Kizuki Ramen & Izakaya BOH Cooks, Kitchen General Manager (Chicago, Wicker Park and Lincoln Park)

Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya is hiring!

Kizuki Ramen started in Tokyo, Japan and now has 22 restaurants in Tokyo, two restaurants in Taiwan, four (soon to be six) restaurants in Seattle and Portland, and one in the Wicker Park neighborhood!

We want to be the best fast casual experience in Chicago and a great place to work for our team members. The Wicker Park location is also one of the largest Kizuki Ramen and Izakaya restaurants world wide!

We are growing fast and in need of new talent additions to our team. We are looking for team members who enjoy working in a very busy environment, embrace different challenges and love customers in both part time or full time employment.

Open availability is very important and must speak English! Speaking Japanese is a plus but not a must.

We are looking for team members who are looking for an opportunity to grow in a successful company!

Make it a career, not a job!

Competitive pay rate is depending on experience.


Back of the House

-Basic knife skills
-Deep Fryer knowledge
-Valid Food Handlers Permit
-Ability to learn fast and be quick
-Experience is required (not necessarily Japanese cuisine)
-Ability to lift up to 40 lbs
-Full time or Part time

Entry Cook (2 positions) $12+
— Basic cooking techniques
— Basic Knife Skills
— Knowledge of Japanese food not required

Pantry Cook (1 positions) $13.5+
— 1 year of pantry/fry experience at high volume establishments or
— 2 year of line experiences
— Advanced Knife Skills
— Knowledge of Japanese food preferred but required

Line Lead (2 positions) $14+
— 2 year of line experiences
— 1 year of management experience as a shift lead (line or other equivalents)
— Good communication is a must
— Higher promotion available depending on experiences and skill mastery



Server (+$20 include tips)
-Have a positive attitude
-Have a “Guest First” mentality
-Have reliable transportation
-Multilingual is a plus
-Very organized and excellent at multitasking
-Minimum 2 years of serving experience
-Up to date Food Handlers Permit
-Up to date MAST license

FOH Assistant
-Have a positive attitude
-Have a “Guest First” mentality
-Have reliable transportation
-Multilingual a plus
-Very organized and excellent at multitasking

Dishwasher($12-13/ hour)
-Efficient and on time
-Fast and reliable
-Must have work and food handler permit
-Must be able to lift up to 40lbs

We are also looking for General Store Manager, Floor Manager, Kitchen Manager (DOE)

***Please email us your resume by replying this post. Thank you****


For KM & Bartender. Please email your resume and asking for more details.

Kitchen Manager

Kizuki Kitchen Manager leads the Back of the House daily operation and talent resource. KM’s focus is to always meet or exceeds the Kizuki operating standard of excellence at all time while growing and coaching talents.

He / She manages inventories, performs administrative paper work, controls prime costs as it relates to product and labor, controllable expenses to ensure budgets are met, sets up goals/plans for sales increase and cost reduction while managing part of the menu.

Summary of Key Responsibilities

• Customer-Service: Being friendly and courteous when helping both internal and external customers and receiving feedbacks.
• Management and Attention to Detail: Managing and elevating back of the house standards, controlling food costs and raising food quality on the daily bases.
• Leadership: Lead in the back of house by rallying their team during heavy shifts, resolving conflicts and getting the job done.
• Organization: Keeping work schedules, shipments, cleaning schedules and more organized is crucial to the job.
• Problem-Solving: Dealing with employee conflict, irate customers and wrong stock orders is part of a kitchen managers job. Being able to come up with a solution quickly is a needed skill.
• Speaking Skills: Kitchen managers need to accurately and easily communicate standards and cooking methods to staff, give orders and speak with customers clearly.
• Stamina: Kitchen managers can expect long days around hot cooking elements, much of it on their feet.
• Excel in inventory management including ordering supplies, food and ingredients based on rapidly shifting demand
• Hire and train kitchen staff in all stations based on needs and maintain a highly production team working under an efficient schedule that meets labor budget.
• Obtain Skill and knowledge for all equipment maintenance and repairs on kitchen appliances
• Assist the Restaurant Manager with menu changes and adjustments based on seasonal availability
• Follow thru on daily quality check by performing all company direct quality check list and maintain high standard in the store.

• Maintain regular and consistent attendance and punctuality, with or without reasonable accommodation
• Available to work flexible hours that may include early mornings, evenings, weekends, nights and/or holidays
• Able to be stand and work on his/her feet for minimum of 8 hour per workday.
• Meet store operating policies and standards, including providing quality beverages and food products, cash handling and store safety and security, with or without reasonable accommodation
• Comply with, coach and model a professional and clean Kizuki dress code
• MAST Certification. Food Handlers Permit/Alcohol Serving Permit

• Ability to develop positive working relationships with all restaurant personnel
• Ability to speak clearly and listen attentively to guests and employees
• Ability to speak, read, and understand the primary language(s) of the work location
• Knowledge of and the ability to use a PC and Microsoft Office Suite
• Ability to adapt and succeed in a fast paced environment
• Ability to provide exceptional customer service
• Ability to lead and develop people
• Strong organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills
• Entrepreneurial mentality with experience in a sales focused environment

Work Experience
• Three years progressively responsible restaurant experience and one year management experience
• Minimum High School or GED

To Apply to this job Please go to website address given in Source below