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Sushi Food Prep Team Leader


Port-Cartier, QC, CANADA

Hospitality and Food Service

Established in 1996, Bento Sushi is Canada’s largest and fastest growing sushi company with operations across Canada and the Northeastern United States. Today, Bento runs over 450 sushi bars and delivers sushi to over 1,000 locations from six factories.  Bento Sushi can be found in leading grocery chains, street-front locations, office towers, shopping malls, airports, colleges, universities and hospitals.  We bring together a dynamic team of people with diverse backgrounds, experience and talent.  Together we create exceptional guest experience serving handcrafted sushi each and every day. If you are looking to join a fun, friendly and exciting workplace environment where you can truly take pride in your work, the opportunities are endless. For more information, please visit our website at



Sushi Food Prep Team Leader


Sushi Food Prep Team Leader Description


The Sushi Food Prep Team Leader is responsible for coordinating and organizing all aspects of the daily operations of the business with the team as well as performing all sushi chef duties.



Sushi Food Prep Team Leader Job Responsibilities:


  • Maximize sales – ensure that standards and service are upheld at all times. Follow up with teammates during the shift to ensure the delivery of excellent guest experience and taking action to improve levels.
  • Make schedules for the team and report absences or any situations that need supervisor’s attention.
  • Ensure teammate is following established standards, product specification i.e. recipe, ingredients and weights, presentation and display, policies and guidelines.
  • Complete prior day DPR and end of shift activities including recording DPR, adjusting item production to replenish display according to planogram and closing checklist.
  • Assists with new teammate training by positively reinforcing successful performance and providing coaching as needed.
  • Provide feedback to Area Supervisor on teammate performance.
  • Ensure accurate inventory practices including monitoring inventory levels, ordering, supervising of counting and recording of inventories.


 Sushi Food Prep Team Leader Qualifications:


  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a leadership position in a food retail environment
  • Ability to lead and direct
  • Ability to lift up to 20lbs
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time
  • Flexibility to work various shifts and weekend
  • Ability to speak and read English effectively
  • Food Handlers certificate
  • Demonstrated customer service experience



  • Weekdays and weekends
About Bento Sushi

Bento Sushi is Canada's largest and fastest growing sushi company. Established in 1996, we have over 400 locations across Canada as well as locations in North East US. Our sushi bars can be found in all leading grocery chains, office towers, shopping malls, colleges and universities. We bring together a dynamic team of people with diverse backgrounds, experience and talent. Together we create exceptional guest experiences serving handcrafted sushi each and every day.

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What it's like to work at Bento Sushi

Passionate about sushi

Our team members’ creativity and passion for sushi is on display every single day and showcased during our annual Sushi Champ culinary competition. Team members in our sushi bars, factories, distribution centres, and head office are united by our values of Fairness, Integrity, Continuous Improvement, and Community Citizenship.

Handcraft your career

If you are great with people, take pride in your work and enjoy a fast paced environment, the opportunities are endless. In fact, many of our managers have started in entry level roles and have worked their way up. Join our team to deliver the best sushi in Canada and handcraft your career.

Sticking to our roots

We started small in 1996 but have grown to become Canada’s largest sushi company. We have grown but what remains the same is our commitment to be the customer’s choice for quick-service sushi, and providing an environment where our team knows we care about their personal and professional growth.

A look inside Bento Sushi

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Benefits & Perks

Why this is the place for you

With hundreds of locations across Canada, you’ll find opportunities right in your community, close to home. Combine that with flexible hours and you’re sure to find an opportunity that suits your skills and lifestyle. You can also look forward to:

  • A fun, friendly and diverse workplace environment.
  • A group benefits plan.
  • Company-sponsored parties and events.
  • Teammate recognition and appreciation programs.
  • Financial rewards through one of our many incentive programs.
  • A company that believes in promoting from within
Develop your craft

Many managers and franchisees started out in key hourly roles and have grown their careers with us. With the right attitude and our commitment to training, your opportunities are endless. With Bento Sushi, you will be able to put your skills to use and develop your craft.

  • No experience necessary as we love to train the right people!
  • Flexible schedules and shifts.
  • Training focused on practical skills and team work.
  • Making a difference for our customers—every day!

Bento Sushi Testimonials

Sam Jin
I started my work at Bento as night shift worker 15 years ago. I treat Bento as my family. The company gives me many opportunities to improve myself and use my knowledge and skill to help Bento grow into a big company today.

Sam Jin, Director of Operations, Central Ontario; with Bento since 2000

Anne Dong
At Bento, managers from all levels are kind and helpful—they are a great help to grow my career. At Bento you will surely receive excellent hands on training while having complete control of how well you can do here.

Anne Dong, Team Leader; with Bento since 2005

Takako Kato
I started my role as a sushi Chef and am now Vice President of Procurement and Supply Chain. Knowing and understanding the standards Bento has for quality, every precaution is made to select only the very best from our suppliers to maintain the highest of standards.

Takako Kato, Vice President of Procurement & Supply Chain; with Bento since 2001

Sushi Food Prep Team Leader, BENTO SUSHI, Port-Cartier, QC, CANADA