Oak View Group (OVG) is the world’s leading arena development, management, and hospitality company founded in 2015 by Tim Leiweke and Irving Azoff to positively disrupt business as usual. As the largest developer of sports and entertainment facilities in the world, OVG prioritises the way we do business focusing on making long-term investments in our people and our planet.
OVG have completed seven arenas, with many more in development, including Co-op Live, with more to be announced in the future.
Co-op Live is in a joint venture partnership with City Football Group and we are proud to work with Co-op as our Naming Rights Partner.
Co-op Live will offer a food and beverage hospitality service that will put us head and shoulders above the crowd, as we welcome over 23,500 fans and amazing artists to taste the delicious food and drinks unique to the space in Manchester.
With 32 amazing bars and restaurants and 12 premium lounges and clubs – we’re going to be delivering an exceptional hospitality service for the people of Manchester and beyond. On the menu will be great food, seasoned with world class service and all with a planet friendly vibe in the heart of our vibrant community.
For more information - Co-op Live
As we gear up to opening our doors, we’re excited to announce we are looking for talented Commis Chefs to work with our CDPs and support the kitchen teams in their mobilisation of the venue. Helping to develop and produce commercially viable, creative, and innovative consistent products ready for opening, which will drive growth and enable us to be ahead of our competitors.
Our brigade of chefs and kitchen assistants will be working in brand new kitchens/kiosk units responsible for preparing, cooking, and serving a high quality, dining menu for over twenty-three thousand covers on event days creating the ultimate fan experience.
Hourly Rate: £12.00 - £12.75 per hour + holiday pay on top
Start Date: March or April 2024 - when we open our doors to Co-op Live!
Our venue is for the fans, the artists, everyone! Attracting a diverse workforce which reflects our local community is what will make our venue the best music venue in the UK!
We understand that to continue positively disrupting the sports and live entertainment industry, we need a diverse team to help us do it. We also believe that inclusivity drives innovation, strengthens our people, improves our service, and raises our excellence.
We are committed to creating a great place to work amplifying voices from all different backgrounds. There is something for everyone at Co-op Live, come and get involved.
If you do require any additional support or reasonable adjustments to support your application, please let us know and we will work with you to ensure you have everything you need.
We will consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the required skills necessary to fulfil the role.
We recognise the importance of safeguarding, dependent on role you may be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service Check, details of which will be shared with you at interview.
If successful in your application, you will be required to provide eligibility to work evidence in line with the ‘Eligibility to Work in the UK’ requirements.