Benihana Utility/Maintenance Helper - Full-Time in Cupertino, California

ID 2018-12442
# of Openings 5
Category Operations
Store # 1022
Doing Business As Benihana Cupertino
Business Unit Benihana National Corp.
Position Type Full-Time


This is an entry-level food service position that is responsible for cleaning the interior and exterior of the restaurant. Responsible for all utility and/or maintenance duties in the restaurant as assigned.


In accordance with Benihana's service and cooking procedures:

  • Cleans, mops, sweeps and dusts kitchen and dinner room facilities.

  • Requisitions supplies from stockroom; receives stores and distributes supplies.

  • Cleans, washes and polishes equipment.

  • Changes light bulbs, stacks and arranges chairs and does other miscellaneous jobs.

  • Makes minor repairs on equipment and facilities.

  • Assists dishwasher when needed

  • Removes dishes from dish machine and stores them.

  • Occasionally decorates for special events.

  • Launders rags and aprons as needed.

  • Bags and hauls restaurant trash to dumpster at designed times.

  • Maintains adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies.

  • Uses cleaning, sanitation and chemical agents correctly and properly.

  • Fills in as needed to ensure the smooth and efficient operation of the restaurant as directed by the restaurant manager or kitchen chef.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by a supervisor


Experience and Education:

  • Experience in maintenance field preferred

  • Ability to use various types of hand tools and/or hand-held power tools

  • Previous experience working in a restaurant, catering business or hotel kitchen highly desirable.

  • High School diploma or GED preferred.

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.