Work at Ottolenghi

Interested in joining the team?

We are always on the lookout for chefs and front of house staff who would like to join us.
If you possess an irrational commitment to a cause coupled with deep professionalism that isn’t easily summed up; if you care about food, about your self-development, about your colleagues and about customers; if you have all these qualities – it is likely that you will thrive and be nurtured in Ottolenghi.

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You can apply for a position at NOPI, ROVI or one of the Ottolenghi locations by sending us your CV to [email protected]

You can also apply directly here, by filling in the form on the right.


Currently we have the below roles open for experienced FOH & BOH staff to join our Ottolenghi family. Our restaurants & delis are known for being vibrant and exciting, our food is famous for its flavour and presentation, and our teams are renowned for their professional and friendly service. We have roles for hardworking and passionate individuals, with great personality who'll provide extraordinary service and are interested in all aspects of restaurant life; service, food and wine.

Current roles:


Waiter, Waitress, Runner

Sous Chef

Junior Sous Chef

Chef de Partie

Kitchen Porter

We offer:

  • Salary negotiable for the right person
  • Regular performance review
  • 40 – 45 hrs per week
  • Full time employment
  • Mostly straight shifts
  • FOH company uniform
  • BOH chef whites and laundry provided
  • Staff meals on every shift
  • Up to 50% staff discounts
  • Development tailored to your needs
  • Ottolenghi workshops, coffee training, demos
  • 28 days holiday + pension
  • Code app excursively to our staff
  • Wine tasting evenings
  • Staff parties
  • Referral scheme
  • English course grant

Our ideal FOH person:

  • Experienced & highly organised
  • Happy to work flexible hours 5 out of 7 days
  • Sociable with an outgoing personality
  • Process driven
  • Customer focus
  • Enthusiastic with a hands-on approach
  • Relentless in pursuit of high service standards
  • Experienced with a positive, 'can do' attitude

Our ideal BOH person:

  • Experienced of deli-style cooking but also a heavy emphasis on catering & a la carte
  • Solid capacity to work under pressure
  • Passion for food
  • Great time management & organisation


If the above sounds like you then please forward your CV to: [email protected] We would love to hear from you!

 We appreciate every applicant who takes time to submit their CV, although due to high volume of applications only successful candidates will be contacted. Please note you must be eligible to work in the UK




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