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Full Time Sushi Cook II and Customer Service - Amherst, NY #4309798

Company: Wegmans

Date: 12/16/2017

Category: Telecommunications Services

City: Amherst, NY

Title: Full Time Sushi Cook II and Customer Service
Location: NY-Amherst-ALBERTA DRIVE,675 Alberta Drive,Amherst,NY 14226
Other Locations: NY-Amherst-NIAGARA FALLS BOULEVARD,3135 Niagara Falls Blvd,Amherst,NY 14228

Want a job you’ll LOVE?Our Sushi department provides customers with a variety of delicious raw, cooked, and vegetable sushi rolls. In this position, you’ll play a valuable role by creating fresh sushi products for our case as well as made-to-order items for our customers, If you have a passion for sushi and are looking to develop your culinary skills and talents, this could be the role for you!
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How do I make a difference?
Providing Incredible, Knowledge Based Customer Service

Effectively handle and prioritize a variety of tasks, prepare items, and share knowledge by answering questions about products and offering suggestions

Prepare products upon request to meet the needs of the customers and ensure product is available throughout the day, especially during peak times
Ensuring High Quality Products & Ingredients

Assist team leader by prioritizing tasks, learning duties and responsibilities of the job, seeking to become proficient in preparing all items, and performing other essential tasks

Follow Wegmans core recipes, production lists, and proper knife skills to ensure a quality and consistent outcome and reduce shrink

Set up Sushi case, ensure products are well-merchandised to showcase quality and freshness

Properly handle products, use equipment, keep accurate logs and follow sanitation practices in accordance with food and human safety guidelines and Simplification 5S procedures
Living Who We Are

Support, encourage, and respect co-workers

Work with supervisor to set and achieve goals for professional development

Comply with Wegmans Policies and Work Rules, as well as, federal and state laws

Maintain open lines of communication with supervisors and coworkers to ensure the most efficient operations in the department
Customer Service Cook 2 Line Cook
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Seeking Candidates Who…

Have experience in Sushi preparation in a high volume retail environment

Have knowledge of fish species

Have the ability to effectively communicate to customers and follow directions for recipes and detailed procedures

Live our values: caring, respect, empowerment, making a difference, high standards

Possess teamwork & diversity awareness

Seek continuous learning opportunities

Provide incredible customer service

Ensure food & human safety

Possess organizational skills

Provide knowledge based service

Educate self and others about product knowledge

Use and explain Wegmans cooking techniques

Possess culinary knife skills

Preferred Skills and Experience

One or more years experience working as a Sushi cook

Associates or Bachelors degree in Culinary Arts

Ability to produce 40 packages of high quality Sushi per hour

Experience cutting sashimi and sushi neta

Customer service experience preferably in a food service, restaurant, grocery or retail setting

Work Environment

Work involves continuous interaction with customers and co-workers in a fast-paced environment

Typical motions include repetitive hand and are movements, bending and reaching

Responsible for moving and lifting 5-20 pounds with a maximum weight lifted of 50 pounds rarely

Will spend the majority of time on his or her feet and stand or walk without a break for up to 4 hours

May be exposed to various allergens and work environments, including temperature changes

  • Employment at Wegmans may be contingent upon your completion and our evaluation of a drug screen and/or criminal background check. All Applicants will be screened; only those closely matching the job posting will be interviewed

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