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At TOPS, we treat our staff like family, we know that happy employees work hard and enjoy what they do. We offer our staff flexibility, opportunities, equality and the chance to development and grow.

To find out more about our current vacancies click on the job titles below. To apply for any of the jobs below, applicants must provide a CV and a recent photo. If you apply part-time position please state on your CV and send to info@tops-restaurants.co.uk or post your CV to:-

TOPS Restaurant 106 Portland Street, Manchester, M1 4RJ. Phone: 0161 237 1000.

Indian Cuisine Chef (Full Time – 38 hours)

Salary: £16000 – £19000 per annum

Applicant must have at least 3 years relevant Indian Cuisine experience and proof of eligibility to work in the UK. Main duties are to take sole responsibilities for his own section, to prepare and to cook many complex type of authentic Indian dishes such as Indian Curry, Kebabs, Tandoori dishes in front of customers; to monitor and control the quality of own section food production; to comply with food hygiene and health & safety regulations; to contribute to own section staff development by means of supervising, motivating and training; to responsible for own section stock taking, ordering and costing; to innovate new Indian style dishes on a regular basis; to maintain kitchen equipment and take care of waste; to work with senior chef to organise banquets, parties and other events.


European Cuisine Chef (Full Time – 38 hours)

Salary: £16000 – £19000 per annum

Main duties are to take sole responsibilities for his own section, to prepare and to cook many complex type of authentic European style (French, Italy and English style) dishes such as Pizza, Pasta, Salad and roasting dishes in front of customers; to monitor and control the quality of own section food production; to comply with food hygiene and health & safety regulations; to contribute to own section staff development by means of supervising, motivating and training; to responsible for own section stock taking, ordering and costing; to innovate new Indian style dishes on a regular basis; to maintain kitchen equipment and take care of waste; to work with senior chef to organise banquets, parties and other events.


Assistant Restaurant Manager (Full Time – 40 hours)

Applicants to have either a degree or a HND diploma with relevant work experience at NVQ diploma Level 3 and have eligibility to work in the UK. Duties involve arriving for duty in accordance with the restaurant Rota and correctly dressed, to ensure that all the required equipment, supplies and resources are to hand and in good working order, supervise stock deliveries, assist manager on staff recruiting, training and annual appraisal and to ensure that company interest has been fully covered throughout staff development program and assist manager in handling any emergencies complaints that may arise and all other associated duties as required. You will also assist the Restaurant Manager with all areas of running a busy and successful Pan Asian restaurant.


Junior Waiter/Waitress

Fun & hard-working Part Time Waiter/Waitress wanted! TOPS is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company specialised in ‘Theatre Cooking and Eat As Much As You like’ at fixed price global buffet restaurant. We are seeking Chinese (Mandarin) speaking who is also bilingual in English. We are also looking for a friendly, polite team player with personality that enjoys serving customers and customer interaction. Experience is not necessary but is definitely advantageous. The work involves split shifts and evening and weekend work will be required. FLUENT ENGLISH is essential;

All applications must contain a CV and a recent photo. If you apply part-time position please state on your CV and send to info@tops-restaurants.co.uk or post your CV to the address above.


Full / Part Time Receptionist / Telephonist

TOPS is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company specialised in ‘Theatre Cooking and Eat As Much As You like’ at fixed price global buffet restaurant. We are seeking the person who will act as an ambassador for the company as you are the first line of contact for all customers. Duties will include but not be limited to;

• Greet and welcome all customers entering the restaurant in a smiling, friendly and professional manner as well as directing them to the correct destination if necessary.
• Maintain a safe, neat and tidy reception area at all time; ensure your work station is always stocked with the correct equipment.
• Effectively answer all incoming phone calls, make sure all accurate details of reservation are taken.
• Be aware of restaurant’s opening time, prices and current restaurant policy as well as any current or forthcoming promotional activity.
• Deal with customer complaints in a professional manner.
• The work involves split shifts and evening and weekend work will be required .

Experience is not necessary but is definitely advantageous. Salary will be dependent on experience. FLUENT ENGLISH is essential.

All applications must contain a CV and a recent photo. If you apply part-time position please state on your CV and send to info@tops-restaurants.co.uk or post your CV to the address above.


Full / Part time Bar Staff

TOPS is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company specialised in ‘theatre cooking and Eat As Much As You like’ at fixed price global buffet restaurant looking for one more person to join our bar team. We are looking for a friendly, polite team player with personality that enjoys serving customers and customer interaction as well as a good communicator and hard working. We are trying to establish ourselves as a great cocktail venue so cocktail knowledge is important.

The most important aspects of this role are teamwork and customer service so I am looking for someone who is passion and positive. Experience is not necessary but is definitely advantageous. Salary will be dependent on experience. FLUENT ENGLISH is essential.

All applications must contain a CV and a recent photo. If you apply part-time position please state on your CV and send to info@tops-restaurants.co.uk or post your CV to the address above.