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Utility/Maintenance Helper - Full-Time
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Benihana Inc. | City of Industry, CA
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Job Description


This is an entry-level food service position that is responsible for cleaning the interior and exterior of the restaurant. Responsible for all utility and/or maintenance duties in the restaurant as assigned.


In accordance with Benihana's service and cooking procedures:

* Cleans, mops, sweeps and dusts kitchen and dinner room facilities.

* Requisitions supplies from stockroom; receives stores and distributes supplies.

* Cleans, washes and polishes equipment.

* Changes light bulbs, stacks and arranges chairs and does other miscellaneous jobs.

* Makes minor repairs on equipment and facilities.

* Assists dishwasher when needed

* Removes dishes from dish machine and stores them.

* Occasionally decorates for special events.

* Launders rags and aprons as needed.

* Bags and hauls restaurant trash to dumpster at designed times.

* Maintains adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies.

* Uses cleaning, sanitation and chemical agents correctly and properly.

* Fills in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or kitchen chef.

* Performs other duties as assigned by a supervisor


Experience and Education:

* Experience in maintenance field preferred

* Ability to use various types of hand tools and/or hand-held power tools

* Previous experience working in a restaurant, catering business or hotel kitchen highly desirable.

* High School diploma or GED preferred.

* Must be eligible to work in the United States.

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About Benihana Inc.

Benihana Inc. operates Benihana teppanyaki-style Japanese restaurants in the United States. The Company also operates two other Asian restaurant concepts: RA Sushi and Haru. Its core concept, the Benihana restaurant, offers teppanyaki-style (teppan) Japanese cooking, in which fresh steak, chicken and seafood are prepared by a chef on a steel teppan grill at the center of the customers' table. Its RA Sushi concept offers sushi and a menu of Pacific-Rim dishes in an environment featuring design elements and contemporary music. Its Haru concept offers a menu of traditional Japanese and Japanese fusion dishes in a modern, urban atmosphere, as well as take-out and delivery services. As of June 29, 2009, the Company owned and operated 65 Benihana restaurants, including one restaurant under the name Samurai; franchised 22 additional Benihana restaurants; owned and operated 23 RA Sushi restaurants, and owned and operated nine Haru restaurants. (Source: 10-K)