head chef

take pride
in every plate

being a brilliant head chef requires passion. passion for fresh food cooked to the highest standards. you’re a real kitchen dynamo, managing people as well as you manage the numbers. it’s an attitude thing. an enthusiasm that rubs off on everyone in the team and thrills our guests to the core

  • commercially aware leader who creates a positive, caring environment every day
  • communicating brilliantly with front of house and back of house teams
  • working with your general manager to achieve financial targets
  • no microwaves + no heat lamps in the  kitchen

working as a
head chef

wagamama head chefs are the best in the business. you will ensure our high standards are met and that your kitchen + team continue to deliver

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we also offer a great range of benefits
and rewards that pack a punch

our everyday benefits

food and
friendships

who doesn’t dream big about coming into work, doing what they love + spending time with their friends? at wagamama, it’s the relationships you make along the way that inspire you to grow. that’s what we are all about

enjoy a free meal on every shift

discounts when eating with
family + friends

work with the freshest ingredients

our everyday benefits

life and
living well

all work and no play just isn’t the wagamama way. we believe in great pay, regular breaks and paid holidays. not to mention our legendary staff parties which are the stuff of, well, legend

restaurant teams are paid weekly

uniform
allowance
 for all teams

clean
chef whites
 on every shift

our everyday benefits

rewards and
recognition

we run competitions and offer incentives both nationally and locally. and then there’s our long service recognition, which kicks in after 10 years

competitions
+ incentives

pensions for our people

but wait, there's more!

head
chefs

private
healthcare
scheme

discounts at gyms, retailers
and more!

competitions
for our
managers

annual conference for general managers
and head chefs

performance
based
reviews + bonuses

28 days
paid holiday!

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