We are honoured to have such a passionate, capable and committed team here at THOMPSON St Albans.  As the restaurant grows, and our staff progress into new roles, we are always looking for new talent.  See job outlines and remuneration below.

If you would like to apply, please do not hesitate to send your CV to welcome@thompsonstalbans.co.uk or call or WhatsApp Marianne on 07554 990953 to book your trial shift.

We would be delighted to show you round the restaurant and our terrace, go through our menus and service and introduce you to Phil and the team.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Why THOMPSON St Albans?

With our 3 Rosettes and Michelin star status Phil Thompson, head chef /owner, as a team we are literally ‘gunning’ to regain that Michelin star at THOMPSON St Albans – you will spot the Michelin plate displayed outside the restaurant to show that Michelin are watching us!

Our focus is on progression from within, training and mentorship, staff retention, and re-investing in the team and the restaurant. We offer competitive annual salaries/packages, performance-related bonus and cash tips as well as TRONC / service charge.

We are closed on Sunday evening, all day Monday and Tuesday lunchtime, and you will also receive another day off each week.

Positions available:

Junior / Sous Chef – £32k to £36k
Assisting with the day-to-day running of the kitchen, experience working at 2/3 AA Rosette level, with experience in teaching, mentoring and getting the best out of the junior members of the team.

Chef de Partie – £28k to £32k
We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking, committed and reliable chef with a positive working attitude and a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a 2/3 AA Rosette kitchen, to join our kitchen team.

Pastry Chef de Partie – £28k to £32k
Experienced in making bread, ice creams and sorbets, petits fours, chocolate work, plating desserts, working in a 2/3 AA Rosette kitchen, to join our kitchen team.

Waiter / Waitress (Chef de Rang) – £28k to £32k
With a minimum of 1 year’s experience in a 2/3 AA Rosette or Michelin Star restaurant, a genuine team player, passionate about the hospitality industry, taking pride in your work; please come in for a trial shift!   Food and wine knowledge is strongly desirable.

Casual Waiter / Waitress – £10/£12 per hour (dependent on experience)
If you would like to join our close and supportive team, with staff drinks after shift, TRONC / service charge and cash tips on top of hourly pay, we would love to hear from you.

To apply please call Marianne on 07554 990953 to arrange a trial shift and please send your CV to welcome@thompsonstalbans.co.uk