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    • 12-18 Hoxton Street, Unit 2.09, Shoreditch, London, United Kingdom, N1 6NG
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About The Rum Kitchen

The Rum Kitchen is a restaurant bar, bringing a carnival experience to their guests with flavours inspired by the Caribbean.

With their mission statement 'bringing flavours inspired by the Caribbean', the restaurant decided they also needed a set of core principles to which each employee could follow on a daily basis.

These core principles are: we develop; we take pride; we own It; we celebrate; and generosity of spirit.

The Rum Kitchen are always on the lookout for like minded people to join their ever growing team of passionate and skilled employees. And they have found that using social media is a great way to attract talent that really relate to their brand, particularly by sharing content of their teams on shift so potential new hires can get an insight into what the experience might be like to work for them.

To say thank you for their team's continued effort, every payroll period (which is once a fortnight), The Rum Kitchen run the T&T bonus which is a TRONC and Travelcard scheme. Each site manager can nominate one person to receive a topped up Oyster card for 2 weeks as well as a 15 point TRONC bonus. They announce this on the family Facebook every fortnight and post photos so the teams can congratulate each other.

What is it like to work for The Rum Kitchen

My Manager
My Manager
Performance is measured across a 4 scale rating that is discussed at bi annual reviews. These are the fixed review times but a manager or team member can request a review at any time they feel they have progressed, improved or want to be considered for a new role. 
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Their learning framework is centred around the way that rum develops, and so is called the Rum Ages. Everyone in the business has a 'tot' level, white, amber or black depending on their level of experience and responsibility. Development happens in many ways throughout the month.

For new parents, The Rum Kitchen ensure to keep them up to date with the latest goings on within the business. 

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  • Women

    At least 40% of senior managers are women

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 26 days annual leave to all employees after one year

  • Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Profit Related Payment
    Profit Related Payment

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  • Development

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    49% / 51%

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