Kazoku is a brand-new authentic Pan Asian & Sushi Bar opening in the heart of Sevenoaks High Street (Kent).

‘Kazoku’ in Japanese means family and our mission is to share and serve fresh authentic Pan Asian foods delivered at the high standard with the most welcoming customer services.

Kazoku also means family to our team force as well as our customers. At Kazoku it is important our team are happy, motivated and passionate to grow and prosper together! Kazoku has many opportunities for growth within our organisation as we have large expansion plans to spread our passion of Asian food around the UK!

We are looking for a Sushi Chef to join our culinary team and prepare delicious plates for our guests.

Sushi Chef responsibilities include handling a wide range of raw fish and other ingredients, managing food stock and working with an attention to detail to fulfill all orders within quality standards. To be successful in this role, you should have experience with Japanese cuisine and be available to work during our opening hours.

Ultimately, you will help us establish our reputation as one of the best sushi places in the area and increase our clientele.

  • Create a rich sushi menu with various main ingredients and raw fish (for example, salmon, tuna, unagi)

  • Prepare all types of sushi, including maki, nigiri and sashimi

  • Select fresh fruits and vegetables to make high-quality dishes (like avocado, mango and carrots)

  • Add additional flavors to sushi rolls with ginger, rice vinegar, wasabi and soy sauce, when appropriate

  • Manage food prep activities, like boiling rice

  • Coordinate with our wait staff to ensure proper cooking, considering special requests and food allergies

  • Prepare appetizers, soups and salads that are close to the philosophy of Japanese cuisine

  • Monitor food stock and place orders, as needed

  • Recommend new, modern recipes, like sushi burgers

  • Maintain hygiene principles in all cooking areas and clean your space at the end of the shift Requirements

  • Work experience as a Sushi Chef or at an Asian restaurant

  • Good knowledge of various sushi types and sushi-rolling techniques

  • Ability to work both fast and accurately

  • Team spirit

  • Availability to work during business hours, including weekends and evenings

  • Flexibility to take on various shifts

  • Certification from a culinary school is a plus


  • Ability to work your way up within the company as Area Manager as we have large growth expansion plans

  • Birthday benefit scheme – we believe in celebrating your special day your way and you get paid for it!

  • Attractive bonus scheme

  • We love to invest in our team by allowing you to attend courses or obtain qualifications surrounding your growth and career development

  • 28 days holiday

If you think you have what to takes to be part of our team, please apply for this position with an up to date CV and cover letter.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £25,000.00 to £28,000.00 /year

Experience: Sushi Chef: 1 year (Preferred)