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Industry: Production

Company: Hana Group

Company Description

Hana Group is a multinational company leading sales in pan-Asian cuisine sold in grocery retailers and commerce marketplaces. The company has tailored brands providing custom collaborations to our partners and to our consumers. Through our distribution company, we are able to deliver on our mission of sustainable sourcing with ingredients that make our food healthy, delicious, and affordable. We aim to CARE about the quality of our service, to ACT to deliver new concepts for finding pan-Asian cuisine, to DARE to deliver sushi and more in new ways to our consumers, and to TRUST in our ability to follow through on customer expectations. We participate in E-Verify and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Description

Job Description Summary:

The Sushi Chef II position is a highly trained and experienced role in our organization. Identified as an expert in the art of sushi, you will be a master of knife skills, fundamentals of rolling sushi, and food safety. The Sushi Chef II’s responsibilities include preparing traditional Japanese sushi rice, chopping, slicing, and filleting various kinds of fish, and maintaining a clean and safe work environment. To be successful as a Sushi Chef II, you should ensure that all ingredients used in dishes are of the highest quality. You will minimize waste and costs through proper utilization of resources and handling of food and equipment. Ultimately, an exceptional sushi chef should work well under pressure and maintain restaurant quality standards during assigned work hours. You will lead by example at the sushi bar ensuring necessary preparation, smooth operations, and excellent customer service, engaging the customer.

Key Competencies:

People Skills, Expert Culinary Skills, Product Knowledge, Quality and Food Safety, Profit Knowledge and Waste Control

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expert in cutting, slicing and filleting different types of fish and vegetables
  • Adhering to training guide/manual specs, creating rolls based upon guidelines provided to each kiosk
  • Preparing various types of sushi dishes according to established guidelines on quality, portion size, presentation, and food safety
  • Maintaining a clean work environment in order to prevent food contamination
  • Reporting any problems with kitchen equipment to the manager on duty
  • Sterilizing all utensils, instruments, and equipment used in sushi preparation before every use
  • Creating an expectation for a clean work environment in order to prevent food contamination
  • Expert understanding of food waste and costs and how it impacts the goals of the kiosk
  • inspecting the quality of fruits, vegetables, and fish used to prepare sushi dishes and informing the STL when quality is sub-standard
  • Greeting and communicating with customers to ensure that they feel valued as our customer

This job posting describes the general duties and responsibilities for the position. Other duties may be assigned as needed.



  • Minimum of two years in the food service industry; sushi rolling experience required
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English
  • Excellent knife skills – experienced in cutting large fish for sashimi & nigiri and prepping vegetables for common sushi rolls & garnish
  • Valid food handler’s license, with sound knowledge of food safety regulations
  • The ability to stand for long periods of time
  • The ability to work under pressure with sound judgment
  • Encompass the company mission and core values
  • Demonstrated professionalism in front of the customers and respect for co-workers and workplace at all times
  • ServSafe certification is a requirement

Additional Information

Hana Group North America is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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