Careers

Careers

Core Values

Honesty, integrity, reliability, positive attitude, hard work and teamwork.

Kobe Teppanyaki Chefs

Our Mission

We bring fun & flare to every dining experience at our restaurant & for take-out!

Teppanyaki Cooking

Service Standards

Excellent customer service, quality & delicious food, clean & safe environment, consistent & on time.

Kobe Teppanyaki Dining

Our Purpose

To help people celebrate and create great memories while dining in or enjoying tasty take-out!

All Party Platters

Employee Spotlight

"Kobe has a welcoming, family-like environment. They offer flexible schedules, and I feel very comfortable working here. The work is challenging but it motivates me and I have found many opportunities that have fit me well here."

Head Chef Koji

District Head Chef Koji Nguyen
Kobe Alafaya
15 years at Kobe

Kobe Japanese Steakhouse | Voted #1 Japanese Restaurant
2021-03-04T10:14:38-05:00

District Head Chef Koji Nguyen
Kobe Alafaya
15 years at Kobe

Head Chef Koji
"Kobe has a welcoming, family-like environment. They offer flexible schedules, and I feel very comfortable working here. The work is challenging but it motivates me and I have found many opportunities that have fit me well here."
"Working for Kobe Japanese Steakhouse has given me the opportunity to be a part of a great team that pushes me to constantly improve. A team that offers invaluable growth like this becomes family."

Teppanyaki Server Timothy MacAsaet
Kobe Brandon
7 Years at Kobe

Kobe Japanese Steakhouse | Voted #1 Japanese Restaurant
2019-03-04T10:15:31-05:00

Teppanyaki Server Timothy MacAsaet
Kobe Brandon
7 Years at Kobe

"Working for Kobe Japanese Steakhouse has given me the opportunity to be a part of a great team that pushes me to constantly improve. A team that offers invaluable growth like this becomes family."
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Kobe Japanese Steakhouse | Voted #1 Japanese Restaurant

Employee Benefits

EMPLOYEE REFERRAL PROGRAM

Employees that refer a friend or family can earn up to $1,000 bonus because we know that a personal recommendation is the best compliment we can receive! Cash referral bonus will be issued to the employee if the referred employee stays with us for 6 months and one year.

EMPLOYEE LOAN PROGRAM

Financial stress is suffered by millions of Americans living paycheck to paycheck and is impacting workplace productivity and employee retention. At Kobe, we offer employees with temporary financial support with personal loans in times of extreme need.

401(K) RETIREMENT PLAN

Kobe not only cares for our employees in the present but for their future as well. For the years to come, Kobe offers a 401(k) retirement benefits program for full-time employees with one year of service.

PAID TRAINING

Kobe offers paid training and continued learning and development for those interested in working in the restaurant industry. No experience needed!

EMPLOYEE MEALS

Team members can enjoy a complimentary employee meal prepared by our chefs during each work shift. Enjoy a variety of meals as our chefs showcase some of their unique cultural dishes with their colleagues.

COMPREHENSIVE HEALTHCARE

At Kobe, we understand the importance of a well-rounded benefits program and are dedicated to providing you with unique benefits that meet the needs of you and your family. We are proud to offer all full-time, eligible employees with medical, dental and vision plans that help protect you in the case of illness or injury.

Hourly Opportunities

We are constantly expanding, and each of our restaurants has vital hourly roles which exist to provide harmony and success within our restaurants. From the Greeter and Host to the Chefs, they all play a vital role in our Kobe restaurants.

Excellent Hourly Benefits

  • Flexible Evening Schedules
  • Full-time and Part-time Positions Available
  • In-house Training Provided
  • Health Benefits
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan
  • Employee meal provided each shift
  • Opportunities to grow within the company

Management Positions

GREAT MANAGEMENT COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
More than half of our managers are promoted from within. Whether you start in our front of house as a host or back of house as a sushi chef, we’ll help you develop your skills and advance your career.

Salary: Kobe’s salary structure is very competitive and highly regarded in the restaurant industry.

Bonuses: Managers/Assistant Managers/Head Chefs earn bonuses based on their home location’s monthly profitability and based on their performance.

Paid Vacation: Ten days of paid vacation per calendar year is provided to all Managers. The number of vacation days increases with seniority.

Life and AD&D Insurance: We offer eligible Management staff Life and AD&D Insurance at no cost. Life insurance will provide your family members or other beneficiaries with financial protection and security in the event of a death.

Kobe Corporate Phone Plan: Save some money on your phone plan with Kobe’s T-Mobile Corporate phone plan discounted rate.

Semi-Annual Meeting

Kobe Semi Annual Meeting

Year-End Party

Year End Party

Kobe Anniversary

Kobe 34th Anniversary

Bonus Meeting

Kobe Year End Party 2018

Kobe Dream Team

Kobe Team

Team Building

Kobe Office Team Building
Kobe is an equal opportunity employer. Kobe does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit & business need.

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