Sushi / Maki Cook

Halifax - Nova Scotia (NS),

kanpai izakaya

Job Description:

Kanpai Izakaya restaurant is looking for a permanent, full-time Specialty Cook - a specialist in Sushi and Sashimi preparation and Japanese cuisine - for its busy restaurant in Halifax.

The duties of this position are as follows:

- Prepare and cook complete Japanese meals and dishes, particularly Sushi, Maki rolls and other menu items and specialties;

- design and plan menu; assist in scheduling and supervising kitchen help; oversee kitchen operations; maintain inventory and records of food and supplies;

- clean kitchen and work area; determining size of food portions, estimating food requirements; and assist in hiring and training kitchen staff. The applicant should be highly skilled with at least one year’s professional experience as a cook in Japanese cuisine.

The successful candidate will be deeply familiar with Asian food and culture.

Salary: $29,120/year

Terms of employment:

Permanent, full-time (40 hours/week)

Minimum educational requirements: High School Diploma or Equivalency

Apply by e-mail or in person: please send/bring cover letter and resume.

Location: 1535 Dresden Row, Unit 132. Halifax, N.S

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $14.00 /hour


  • cooking: 1 year (Required)


  • Food Safe, SafeCheck, Food Handler or equivalent (Preferred)

Job Duties:

  • Prepare, season and cook food as directed, meeting dietary requirements where required
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safely and efficiently
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
  • Oversee kitchen operations
  • Maintain inventory and record of food, supplies and equipment
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

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