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Foodlove Market is looking for a Sushi Cook to join the team.

A chef-driven retail food market in Middletown, Rhode Island, born from our restaurant roots, Foodlove Market provides customers a diverse opportunity that encompasses the many ways people make their decisions around meals and grocery. From prepared meals to go, made to order items and top-quality ingredients for the at home cook, we have it covered. Foodlove Market is proud to be part of the Newport Restaurant Group!

About the POSITION: In the Sushi Cook role, you will provide customers with a variety of delicious raw, cooked, and vegetable rolls.

About YOU: You are passionate about food. You have a strong sense of urgency, great organizational skills, and a positive attitude. You have prior cooking experience or are willing to learn a new skill!

Essential Duties

  • Prepares product from scratch using various raw fish and other fresh ingredients – sushi menu items including maki, nigiri and sashimi and other familiar Japanese cuisine
  • Inspecting the quality of fruits, vegetables, and fish used to prepare sushi dishes and informing the supervisor when quality is sub-standard
  • Exemplary knife skills – cutting, slicing, and filleting different types of fish
  • Experienced with traditional sushi preparation and various forms (rolls, temaki, nigiri, sashimi, futomaki, etc), including choice of ingredients, design, and presentation.

Qualifications

  • 2 years culinary education or experience and/or training as a Sushi Chef in an Asian restaurant.
  • Must have flexible schedule to work during days, nights, weekends, and some holidays as needed
  • Knowledgeable in Asian and/or Japanese cuisine, as well as sushi types and rolling technique

Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift and move 25-50 pounds
  • Be collaborative, using a team approach to creating an equitable workplace environment and have respectful working relationships

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Competitive compensation
  • Sick and Vacation Paid Time Off
  • Excellent health, dental and vision benefits with a flex spending account option
  • HRA
  • Ability Assist (EAP)
  • Great 401K match
  • Employee Ownership Opportunities
  • 35% discount when dining in our locations
  • Perk Spot options
  • Discounted BJ’s Membership
  • Holiday Appreciation Bonus

ABOUT Newport Restaurant Group: We are proud to be a 100% Employee-Owned Company. What does it mean to work for an 100% Employee-Owned Company?  If you decide to join our team, you’ll not just be an employee — you’ll be eligible to become an owner in the company. Really, there’s no catch, we invest in our employees, and they in turn invest their time, energy and talents in our businesses!  We have one of the strongest, friendliest hospitality staffs in New England. Our common goal is to make people happy through great food, great locations and great teamwork. If you feel the same, we want to hear from you.

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