Newbury Racecourse Catering Staff RG14 7NZ - Hospitality Bartenders & Waiters (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:

  • Restaurant Waiting - Serving canapes and a glass of champagne to guest, taking food orders, menu knowledge and understanding the requirements for a smooth order of service
  • Bartenders - Knowledge of wine and spirits and a pro active work ethic
  • Box Waiter - Working independently with your own initiative looking after a small number of guests, knowledge of wine and spirits, dealing with high end clients and menu knowledge
  • Food Runner/Drinks Runner - Taking food and drinks to tables with instructions from management from the bar and the kitchen

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:

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


  • Serving food and beverage requests efficiently and accurately
  • Taking food orders
  • Communicating with colleagues and taking direction to ensure smooth delivery
  • Maintaining a clean and tidy dining and working environment before, after and during service
  • 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.