National Waiters Day 16th May 2017
“There has never been a more exciting time to both join and succeed in this very special industry. If you can dream it, you can do it.” - Fred Sirieix, General Manager, Galvin at Windows, Founder of National Waiters’ Day
A team from Head Office and Heathrow participated in the annual National Waiters Day race in Hyde Park. Jonathan Choi, Justyna Czenczek and Karolina Soja did Delaware North proud as they were cheered on by the Delaware North Cheerleader….Ellie Vincent!
National Waiters’ Day saw waiters and front of house professionals celebrated through a series of races nationwide. As well as the flagship waiters’ race in London’s Hyde Park, races were also held in Manchester, Colchester and Eastbourne. Over 400 waiters got involved with the races throughout the UK. National Waiters’ Day aims to inspire young people and jobseekers to choose front of house hospitality roles as their first choice career option.
Students visiting London’s Hyde Park took part in a range of activities which showcased hospitality employers and the skills needed to succeed in front of house roles. Hospitality businesses also opened their doors with careers talks, taster days and social media campaigns as part of National Waiters’ Day.