Apprentice Sushi Chef

Takami Sushi and Robata Restaurant Los Angeles, CA
  • $14.00 - $16.00 Hourly
    + Tips
  • Full Time
  • Meal Plan / Free Food, Employee Discounts
  • Employer Very Unlikely to Respond

Takami Sushi and Robata Bar is seeking motivated candidtates to train as sushi men under Head Sushi Chef Yoshihito Hirata.  Chef "Yoshi" has lead Takami's highly regarded Sushi Department for ten years, having mastered his craft in Japan.  At Takami we take pride in the developement and promotion of our staff, providing opportunites to expand you skills and learn new trades.  If you are interested in studying under a skilled veteran Sushi Chef, surrounded by like minded, team orientated ascending sushi apprentices, we want to talk with you.


Job Title: Sushi Personnel


Preparing and making sushi and sashimi according to recipes and company standards.

Summary of tasks (included but not limited to):

  1. Preparing and cooking Sushi and Sashimi according to specifications
  2. Maintaining the optimal quality of food served according to company standards
  3. Maintaining the correct portion size of all menu items
  4. Cutting and cleaning of all fish and vegetables according to specifications
  5. Using and maintaining all equipment (cutting boards, knives, ovens etc.) correctly and safely
  6. Ordering necessary food products in a timely and cost-effective  manner
  7. Receiving and stocking of products in appropriate locations
  8. Communicating clearly and effectively in English to guests and co-workers
  9. Greeting guests with cheerful ‘irashai’

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  1. Knowledge and skills in preparing Sushi and Sashimi according to specifications
  2. Being able to regularly perform the essential functions of the job (bending and reaching; lifting and transporting up to 100 pounds (containers, dish racks, dry goods, used linen bins and trash cans); standing and moving around for up to 8+ hours per shift)
  3. Having adequate English language skills in order to communicate effectively with guests and co-workers

  1. Providing excellent service to guests and generating happy customers (Identifying, attending, and responding to guests’ needs in a positive, courteous and timely manner; taking guests’ orders and answering questions politely and effectively; acting in the guests’ best interest without jeopardizing business needs)
  2. Being a supportive team player, working well within a team and demonstrating self-initiative
  3. Maintaining a well-groomed appearance at all times (following all uniform guidelines)
  4. Respecting and following the company policies and procedures
  5. Following supervisors’ and peers’ directions well
  6. Maintaining a clean and safe restaurant according to health and safety codes
  7. Cost control and recycling whenever possible
  8. Promoting and maintaining Takami’s style of operations, service, and core values (honesty, integrity, intelligence and modesty)

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