Sushi Chef

Sushi Chef Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Sushi Chef to join our team.


  • Coordinate with our wait staff to ensure proper cooking, considering special requests and food allergies;
  • Prepare all types of sushi, including maki, nigiri and sashimi;
  • Prepare appetizers, soups and salads that are close to the philosophy of Japanese cuisine;
  • Add additional flavors to sushi rolls with ginger, rice vinegar, wasabi and soy sauce, when appropriate;
  • Monitor food stock and place orders, as needed;
  • Manage food prep activities, like boiling rice;
  • Maintain hygiene principles in all cooking areas and clean your space at the end of the shift;
  • Create a rich sushi menu with various main ingredients and raw fish (for example, salmon, tuna, unagi).


  • Team spirit;
  • Ability to work both fast and accurately;
  • Good knowledge of various sushi types and sushi-rolling techniques;
  • Certification from a culinary school is a plus;
  • Availability to work during business hours, including weekends and evenings;
  • Flexibility to take on various shifts;
  • Work experience as a Sushi Chef;
  • Work experience as a Sushi Chef or at an Asian restaurant;
  • Must be a team player with strong communication skills;
  • Hiring Sushi Chefs;
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule;
  • 2 years’ experience in a similar setting.

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