Posted 2 years ago

Niku X is looking for a skilled and experienced butcher. The butcher/meat cutter positions are one of the most important positions we have in executing accurate prep with consistency and quality control to ensure that every guest has a memorable meal. As a butcher, you will be executing the portioning and breaking down sub-primals into various cuts of meat.


  • Ability to communicate verbal and written English with management and co-workers.
  • Ability to maintain complete knowledge of the following:
    • All cutting techniques which are required.
    • All menu and special items, their preparation method/time, all ingredients and quality standards, taste, appearance, texture, temperature, garnish and method of presentation.
    • Correct maintenance and use of food serving and preparation equipment.
  • 2 years experience as a butcher.
  • Food Handlers Card


  • Yakiniku (Japanese BBQ) experience is a plus
  • High School graduate.
  • Any previous culinary training.
  • Certification in sanitation requirements.


  • Sharpen and adjust cutting equipment
  • Receive, inspect, and store meat upon delivery
  • Cut, bone, or grind pieces of meat
  • Weigh, wrap, and display cuts of meat
  • Cut or prepare meats to specification or customer’s orders
  • Store meats in refrigerators or freezers at the required temperature
  • Keep inventory of meat sales and order meat supplies
  • Twice daily checking of dry age room humidity and room temperature
  • Rotation of dry aged products and detailed logging of product
  • Logging of weights of product along with tracking of waste and portioning
  • Clean equipment and work areas to maintain health and sanitation standards:
  • Complete opening and closing duties as assigned, including the following:
    • Set up the physical aspect of the station.
    • Make a preparation list of necessary food items.
    • Requisition all listed food items and transport from walk-in, etc. to assigned station.
    • Check the quality and quantity of all stock and supplies.
    • Ensure cleanliness and condition of assigned station.
  • Follow the supervisor’s instructions.
  • Follow the maintenance program and cleaning schedule.
  • Alert Chef or Sous Chef as to any deficiencies of food items.
  • Notify management of any pertinent information related to shift activities.


  • Ability to understand coworkers’ service needs.
  • Ability to be well organized, maintain concentration and think clearly when providing service to co-workers.
  • Ability to focus attention to performance of tasks despite frequent, stressful or unusual interruptions.
  • Ability to assemble and disassemble food preparation and cooking equipment to restaurant standards.
  • Ability to comprehend food orders.
  • Ability to converse calmly with irate co-workers and supervisors in sometimes tense, emotional situations.


  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid training
  • Paid vacation and time off
  • Team member discount

Compensation Range

Starting at $22 / hour plus tips

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