wagamama Overview

  • jobs.wagamama.uk
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 1992
  • Company - Private
  • Casual Restaurants
  • $100 to $500 million (USD)

wagamama means naughty child, one who is wilful or determined. we’re never afraid to say what we believe in. never afraid to be different, be bold and to stand out. we want to be authentic, genuine and honest...just like the people we hire inspired by fast-paced ...
Mission: to nourish modern society

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2021(#43), 2020(#31), 2019(#41)

Top CEOs: 2018(#26)

Company Updates

12 April 2021
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with over 70 of our restaurants opening today for dining outside, we couldn’t be happier to welcome our teams + guests back to our benches, well our outside version anyway 🙌 we wanted to wish all of our amazing teams and all of our hospitality friends + family the best of luck today too and today is perfect ramen weather 🍜 so whether it’s miso-glazed cod, tantanmen beef brisket or kare burosu ramen – our bowls are ready welcome back to all those reopening from today ❤
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6 January 2020
welcome to the bench our new vegan suika tuna. yep you read that right. vegan tuna. now, that’s next wave. but catch it while you can. available exclusively for #veganuary only 'suika’ means watermelon in japanese, our dehydrated watermelon steak is dressed + seared in the wok. served with miso sesame wok-fried kale, tenderstem broccoli, avocado edamame + tofu guacamole and pickled radish on sticky white rice topped with crispy fried shallots, sesame seeds, fresh chilli + lime.
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wagamama Reviews

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Emma Woods
Emma Woods
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"if you work in hospitality, this is the company you want to work for!"

Current Employee - General Manager in London, England, England
Positive Outlook
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I have been working at wagamama full-time


wagamama it's a company with a great structure and offer lot's of support to be the best you can be at your role. full of people who really care for the success of the company but most importantly


if you enjoy hospitality and know what it brings then there's no cons really!

Advice to Management

continue what you're doing as you're doing amazing job, especially during the difficult times we're all in at the moment.
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Diversity & Inclusion at wagamama

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How is race or ethnicity talked about at wagamama?

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wagamama Interviews

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Applied online81%
In Person10%
Employee Referral5%

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    Front of House Staff Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Derby, England, England
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    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at wagamama (Derby, England, England) in Nov 2018


    Very casual chat talking about my experiences and where I have excelled before. Went straight into shadowing another employee. It was very comfortable and I felt I could really speak as myself.

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wagamama Awards & Accolades

  • Employer of the YearCasual Dining Restaurant and Pub Awards2016
  • People Development ProgrammeThe Learning Awards2016
  • Best Restaurant OperatorR200 Best Restaurant Operator2016
  • peach awardsCGA Peach2018
  • multiple casual dining restaurant of the yearcasual dining restaurant & pub awards2017

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What is health insurance like at wagamama?

...Long shifts, hard job, dangerous for hour health in the long term....

10 January 2020

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