Hiring (Portland)

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Part time and Full Time Positions available.

We at Shigezo Izakaya as well as our two other locations in NE and SE Portland are currently hiring for both back of house and front of house positions at full and part time. We are looking for experienced line cooks and prep cooks in the back of house. A line cook would preferably have anywhere from 2 to 4 years experience in the industry at some type of high volume capacity. A prep cook would preferably have basic knife handling skills and at least a year of prior work experience. Compensation for both of the above positions is decided on prior work experience Front of house positions include: Bartenders, Servers, Bussers, Hosts/hostesses, and Pantry. With bussers and hosts/hostesses we have no prerequisite of job experience we only ask that you have a hard work ethic, are responsible, and know how to smile and be friendly with our guests when applicable. These positions are 11.25 per hour plus tips. Pantry positions are also available at full or part time only at our SW Salmon St location. Pantry is kind of a mix between a cashier and a cold line cook. They are responsible for handling cash and making salads and deserts as well as floating in between hosts and bussers when necessary. Compensation is 11.25 an hour plus tips. We are hiring Servers for our Shigezo(SW), Kacinto(NE), Maru(SE) as well as our soon to be open E. Burnside location (Kuu). Servers will preferably have at least 2 to 3 years work experience relevant to serving at a high volume restaurant. They will be responsible and well kept with a strong work ethic and good communication skills. Compensation is 11.25 an hour plus tips. Tips are not pooled. We are also currently hiring Bartenders. Bartenders will have at least 2 years of relevant work experience. They will also possess an ability to create drink specials on a regular basis as well as properly stock and order for our service bar at Shigezo Izakaya. Compensations is 11.25 an hour plus tips, plus 7 percent of total bar sales. Sake knowledge not a must but definitely preferred. Please respond via email or come in and say hi! Thank you, Team Shigezo