Drifter will be a new concept for Brighton, based on the Tokyo jazz kissa bar or listening bar. laid back, relaxed + calm.

We will be offering a range of natural wines, bespoke cocktails and craft beer, complimenting our fresh seafood menu cooked in a wood burning oven.

Drifter will be welcoming to like-minded brands in music, hospitality, and design, a calm and inclusive space for all, focusing on incredible produce and celebrating people, places, and stories

This Role Includes


– Create a safe, welcoming and pleasant working environment for all staff

– Manage all staff training and development

– Working with management team to create a truly individual experience for our customers and partners

– Oversee the daily operations of the Kitchen, including opening and closing procedures, rota’s, health and safety compliance, COSHH, menu costings, Staff GP,

– Manage and train all kitchen staff, ensuring adherence to company policies

– Ability to create and update food menus, ensuring a diverse selection of dishes to meet customer preferences

– Deliver fast changing menus according to seasonal changes

– Monitor stock levels and place orders for supplies as needed

– Maintain cleanliness and organisation of the all areas, including equipment and storage areas

– Collaborate with general manager and assistant manager to coordinate food and drink service and menu delivery

Skills Required


Drifter will be as much a place for music lovers as well as food and drink, experience or passion for music is essential.
– Previous experience in a similar role (at least 2 yrs), fresh small plates, preferably with cooking with fire, wood stove or hearth

– Strong knowledge of fish preparation, pastry, and all other aspects of ingredient lead kitchen

– up to date with all food safety regulations and procedures

– Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks in a fast-paced environment

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

– Proven leadership abilities with the ability to motivate and manage a team

We offer competitive pay based on experience. This is a full-time position with opportunities for career growth.

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for, we would love to hear from you! Please submit your c.v highlighting your relevant experience. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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