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Kitchen Assistant - Gatwick Airport

Vagabond Wines
London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick
£11.00 - £16.00 per hour
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Kitchen Assistant - London Gatwick Airport, Gatwick 

An award-winning restaurant and bar chain is opening a new venue in Gatwick Airport this new year. We are looking for an experienced and energetic Kitchen Assistant.

If you love wine, and want a career in the industry, or if you love talking to people and want to learn about wine - there is no better place to start than at Vagabond Wines!

This venue will have a full 18hr a day offering with breakfast lunch and dinner options throughout. Alongside this we will have a delicious array of cocktails, spirits, beers, wines and soft drinks, all geared towards ensuring every guest enjoys their visit in a relaxed yet fast paced environment.

Gatwick is one of the busiest and most vibrant airports in the world and so the opportunity to work here and open this new venture is one not to be missed. We are seeking to hear from self motivated and out of the box thinking Kitchen Assistant, ones who know how to have fun, but deliver a world class service above all else!

If you would like to find out more, please get in touch with us!

What we can offer you:

  • £950 to spend on your mental and physical wellbeing every year
  • A benefits package like no other, including half price cinema tickets, discounted holidays, shopping and gym memberships
  • Free meals on every shift you work
  • Training and development across a broad range of topics, with 100's of online and classroom lead courses
  • 50% off all our wines, spirits and beer at every venue
  • Employee assistance programme including 8 face to face counseling sessions a year
  • Flexible working hours
  • Opportunity to grow and progress your career

Our guests overall experience is in your hands and as such we are looking for a Kitchen Assistant who is:

  • Assist in the preparation and cooking of the full menu
  • Adhering to recipe specifications and dish standards with high levels of attention to detail
  • Be involved in the general day-to-day tasks in the kitchen
  • Work in accordance with all company policies and Health & Safety

Any relevant qualifications such as Food Safety Level 2-3 are advantageous but not essential.

If you are interested in being part of the team, please get in touch.

2019 IWC Wine Awards - Innovator of the Year
UK’s 50 Best Indies 2018, Harpers - Winner
2018 Decanter Retailer Awards - Innovator of the Year, Winner
Small Chain of the Year Finalist 2018, Drinks Retailing Awards - Finalist
UK’s 50 Best Indies 2017, Harpers - Top 3

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £11.00-£16.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee discount
  • Flexitime
  • On-site parking
  • Referral programme
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount
  • Wellness programme


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Flexitime
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay
  • Tips


We are an award-winning, high fiving, people loving, training leading, independent wine bar and kitchen! 

If you love wine, and want a career in the industry, or if you love talking to people and want to learn about wine  - there is no better place to start than at Vagabond Wines.

We offer 100+ delicious wines by the glass, available to sample and explore via our bespoke wine dispensers, a seasonal sharing menu and our very own, very cool, urban winery in nearby Battersea Power Station where we make English wines.

At the heart of our stores are of course people who through their vibrancy & energy bring our wines to life. All levels of wine knowledge are open to apply. If you just know you like it but don’t have the formal training, don’t worry. We offer great training opportunities.

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Vagabond Wines
First Floor
United Kingdom

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