Jobs at Rick Stein, Barnes

Chef jobs and careers

We’re growing our team at Rick Stein, Barnes, and have some fantastic opportunities for you to join us and work with our experienced team right beside the River Thames in London.


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

About Rick Stein, Barnes

Located on the banks of the River Thames in the London Borough of Richmond, our restaurant delivers a sanctuary from fast-paced London life with fantastic views and a nod to our Cornish heritage. Our menu celebrates the finest fish and seafood from Cornwall and some of our most iconic Seafood Restaurant dishes such as Dover sole, Indonesian seafood curry and lobster thermidor.

Grow your career

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

Benefits of working at Rick Stein, Barnes

  • 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.
  • Significant tips. On top of your salary 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!
  • Social events. You’ll get the chance to meet Rick and the family at social events and parties.
  • Holiday. You’ll get 28 days paid holiday every year.
  • Staff discounts. You’ll get 50% off in our restaurants, 20% in our shops and online and discounted hotel stays and cookery courses.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Staff surprises. We like to make you smile, so there’ll be little treats from us throughout the year. We’ve recently given all our staff a £25 voucher and a free Stein’s at Home 3 course meal box to enjoy at home.


Current job vacancies at Rick Stein, Barnes

Food Runner Jobs

Food runners are a crucial member of the front of house team, delivering Rick's famous seafood dishes from the kitchen, to our guests. You'll help the front of house team clear tables and 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 £10.00 per hour (£9.80 for under 18s), plus tips of £288 per month on average.


Waiter / Waitress Jobs

Waiters and waitresses are warm, friendly and welcoming. 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. Our front of house team take orders, serve food and drinks, chat to guests and make recommendations.

What do I get paid?

You'll be paid a starting wage of £10.00 per hour (£9.80 for under 18s), plus tips of £640 per month on average.


Bar Person 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 £10.00 per hour, plus tips of £640 per hour on average.


Chef de Partie Job

Chef de Parties are enthusiastic and passionate chefs who can develop their careers within our kitchens.

They are a crucial part of the kitchen team, leading a section during service, developing and inspiring the junior kitchen team members, whilst supporting your Head Chef to ensure that their dishes, vision and desire for quality delivers a fantastic dining experience for our guests.

You will have the opportunity to experience each section and gain knowledge of the entire service.

What do I get paid?

You'll be paid a starting wage of £11.00 per hour, plus tips of £520 per month on average.


Head Chef Job

 

Our Head Chef is responsible for the running of the kitchen, including designing the menu alongside Rick, organising staff, liaising with suppliers and managing budgets. 

You’ll head up our talented kitchen team, leading, developing and inspiring them to ensure that Rick’s dishes, vision and desire for quality delivers a fantastic dining experience for our guests.

What do I get paid?

You'll be paid a starting salary of £32,000, plus tips of £920 per month on average.