Sushi Chef

Anchorage, Alaska

Posted On: March 06, 2023
Last Day to Apply: April 30, 2023

Sushi Chef

Prepares and cooks sushi, tempura, teppanyaki & other items as needed

The position is full-time, non-exempt.

Main Duties: 

  • Participate in assigned food preparation in accordance with standards of quality, quantity control, taste and presentation; responding to incoming orders.
  • Ensure quality, consistency and cleanliness of kitchen operation;
  • Ensure kitchen equipment is clean and in proper working condition;
  • Maintain clean working environment to comply with set standards of hygiene and to avoid accidents;
  • Ability to breakdown all proteins
  • Assist in monthly financial reporting and inventory
  • Checks refrigerators to prevent contamination and waste.
  • Ability to organize daily workload. Creativity and artistic flair a plus.
  • Possesses solid knife skills.
  • Ability to assist in other Resort F&B operations when needed
  • Other duties as assigned.

 Why Alyeska?

Alaska is an incredible place and Girdwood is a friendly, lively town where residents value both outdoor adventure and community spirit. Alyeska Resort offers the type of atmosphere where our employees are able to work hard and play hard, and are encouraged to share their enthusiasm with our guests.

Offering year-round and seasonal opportunities, working at Alyeska Resort is both rewarding and exhilarating. Whether you are a seasoned hospitality or ski resort professional, or just starting out with an avid interest in ski area management or travel tourism, we invite you to review current career opportunities and check back often as we are always seeking great talent.


Alyeska Resort offers many exciting career opportunities, beautiful surroundings and exciting employee benefits including:

  • Vision, Dental, and Medical Insurance for regular full-time employees
    • Paid holiday and paid time off (Vacation and Personal)
    • Free Season Pass for employees and qualified dependents
    • Roth 401(k) and 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
    • Discounts for rooms at The Hotel Alyeska and affiliate hotels
    • Discounts in Resort restaurants, shops, and Nordic Spa


  • High School degree or equivalent is required. Minimum of three years’ sushi experience is required.  Culinary apprenticeship or other formal training preferred.
  • Able to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Must have or obtain within the introductory period, a Food Handlers Card certification. 

 Physical demands and work environment:  The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; and taste or smell.  Must have manual dexterity/grasp of hand to use kitchen equipment.  The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds with a hand truck.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Employee may be required to pass a functional capacity test developed for this job.
  • Work Environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to cold/heat, wet and/or humid conditions and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. 

Alyeska Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All resort employees must possess current documentation showing they are eligible for employment in the United States. Alyeska Resort accepts applications for currently available positions only, and does not accept applications for “general employment.” Preference may be given to local candidates, as relocation may not be available.


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