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Leon Restaurants


United Kingdom

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Leon is a chain of restaurants with a bit of a difference. Founded in 2004 by chef, Allegra McEvedy, Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent, Leon Restaurants focus on the magic of fast food. The company is now run by Henry Dimbleby and John Vincent who both had a vision - a vision that fast food doesn’t have to be unhealthy food that makes you ‘fall asleep and wake up fat.’

With the owners’ Mediterranean backgrounds, Leon Restaurants focus on fast foods that are not ─▒nly delicious but also good for you. After opening their first restaurant in 2004, Leon Restaurants was awarded Best New Restaurant in the UK by the Observer Food Monthly in 2005 and the company has continued to expand. Leon also attend festivals with their food range and also publish cookbooks. Students will be pleased to know there is a student discount scheme, too.

Jobs with Leon Restaurants might suit students and school leavers who have an interest in ethical and responsible trading as the company have projects such as Lean and Clean and Lean with Leon; helping people to live well and eat well. Leon Restaurants jobs will also see you serving coffees to customers that are Fair Trade and organic.

Leon want to make it easier for everyone to eat fast food and are always on the lookout for teams of people who can help create a magical experience for customers as the company continues to expand. If you are looking for entry level jobs, then doing team member jobs with Leon Restaurants could be right up your street. these are both restaurant jobs and kitchen jobs. Leon provide full training and a range of company perks such as free Leon food on your paid breaks. Leon Restaurants jobs are, in their words, all about being ‘full of sun,’ so if you think you have the right type of personality to be a team member here, you could have a fulfilling and rewarding work experience.

If you are genuinely interested in hospitality and catering careers, or perhaps you already have experience in leadership roles, then other Leon Restaurants jobs could be in management. If your energy levels are through the roof and you believe you can treat every customer as a friend, restaurant management careers with Leon might be right up your street.

There are other types of roles available with Leon Restaurants including the types of jobs you perhaps might not have considered. If you have a background in DIY and maintenance, then you could also be a part of the Leon Restaurants team.

Leon Restaurants jobs and careers are going to suit students and school leavers who are based in the London and Birmingham & East Midlands areas. There are over 20 Leon Restaurants around those areas and more are planned. The company is expanding quickly and the Leon Restaurants vision is to make it easy for everyone to eat well on the high street and they want to do this by being present in every major city around the world. So, this is just the beginning for Leon Restaurants and for those of you who are not based in London or the East Midlands, there could be Leon Restaurants jobs available in a city near you in the future.

Leon Restaurants careers and team member job applications are available on their company website and student jobs could be available as you can state how many hours per week you are willing to work. Part time jobs with Leon could be ideal. So, if you are based in London or the East Midlands and live close to, or are studying near any Leon Restaurants (perhaps you’re even a regular customer), why not fill in the application form to become a member of the Leon Restaurants team.

And don’t worry. If you don’t live close to any Leon Restaurants, that doesn’t mean all is lost. At E4S, we regularly advertise different types of full time and part time jobs in the catering and hospitality sector. Why not take a look at those job vacancies, too, to see if there is anything to suit you. Apply for restaurant jobs and kitchen jobs and you could soon be earning money whilst also gaining valuable training or work experience to help you in the future. Good luck!

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