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Sushi Chef at Tao Downtown

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Tao Group Hospitality offers competitive benefits for all full-time team members such as:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Program with Employer Match
  • Life and Disability Insurance Plans
  • Ancillary Insurance Plans
  • Mental Health Support and Services
  • Fertility & Family Forming Support and Resources
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Time off and much more!


Works with Executive Chef for supervising the daily activities of the heart-of-house operations and team members in accordance with department policies and procedures. Interacts with fellow team members, and supervisors in a polite and courteous manner to ensure gracious hospitality.


  • Ensures the needs of the guests are accommodated.
  • Ensures the general cleanliness of the heart-of-house, and the entire venue.
  • Participate in interviewing, hiring, and training new applicants and team member development of all subordinates.
  • Responsible for the scheduling of assigned departments (where applicable).
  • Participates in growth opportunities and team member development of all heart-of-house team members.
  • Ensures safety, quality, and recipe accuracy.
  • Manage the execution of regular service, catering, take-out, delivery, and all in-venue/off-premise events.
  • Ensures Department of Health and company sanitation standards.
  • Ensures that the venue is compliant with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations; and company policies.
  • Coaches and develops heart-of-house team members by setting clear guidelines and expectations.
  • Responsible for all mechanical systems being in good working order and compliant with all federal, state, and local ordinances.
  • Ensures all team members are compliant with all heart-of-house standards and procedures.
  • Responsible for checking cover counts, BEOs, and/or Fire Sheets.
  • Ensures the preparation and delivery of menu-focus items to daily pre-service meetings.
  • Proficient with all operational systems, which include payroll, inventory, and purchasing.
  • Possesses in-depth knowledge of all recipes, and food menus and maintains station recipe books.
  • Organize, develop and produce new recipes for potential new menu items and specials.
  • Ensures the completion of all opening and closing procedures as prescribed by the company.
  • Ensures expediting standards.
  • Communicates clearly and concisely with all team members during service.
  • Practical knowledge of the job duties of all supervised team members.
  • Participates in overseeing the replacement or repair of all breakage, and damage to equipment or furniture.
  • Attends, leads, and participates in any training sessions, departmental meetings, or daily pre-shift meetings.
  • Learn by listening, observing other team members, and sharing knowledge while leading by example.
  • Portrays a positive and professional attitude.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the venue, Tao Group Hospitality, its partners, and supporting hotel environments.
  • Works as part of a team and provides help and support to all fellow team members.
  • Assist and/ or complete additional tasks as assigned


  • Tao Group Hospitality in-venue Sushi chef training


  • Minimum 2 years of previously Sushi sous/cook experience 
  • Minimum 2-3 years of previous Culinary supervisory/management experience within a high-volume kitchen setting is essential.
  • Two-year associate degree (60 credit hours) in Culinary Arts or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • Strong menu planning, ability to coach, build a team, problem solve, and leadership skills required.
  • Must be organized, self-motivated, and proactive with strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient with computers (Microsoft Products), POS, and technology.

The work environment characteristics and/or physical demands described here are representative of those a team member encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions

  • Must have strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must have good positive energy throughout the day
  • Must be able to read the computer monitors and print legibly
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, sit, and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must be able to move quickly through work and set the pace in the office
  • Must be able to push and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Small to Medium office environment
  • Office, Casino, Nightclub, Bar, Lounge, and/or Restaurant working environment
  • 5-25% Local Travel (United States)
  • Work in an environment that is subject to varying levels of noise, crowds, and smoke, the severity of which depends upon the guest volume
  • May work extended hours irregular shifts, evening and/or weekend shifts, and holiday work may be required
  • Maintain a professional, neat, and well-groomed appearance adhering to Company standards
  • Must be effective as part of a team; ability to interact with internal and external customers, managers, and co-workers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment
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