Head Sushi Chef

Recruiting Partner: Steven Fusaro

New York, New York | Food & Beverage & Lodging | Not Remote | $95,000 to $105,000 | Job ID: 133557

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We're on the lookout for a Head Sushi Chef to become an integral part of one of New York City's most esteemed Japanese restaurants. Owners boast extensive experience with notable achievements in the industry.

If you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced setting, surrounded by exceptional colleagues, and have a passion for Japanese cuisine, this opportunity is tailor-made for you. With ample room for growth and development, this position offers a chance to excel within a fantastic company environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with restaurant staff to ensure seamless operations.
  • Supervise and coordinate back-of-house managers and operations, maintaining cleanliness and organization.
  • Evaluate staffing needs to meet service, operational, and financial targets.
  • Lead hiring, training, scheduling, and performance evaluations for the culinary team.
  • Manage administrative duties such as inventory, ordering, and purchasing.
  • Establish and uphold performance standards for the kitchen team.
  • Work alongside executive management and ownership to optimize restaurant efficiency.
  • Prioritize guest satisfaction by consistently delivering exceptional experiences.
  • Ensure adherence to standard recipes for consistent quality.
  • Contribute to menu development and creation of specials.
  • Assist in day-to-day kitchen operations, including monitoring food quality and freshness.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years' experience as a fine-dining Sushi Chef.
  • Over 5 years' experience in high-volume/fine dining kitchens in NYC.
  • Genuine passion for food and culinary craftsmanship.
  • Strong leadership skills with a proven ability to lead and inspire a team.
  • Familiarity with labor and food cost management principles.
  • Hands-on experience in leading a sushi team.
  • Experience in high-end Asian cuisine/Sushi/Omakase.
  • Capability to integrate seamlessly into an established brand and grow alongside the company.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Generous Paid Time Off.
  • Health, Vision & Dental benefits package.

If you're ready to embark on an exciting culinary journey with us, don't hesitate to apply!

At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

 

JOB ID: 133557

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At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Steven Fusaro

Senior Recruiting Partner

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At Goodwin Recruiting we are committed to our core values. We take our value, Dedicated to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, very seriously and will never discriminate against a candidate or client based on any protected classes. Our clients seek qualified candidates, and that is what we deliver. A person’s age, gender, race, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status, or arrest or conviction record has no bearing on whether he, she, or they are able to do the job. We evaluate the knowledge, skills, and abilities that meet the requirements of the position and aim to open doors and change lives. We value all people, understanding that uniqueness and diversity foster a stronger team that is innovative and brings varying perspectives to the table. We put our money where our mouth is and are proud of our efforts to identify a broad slate of candidates, with many hiring success stories to share.

Steven Fusaro

Senior Recruiting Partner