PAGU – Line Cooks

Do you want to become a chef?

The team at Pagu is looking to grow their team with humble, motivated people who share their great passion of cooking.
Pagu is searching for AM/PM line cooks for their ramen and bao stations. This person will be responsible for managing the station’s prep cook, preparation and execution of dishes, organizing the stations, working closely with the chef in problem solving, developing new recipes, training new kitchen members, and helping expand kitchen strategies.

They are a team of 25+ people, working in a clean, organized and beautiful environment. They have a HESTAN suite, french style open kitchen, and prep kitchen equipped with:

  • Blast chiller
  • Paco jet
  • French tops
  • Bread proofer
  • Combi ovens
  • Sous vide

At Pagu they believe in helping their team not only develop professional skills but also personal growth. They are a kitchen with open communication that thrives in discovering each person’s potential, helping with self-reliance and career growth.

They also pride themselves in teaching:

  • Butchering (currently pork and chicken)
  • Breaking down whole fish
  • Fine knife skills
  • Knife sharpening
  • Braising
  • Baking
  • Pastry
  • Work integrity
  • Attention to detail

If you are a humble, responsible, clean, disciplined applicant with a willingness to learn and teach, this job is yours! (A personal knife set is required for this position).

PAGU is a Japanese tapas restaurant. The menu highlights local ingredients, with a focus on seafood, celebrating the harmony of techniques and flavors found in Japanese and Spanish cuisines. PAGU is not just a restaurant, but a place to nurture collaboration within their community, starting with food.

They are a multicultural, multilingual team comprised of talented leaders who have cooked in Spain, France, Italy, China, U.S., in Michelin-starred restaurants, and Relais Chateau restaurants. They believe their team’s diversity makes them stronger both individually and altogether. 1+1=3. Together they tackle everyday challenges, as well as work to improve the work-life balance with their team members. They offer competitive wages and have a 4% BOH appreciation fee.

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