open mind, open kitchen. our secret is simple. use fresh ingredients. cook them with passion + love, and the electric energy will fire you through every shift

whether you join us as a kitchen team member or an experienced chef, our kitchens will have a home for you. we’ll always appreciate willingness to learn + someone with a bit of ‘oomph’ over perfection

perks + quirks

bring your unique energy to wagamama. this is what you'll get in return

50% discount
50% discount at any wagamama restaurant + 30% off at other trg brands when dining with friends + family
financial wellbeing support
access to loans repaid through your salary, for those ‘strapped for cash’ moments in life
free meal on shift
enjoy a generous meal allowance during every shift you work
noodle academy
our wagamama development + training academy to get the most out of your time with us!
dry clean chef whites
grab your fresh pearly whites at the start of every shift. no need to wash them at home
get access to mental health resources, councillors, cycle to work scheme, discounted gym + leisure
a share of tips
all tips from our guests go to our teams. top up your hourly rate
wokstars annual competition
internal competition for all front of house + kitchen teams where prizes have included all expenses paid trips to new york, miami + japan!

our people

meet the souls behind our bowls that make up our back of house team

kitchen porter
from keeping the kitchen spotless to helping chefs prep for the day, this is your introduction to how we do things at wagamama + the start of you journey to becoming a chef
line chef
become a brilliant chef, discover + learn every dish inside out. ingredient + flavours that make our food wonderful + the high standards that match
junior sous chef
an expert on all wagamama stations, you’re committed to keeping the spirit of kaizen (continuous improvement) alive in the team. this is the start of your journey to becoming a future head chef
sous chef
we’re only as good as the last dish sent over the pass. as a sous chef, you’ll make sure every meal is one to make wagamama proud as you spread your knowledge with new members of the team
senior sous chef
you’re already an outstanding chef who leads + develops your team. you’re now ready for the final leg of your journey to becoming a head chef
head chef
wagamama head chefs are the best in the business. you’ll ensure our high standards are met + that your kitchen + team always deliver the freshest dishes
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