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    • Dishoom Babu House, Floor 2, 141-143 Shoreditch High Street, London, United Kingdom, E1 6JE
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About Dishoom

Dishoom serves a lovingly created menu of Bombay comfort food and award-winning drinks in beautiful restaurants with unique stories. Everything Dishoom does shares its love for Bombay's culture, heritage and people and everyone is welcomed with warmth. The first Dishoom opened in Covent Garden in 2010 and Dishoom now has five sites in London, one in Edinburgh and one in Manchester.

The organisation is founded on one core principle: 'Seva'. Seva is the Hindi word for selfless service. Dishoom have a core belief about humanity. They believe that we are all at our happiest and best when we are sharing whole-heartedly of ourselves and contributing to the world to the very best of our abilities.

Seva is spoken about on a daily basis throughout the whole company, it is very much recognised and embraced and is present through employees actions.

Through their partners Magic Breakfast and The Akshaya Patra Foundation, Dishoom donate a meal to a child for every meal their team serves. This allows children who might not be educated to learn and develop, thereby helping them break through social barriers that constrain children born into social/economic poverty. The team gets involved by visiting Akshaya Patra in India and also provides nutrition education sessions to magic breakfast schools.

What is it like to work for Dishoom

Dishooms leaders are constantly engaging with the team and are extremely accessible: whether catching up informally, setting up a more formal meeting or chatting to them over regular team drinks, they're always available.
Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Dishoom provide e-learning tools, access to external coaching/ mentoring, job shadowing and support for non-work related training to all employees. 
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Dishoom have a number of different reward and recognition schemes, from weekly initiatives in their restaurants, to annual company-wide awards. They have their much celebrated Seva-walla awards at the Christmas party. These are for the team voted by their peers as the most supportive team members (non-managers) and best developers of people (managers). 

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    67% / 33%

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