• haru
  • $48,520.00 -81,710.00/year*
  • New York, NY
  • Hospitality - Food Services
  • Full-Time
  • 354 W 54th St

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Responsible for assisting the sushi chef in the preparation and production of sushi items for our guests in accordance with Haru Sushi food preparations and service guidelines.? Works in front of guests while preparing foods at the sushi bar and ensuring a fun and inviting experience.? Maintains the cleanliness and sanitation of the sushi bar and equipment. ?


In accordance with Haru Sushi's service and cooking procedures:

  • Cleans and maintains sushi bar and equipment in safe and sanitary conditions.
  • Prepares sushi items and sides to include cooking of rice, preparation of vegetables, and cleaning of fish. Approximately 50% of time this function is performed in front of guests.
  • Performs shift opening and closing duties as assigned to include cleaning the neta cases, cutting boards, fryers, grills, equipment and floors.
  • Is knowledgeable about and complies with the Company's standards on food portioning, cooking methods, quality standards, kitchen recipes, policies and procedures.
  • Maintains kitchen, cooking areas, sushi counters, kitchen equipment and food storage areas clean, sanitary and organized. Reports any kitchen/sushi equipment or maintenance issues to the manager on duty (MOD) and head sushi chef.
  • Properly handles ready to eat food that is served raw.
  • Handles, stores, labels, and rotates foods properly and in accordance with public health safety, state and local laws. Follows Everclean Best Practices for food handling and storage.
  • Uses knives, hand tools, utensils, and equipment to portion, cut, slice, julienne, whip, beat, maintain holding temperature, chill, freeze or otherwise produce food.
  • Presents a clean and neat appearance and uses a courteous manner with all guests.
  • Immediately notifies MOD when guests are not satisfied with their experience or if an accident occurs.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by a supervisor

Sushi Helper C \\u2013

  • Successful performance of the duties listed under Specific Job Duties, in addition:
    • Knowledge of basic sushi roll preparation and presentation
    • Approved food handling training as required by local and state laws

Sushi Helper B \\u2013

  • Successful performance of all Sushi Helper C responsibilities, in addition:
    • Knowledge of all rolls and rice portion control
    • Ability to prepare and make piece sushi and rolls
    • Experience with proper fish cleaning techniques

Sushi Helper A \\u2013

  • Successful performance of all Sushi Helper B responsibilities, in addition:
    • Knowledge of fish fileting techniques
    • Knowledge of special rolls and sashimi preparation & presentation

Competencies, Knowledge and Skills:

Customer Service: Must possess excellent customer service skills. Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism when interacting with guests and dealing with guest complaints.?

Communication:? Must possess good verbal and nonverbal communication skills.? Must be able to communicate and understand guests' and colleagues' instructions, read and understand written directives, and be able to clearly communicate if s/he requires further direction.? Must be able to interpret nonverbal cues in an effort to identify and correct potential problems. Must be able to clearly speak in English.

Interpersonal Relationships: Ability to adapt and interact with a diverse group of people.? Ability to maintain a professional and courteous demeanor during stressful and/or busy times.? Must be able to work as part of a team and recognize the importance of each team member's role in the guest dining experience.?

Physical Demands: Must be able to perform a variety of physical activities including, but not limited to, standing for long periods of time, climbing, walking, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 55 lbs.? Ability to carry and lift cookware (pots, pans, etc.) containing hot or cool foods and liquids.?

Food Knowledge, Preparation, Production and Safety: Ability to prepare food for consumption with background knowledge of proper techniques and equipment to be used.? Must be able to clearly explain how food is prepared, cooked, and served to guests.? Knowledge of industry standards on food storage and handling techniques is highly desirable. Knowledge of hibachi and beverages is a plus.?

Problem Solving and Conflict Management: Must exercise sound judgment and possess good problem solving skills.? Must have the ability to recognize and resolve problems in an appropriate manner.

Shift Flexibility: Must be able to work different shifts, include holidays, nights and weekends.? Must be able to work overtime as required.


Associated topics: catering, commercial, commercial kitchen, corporate kitchen, executive, executive chef, executive kitchen, head chef, restaurant assistant chef, salad chef

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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