Careers:

Since opening in 2011, Ben's Canteen is on a mission to serve some of the best Burgers in London, one of the most indulgent Brunches in the World and to make Wine more accessible.

We're always hiring Chefs, Baristas and FOH of all levels to help achieve our mission. If you're awesome, ambitious and hard working, love being part of a winning team and love food and drink, then get in touch by sending a CV and Cover Letter to ben@benscanteen.com

We also have the following specific roles to fill right now…

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Bar Team: Full & Part-Time - Immediate Start

Battersea, Clapham Junction

Join our amazing Bar Team.
As a member of our Bar Team, you have a vital role to play in our mission to make Wine more accessible, whilst also serving up great Cocktails, G&Ts and Craft Beers.

You're on the front line to share with our customers the infinite joy that Wine can offer and our belief that Burgers & Brunch are more fun when there is booze involved.

In return you'll receive
- £9 per hour
- Share of service
- Training and Personal Development Opportunities
- A bright future in our growing business
- Staff meals
- 30% Discount on Food and Drink
- Paid Holidays

To apply please attach your CV & a Cover Letter briefly explaining why you'd be a great addition to our Bar Team and give an example of when you've received great Customer Service.

What we're looking for
- A personality that is fun, warm, honest and hospitable
- Dedicated to learning and the pursuit of excellence and quality
- Previous experience as a Bartender in a wine/cocktail bar or restaurant
- Good communication skills and a winning attitude
- Energetic and passionate about hospitality
- Strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a winning team

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Senior Sous Chef

We are looking for a Senior Sous Chef to help us achieve our Mission to be one of the best Burger joints in London and to serve one of the best Brunches on the planet.

We are looking for an ambitious individual with a positive attitude who wants to be part of a winning team.
- Excited to be using quality, fresh ingredients.
- Can consistently deliver food to company specs
- Able to work weekends
- Have excellent English
- Be able to work within set margins/GP - some basic spreadsheet work will be required
- Food safety qualifications

In return you'll receive,
- A salary of circa £28,000pa
- Training and Personal Development Opportunities
- A bright future in our growing business
- Staff Meals
- 30% Discount on Food and Drink
- Paid Holidays
- Laundered Uniforms

To apply please attach your CV & a Cover Letter briefly explaining why you'd be a great addition to our Kitchen Team and give an example of when you've helped improve a Kitchen team.

What we're looking for,
- A personality that is fun, warm, honest and hospitable
- Dedicated to learning and the pursuit of excellence and quality
- Previous experience as a Sous Chef
- Good communication skills and a winning attitude
- Energetic and passionate about hospitality
- Strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a winning team

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General Manager

We're looking for an ambitious, career driven, General Manager to join our winning team.

As a general manager you'll be empowered to take ownership, introduce new initiatives, lead from the front and build/coach/inspire your own team. You'll also be,
- A details person
- Financially astute
- Creative/Problem Solver

In return you'll receive,
- Upwards of £30,000pa
- Training and Personal Development Opportunities
- A bright future in our growing business
- Staff meals
- 30% Discount on Food and Drink
- Paid Holidays

To apply please attach your CV & a Cover Letter briefly explaining why you'd be a great addition to our team and give an example of when you've inspired a team to reach new standards or a higher goal.

What we're looking for,
- A personality that is fun, warm, honest and hospitable
- Dedicated to learning and the pursuit of excellence and quality
- Previous experience as a General Manager
- Good communication skills and a winning attitude
- Energetic and passionate about hospitality
- Strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a winning team

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Wine Manager

Ben’s Canteen specialises in Burgers and Brunch AND Wine.
We are seeking a positive, energetic and ambitious individual to drive the Wine element of the business, sharing our passion for it with our customers and positioning the Canteens as the premier destination for wine in our neighbourhoods.
From improving the wine list to running staff training and hosting wine events to working on the marketing, this is a varied and exciting role with genuine prospects to grow and develop.

Objectives
- Increase Wine Sales to at least 50% of Drink Sales
- Curate the Canteen Wine List in order to appeal to a broad spectrum from Novices to Wine Geeks
- Evolve the Wine Menu to at least 50% Low Intervention Wines
- Establish the Canteens as Great Venues for Great Juice at Good Prices.
- Increase the Wine Knowledge of all the Canteen Crew
- Spot and Action Opportunities to grow our Wine Business and Reputation
- Make Wine Fun!

Main Duties
- Source Wines and Assist with Pricing in line with Company Objectives
- Create Tasting Notes
- Educate Staff and Customers on the Wines
- Run Frequent Staff Training Sessions and Briefings
- Help Build a Wine Culture within the Canteen Crew
- Assist with Wine Marketing, from Blogging to Social Media
- Create and Run Wine Events from Tastings to Parties
- Also act as an Assistant Manager, helping to run a Great Venue and Improve Standards

Skills/Experience
- Minimum experience of being a Junior Sommelier for Two Years
- WSET Level Two or Higher
- A thorough Knowledge of All Wine Regions and Wine Making Techniques
- Adept at Writing Wine Menus and Tasting Notes
- Ability to Blog and Boss Social Media is a Plus
- Leadership Skills
- P&L / Budget Experience
- Highly Motivated, Passionate and Ambitious
- Excellent Communication Skills

In return you'll receive,
- Up to £30,000 per annum
- Training and Personal Development Opportunities
- A bright future in our growing business
- Staff meals
- 30% Discount on Food and Drink
- Paid Holidays

To apply please attach your CV & a Cover Letter briefly explaining why you'd be a great Wine Manager and give an example of when you've received great Customer Service.