Newbury Racecourse Catering Staff RG14 7NZ - Retail Bar Staff/Cashier/Food Service Assistants (18+)

Rate:From £12.00 per hour, paid weekly

£12 p/hr

Would you like to work amongst the action at Newbury Racecourse? You could be a part of the exciting and enthusiastic team of individuals that are the driving force behind delivering exceptional horse racing events.

Roles Available:

  • Bar Staff - Pouring and serving draught beers, knowledge of wine and spirits
  • Cashier - Managing and taking card payments, able to have a good understanding of till systems
  • Food Service Assistants - preparing and serving food alongside chefs/supervision

Working in one of these customer-facing roles, you will be involved in the delivery and sales of our delicious range of food and drink to our racecourse guests, balancing efficiency with product knowledge and ensuring customers are greeted with a smile.

You will be working effectively alongside chefs, managers, and other employees of Newbury Racecourse to ensure a smooth delivery of service, to our guests.

We have some important racing throughout the year to choose from, along with Corporate Events. Please see below for the 2024 Newbury race days across the year:

January 2024

17th, 23rd January

February 2024

10th February

March 2024

1st, 2nd, 22nd, 23rd March

April 2024

19th, 20th April

May 2024

17th, 18th May

June 2024

13th, 25th June

July 2024

4th, 11th, 19th, 20th, 25th July

August 2024

16th, 17th, 29th August

September 2024

5th, 20th, 21st September

October 2024

25th, 26th October

November 2024

29th, 30th November

December 2024

18th, 28th December


  • Pouring and making beverage requests efficiently and accurately (single/double measure of spirits, Draught beers and Wine measurements to order)
  • Preparing and serving food items alongside chefs
  • Stock rotation and replenishment
  • Communicating with colleagues and taking direction to ensure smooth delivery
  • Develop an understanding of the product range available (drinks items, dietary needs, menu knowledge)
  • Managing and taking card payments


  • Confidence and compassion when interacting with customers and colleagues
  • Excellent teamworking skills
  • Working in a fast paced environment
  • A driven and dependable approach to work
  • Attention to detail
  • Upbeat, welcoming cheerful personality
  • The ability to remain calm during high-volume periods
  • Must be over the age of 18
  • CV required for application
  • Living in the local area with accessibility to Newbury Racecourse via public transport or driving
  • No previous experience necessary – full training provided

Why work with us?

  • Competitive pay rate of £12.00 p/hr, paid weekly
  • Become part of a friendly and enthusiastic team that delivers a range of incredible events
  • The opportunity to progress within your role and/or across other sites and venues within Compass Group UK and Ireland
  • Flexible shifts to suit you, with the potential of working at a huge variety of venues across the country
  • No previous experience necessary – full training provided

So, what are you waiting for? Apply now to join the fantastic team.