Rick Stein: Front of House Careers

We’re growing our front of house teams across all our restaurants in Cornwall, Marlborough, Sandbanks, Winchester and Barnes. We have some fantastic opportunities for you to join us and work in one of our stunning restaurants across the UK.

  • Fair pay and significant tips.
  • Flexible shifts and part time options available.
  • A top 100 Best Company and top 25 Best Hospitality Company to work for.
  • Great perks and promotion opportunities.

Grow your career with us

We’re not just passionate about food, we’re passionate about developing our people too. 75% of our managers have been promoted from within and we want to help you fulfil your potential.

We’ll invest in you with:

  • Craft skills and training (wine and food tastings, supplier visits) to develop your knowledge and confidence
  • Opportunities to move between parts of our business
  • Encouragement to apply for bigger roles when the time is right
  • Regular encouragement and support from your manager

Perks of working at Rick Stein

  • Flexible shifts. Family time and work/life balance are important to us. We’ll work with you to find the shifts that work for your lifestyle, and full-time employees can request to work a four-day week.
  • Brilliant tips. On top of your wage you’ll earn tips. These are paid weekly into your bank, aren’t subject to NI deductions and you’ll even get tips when you’re on holiday!
  • Staff discounts. You’ll get 50% off in our restaurants, 20% in our shops and online and discounted hotel stays and cookery courses.
  • Holiday. You’ll get 28 days paid holiday every year.
  • Plenty of food. We provide great quality meals whilst on duty, the chance to taste all our dishes as well drinks and snacks whilst you’re on a break.
  • Free meal for two. After one year with us, you’ll get a complimentary 3 course meal for two people in one of our restaurants every year.
  • Staff surprises. We like to make you smile, so there’ll be little treats from us throughout the year.
  • Social events. You’ll get the chance to meet Rick and the family at social events and parties.

Front of House Roles at Rick Stein

Food Runner Jobs

Our food runners deliver Rick’s iconic seafood dishes to our guests and help our front of house team clear tables, return the empty plates and crockery to the kitchen to be cleaned.

No waiting experience is needed for this role, so it’s the perfect opportunity if you’re looking to take your first steps in a restaurant job.

What do I get paid?

You’ll be paid a starting wage of £11.44 per hour (£10.30 for under 18s), plus tips.

Waiter / Waitress Jobs

Waiters & waitresses are warm, friendly and talented members of the team. Your interaction with our guests can be make or break a business so we’ll always equip you with tools to be the best waiter or waitress you can.

Many of our restaurant managers started with us as wait staff, so if you’re looking to develop your career in hospitality this a great place to start.

What do I get paid?

You’ll be paid a starting wage of £11.44 per hour (£10.30 for under 18s), plus tips.

Bar Jobs

Know your Mojito from your Manhattan? Confident in your Cosmopolitans?

You sound like just the person we are looking for.

Don’t worry if you don’t know them all as we will provide full training but an enthusiasm for all things drink is essential!

What do I get paid?

You’ll be paid a starting wage of £11.44 per hour, plus tips.

Restaurant Supervisor Jobs

Warm, friendly and experienced restaurant supervisors lead waiters, waitress and bar staff as well as supporting their manager with all things hospitality.

Supervisor roles are great next step for senior waiters and waitresses and prepare you for development to restaurant manager.

What do I get paid?

You’ll be paid a starting wage of £12 per hour, plus tips.

Restaurant Manager Jobs

You head up the front of house and kitchen management team to become the face of our business within the local community by building business contacts and through involvement in local community and charity activities. 

For any enquiries about our job vacancies, please email [email protected]