Rick Stein: Front of House

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


How we make you smile:

  • 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 £10 an hour 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. 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.
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day off. We put our people first, so all our restaurants close on Christmas Day & Boxing Day so you can enjoy the days as you wish.
  • 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 £9 per hour, plus tips.
During September, our Kitchen Porters earned on average £3.60 per hour in 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 £9 per hour, plus tips.
During September, our front of house staff earned on average £3.60 per hour in 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 £9 per hour, plus tips.
During September, our front of house staff earned on average £3.60 per hour in tips.


Restaurant Supervisor Jobs

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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 £9.40 per hour plus tips.
During September, our front of house staff earned on average £5.30 per hour in 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.