BE OUR NEXT CHEF

BENIHANA IS AN ICONIC BRAND THAT COMBINES
TRADITION WITH INNOVATION

Our chefs wear more than a hat, they earn an iconic red Benihana Teppan hat. Come learn our secrets from our state of the art training program. The Benihana chef position is perfect for anyone who wants to turn their job into a career. It is a perfect fit for anyone who loves to both cook and entertain!

Let us turn your cook job into a Benihana Chef career!

STEP INTO YOUR NEW CAREER

How Do I Become a Benihana Teppan Chef?

The first step in becoming a Benihana Chef is to apply for a position online. Applicants who meet our desired requirements, will then meet face to face to interview.
This positon isn’t for the faint of heart, it requires dedication, love and respect for tradition and scratch cooking as well as the ability to interact and entertain guests.
This position isn’t a job, it’s a career. We will reawaken your career at Benihana.

Is Training Provided?

Our state of the art training isn’t your average restaurant cook training. We elevate our chef’s talents by providing them with training on advanced knife skills, scratch cooking mastery and showmanship.

Ultimately, our chefs wear more than a hat – they earn a coveted red Benihana Teppan hat.

We offer advanced chef training that would “wow” any culinary professional. In addition to the 5-week training program, we also provide ongoing chef workshops to continue to enhance your skillset and knowledge. We will set you up for success to help us continue to Create Great Guest Memories!

Benihana Teppan Chef Benefits

Our chefs enjoy:

A free 5-week training course

Benefits and tips

Scratch kitchen

Cuisine focused concept

Deep front of the house exposure and growth opportunities

BE OUR NEXT CHEF

To Learn More About a Day In the Life as a Chef, watch this video.

MEET OUR CHEFS

With passion, cooking skills and a sizzling personality,
you too can become a Benihana chef!

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Chef Cedric Moog

Army Reserves

Mao

Chief Chef Phillip Mao

34 years with Benihana

Mendez

Chef Reymundo Mendez

Guinness Book of World Record Holder

Reawaken your culinary career by joining Benihana.

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Benihana Facts

  • Benihana
    CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS
    LOCATED IN
    AVENTURA, FL
  • PRESIDENT
    AND
    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
    THOMAS BALDWIN
  • MORE THAN
    7,400
    EMPLOYEES
  • COMPANY OWNS
    67 BENIHANA TEPPANYAKI
    4 HARU SUSHI RESTAURANTS
    20 RA SUSHI RESTAURANTS
  • LARGEST
    OPERATOR OF TEPPANYAKI
    RESTAURANTS IN THE
    UNITED STATES
  • 10 BENIHANA
    RESTAURANT
    FRANCHISES