HRAIT – Employment Agency

Sous Chef | Kaiseki Restaurant

Kaiseki restaurant in the Nomad area of New York City is looking for a Sous Chef position.

Applications are welcome from individuals with experience in Japanese cuisine and sushi, but not necessarily kaiseki cuisine!

*This position is for citizenship or green card holders.

<Job Description>

  • Cooking: Prepare Kaiseki and Japanese dishes according to the menu. Prepare, cook, and serve food under the direction of the Head Chef.
  • Team Leadership: Provide guidance and coordination to other kitchen staff to improve efficiency in the kitchen.
  • Quality Control: Manages ingredient selection and food finishing to ensure food quality is maintained and finished to standards.
  • Menu Development: Work with the Head Chef to come up with new kaiseki dishes and participate in the development of the menu.
  • Sanitation: Ensure kitchen cleanliness and food safety by strictly following sanitation standards.
  • Stock control: Maintain stock of ingredients and seasonings, and place orders as needed.


  • Must have a visa to work legally in the U.S.
  • Kaiseki, sushi, or Japanese food experience of at least 2 years
  • Preferably a resident of New York.
  • Must have daily conversational level of English.
  • Flexible work schedule is required.
Employment Status Full Time
Position Sous Chef
Language English/ Japanese
Working Hours Work 5 days from Tuesday to Sunday

Tuesday 6pm-8:30pm

Wednesday – Sunday 11:45am-2:30pm, 6-8:30pm

Closed on Mondays

*Break time: 1 hour

Salary $50,000-$100,000 (to be determined after interview based on experience)
Benefit Health insurance (medical, dental, and vision): 100% provided to the candidate

Paid vacations

Sick leave

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