Shojo – Line Cook

Shojo is seeking a line cook to join their team. Be part of a team that serves awesome food and fun craft cocktails. They’re here to provide amazing hospitality, and that includes line cooks going above and beyond to make sure guests enjoy their food and service as much as possible. To succeed in this role, you will need to have a positive attitude and the ability to work well under pressure with lead chef, servers, and other staff. Previous work experience involving cooking experience in a fast-paced environment is preferred, but they are open to training the right applicants. Must come with a willingness to learn and grow no matter your experience level.

Who they are:
Located in downtown Boston’s Chinatown neighborhood, Shōjō offers modern Asian fusion cuisine, a bar with inventive cocktails and a Japanese spirit list unrivaled in the city. The menu is composed of options that are a modern take on Asian dishes and ingredients. With a focus on small shareable plates, diners are encouraged to try many things among their tables, tapas style. The menu changes seasonally to incorporate the best ingredients available. They’re here to create memorable experiences, whether it’s for a guest in the restaurants or their amazing staff.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain proper grooming and uniform standards
  • Communicate with the Executive Chef and Sous Chef to learn of featured items, special events, and important shift information
  • Prepare food based on daily needs and par levels using proper recipe procedure
  • Adhere to guest allergy sensitivity protocol
  • Set up and maintains station with correct food products and utensils
  • Monitor product levels and restock when necessary
  • Cook perfect food in a timely manner to ensure guest satisfaction
  • Check all dishes before sending out to guest to ensure proper plate presentation, quality, and temperature
  • Clean and sanitize the work area including counters, utensils, cutting boards, preparation area, and floors
  • Ensure the proper temperature of equipment for the proper food storage protocol
  • Change sanitizer every two hours, or earlier if necessary, to ensure a safe and clean environment
  • Demonstrate professional and gracious demeanor at all times
  • Perform all opening, running, and closing duties accurately
  • Perform any job function requested by the management team


  • Adaptability & Flexibility – Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities and works with a variety of situations, individuals, groups, and varying customer needs
  • Attention to Detail – Diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks
  • Communication – Listens to others and communicates in an effective manner
  • Confidence – A matured and justified self-belief in one’s ability to do the job, and the conveyance of that behalf
  • Initiative – Recognizes situations that warrant initiative and moves forward without hesitation; reasonably resolves issues, problems, or situations
  • Problem Solving – Resolves difficult or complicated challenges
  • Teamwork – Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals and deliverables.
  • Thoroughness – Ensures that work is complete and accurate
  • Prior cooking experience in a full-service restaurant is a plus
  • Must be at least 18 years old

What you’ll gain:

  • Flexible scheduling
  • Full- and part-time availability
  • Discounted Shift Meal
  • Up to 30% discount for your party when dining in as a guest
  • Career growth opportunities
  • The best training in the food and beverage industry

The Shōjō Restaurant Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. They are committed to creating an inclusive and welcoming workplace for all. They welcome applicants from a wide variety of identities, ideas, perspectives and experiences and encourage people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply.

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