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Sushi Assistant


Islamorada, FL, US, 33036

Req ID:  17322

Kaiyo Grill & Sushi is Islamorada’s first Asian fusion and sushi restaurant and one of the Florida Key’s preeminent culinary experiences. In 2010, Kaiyo’s celebrated chefs extended the restaurant’s signature fresh sushi fare to include Wood-Fire grilled cuisine.


The Sushi Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day smooth operation of the sushi bar and ensures that all quality, cost, and safety standards are adhered to and in compliance.


  • Daily set up and break down of sushi bar; restocking of all products as needed.
  • Assist Sushi Chef with ordering and receiving; ensure all products needed are ordered and the pre- determined specifications are followed.
  • Daily briefing with Sushi Chef to review specials and changes; knowledge of all recipes and cooking techniques.
  • Continuous inspection of sushi bar products to ensure high quality and that proper rotation is maintained; diligent care of all utensils, and non-food items, proper procedures for maintaining knives.
  • Cross train in other culinary positions to fill in where necessary.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new menus.
  • Ensure observance of all Florida State health standards and the installation of correct food handling procedures as well as maintaining proper sanitation.
  • Knowledge of restaurant standards of operations.
  • Must be flexible to work as needed, and/or business demands, and/or as requested.
  • Standard hours 32-40 hours each week.


  • High School Diploma
  • A minimum of one year cooking experience necessary
  • Previous Chef experience and formal culinary training preferred
  • Current State of Florida Food Manager Certification
  • Interpret information in spreadsheets, diagrams, cost reports & computer generated information; be able to compute discounts, interest, profit and loss, commission, markups and selling price, ratio and proportion, percentages, surface, volumes, and weights and measures.
  • Knowledge of Spanish helpful



Kaiyo Grill and Suchi is a subsidiary of Rich Products.  Rich Products Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Rich Products Corporation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

Rich Products Corporation welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Nearest Major Market: Key West

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