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We’re always on the lookout for incredible individuals to join our team and to join our journey as we expand within the emerging Japanese premium casual dining sector.

At KIBOU we like to do things differently, and we want our business and our team members to stand out from the crowd. If you’ve got a genuine desire to succeed, a thirst for knowledge and learning and a spirit that’s individual, fun and caring, then we could go far together.

Our team members are all team players, and as such, we value the ideas and personalities they bring to the table. We’re a like-minded bunch who are all passionate about delivering exceptional food and service to our guests, fun and forever moments and a restaurant offering that’s independent in feel and community in spirit.

Join us and you’ll be joining a company that cares about your development, giving you the support, opportunity and tools to grow, in an environment that’s fun, fast-paced and as individual as you are.

Sound interesting? Then drop us a note telling us a bit about yourself, where you want to work and the type of position that you are after.

Don’t forget to attach your CV and we’ll get back to you really quickly.

Positions currently available at KIBOU:

At KIBOU Clifton we are looking for a full time Chef de Partie and Kitchen Porter to join our team!

KIBOU is an independent Japanese restaurant and bar with sites in Bristol, Battersea and Cheltenham. We offer an extensive menu showcasing a variety of Japanese cuisine, served from a Sushi and Hot Food kitchen. The environments we create are stylish and fun and our primary focus is on growing a team of people who take pride in delivering a truly standout experience. We have a highly motivated and supportive team and a positive and healthy work environment.

The successful candidates will be keen to learn, reliable and possess a strong work ethic. We offer excellent training in a supportive environment and there are great opportunities for progression within a dynamic and growing business.

Chef de Partie:

This would be a standout opportunity for a junior Chef de Partie who is looking to learn and progress in a supportive environment. Experience as a Chef in a high volume kitchen is preferred, however we provide comprehensive training and will consider candidates with limited experience as long as you are keen to progress and learn new skills.

Both roles
A friendly personality and ability to work in a strong and highly motivated team is essential.

KIBOU are considerate and respectful employers and we place team wellbeing at the heart of our operation. All team members are signed up to a comprehensive employee assistance programme which includes confidential professional support and wellness advice. Our work environment is positive, healthy and supportive. We offer extensive training and excellent tronc.

We love our people and are thrilled to be growing our team!

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Up to £12.50 per hour

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

 

COVID-19 considerations:
– All staff are required to wear a mask and guests are encouraged to do the same
– Staff regularly test themselves
– Sanitisers available throughout the restaurant and high contact spots regularly cleaned

Work authorisation:

  • United Kingdom (required)

Interested? Then please get in touch below telling us a bit more about yourself, which position you are interested in and sending your CV.
Must be eligible to work in the UK and available at weekends.

 

We’re on the lookout for a new Bartender and Front of House staff members to join our team.
If you’re looking for a fun, part-time role that’s full of potential, then we’d love to hear from you.

You’d be part of a dynamic and lively team, all committed to delivering the best food, drink and service at one of Cheltenham’s most-loved restaurants.

At KIBOU we strive to deliver a diverse and extensive menu through our sushi and hot food, plus an extensive range of Japanese inspired drinks and cocktails too.

The environments we create are stylish, vibrant and fun and our primary focus is on growing a team of people who take pride in delivering what we believe is a truly standout experience for all our guests. 

We can offer excellent rates of pay with genuine and exciting opportunities for growth and progression.

Salary: Up to £12.50 per hour

Additional pay:

  • Tips

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Sick pay
  • Wellness programmes

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

All staff are required to wear a mask in the restaurant, and encourage guests to do the same.

Must be eligible to work in the UK and available at weekends.

BARTENDER

We’re looking for someone who enjoys working in a fast paced restaurant and bar scene all the while with a fun and creative bunch around you who are passionate about serving up high quality cocktails, delicious plum wines, Japanese sake and more. Ideally you’ll already have some bar experience under your belt but it’s not a deal breaker if you don’t! If you can bring bags of enthusiasm and energy to the table with a willingness to learn what we do here, we’d love for you to get in touch.

FRONT OF HOUSE

We’re looking for someone who thrives working in a stylish fast paced restaurant all the while with a fun and lively team of people around you. Ideally you’ll already have some hospitality experience under your belt but it’s not a deal breaker if you don’t! If you can bring bags of enthusiasm and energy to the table with a willingness to learn about Japanese food and what we do here, we’d love for you to get in touch.

If you have some interest in or knowledge of Japanese food, drink and culture, we’d love to hear about that too!

Think these roles sound like you?

Then please get in touch telling us a bit more about yourself and letting us know which position you are interested in.

We’re on the lookout for the next superstars to join our team in Battersea.

If you’re looking for a fun, full-time restaurant role that’s full of potential, then we’d love to hear from you.

You’d be part of a dynamic and lively team, all committed to delivering the best Japanese food, drink and service at one of Northcote Road’s most-loved neighbourhood restaurants.

At KIBOU we strive to deliver an adventurous taste of Japan through our diverse and extensive menu of sushi and hot food, transporting guests to the eclectic streets of Tokyo the minute they step through our doors.

All of our food is handmade or hand-rolled in the kitchen daily, and our stringent sourcing policy ensures that we only ever use the freshest best quality and most authentic ingredients so our guests can enjoy a premium dining experience each visit.

We can offer excellent rates of pay with genuine and exciting opportunities for growth and progression.

CHEF DE PARTIE

We’re looking for a talented Chef De Partie to join the KIBOU hot kitchen team as we begin an exciting phase of growth. You’ll ideally have some high volume restaurant experience, or some background or interest in Japanese food.

FRONT of HOUSE

We’re looking for people who love people, have bags of enthusiasm and bags of personality too. Waiting experience is not essential (although a plus), but a ‘can do’ attitude and team spirit is!
And it would be great if you had an interest in Japanese food and culture too.

BAR STAFF

At KIBOU we pride ourselves on the the range of Japanese drinks we serve, and the knowledge and skills of our bartenders. From sake and whisky tasting to the creation of our own curated list of Japanese-inspired cocktails, we’re on the lookout for creative and experienced bar staff to join our team.

Think these roles sound like you?

Then please get in touch telling us a bit more about yourself and letting us know which position you are interested in.

Must be eligible to work in the UK and available at weekends.