Job Information
Cook, Ethnic Foods
Sydney, NS 155 Days Ago
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Category: Food Service
Posted: 2019-01-11
Wage: $13.00 per hour

Naru Japanese restaurant (NS) Ltd. is looking for a Cook (permanent / full time position).

  • Job title: Cook, Ethnic Foods (NOC 6322)
  • Terms of employment: Permanent & Full time Position
  • Location: 216 Bentinck St, Sydney, NS B1P 1G8

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the kitchen operations
  • Season and cook food according to recipes or personal judgment and experience
  • Supervise and coordinate work activities and schedules of kitchen staff engaged in food preparation
  • Prepare and cook complete meals or individual dishes and foods, which include sauces, soups, salads, vegetables, meats, poultry and/or fishes
  • Prepare dishes for customers with food allergies or intolerance
  • Determine food portions and develop menus
  • Create high quality sushi by cooking rice, rolling sushi, and cutting rolls
  • Place purchase orders and/or requisitions for procuring necessary, food ingredients, supplies, etc.
  • Maintain inventory and records of food ingredients, supplies and equipment
  • Estimate expected food consumption and requirement
  • Check the quality of raw and cooked products
  • Check the quantity and quality of received products
  • Weigh, measure and mix ingredients according to recipes or personal judgment, using various kitchen utensils and equipment
  • Inspect kitchen and food service areas
  • Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas
  • Train kitchen staff in preparation, cooking and handling of food

Cuisine specialties

  • Japanese cuisine

Academic, Training and Experience Qualifications

  • Secondary school graduation certificate required
  • Several years (minimum 3 years) of previous experience in commercial cooking industry required

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Combination of sitting, standing and walking, Standing for extended period of time, Attention to details, bending, couching, kneeling

 Work Site Environment

  • Wet/damp, Noisy, Odors, Hot


  • Salary: $13.00 per hour for 40 hours a week at 52 weeks a year

Flexible Working Hours

  • Day, Afternoon, Evening, Night, Weekends


  • Vacation pay: 10 days paid vacation or 4% remuneration of total gross salary

Please send your resume at

** Naru Japanese Restaurant (NS) Ltd. hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, New Immigrants, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the company. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority **


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