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LemonShark | Kitchen Team Members

LemonShark Poké and Makai Grill

Full-time & Part-time.

Prepare and execute all food in a safe and timely manner. Execute prep, stocking, refilling, and order execution in accordance with established policies and procedures. The Kitchen Team is the heartbeat of the restaurant as the work of the kitchen team dictates pace of food service and guest perception of food overall. The Kitchen Team’s main focus is to prepare orders following the proper recipe & procedure to avoid critical mistakes such as under/over cooking, missing ingredients, and the need to “re-fire” any items which can negatively affect the guest experience. Our restaurant relies on the presentation, flavor, quality and consistency of our food as our reputation; therefore, the Kitchen Team must work as a well-oiled machine to impress our guests. The structure of the Kitchen Team is configured in Levels 1-5 based on skills, experience, and performance.

This is a non-exempt position that reports directly to the Restaurant Manager(s) and indirectly to others in management or supervisor roles on duty.


  • At least 18 years of age
  • Food Handler Safety Training Card
  • Ability to bend, stoop, and lift plates, utensils, racks, food products, and supplies on high and low shelves and work surfaces
  • Reading, writing and verbal communication skills required
  • Capable of using knives, cooking appliances, slicing equipment and other food preparation equipment
  • Mobility (walking, standing, stooping, bending, reaching, etc.) required during the entire shift
  • Kitchen Experience required to be hired in as a certain Level-not required to advance to a certain
    Level 1 Dish, Prep, Dessert – 0-1 year+
    Level 2 Dish, Prep, Dessert, Salad/Apps – 2 years+
    Level 3 Dish, Prep, Dessert, Salad/Apps, Grill Assist – 3 years+
    Level 4 Dish, Prep, Dessert, Salad/Apps, Grill Master, Kitchen Lead – 4 years+
    Level 5 Dish, Prep, Dessert, Salad/Apps, Grill Master, Kitchen Lead, Asst KM/KM – 5 years+
  • Prepare all food items as directed in a sanitary and timely manner
  • Follow recipes and presentation specifications
  • Operate standard kitchen equipment safety and efficiently
  • Clean and maintain station in practicing good safety and sanitation
  • Assist with the cleaning and organization of kitchen and equipment
  • Restock items as needed throughout the shift
  • Adhere to all sanitation and food production codes

Essential Job Functions

  • Regular attendance and compliance with employee handbook and training manuals
  • Interact with co-workers in a friendly, enthusiastic and professional manner (i.e., a warm smile and sincere greeting)
  • Understand and execute prep sheets and station production sheets
  • Read and understand orders on a KDS (Kitchen Display System) screen and execute the order in a timely manner following specific procedures for how to prepare the item
  • Perform cooking, chopping, cutting, knife use & safety skills
  • Place and pick up cases of food, pots & pans, dishes, prepped food, cases of relevant delivery items, other misc. items on high and low shelves
  • Execute all recipes to the letter in a timely manner according to LSMG standards
  • Maintain and deliver all “backups” at proper temperature to appropriate area
  • Operate kitchen equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Practice proper food safety and food handling measures at all times
  • Maintain safe & sanitary prep and work areas
  • Clean and organize walk-in, dry storage and freezer on a regular basis
  • Label, date and rotate all prepped items in accordance with Shelf Life specifications
  • Maintain adequate product par levels
  • Organize and put away daily deliveries in proper storage areas
  • Clean and organize restaurant as directed by Management as per daily, weekly, and extra cleaning schedules and in accordance with local and state laws
  • Dish Prep will also wash dishes for the entire restaurant (kitchen, dining, bar, poke bar, etc)
  • Dish Prep will handle all glassware, plateware, silverware, and all equipment with care
  • Dish Prep will be responsible for thoroughly cleaning and safely sanitizing all dishes
  • All Kitchen Team Levels will assist with Expediter, Dish Prep job functions as necessary

Job Benefits
• Competitive Pay
• Flexible Hours
• Extensive Training
• Meal Discounts
• Real Advancement Opportunities

Equipment Used
• Dish Machine, Triple Sink & Chemicals Associated
• Flat Top Grill, Gas Range Grill
• Gas Fryer
• Rice Cookers & Warmers
• Sous Vide Machine & Vacuum Sealer
• Robot Coup Food Processor & Slicer
• Knives/Knife Sharpener
• Immersion Blender/Mixer
• Hot & Cold Food Holding Units
• Walk-In Cooler & Freezer
• Undercounter Cooler & Freezer
• *Equipment used may vary as processes and recipes evolve

Physical Demands and Work Environment
Position requires prolonged standing, bending, stooping, twisting, lifting products and supplies, and repetitive hand and wrist motion; working with and around hot, cold, and hazardous equipment in a fast paced and congested environment that will occasionally be loud, hot and/or physically demanding.

At-Will Statement & Job Description Disclaimer
This position is at-will. Employees have the right to resign at any time, for any reason, with or without notice, with or without cause. Likewise, the Company has the right to terminate employment at any time, for any reason, with or without notice, with or without cause. This at-will employment relationship will remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any changes that may occur in position, title, pay or other terms or conditions of my employment with the Company. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. Nonessential functions of the job may be required to perform other related duties as assigned.
It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and team members of the Company. The Company makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled team members and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law.

Apply online using link above or stop by our Easton location.

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