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Front of House Festival & National Waiters Day - Calling all students and career seekers!

Springboard’s Front of House Festival 2016 takes place from 17th - 21st October, with the National Waiters Day Race taking place on October 20th.

The Festival aims to raise the profile of job opportunities in front of house and the waiting profession, as well as the career paths, progression routes and great rewards on offer.

Each day throughout the week will be dedicated to various job roles within the food and beverage sector:

Monday - Barista Day
Tuesday - Front of House & Guest Services
Wednesday - Leisure/ Tourism Visitor Services
Thursday - National Waiters Day
Friday - Drinks & Beverages

Last year’s Waiters Day Race saw over 500 waiters take part in a dash through Hyde Park, London - all promoting and celebrating the fantastic role of the waiter and opportunities within the waiting profession.

Following last year’s success we want more students and career seekers to get involved and come along and see what this great sector has to offer.

There will be employers showcasing the profession, along with have a go sessions and advice on how to get in to the hospitality sector.

You can also enter to run in the student race. More details coming soon!

To find out more and sign up please visit our website: