Food & Drink at Wimbledon
Venue: Food & Drink at Wimbledon
Address: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Church Road, London SW19 5AG
Year Round at Wimbledon
The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) is one of the world’s most iconic sporting venues serving as a private Members Club during 50 weeks of the year and then, for two weeks, hosting The Championships – the world’s premier grass court tennis tournament.
As well as the year-round Members Dining Room offer, throughout the year we also operate a busy meetings and events (M&E) calendar and colleague dinning menu on a daily basis.
The Home of the Championships
Wimbledon is the proud home of The Championships, the largest single annual sporting catering operation carried out in Europe. Hosting up to 42,000 spectators on the grounds at any one time, it is the role of Food & Drink at Wimbledon to provide exceptional food and beverage to all guests. We deliver a diverse operation, offering a multitude of different offerings across both the public and hospitality areas.
In order to cater for The Championships and our year round business, we engage with over 3000 staff on a casual basis in a variety of roles, including Managers, Chefs, Waiting Staff, Bar Staff & Back of House Staff.
The Championships 2024 Live Dates: Monday 1st July – Sunday 14th July 2024.
The Championships Mandatory Training Dates: Saturday 29th & Sunday 30th June 2024.
All Food & Drink at Wimbledon team members must be available from the 1st July – 16th July inclusive as a minimum requirement. Additional shifts are available outside of these dates for site set up and break down.
We look for experienced, professional, bright, sociable and enthusiastic individuals who enjoy the challenge and satisfaction of creating an unforgettable experience for our guests and colleagues.
Do you believe you have what it takes to work at the most prestigious sporting venue? Do you want to be part of Wimbledon history? If so, we want to hear from you!
Please note all candidates must be 18 years or older to work at Wimbledon and must be able to provide eligibility to work in the UK at interview.
Colleague Training & Development
– Comprehensive e-learning programme
– 2 days mandatory on-site training and orientation (Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th June)
– Ongoing colleague development throughout the tournament
– All-colleague appraisal scheme
– Succession & progression opportunities
Reward, Recognition and Benefits
– Priority returner status to The Championships 2025
– Meals provided on shift
– Compass ‘Perks at Work’ scheme
– Reward & recognition schemes and incentives
– Weekly pay + holiday pay
“Our people are our greatest asset; I believe in choosing people who have huge potential and developing them.”
Charlie Cook, Operations Director, Food & Drink at Wimbledon
“The Championships are a truly special event in the sporting calendar and we are proud to be part of the magic that happens in SW19 every year. The key ingredient in making it so special is having amazing people working across the event, both front and back of house, to deliver exceptional, first-class service to our guests”
Jon Davies, Managing Director, Levy
Successful candidates should be aware that the final role allocation is at our discretion and you may, depending on circumstances, be offered an alternative position for The Championships. Successful candidates will be placed in the most suitable role available for them, the wider team and within the parameter of the roles we have available. Offers of work are subject satisfactory references, onboarding completion and successful accreditation checks.
We advise that you take public transport as there is no employee parking available on site. The nearest stations are Wimbledon (rail) and Southfields (tube). From either station, you can get the 493 bus to Wimbledon Tennis Club & Museum or walking takes approximately 20 minutes from Southfields/30 minutes from Wimbledon.
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