Job Opening – Sushi and Sashimi Chef In Nairobi

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September 18, 2015 | No Comments

Duma Works is recruiting for a Sushi/Sashimi chef for one of our clients; a leading restaurant in Gigiri, Nairobi.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create high quality sushi including cooking rice, rolling sushi, temperature recording, cutting and packaging for take-out and dine-in plate preparation.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience, be comfortable in all aspects of making sushi and sashimi as well as rolls.
  • Ensure all operating standards including food safety and quality are strictly adhered to
  • Show gratitude and greet every guest with a big, genuine smile and eye contact
  • Provide a high level of attention to guest satisfaction and maintain positive relationships with internal and external customers
  • Actively display knowledge of all food and beverage menu items and current promotions
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of sushi station
  • Order and receive raw materials and dry goods
  • Maintain daily production records
  • Perform monthly inventories and training of new teammates as required
  • Complete opening and closing duties efficiently and safely, using the correct procedures
  • Complete all assigned daily, weekly and monthly cleaning duties
  • Be a team player; have lots of fun and support other teammates




  • Effective English communication skills
  • At least one year working experience in same position in a reputable Japanese Restaurant in Nairobi (Furasato, Misono, Tokyo, Sushi Soo, Haru, Chiyo, Ginza, Phoenician, Bamboo Zen, Kempinski, etc…)
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment while maintaining a friendly demeanor
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time
  • Flexibility to work various shifts and weekends
  • Likes dealing with people and loves making sushi.


Type: Full Time

Location: Nairobi, Kenya


Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to [email protected] marking the subject as “Sushi Chef 1868”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. Sushi Chef 1868, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 2nd October 2015


* When applying to any job through Duma Works, you can expect that after you apply, you will receive a confirmation email, and then an SMS alert asking you to take a basic screening test over SMS. The SMS with the test may not arrive immediately. Please be patient. The SMS test will typically be 5-8 questions to help us understand your background. Regular SMS rates apply to the test, and if you ever have any issues with the process, please reach out to 0702093793.

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