Grow your career today
with MPW Restaurants…

Welcome to our careers page. If you have a passion for food and hospitality then a career with MPW Restaurants could be just what you are looking for! 


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Please click on the links below to learn more about our restaurants and career opportunities.


About Us


Marco Pierre White led the UK restaurant scene for 25 years and is one of the most globally recognised brands in the catering industry.

Dubbed the godfather of modern cooking, Marco Pierre White is a renowned chef, restaurateur and TV personality.

At MPW Restaurants we are dedicated to sharing Marco's love and passion for food.

All of our restaurant brands focus on delivering good quality food at affordable prices.





Careers and Job Opportunities

Our Roles

At MPW Restaurants, our guests and colleagues are at the heart of all that we do. Our talented and passionate team members are the key to delivering memorable guest experiences and the growth of our business. Now is a very exciting time to be joining MPW Restaurants as we continue to grow our portfolio of branded restaurants.

We are always looking for team members who have a real passion for food, service and delivering great guest experiences.


Back of House Roles

"Mother Nature is the true artist and our job as cooks is to allow her to shine"

Our Head Chefs are responsible for the running of our kitchens which includes the management of the kitchen, as well as the recruitment, induction and training of the kitchen brigade. A typical day for an MPW Head Chef involves managing the kitchen, leading and directing their team, inspiring and delivering high standards of food preparation and service whilst always ensuring that the brand menu specifications are adhered to.

Our Head Chefs thrive on developing and driving their teams to success by working closely with their team and running the kitchen with skill and passion.


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Our Sous Chefs assist the Head Chef in the day to day running of their kitchen. The Sous Chef plays an active part in the production and service of high quality food using the freshest carefully sourced ingredients, always ensuring adherence to the brand food specifications.

MPW Sous Chefs understand the need to help maintain standards, work as part of a team and have the drive, passion and determination to deliver a great experience to our guests. Our Sous Chefs have the ability to prepare food to a high standard, be hard working and have good communication, organisation and team leadership skills.


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At MPW Restaurants, the Chef De Partie plays a vital role within the kitchen and actively assists in the effective running of the kitchen, ensuring that the Marco Pierre White brand standards are consistently followed. The Chef De Partie role provides the opportunity to oversee a section of the kitchen.

Key responsibilities include: Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes, managing and training our commis chefs, ensuring that the team have high standards of food hygiene and follow health and safety guidelines. In addition, our CDP's are instrumental in monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins.


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Working alongside a team of passionate and talented chefs, our Commis Chefs are forward thinking and creative, working with locally sourced fresh ingredients and high-quality suppliers who have been personally selected by Marco.

Our Commis Chefs are enthusiastic and committed and focused on their career development. They are well organised and motivated with great communication skills.


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Kitchen Assistants play a key role in the success of an MPW kitchen and are vital in assisting in keeping a well maintained and immaculately clean kitchen. Kitchen Assistants ensure that everything is well organised and clean, keeping up our high standards of safety and hygiene, as well as maintaining the equipment in the kitchen and restaurant.

The Kitchen Assistant is crucial to the smooth running of service, ensuring that the front of house and back of house teams have clean crockery, cutlery and the required equipment at all times.


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Front Of House Roles

"People who give themselves every day. They're the people that I admire, they're real people"

MPW General Managers / Bar & Restaurant Managers are passionate, committed, and work hard to make every guest experience memorable. They are responsible for effectively running their restaurant and bar, ensuring that brand standards and procedures are consistently followed.

Our General Managers / Restaurant Managers are motivated by achieving targets through their team, taking an active role in the restaurant and bar and consistently providing training and support to their team.


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MPW Assistant Managers are vital in supporting our General Managers / Bar & Restaurant Managers in running a successful business and ensuring memorable guest experiences.

They support the Manager in various ways which include deputising in the Manager's absence, running shifts, managing the Restaurant and Bar teams and ensuring our brand standards are maintained.


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Our Restaurant and Bar Supervisors are passionate about Food & Beverage and delivering great guest experiences. They are focused on making sure that the guest experience is the best that it can be and support their team in delivering exceptional service experiences.

The Restaurant and Bar Supervisor role involves a range of duties, including assisting in the responsibility for the day to day operation of the restaurant/bar and supervising the team. A typical day will include running the floor, preparing rotas and workforce planning, training, coaching and supporting the team in delivering excellent guest service whilst maximising sales opportunities.


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Our friendly Front of House Team Members are full of energy and enthusiasm and are passionate about delivering memorable experiences to our guests each and every time. Our front of house teams are passionate about Food & Beverage and go out of their way to make the sure that the guest experience is the best that they could have.

Our Front of House roles include:

• Host / Hostess
• Waiter / Waitress
• Food Runner
• Bar Assistant
• Bar Drinks Runner


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Central Support Team  

Our business continues to grow from strength-to-strength and as such we create opportunities for our team to grow with us. To deliver excellence we need top class talent to ensure our guests want to return again and again. We are always eager to hear from enthusiastic and dedicated people with a passion for hospitality.

Based across Bristol, Birmingham and London, our central support team consists of:

  • Operations, Innovation and Brand Standards
  • Food & Beverage
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Interior design  
  • Training & Development

Please do get in touch if you think you can add value and would like a career with a forward thinking hospitality company.

We will review all CVs and make contact if a relevant opportunity arises.

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Please contact your local MPW Restaurant for more information and to find out about available roles

There are currently no vacancies available.

Our Culture and Ethos 

Our restaurants are all about the experience; the buzz, the atmosphere and enjoying the best company. Marco calls it 'Affordable Glamour'.

At MPW Restaurants we aim to deliver memorable experiences to both our guests and colleagues. The service within our restaurants is professional, relaxed, knowledgeable and friendly.

Our Brand Values

Our Brand Values define us and what we believe in. They guide our behaviours and how we treat each other and our guests.


1. Memorable Experiences
At MPW Restaurants we create memorable experiences for our guests and colleagues

2. Authenticity
Our service and menus are honest, real and authentic

3. Respect
We are respectful of our environment, our guests, our suppliers and each other

4. Consistency
We always follow our Brand Standards and Food Specifications to ensure a consistent product and service

5. Ownership
We take responsibility for our guests and our actions. When things go wrong, we take ownership to put them right as quickly as possible.


What’s it like to work for MPW Restaurants?


Our Restaurants and Kitchens are great places to work and offer excellent learning and development opportunities.

However, don't just take our word for it!

Please click on the profiles below to hear what some of our team members have to say...


What do you love most about your job?
I love working as part of a team and the satisfaction that we give to our guests.

How would you describe a typical day in your role?
In my role as Head Chef, I am responsible for the efficient and effective running of the Kitchen which includes managing the health and safety of the kitchen, profit and loss, and the development of the brigade.

What training and development have you had during your time with the brand?
Training and development is an area that I am particularly interested in and working with MPW Restaurants has provided me with the opportunity to assist with new restaurant and chef training. I have also been instrumental in designing and developing a new Kitchen Training Manual, attending and supporting with menu development and chef cook-offs, and assisting with a Marco Pierre White book signing event.


What do you love most about your job?
I have worked in the kitchen at Marco's New York Italian in Kegworth for 7 months now and the best thing about the job is the people I work with, the camaraderie and the opportunity to constantly learn new things.

How would you describe a typical day in your role?
As Chef De Partie, my job is to support the Head Chef in ensuring the smooth running of the kitchen. I am responsible for setting up and looking after whichever section I am on in the kitchen and cooking the menu dishes to Marco's food specifications. My role also encompasses the training of new members of the kitchen brigade.

What training and development have you had during your time with the brand?
Brand and menu training, Level 2 Certificates in Health & Safety and Food Safety.
MPW Restaurants also run a Culinary Academy which offers chefs of all levels the opportunity to enhance their culinary skills.

Training and Development 

"If you have a dream, you have a responsibility to yourself to make it come true ... Because if you don't you're just a dreamer"


At MPW Restaurants, we believe that training and development are essential to building the confidence and success of our restaurant teams.

When joining our restaurant and kitchen teams, every team member will be provided with a structured training plan.

The MPW training plan has been designed to include a blended learning approach which will consist of on the job training, e-learning, supplier visits and classroom style training.

Whatever stage you are at in your career, from Day 1 you will learn about delicious food, carefully selected wines and how to provide our guests with a memorable experience in a relaxed and friendly environment.

If you are looking for career development, we can help you to achieve your aspirations.

You will be provided with numerous skills development opportunities in key areas of our business such as Coffee, Cocktails, Wine, Steaks and even the chance to become an in-house training champion yourself!

Our Culinary Academy enables newly appointed or experienced chefs to further develop their culinary skills, knowledge and expertise.

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Benefits and Rewards  

  • A great learning culture
  • Exciting learning and development opportunities
  • Be part of a modern, forward thinking brand experience
  • 50% discount in MPW Restaurants
  • Regular incentives
  • Supplier visits
  • Culinary Masterclasses and Development Days
  • Marco Pierre White Train the Trainer Courses
  • Training and development to be become an onsite product specialist; Steaks, Coffee, Wine, Spirits and Cocktails
  • Internal and external Culinary Competitions

At Marco Pierre White Restaurants we will provide you with the opportunity to grow your career with a fast moving restaurant business dedicated to investing in people and skills development.