Food & Drink at Wimbledon
Venue: Food & Drink at Wimbledon
Address: All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Church Road, London SW19 5AG
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, 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 2023 Live Dates: Monday 3rd July – Sunday 16th July 2023
Mandatory Training Dates: Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July 2023
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 The Championships 2023 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 (Sat 1st and Sun 2nd July 2023)
– Ongoing colleague development throughout the tournament
– All-colleague appraisal scheme
– Succession & progression opportunities
Reward, Recognition and Benefits
– Priority returner status to The Championships 2024
– 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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