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CELEBRATING OUR FEMALE SUSHI CHEFS

In observance of Women's History Month, we are celebrating by highlighting a few of our stellar female chefs that are awesome culinary leaders and team motivators at Kura Sushi. Stay tuned as we feature a new chef each week all month long.

Enna Sarah Dominguez

Assistant manager | Irvine, cA

"When you work, always do your best, love your work and strive for excellence, and the rest will follow. Just enjoy what you’re doing and treat everyone with respect."

What is your role at Kura Sushi?

It is my role as an assistant manager and opening manager to  make sure that our customers are satisfied with our food and service by managing the store, our personnel, cashflow, product quality and availability. One of the most crucial roles as an assistant manager is to ensure health, safety and security protocols are implemented by conducting  regular inspections. It is our top priority to make sure that our customers and employees are  healthy, safe, secured and satisfied at Kura Sushi.

Eleen Wilkerson

Store Manager | Irvine, cA

"Many places promise advancement for hard workers, Kura Sushi delivers.”

What is your role at Kura Sushi?

To ensure the continuous smooth operation of the store.

What do you like most about working at Kura Sushi?

Molding qualified candidates into future leaders at Kura Sushi.

What is your favorite item at Kura Sushi?

Salmon Toro

Tiffany Tavera

FISH CUTTER | Glendale, CA

"Being a sushi chef is one of the hardest skills to learn and the challenge itself inspired me."

What do you like most about working at Kura Sushi?

Dealing with different types of fish and the culture because it's inviting.

How would you describe Kura Sushi in 3 words?

Fresh, Delicious and Consistent.

Belinda Solorzano

KITCHEN STAFF | Torrance, CA

"Be honest! Play to your strengths and stay true to yourself."

What is your role at Kura Sushi?

Fish cutter, rolls.

What/Who inspired you to become a sushi chef?

My older sister.

What do you like most about working at Kura Sushi?

Flexible schedule and great work environment.

Ye Kinard

STORE MANAGER | Sherman Oaks, CA

"Be a charging agent."

What is your role at Kura Sushi?

The Team Mom.

What/Who inspired you to become a sushi chef?

Friends who have never tried sushi before.

What do you like most about working at Kura Sushi?

Hands on management style.

Grace Kim

store manager | Rancho Cucamonga, CA

"No one is perfect, but be 100% committed.
Don’t give up. Work hard and make it happen."

How long have you been working at Kura Sushi?

9 years.

What/Who inspired you to become a sushi chef?

I started as a server, then moved up to head server. My manager and assistant manager at the time inspired me to push myself and move up.

What is your favorite item at Kura Sushi?

Seared Scallop Japanese Mayo and Dashi Olive Sweet Shrimp.

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