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Chef or Sous Chef /Japanese Cuisine experience

Company: Flying Food Group
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Do you love food as much as life itself?
Flying Food Group may be your next home!
Join the Flying Food team and be part of a dynamic organization that values creativity, rewards innovation, and supports career advancement. FFG provides elegant passenger meals to over 70 airline customers, primarily long-haul carriers.
We also produce fresh, prepared foods for retail partners in the food service, grocery, and specialty food industries.
We are looking for Japanese chef for our facility located in Inglewood, CA
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Passionate and excited about culinary knowledge, especially in modern Japanese-inspired cuisine.
Must have above-average Japanese cooking knowledge.
Ability to prepare a variety of cuisines using skill, innovation, and creativity.
Executes food preparation according to policy, procedure, and specifications.
Ensure compliance with airline and fresh meal specifications, personal hygiene & food handling procedures.
Helps to maintain workstation and overall kitchen cleanliness. Assist in departmental scheduling and control of hours and food costs.
Helps control food costs by following proper food rotation procedures (FIFO).
Knowledge of safety procedures, including safe temperatures at which ingredients must be kept and to which food must be prepared to avoid foodborne illness.
Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating on complex dishes.
Calm demeanor to work in a high-stress, fast-paced environment
Comprehension and organization to follow direct orders and recipes and to correctly prepare dishes to the airline standards.
Ensure HACCP and General Manufacturing practices are followed.
Ensure safety awareness is implemented in all related departments.
Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Minimum of 3 years as Japanese cooking in a high-volume cooking institution/airline catering or food catering industry.
Manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination to handle tools, such as knife techniques for chopping, slicing, cutting, and dicing.
Ability to stand in one place for hours at a time, handle the heat, and work shifts.
Ability to read, speak and write English.
Experience/Education
3-5 years of Japanese cooking experience preferred.
Experience with multi-airlines international customers preferred.
Working knowledge of HACCP, USDA, and FDA compliance.
Minimum of two (2) years as a Lead Cook in a high-volume cooking institution/airline catering or food catering industry.
Benefits:
Comprehensive benefits package PTO. Paid Holidays & Vacation Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage Flexible Spending Accounts Life Insurance Disability Insurance Retirement Savings Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP) Support link (online care)
Career growth and opportunities for promotions
Holiday Pay
Referral Bonus Incentive
IFSA scholarship opportunities for FFG employees and their children
FFG and AT&T have teamed up to offer all our employees a discount on mobile services. (Voluntary Benefit)
Pet insurance coverage is available as a voluntary benefit.
401(k) w/ Match

Keywords: Flying Food Group, Los Angeles , Chef or Sous Chef /Japanese Cuisine experience, Hospitality & Tourism , Los Angeles, California

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