Information for Students and Job Seekers

Front of House Festival - 17th-21st October

National Waiters Day - 20th October

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Join the fun and games at the Front of House Festival and National Waiters Day! You can find out what these careers are all about, meet employers, and get inspired to pursue your own passion in hospitality.

Each day of the week is dedicated to a different Front of House career. There are activities taking place all around the country, so there's bound to be something to get involved in near you.

You can sign up to take part in the Waiters Day race, come along to careers talks, take part in social media competitions, and meet industry professionals. 

On the Thursday of the festival, races will be held around the UK, with the main race taking place in Hyde Park, London. Hundreds of waiters will compete against each other to complete the course - dressed in traditional waiters' attire!

Each day of the week is dedicated to a different Front of House role:

Monday - Barista Day

Tuesday - Front of House & Guest Services Day

Wednesday - Leisure / Tourism Visitor Services Day

Thursday - National Waiters Day (The Race)

Friday - Drinks & Beverage Day

During the various races, there will be businesses present with a careers stand where you can join in various activities as well as have the chance to discuss any work opportunities. So come along, have fun and maybe even get a job!

Take Part

If you are a school, college, student or job seeker who wants to find out about taking part in the National Waiters Day activities, visit our National Waiters Day website.

If you would like to register to race at Hyde Park, London please complete the following form.


Are you a business?

Take a look at our information for businesses, to find out how you can get involved.