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Estimated Pay $24 per hour
Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location 920 North State of Franklin Rd.
Johnson City, Tennessee

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Job Summary: The sushi chef is responsible for all aspects of producing sushi for our in-store fresh sushi program. There will be a lot of direct interaction with customers during production and through frequent sampling. The chef must be able to work in a clean and organized fashion since production happens in front of the customer. The chef will also need to be outgoing, friendly, and willing to answer any questions our customers may have. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • The first and most important responsibility becomes to acknowledge, greet, and engage all guests.
  • Prepare various finfish, shellfish, and fresh produce items to be used in the sushi.
  • Prepare, test, and maintain food safety records for sushi rice.
  • Assemble, package, and label various forms of sushi, sides, and spring rolls for sale to the customer.
  • Assemble custom sushi rolls at the request of the customer.
  • Responsible for training and assisting other Associates as needed.
  • Complete compliance of all Food City policies and procedures as well as Federal, State and Local government Food Safety Standards.
  • Constantly inspect and maintain the highest standards in product quality.
  • Monitor temperatures and shelf lives of all ingredients and retail packages.
  • Keep workstation and area neat and clean at all times.
  • Complete knowledge of sushi menu and all ingredients.
  • Actively market Food City Sushi Program following a regular sampling schedule.
  • Assist in ordering all supplies to achieve a minimum inventory, while avoiding out-of-product conditions.
  • Assist with maintaining proper signage.
  • Communicate customer comments and requests to Meat Department Manager.
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed. 


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Ability to meet standard Physical, Mental, and Visual demands
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and/or written instructions, perform routine and repetitive tasks and have constant contact/interaction with various levels of individuals on a daily basis
  • Ability to attend on-site work during scheduled shifts to adhere to company time and attendance policies

Benefits of working for Food City:

401(k) with company match, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Weekly Pay Checks with Direct Deposit, Company paid Life and Disability Insurance, Medical Plan with wellness benefits, Dental Plan, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacations, Associate Offers, and so much more!

About Food City:

Food City is a privately held, family-owned company with a driving mission to "run the best store in town." Dedicated to giving back to the communities we serve, we encourage our associates to get involved with their local civic organizations. We consider our associates to be our greatest asset. Over 13% of the company is currently owned by our associates through our employee stock ownership plan, promoting tremendous pride in the services and products we provide. Whether your passion is baking, accounting, or trucking, Food City has a promising career opportunity for you. We offer flexible schedules to ensure our associates have ample time to spend with family and friends. If you're looking for a great career or the opportunity to try something different, consider becoming part of the Food City family.