• Shoryu Ramen Liverpoool Street
  • Shoryu Ramen Covent Garden
  • Shoryu Ramen New Oxford Street
  • Heddon Yokocho
As Lockdown restrictions lift on the 17th of May, we are looking to recruit skilled and experienced Kitchen Assistants for our Shoryu sites all across London. Apply NOW to be considered for the role!

Company: Shoryu / Heddon Yokocho

Job Title: Kitchen Assistant

Location: Central London

Pay: £9/ hour 

Working hours: Fully Flexible. Minimum 20-45 hours per week. Shifts are scheduled on a rota basis including early mornings, late nights and weekends.

Job purpose: As Kitchen Assistant you will be a part of a great team that ensures smooth running of the kitchen. The ideal candidate will have experience in a busy kitchen, work well with a team and be able to help with all aspects of the kitchen operation. Experience in the kitchen or in Japanese food preparation is an advantage but not essential. Training will be provided for successful candidates.

Your duties will include:

  • Food preparation and cooking;
  • Making sure that kitchen is clean and tidy at all times;
  • Working under food safety standards to deliver great quality dishes;
  • Ensuring kitchen cleanliness ;
  • Other tasks associated with this role.

Person specification:

  • Experience working in the kitchen;
  • Enthusiastic attitude;
  • Proactive and quick;
  • Understanding of English and eligibility to work in the UK.

We offer:

  • Salary: competitive
  • Benefits: excellent meals on duty, paid holidays, annual review increase, discount across all Japan Centre stores and restaurants.
  • Full training and development program.

A two (2) hour trial shift will be required before employment is considered, apply only if you are willing.


Shoryu Ramen Regent Street, Shoryu Ramen Carnaby, Shoryu Ramen Denman Street, Shoryu Ramen Liverpoool Street, Shoryu Ramen Covent Garden, Shoryu Ramen New Oxford Street and Heddon Yokocho

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Shoryu Ramen Regent Street
SW1Y 4LR London Directions View page

Shoryu Ramen Carnaby

5 Kingly St
W1B 5PF London Directions 0203 405 6281 View page

Shoryu Ramen Denman Street

W1D 7HA London Directions 0203 405 6281 View page

Shoryu Ramen Liverpoool Street

33 Broadgate Cir
EC2M 2BN London Directions 0203 405 6281 View page

Shoryu Ramen Covent Garden

SHORYU RAMEN Covent Garden
WC2B 5AA London Directions 0203 405 6281 View page

Shoryu Ramen New Oxford Street

80-110 New Oxford St
WC1A 1HB London Directions 0203 405 6281

Heddon Yokocho

Heddon Yokocho
W1B 4BU London Directions View page

Employee Benefits

Join us and you get all these amazing benefits!

  • Employee discount across Shoryu Ramen, Heddon Yokocho, Ichiba and Japan Centre

  • Free staff meal on duty for restaurant colleagues

  • Auto-enrollment pensions scheme

    3% contribution from Now Pensions

  • Perkbox

    Employees get discount from big brand retailers, and enter weekly competitions!

  • Enjoy Benefits

    Salary Sacrifice benefits. E.g. Save money on gym membership, nursery fees, Cycle to work scheme and more!


I am excited to welcome you to the Japan Centre family and share with you my passion for Japanese foods, traditions and heritage from my hometown Fukuoka. 

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