Line Cook

We have Line Cook openings at our East Hampton, Water Mill and Bowery locations. To apply, send your resume to with ‘Sushi Helper’ in the subject line. You can also reach out to our recruitment team with any questions.

Job Title  Line Cook
Department BOH
Reports to Sous Chef
General Description: Responsible for supporting the sous chef and corporate chef de cuisine. Kissaki is looking for full time line cooks to work in our Watermill, Bowery and East Hampton locations for immediate hire – if you interview well today, you can begin work tomorrow. This will be a year round job with competitive pay rates. We offer health insurance plans as well as paid time off. The job is full time with 40+ hours per week, overtime is offered based on the needs of the restaurant. If you want to step into fine dining in a fast paced environment then apply immediately.
Type of position:



  Exempt       Non-exempt


  • Prepare prep lists at the start of each shift for kitchen line
  • Complete time control labels before beginning of service; ensure all perishable goods are properly labeled and stored according to DOH standards throughout the shift
  • Prep recipes as directed by Sous Chef
  • Maintain kitchen sanitation to DOH standards; ensure kitchen staff keep work areas clean and organized
  • Immediately address any DOH or OSHA/workplace safety violations
  • Execute hot and cold food during services, ensuring food arrives to guests in a timely manner while maintaining Kissaki s high quality standards
  • Collaborate with front of house management to effectively troubleshoot mistakes and problems
  • Breakdown and cleaning of kitchen at the end of the shift
  • Update knowledge and skills by participating in staff training opportunities
  • Be a team player—support and assist your fellow team members whenever possible
  • Complete other duties as assigned by sous chef and corporate chef de cuisine 

Essential Functions:

  • The ability to proficiently speak, understand, read and write in English
  • The ability to comprehend and follow written and verbal direction
  • The ability to understand basic math
  • The ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • The ability to lift at least 50 pounds on a regular basis
  • The ability to bend, stoop, stand and perform extensive walking for 8 to 10 hours a day
  • The ability to adapt to a fast-paced and challenging work environment
  • The ability to approach their work with a sense of ownership and work with a sense of urgency
  • The ability to work nights, weekends and holidays, and a variable schedule, per the needs of the business
  • The ability to perform essential job functions under pressure and maintain professionalism when under stress
  • The ability to consistently meet Kissaki’s hygiene and grooming standards, as outlined by Employee Handbook
  • The ability to adhere to posted schedule and clock in/out at times

The ability to adhere to all HR policies and guidelines

  • WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 2+ years in a similar position 
  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or GED preferred. NY DOH Food Handlers Certificate