For those of you who are ready for “hard work, rather than just an easy way into the Festival”
Glastonbury Festival is recruiting for the Crew Catering Team at the 2020 event, which will take place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset – from Wednesday 24th to Sunday 28th June.
The Festival is looking for Chefs and Kitchen/Service Assistants to work throughout the event – and beyond – and mentions that the positions are “hard work, rather than just an easy way into the festival”.
Chefs must have experience in cooking for large numbers, as well as “some knowledge of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free dishes”, and should be available between May 29 and July 14, 2020” – Applicants must be aged 18 years or over.
Meanwhile, Kitchen/Service Assistants are full-time roles, with applicants needing to be available between the May 29 and July 14, 2020.
Glastonbury states that: “You will be required to work some shifts over the Festival weekend as crew catering will be open during this time.”, and that “The role will involve assisting the catering manager and chefs by performing duties such as food preparation and front of house service. Relevant experience will be essential and you must be aged 18 years or over.”
Anyone applying for the roles is reminded they have to bring their own camping equipment, although showers, food and washing machines are provided.
In addition to being able to apply online via www.glastonburyfestivals.co.uk, people can also apply by email to [email protected], or post to Crew Catering Applications, Glastonbury Festival, Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset BA4 4BY.
All applications must be received by February 29, 2020.
Please note that due to the volume of applications we expect to receive we are unable to respond to everyone. Applicants will receive confirmation of whether they have been shortlisted by the end of March.
Despite the fact that the full line-up for Glastonbury 2020 has yet to be released – all tickets for the Festival’s 50th anniversary have now sold out, with General Admission tickets selling out in 33 minutes, following Coach + Ticket Packages which sold out in just 27 minutes.
There are still ways to go to Glastonbury next year, and in addition to being able to volunteer – there will also be a resale of any cancelled tickets in the spring, with coach + ticket packages going up for resale on April 16 – followed by a general admission tickets resale (which don’t include travel) on April 19.