Turning Stone Resort Casino
Job Code
Travel Involved
Culinary & Kitchen
Employment Status

Sushi Cook

Job Description

A renowned, award-winning destination resort in Upstate New York, the Oneida Indian Nation's Turning Stone Resort Casino features world-class amenities including four hotels, two luxurious spas, five golf courses, more than 20 dining options, a 125,000 square foot Las Vegas-style gaming floor, a cabaret style Showroom, a 5,000 seat arena, and several nightlife venues. Conveniently located 30 miles east of Syracuse at NYS Thruway exit 33, Turning Stone was named "Best Countryside Hotel/Lodge" in 2015 and "Most Excellent Golf Resort" in 2010 by Condé Nast Johansens. Turning Stone has also earned the prestigious Forbes Four Star Award for The Lodge, Wildflowers restaurant and Ska:na: spa, Forbes Recommended Ratings for TS Steakhouse and, for 12 consecutive years, the AAA Four Diamond Award for The Lodge, The Tower Hotel, and Wildflowers restaurant.


Turning Stone Resort Casino is opening a new Sushi dining option, please come roll with us into this new venture as one of our Sushi Cooks! 

 Job Duties:

  • Effectively works the assigned station on the sushi bar preparing Maki to order and during slower periods will be preparing Nigari and Sashimi.
  • Must adhere to all policies, procedures, standards, specifications, guidelines and training programs.
  • Responsible for preparing various types of sushi dishes according to established specifications on quality, portion size, presentation and food safety.
  • Must be complaint with all healthy and sanitation codes.
  • Effectively slices and prepare all orders made.
  • Must have a detailed knowledge of the menu and be able to explain to our guests all offerings in the sushi case including the characteristics of the fish, flavor profile and origin.
  • Effectively upsell more varieties of rolls, Nigari and Saki.
  • Responsible for keeping Sushi bar and stations in pristine condition at all times.
  • Effectively coordinate with wait staff ensuring an efficient flow of orders at the tables.
  • Must be able to do proper cutting, slicing and filleting different types of fish.
  • Responsible for monitoring quality of products and services in the absence of the Sushi Chef.
  • Effectively maintains and delivers a consistent artistic presentation not deviating from our policies and specs.
  • Must possess outstanding guest service skills.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Minimum one year experience in sushi restaurant or retail.
  • Possess food hygiene and safety certification preferable serve safe certified or can acquire certification.
  • Effectively communicate clearly and professionally while listening to others.
  • Must have a well-groomed, professional appearance.
  • Ability to work under pressure while maintaining a friendly composure.
  • Must have sound knowledge of food safety regulations specifically fish and shellfish and pH measures.


Employment with Oneida Nation Enterprises, LLC is contingent on passing a mandatory hair-sample drug test and a background investigation. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified American Indians are encouraged to apply.