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When sisters Kiersten and Krista took a leap of faith by moving to Hawaii in 2014, they wanted to make people feel the energy and hospitality they felt upon returning to the mainland. Since the beginning, in a 600-square-foot restaurant, Shaka has focused on offering healthy meals that bring people together with balance, health, happiness, transparency and flavor.

Shaka Kitchen is currently seeking energetic and hard-working individuals to continue to make connections. If you enjoy communicating with many different people through the day and can maintain a positive attitude alongside that, we’d love to hear from you.

Our team members are the face and personality of each Shaka location! As a team member at Shaka, you have the power to delight our customers with over-the-top customer service and amazing food! Our #1 focus is to ensure each customer’s visit is centered around our 3 pillars of excellence: Quality, Simplicity and Transparency!

What You'll Do

  • Help put together amazing food for our customers while adhering to product recipes and quality standards
  • Handle and prepare tacos, smoothies, coffee, poke and acai bowls and other food items
  • Maintain a neat and orderly workspace and store environment
  • Maintain high standards for food and workplace safety
  • Create and maintain a welcoming and fair work environment for customers and coworkers
  • Deliver over-the-top customer service and build strong relationships with our customers

What You'll Need

  • Consider yourself a “people person,” and enjoy meeting others and have a positive outlook on life.
  • Labor intensive-understanding that this job requires constant movement and ability to work with your hands.
  • Love working as a team and appreciate the chance to collaborate.
  • Understand how to create a great customer service experience.
  • Have a focus on quality and take pride in your work.
  • Are open to learning new things!
  • Are comfortable with responsibilities like cash-handling, store/food safety, store cleanliness.
  • Can maintain a clean and organized workspace.
  • Follow and comply with all rules/non-disclosure agreement of Shaka Kitchen
  • Handling of basic kitchen equipment, fryers, flattops and basic knife skills
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Polished personal presentation; grooming meets Company standards, as outlined by Employee Handbook
  • Able to work nights, weekends and holidays, and variable schedule, per the needs of the business unless otherwise exempt by management
  • Serve as point-of-contact (POC) for the store in the absence of the store manager and manager-in-training. POC responsibilities may include: Holding the keys to the building with the purpose of opening or closing the store, cash counting and audits, preparation of daily cash deposit, facilitation of daily tasks, customer conflict resolution
  • The desire to work at Shaka for a minimum of 6 months
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a friendly and genuine personality is a must!
  • Experience in a fast-paced restaurant or retail customer service role for a minimum of three months
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • The ability to function as part of a cohesive team
  • The ability to stand for extended periods of time and lift or move a minimum of 45 lbs
  • The ability to remain calm and organized during peak, high intensity-business hours
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Shaka Kitchen provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Shaka Kitchen complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Shaka Kitchen expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Shaka Kitchen employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.