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Makoto
9700 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL, United States
Makoto hiring Host in Bal Harbour, FL

Makoto hiring Host in Bal Harbour, FL

MakotoMore Info

Full Time • Hourly (Based on Experience)
Expired: Feb 7, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

1 year


Job Details

Makoto, by Makoto Okuwa, and affiliated with STARR Restaurants, ushers Japanese cuisine into the 21st century at his eponymous eatery, located in the luxurious Bal Harbour Shops. One of Miami’s most accomplished chefs, Okuwa, a master of Edomae-style sushi, reshapes tradition for a savvy audience eager for something new.

We are seeking Hosts with a positive attitude and an eagerness to learn and grow. Come join our diverse team and see the quality and vigor we provide.

Qualified HOSTS will have:
  • Passion for helping to create an environment where people not only have fun but feel relaxed, welcome, and connected
  • Knowledge of OpenTable reservation system
  • Convey warmth to guests as they walk into the restaurant while being able to clearly articulate reservation details, wait times, and manage guest expectations
  • Integrity and the ability to make decisions on your feet to accommodate guests
  • A minimum 1 year of Host experience in a well-rated restaurant
  • Open availability to work daytime/evenings/weekends

We Offer: An opportunity for career advancement and professional growth. Competitive pay, paid time off, dining discounts, comprehensive benefits coverage, commuter benefits, 401k options, and more!


Makoto is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.


Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly (Based on Experience)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dining Discounts


Required Skills

Conflict Resolution

Customer Service

Fine Dining Service

High Volume Service

POS Systems

Reservation Management Platforms


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Japanese

Upscale Casual, Restaurant Group

1 Employee RecommendationSee Details

Part of STARR Restaurants

With over twenty years of experience, Chef Makoto Okuwa has developed his own take on Japanese cuisine, where traditional Edomae-Sushi meets innovative flair. Chef Makoto’s introduction to the intricacies of Japanese cooking, especially sushi, began in his hometown of Nagoya, Japan. At the age of 15, Makoto began an apprenticeship with Sushi Master Makoto Kumazaki; his study continued under the tutelage of legendary Sushi Master Chef Shinichi Takegasa. After ten years of training in Japan, Makoto moved to Washington, D.C. where he began to work closely with Iron Chef Morimoto and was soon asked to assume the Head Sushi Chef role at Morimoto New York and Morimoto Philadelphia. In 2005, he was recognized by the James Beard Foundation for outstanding contribution.

In 2007, Makoto received a New York Rising Star Chef award by StarChef.com. Following these accolades, he also made several appearances on the Food Network’s original “Iron Chef America” alongside his mentor Iron Chef Morimoto. In 2007, Makoto fulfilled a lifelong dream by opening up his own restaurant, Sashi Sushi + Sake Lounge in Manhattan Beach, California, where he remains a partner. Sashi quickly received top praise from Los Angeles Magazine and the L.A. Times. In 2009, Makoto was asked to appear on Iron Chef America as a competitor, allowing him to showcase his extraordinary culinary expertise.

At his new namesake restaurant in Bal Harbor, Makoto continues to evolve his style of crafting playful, exquisitely presented dishes which pay tribute to Japanese tradition. “I have a true respect for keeping with Japanese tradition, but also feel it’s important to add my own variation in order to appeal to a wide array of palates,” says Makoto. In his menu creations, he continues to draw inspiration from his colleagues, mentors, and Bal Harbor’s well-traveled, sophisticated clientele, in addition to the restaurant’s beautiful ambiance.

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