Sage Hospitality Group Sushi Cook in Portland, Oregon
Departure Restaurant + Lounge, one of America's hottest Asian restaurants is currently hiring a Sushi Chef . Floating atop the landmark Meier & Frank Building, Departure's ambitious menu captivates diners with its' masterful remix of authentic coastal cuisines. From street food-styled starters to meal-sized classics, rice and noodle specialties to market-fresh sushi, Departure embraces the bounty of the Pacific Northwest and uses the freshest ingredients to deliver the fiery flavors of the Far East.
As part of Sage Restaurant Group, we focus on building "independent" restaurants and lounges bordering our hotels in prime locations. We connect with the people that live and work in the communities we serve by providing highly designed, innovative, locally focused food and beverage experiences. Surrounded by farms, forests and the ocean, Portland is one of America’s booming food cities with year-round Farmers’ markets and artisans creating and making some of the most delicious goods in America.
Join our fun, exciting, and fast-paced staff at one of the best restaurants in town.
To ensure proper service from the sushi station through quality control, following recipes and ensure proper sanitation levels.
Prepare food of consistent quality following recipe cards and production and portion standards, per dupe from servers.
Start food items that are prepared ahead of time, making sure not to prepare more than estimated needs.
Date all food containers and rotate as per the SOP, making sure that all perishables are kept at proper temperatures.
Check pars for shift use, determine necessary preparation, freezer pull and line set up.
Note any out-of-stock items or possible shortages.
Return all food items not used on next shift to designed storage areas, being sure to cover/date all perishables.
Assist in setting up plans and actions to correct any food cost problems; control food waste, loss and usage per SOP.
High school education or equivalent.
Experience required by position is from one to two full years of employment in a related position with this company or other organization(s). Sushi rolling in a high volume operation preferred.
- Requires an ability to work as a team member and an ability to communicate with kitchen staff.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying: Position regularly involves lifting food cases and metros weighing up to 70 lbs. Items include food, small equipment -75% of the time.
Periodic climbing required.
Bending of the knees does become necessary when using the lower oven for cooking, 5-10 times a day.
Mobility -full range of mobility and the ability to travel 30-50 feet on a regular basis throughout the day.
Continuous standing -during preparation, during service hours or during expediting, usually all day.
Must have moderate hearing to hear equipment timers and communicate with other staff.
Must have excellent vision to see that product is prepared appropriately.
Must have moderate comprehension and literacy to read use records and all special requests.
Lifting, pushing, pulling and carrying.
Inside 95% of 8 hours. Going in the freezer temperatures can be -10 degrees. On the front line, temperatures can be over 100 degrees.
Departure is certified Gold for Sustainability at Work . As one of Oregon’s Healthiest Employers, Departure offers perks that are comparable to progressive employers.
Medical, dental, & vision insurance
Health savings and flexible spending accounts
Basic Life and AD&D insurance
Company-paid short-term disability
Paid time off for vacation, sick time, and holidays
Eligible to participate in the Company’s 401(k) program with employer matching
Employee assistance program
Great discounts on Hotels, Restaurants, and much more.
Position Type: Regular Full-Time
Property : The Nines
Outlet: Departure Portland
Min: USD $21.00/Hr.
Max: USD $24.00/Hr.
Address : 525 SW Morrison St
City : Portland
State : Oregon
EOE Protected Veterans/Disability