Fuku Team Member - Back of House (BOH)
Job Type
Full-time, Part-time

Fuku is getting ready to launch a delivery/pick-up hub in the Lower East Side! This is a great opportunity for line cooks, culinary creatives, and experimenting chefs to join in on the action. We are looking for exceptional fry masters and sandwich samurais that can uphold Fuku's culinary operational excellence. We will be open in the afternoon and operate until midnight (or later) so this is perfect for anyone who enjoys the later hours, looking for a night time job, or just wants to have fun working with fried chicken.

Our team consists of smart, hungry, diverse people who embrace the grind it takes to be the best. We invest in our community so that each visit is a memorable one and are constantly learning, questioning, and pushing to be our best.

In addition to a fun, upbeat, and flexible work environment, Fuku offers:


  • Competitive pay + opportunity to be a part of a fast-growing QSR concept
  • Get paid after your shift with our partner Clair
  • Gift cards to Nike, Sephora, Walmart, Amazon, and more
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employer-paid health benefits & Life Insurance*
  • Paid time off – because work/life balance is important!
  • Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave*
  • Gym discounts + reimbursement** (Fuku HQ only)
  • Fried chicken courtesy of Fuku
  • Employee dining discounts
  • *Full-time TMs **Fuku HQ TMs

Job Summary:

BOH Team Members are responsible for providing a fast-casual restaurant experience that is friendly and hospitable. This location is exclusively a delivery/ pick-up hub/  Team members will work primarily across various BOH stations, leveraging their knowledge of kitchen equipment (flat tops, fryers, warming equipment), managing a Kitchen Display Screen (KDS), delivering exceptional customer service via Fuku's delivery/ pick-up protocols, following food recipes and preparation methods, and properly executing Fuku menu items. This role is also responsible for adhering to food safety and other sanitation measures to ensure that everything in the kitchen properly follows the Department of Health (DOH) and company guidelines.

Salary Range: $16.00 - $16.50 an hour

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrates working knowledge of menu items, ingredients, and allergens
  • Navigates the Kitchen Display Screen (KDS) to execute orders in an organized and timely fashion
  • Responsible for prepping, assembling, cooking, and cooling all food products to Fuku recipe guidelines and health code specifications
  • Prepares a variety of cold prep items for all cooked batch items, sauces, soups, all pre-cooked items, and partially cooked items
  • Washes, peels, slices, and mixes vegetables, fruits, or other ingredients
  • Responsible for all stove, oven, and fryer cooking. Properly portions all food items such as chicken, meats, potatoes and/or vegetables before cooking
  • Carefully wraps and stores all food items, labels all stored items, and ensures proper product rotation using first-in/first-out procedures (FIFO)
  • Maintains proper organization and the highest level of cleanliness of all equipment, food storage, and preparation areas including cleaning dishes and the dish area
  • Understands flow of service
  • Hands orders to guests or third-party delivery drivers, ensuring timeliness and accuracy of each order
  • Responsible for communicating openly and thoroughly with supervisors, and for bringing all concerns to the supervisor’s attention immediately

Physical Demands

The physical demands for this position are seeing, hearing, speaking, reaching, frequently occasionally lifting 25 – 50 pounds, sitting, standing, for 4 to 8 hours, bending, squatting, and moving intermittently during working hours. Additionally, other demands include the ability to work in a kitchen around hot and cold elements.  These physical requirements may be accomplished with or without reasonable accommodations.

The duties of this position may change from time to time. Fuku reserves the right to add or delete duties and responsibilities at the discretion of Fuku or its managers. This job description is intended to describe the general level of work being performed. It is not intended to be all-inclusive.

Fuku is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender (including gender identity or expression), transgender status or gender dysphoria, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, sexual orientation, marital status, domestic violence, sexual violence or stalking victim status, ancestry, national origin, alienage or citizenship, age, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, unemployment status, familial status as that term is described under the New York State Human Rights Law, caregiver or partnership status as those terms are defined under the New York City Human Rights Law (if you are employed in New York City) or other protected status.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be able to communicate and understand the language(s) of the work location
  • Must be able to read and execute recipes
  • Basic knowledge of kitchen equipment and procedures, safety and sanitation regulations, and knowledge of food and food production (a plus)
  • NYC Food Handlers Certificate (a plus)
  • Ability to anticipate service needs based on environmental cues
  • Commitment to quality service and food + beverage knowledge
  • Previous quick service, food service, or customer service experience highly encouraged
  • Open availability is a must! This role is required to work a variety of shifts (AM, PM, weekends)
  • Must provide proof of receipt of vaccination by date of hire*

*Please reach out to hr@eatfuku.com if you have any questions about this requirement or need a reasonable accommodation.

Salary Description
$16.00 - $16.50