Working at Kopapa

If you are looking for a position within an award winning, progressive & dynamic company, working for restaurateurs who have a proven track record in developing restaurants, bars and the people who work in them, we are what you’re looking for. The founders of Kopapa, Peter Gordon, Michael McGrath, Brandon Allen and Adam Wills have built, owned, consulted on – and successfully run – many restaurants in London, as well as other international cities such as New York, Istanbul and Auckland.

Peter and Michael own and run the phenomenally successful Providores & Tapa Room restaurant on Marylebone High Street which was launched in 2001 offering the most innovative Fusion Cuisine in the UK, as well as award-winning breakfasts and coffee. Peter consults to Changa and Muzedechanga restaurants in Istanbul – the latter voted Best Restaurant in the World by Wallpaper magazine in 2006. He is Executive Chef at both ‘The Sugar Club’ and ‘Bellota tapas bar’ at Auckland’s Skycity dining precinct, and consults on the Business Class menus for Air New Zealand. He has both weekly and quarterly food columns in New Zealand, has recently completed an 8 episode television series and has written seven cook-books which are sold all over the world.

Brandon and Adam were two of the founders of the much-replicated Gourmet Burger Kitchen, which opened in 2001. Having expanded to 10 restaurants, they sold the business in 2006. GBK now has over 50 sites around the UK, as well as international license agreements in the Middle East, Ireland and Turkey. Peter Gordon remains as a consultant to this innovative restaurant group, as he did when they opened their first site.

In each of these businesses, in differing ways, success has been achieved and maintained by continual menu innovation; by investing in the best staff and through a commitment to high standards of service and attention to detail.

Kopapa provides a wealth of opportunities for people at all levels and in all positions who want to work in a quality, service driven company.

Current Vacancies

Situated at Seven Dials in the heart of Covent Garden, Kopapa is seeking dedicated and experienced professionals to join our Front of House and Kitchen teams

We are open 7 days a week, serving breakfast and lunch through to pre- and post-theatre supper. We employ people with a strong work ethic and an open mind who are prepared to learn and to improve their skills both for themselves and for our company. We need energetic people who enjoy working as part of a team and who function well in a busy environment. We are now recruiting in the following areas:

Front of House

Baristas, Bar staff, Waiting staff


Chefs de Partie, Kitchen Porters

If you are interested in any of the above positions, please download an Application Form by clicking on the link below and send it to

The Personnel Department at the following address:

32-34 Monmouth Street
London, UK 

Download the application form (Printable PDF Application form)

We will endeavour to respond to all applications as quickly as we can.

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