Work at Ottolenghi

Interested in joining the team?

We are always on the lookout for keen people 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.

Job listings

You can apply for a position in NOPI, our Soho restaurant, or in one of the Ottolenghi locations by sending us your CV to

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

Waiter/waitress at Ottolenghi Islington

Ottolenghi Islington is looking for a full time waiter/waitress with great experience to join our team. We have a strong emphasis on the sense of team and work to support all individuals accomplish their potential within our business. In return for your experience and enthusiasm we will provide a family-like environment in which you will be trained, nurtured and encouraged. 

The role will require 5 shifts per week- a mix of days and nights, and most weekends. 


• Strong interest in food and wine 

• Excellent customer service skills 

• Team player with great communication skills 


Responsibilities :

• Ability to run your own section in a high volume restaurant 

• In depth menu knowledge 

• Advising guests on wine choice 

• Representing the restaurant and displaying our service ethos to customers 

• Responding to guests’ feedback 

• Maintaining high standards of quality control and hygiene 


Shift Manager at Ottolenghi Islington

We are looking for a professional individual who wants to take on the challenge of running shifts in a very busy and dynamic London restaurant and deli.

It is crucial for the right person to have an uncompromising commitment to detail, a deep interest in our product and the ability to deliver strong leadership and customer service.


Key attributes: 

• Previous leadership experience

• A deep interest in food and wine 

• Excellent people and customer service skills 

• Strong character and a sense of humor



• Overseeing the daily running of restaurant during your shift

• Managing staff and providing feedback

• Training and motivating staff, including wine and food training 

• Daily cash-up

• Responding to guests’ comments and feedback

• Maintaining high standards hygiene and health & safety 


Working hours: 

• 5 days a week, most weekends, a mix of day and night shifts but no doubles.


Chef de partie at Ottolenghi

An excellent opportunity for a career driven and innovative chef to join our team. Energy and enthusiasm is a must.

You will work closely with the head chef to deliver the menus across the catering offer and you will lead, motivate and inspire the kitchen brigade.

Food will be produced to a very high standard so experience is necessary. However, training will be provided.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. Only successful candidates will be contacted. Immediate start.

Please send your CV to or use the form on this page.

Thank you. 


Junior sous chef at NOPI

NOPI is looking for enthusiastic junior sous chef.

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, hardworking and ambitious chef to gain experience and progress. A passion for fresh food and quality is essential. So is a great personality and the ability to keep calm and work well under pressure and as part of great team.

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Immediate start.

Please send your CV to or use the form on this page.




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