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Boka Restaurant Group's newest venture, a seasonally driven authentic Japanese restaurant, is seeking to fill ALL POSITIONS. We?re looking for a bar manager with excellent knowledge of wine, beer, spirits, and sake; a general manager with at least 3 years? experience; and most importantly, we?re also looking for highly experienced and authentic sushi and sous chefs with a deep appreciation, respect, and knowledge of Japanese cooking, food preparation, and culture. Salary for all positions is negotiable upon experience.
ABOUT MOMOTARO?S CHEFS:
Chef Mark Hellyar, who is serving as executive chef and partner, most recently worked as a corporate development chef for Starr Restaurants. Chef Jeff Ramsey, the head sushi chef, hails from the Michelin-starred Tapas Molecular Bar in Tokyo. Both Chef Hellyar and Ramsey lived and worked in Japan and are authentically dedicated to Japanese cuisine and have a deep appreciation for Japanese culture. Chefs Hellyar and Ramsey are searching for the best chefs in the city to join them at Momotaro.
Located at the corner of Lake Street and Green Street, Momotaro will sprawl over multiple floors. The main floor seats 130, alongside a sushi bar and a glass-enclosed robata bar. The cocktail bar sits in a two-story-tall space, with a full-height back bar reminiscent of an old Japanese brokerage board. Downstairs, a 30-seat bar shares space with an 80-seat izakaya, a Japanese after-work heavy-snacks bar. Momotaro will open in late July/early August 2014.
POSITIONS TO FILL:
-Lead sushi chef
-Executive sous chef
*please note: a separate listing for other positions will be posted at a later date. Please only apply if you meet the requirements for the above positions only.
ABOUT YOU: Ideal candidates for all positions will be dedicated to their craft, knowledgeable about authentic Japanese cuisine and culture, and ready and excited to join Boka Restaurant Group?s hottest new restaurant. Please email your resume and cover letter to the email listed.
ABOUT BOKA RESTAURANT GROUP: Boka Restaurant Group was founded by Rob Katz and Kevin Boehm in 2003 and has become one of the premier chef-driven restaurant groups in the country. Anchored by partnerships with six of America's great chefs, Stephanie Izard, Paul Virant, Giuseppe Tentori, Chris Pandel, Lee Wolen, and Mark Hellyar, BRG has 10 establishments, each of them crafted individually and conceptually unique. Concepts include: BOKA, Balena, Perennial Virant, The J. Parker, Elaine?s Coffee Call, GT Fish & Oyster, Girl & the Goat, Little Goat Diner, Momotaro, and Boka Catering Group.