LemonShark Poke & Makai Grill Columbus Columbus, Ohio $50000.00 to $55000.00 per year

$500.00 Sign-on Bonus after 90 days!

This position is eligible to participate in the company's health benefits program.

Compensation: Compensation Commensurate with Experience 

From Hawaii to California to Ohio, Poké is sweeping the nation!  Would you like to be a part of one of the hottest new trends in food?  We are looking for crew members who want to show our customers what eating fresh Poké & Makai is all about!  Located in the brand New Easton Entertainment District our LemonShark Poké & Makai Grill is sure to have Columbus buzzing!

Lemonshark Poké and Makai Grill is an inviting, Hawaiian-themed establishment which offers sustainably sourced sushi-grade fish (“Poké”) and authentic hibachi-style grilled meats (“Makai”).  We also offer a full bar and feature island themed drinks.  We provide community-centered, table service and a counterpoint dining experience, which boasts the comfort of a sit-down restaurant and the convenience of fast-casual dining.  Serving lunch, dinner, and late-night cravings daily.

Purpose of the Position

The Kitchen Manager will be responsible for overseeing all Kitchen operations and Kitchen departments. This role is responsible for managing and leading kitchen standards, training and developing staff, ensuring the kitchen meets or exceeds all standards, and preparing orders to recipe adherence while maintaining a sanitary work environment. Ensuring all ordering is completed in a timely manner. Ability to ensure product is fresh and up to standards.


         Qualified applicants will have achieved a High School Diploma or equivalent. ServSafe certification required.

         Experience with purchasing and scheduling

         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 3+ years Kitchen Management experience

Essential Job Functions

         Overseeing all kitchen operations



         Putting away orders in accordance with FIFO

         Servsafe standards and practicing proper food and safety handling at all times

         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

         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

 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.

LemonShark Poke & Makai Grill Columbus is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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