Japanese noodle chef

Job title: Japanese noodle chef
Location: London
Salary: £24,000 - £0
Reference: PR/111222
Contact details: Emika Yamauchi
Contact email:
Job published: August 31, 2021 10:17

Head/Senior Chef (Japanese Cuisine - Ramen, Katsu, Tempura, Donburi etc)



£20,000 to £30,000 per annum - negotiable subject to experience

Contract Type

48 hours per week





Company Profile

We are an award-winning Japanese ramen brand founded in 2008. There are currently 14 sites worldwide in London, Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and Spain. All of our dishes are prepared with a secret motodare or ‘master sauce’ which to this day is made by hand by our founders recipe.


Main Responsibilities

The Head Chef will typically be able to undertake the duties of the BOH Team Leader and, in addition, be responsible for:

·         Managing and organising training plans for your team and ensuring all new starter paperwork is complete

·         Dealing with team issues; i.e. attendance, lateness, below-standard performance, personality clashes

·         Ensuring all food safety and health & safety procedures including pest control are strictly adhered to including accurate completion of due diligence paperwork and the training of BOH Team Leaders

·         Accurate stock management

·         Presenting and following up on maintenance issues in the kitchen, liaising with the General Manager and Operations Manager to find permanent solutions

·         Ask for support where required from the Operations Manager

·         Understand the company’s procedures for managing unplanned Environmental Health visits. Assist the company in achieving 5 Star Hygiene rating


Candidate Requirements

・1-2 years experience
Preferred: Experience in Japanese restaurants

Knowledge of Japanese food, language and culture is essential

Visa: Minimum 1 year remaining. UK Visa sponsorship possible after 1 year.
Japanese language skills preferred, only basic English is required.

Starting Date




Candidates must have full eligibility to work in the UK

Minimum 1 year remaining. UK Visa sponsorship possible after 1 year.