Job Description

Job Brief: We are seeking a skilled and passionate Sushi Chef to join our team at Yamashiro Hollywood. As a Sushi Chef, you will be responsible for preparing high-quality sushi dishes with precision, creativity, and attention to detail. You will work collaboratively with our culinary team to deliver an exceptional dining experience to our customers.


  • Prepare a wide variety of sushi dishes, including nigiri, maki, sashimi, and specialty rolls, according to established recipes and presentation guidelines.
  • Ensure the freshness and quality of ingredients by inspecting and selecting the finest seafood, vegetables, and other necessary components.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work station, adhering to food safety and sanitation standards at all times.
  • Collaborate with the kitchen team to plan and execute sushi menus that cater to diverse customer preferences and dietary restrictions.
  • Demonstrate excellent knife skills and precision in the preparation and slicing of fish and other ingredients.
  • Stay updated on current industry trends and techniques to continuously enhance and innovate our sushi offerings.
  • Monitor inventory levels, conduct regular stock checks, and assist in placing orders to maintain a sufficient supply of ingredients and equipment.
  • Train and mentor junior sushi chefs, ensuring consistent quality and adherence to recipes and presentation standards.

Skills Required:

  • Proven experience as a Sushi Chef, with a strong understanding of sushi preparation techniques and Japanese cuisine.
  • Expertise in handling and slicing raw fish, as well as knowledge of seafood quality and freshness.
  • Excellent knife skills and attention to detail to create visually appealing sushi presentations.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a high level of accuracy and quality.
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation regulations, with a commitment to maintaining a clean and hygienic work environment.
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with the kitchen team.
  • Creativity and a passion for exploring new flavors and ingredient combinations.
  • Certification from a reputable culinary institute or sushi training program is preferred.


More Details
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Los Angeles , CA , United States
Experience Required: Mid-Senior Level
Date Published: 12 Jul 2023
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