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Summer Event Staff

Careers At Fathippo

Why should you work for Fat Hippo Fleet?

  • Hourly rate £6.83 - £9.50/hour
  • Flexible working hours available
  • Full training and development provided included funded qualifications
  • Uniform provided
  • Company benefits – employee pension and free/discounted staff food 
  • Great working environment – varied locations and exciting events around the North East and beyond
  • Opportunity to join a rapidly growing company
  • Part-time hours available can be fitted around candidates availability.

What are we looking for?

  • Previous catering or events experience is preferred but not essential
  • Good availability especially at weekends July - September. 
  • An eagerness to learn new skills and develop current skills
  • Ability to follow and understand company specifications and hygiene standards
  • A team player with good communication skills
  • Willingness to stay away from home and camp at festivals if required.

Born in 2010 with roots in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Fat Hippo are renowned for the best burgers in the North. With a menu of signature beef and veggie / vegan patties, we specialise in the best burgers and dirty fries. This is ‘good old fashioned, roll up your sleeves and get it all over your face’ food.

The Fat Hippo Fleet brings our burgers and dirty fries to the great outdoors. We cater at music festivals, food festivals, private parties, weddings and a whole host of other events always ensuring Good food, messy fingers and juicy burgers.

So, who are we looking for?

We’re looking to find friendly, personable, confident individuals, with a committed work ethic and a passion for ‘the good kind of gluttony’ that we love to serve to our customers from our mobile food vans.

As a Summer Event Staff member at Fat Hippo you’ll be out and about at many different events and festivals, serving and cooking in front of customers from our various bespoke outdoor catering units. This role offers a great opportunity to earn some money over Summer (July - September) while offering a varied and exciting working environment at Deer Shed Festival, Lindisfarne Festival ,Mouth of the Tyne Festival and many more.


Sound a bit of you? Get in touch by emailing john@fathippo.co.uk or apply below.

Department: Fleet
Restaurant: Other
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: £6.83 - £9.50/hour
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* Please note these locations are smaller Fat Hippo kiosks within another host venue. To make a booking within the dining area of one of these sites, please click the location above and your reservation will be made through the host venue’s system. These venues are solely responsible for all bookings at these locations so please contact them directly with any queries.

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