Jobs at Rick Stein, Fistral

Chef jobs and careers

We’re growing our team at Rick Stein, Fistral, and have some fantastic opportunities for you to join us and work with our experienced team overlooking Fistral Beach.


  • 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, Fistral

Overlooking one of the best surfing beaches in the UK, our relaxed and family friendly restaurant brings together the freshest local seafood and flavours inspired by Rick’s travels around India and the Far East. We’re renowned for our fish & chips served with homemade tartare or Goan curry sauce, as well as our Asian kitchen curries, available to eat in the restaurant or enjoy a takeaway on the beach.

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, Fistral

  • 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, Fistral

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 £9.60 per hour (£9.30 for under 18s), plus tips.


Chef de Partie Jobs

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 £10.20 per hour, plus tips of up to £380 per month.


Sous Chef Jobs

Our second in command, Sous Chefs, are a crucial part of the site management team, leading, developing and inspiring the wider kitchen team, whilst supporting your Head Chef to ensure that Rick’s dishes, vision and desire for quality delivers a fantastic dining experience for our guests.

The sous chef fills in for the head chef when they're on a day off, helping them to gain experience and progress into a head chef role.

What do I get paid?

You'll be paid a starting salary of £26,500 per hour, plus tips of up to £380 per month.


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 £30,000, plus tips.