourly rate: 21.00

Industry: Culinary, Cook, Japanese Cuisine

Company: MITSUKOSHI (U.S.A.), Inc.


Essential job Functions:

  • Prepare and cook all grilled, baked, fried, and roast foods according to established food quality standards. Plate appetizers, entrees, and desserts, and prepare specialty decorative items.
  • Correctly set up all work areas by balancing the preparation times of different orders to ensure guests get their meals promptly and accommodate guest allergies and other special requirements.
  • Keep the food production line organized by maintaining a clean, sanitary work area, including all equipment (ovens, fryers, grills, etc.) and tools (knives, spoons, etc.).
  • Maintain production stock to meet operational needs.
  • Maintain food quality by inspecting food for freshness and bringing questionable things to management’s attention. Check all cooked/prepared items before releasing them to be served to guests.
  • Control portions in order to control costs and maximize the use of available food items.
  • Mentor newly hired employees by showing them about food preparation and hygiene and by overseeing their work.
  • Follow all Food Safety, Sanitation, and HACCP Guidelines the Company or state set forth.

Other Job functions:

  • Follow the company handbook and procedures
  • Assist in other areas such as; culinary, advanced culinary, and expeditor.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Must be able to lift and move with assistance up to 40 lbs.
  • Sitting
  • Standing
  • Lifting
  • Walking
  • Ability to smell and identify odors, especially of decay.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts
  • Restaurant Environment
  • The noise level is usually moderate.


  • High School Diploma and three years of culinary-related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Bi-lingual and knowledge of Japanese Cuisine, preferred but not required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Attention to detail is a must.
  • Strong interpersonal skills essential
  • Culinary School Diploma is preferred but not required.
  • Able to effectively communicate verbally in English with superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company.
  • Able to work effectively and relate well with others, including superiors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the Company. The employee exhibits a professional manner in dealing with others and works to maintain constructive working relationships.
  • Able to basic arithmetic, including subtraction, addition, division, multiplication, and counting items. The employee must also be able to analyze and solve simple problems.
  • Able to read and analyze written information.
  • Able to follow recipes
  • Able to use the kitchen equipment and measurements correctly
  • Possess culinary skills, techniques, and knowledge, including ingredients, kitchen terminology, and etiquette
  • Have strong interests in learning traditional Japanese cuisine”
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