Sushi Chef - Sandton Verfied

Salary Negotiable Sandton, Gauteng Sandton, Gauteng more than 14 days ago 20-01-2022 12:17:11 PM
09-02-2022 2:20:28 PM
One of our clients, a well-established restaurant, based in Sandton seeks to employ a Sushi Chef to join the team.

Sushi Chef responsibilities include handling a wide range of raw fish and other ingredients, managing food stock and working with an attention to detail to fulfill all orders within quality standards. To be successful in this role, one should have experience with Japanese cuisine and be available to work during our opening hours.


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


3+ years of experience as a Sushi Chef or at an Asian restaurant
Good knowledge of various sushi types and sushi-rolling techniques
Ability to work both fast and accurately
Team spirit
Availability to work during business hours, including weekends and evenings
Flexibility to take on various shifts
Must have Matric
Certification/ qualifications from a culinary school is advantageous