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How the retail graduate scheme helped Chris Scott become an Assistant Manager

Our retail graduate scheme offers graduates the opportunity to learn how to become a pub and restaurant leader, by being placed as an Assistant Manager whilst learning how to take reins as a General Manager. Chris Scott, who has just graduated from the scheme, tells us about what it’s like to be an Assistant Manager, his career journey and his aspirations to become a General Manager.



A round of Santa-plause for our retail recruitment team

It’s that time of year again! Christmas is here and our teams across the country are at their busiest serving up festive food, drink and memories. In the spirit of giving, our retail recruitment team have been offering an extra pair of hands to our teams on the front line during the busy season. From salad prep to serving guests, the #SupportYourLocal campaign has seen recruitment teams visit brands all over the nation including Premium Country Pubs, Nicholson's and Sizzling to name just a few. We caught up with some of the team that swapped their day job to find out what they got up to and why they got involved.



The opportunities a kitchen career with Mitchells & Butlers can unlock for you: A trip down memory lane with Accredited Kitchen Manager, Simon Whitfield

Looking for a kitchen career? Putting on the chef whites with Mitchells & Butlers offers plenty of opportunities to climb the career ladder and work with a great bunch of likeminded people. Simon Whitfield, Accredited Kitchen Manager, is celebrating 30 years of service with Mitchells & Butlers, so we decided to catch up with him to find out more about his career journey and hear his top tips for a career in hospitality.


11 October 2019

Why securing your wellbeing and mental health is so important when experiencing workplace uncertainty or closure

Workplace uncertainty or closure can be daunting and make you feel anxious or uneasy about your future. It’s so important during this time to try and get some headspace and draw on any positives that can secure your wellbeing and mental health.


25 July 2019

How Mitchells & Butlers is giving its employees the opportunity to develop at every step of the career ladder

As part of its commitment to developing people, Mitchells & Butlers is proud to offer its employees the opportunities to be #ReachingNewHeights in their careers.


13 June 2019

What goes on behind the bar to prepare for a sparkling summer?

With summer on the horizon, we caught up with some of our bar team to find out how they prepare for a sizzling summer behind the bar as part of a M&B bar team, as well as finding out their top tips for a sizzling shift.


14 May 2019


Reward & Policy Manager, Lauren Collier, raises awareness of employee mental health support services this #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek


29 Apr 2019

18 stories that every waiting team understands

Of course, you work hard being part of the waiting teams of any pub and restaurant, but it’s fair to say working in hospitality is filled with fun.


26 Apr 2019

How this group of friends kick-started their career at All Bar One Brindley Place

Career opportunities are endless at Mitchells & Butlers. This group started as a team at All Bar One Brindley Place over 10 years ago, find out where they are now.


26 Feb 2019

We’re putting our apprentices on the menu with MABsterchef

With National Apprenticeship Week on the horizon, it’s time to turn up the heat on our apprentices as we approach the final of our chef apprentice cooking competition MABsterchef, on Thursday 28th February.


24 Jan 2019

Earn £1,000 and work with your friends as a Mitchells & Butlers employee!

Everybody knows you get 33% off food and drink when you join the Mitchells & Butlers family. But one of our lesser known benefits is our “You & Who” scheme which means our employees can receive £1,000 tax-free if they can refer somebody they know to one of our salaried job vacancies.


20 Dec 2018

Why a career with Mitchells & Butlers doesn’t always just mean a job for Christmas

Being a part of the Mitchells & Butlers family means you have the opportunity to make your mark. If you’ve got a can-do attitude and positive work ethic the possibilities for what you can achieve are endless. 


18 Dec 2018

‘Tis the season for giving for our retail recruitment teams

‘Tis the season for giving and as our businesses across the UK perfect crisp and delicious roasties, and stew up mulled wine our retail recruitment team have been playing elves and giving our teams on the ground an extra pair of hands in the run up to the busy season.


19 Nov 2018

Celebrating the 2018 shining stars at Mitchells & Butlers

As the year draws to a close, we’re looking back some of the fantastic achievements from our employees.


17 Oct 2018

Chefs’ Academy learner becomes the first to achieve new Distinction grade

Just over 12 months ago, we introduced our new Chefs’ Academy Commis Chef programme, embracing the new Government standards.


12 Oct 2018

Taking hospitality apprenticeships to the next level with Manchester Metropolitan University

Combining the power of academic learning and on-the-job experience, apprenticeships are a great way for us to develop the next generation of hospitality leaders.


3 Oct 2018

Mitchells & Butlers is putting Apprenticeships on the map with Greene King and Marston’s

Our ‘Loving Hospitality’ collaboration with Greene King and Marston’s is about educating and inspiring the next generation of hospitality leaders.


28 Sep 2018

Loving Hospitality with Greene King and Marston’s at the National Apprenticeship Shows

Continuing our investment in the next generation we’re teaming up with Greene King and Marston’s to create “Loving Hospitality”.


19 Sep 2018

90 Seconds with Kitchen Skills Trainer Tony Broom

From training our fresh chef apprentices, to developing Head Chefs and Kitchen Managers to the next step of their career, our Kitchen Skills Trainers work across the UK to train and develop our talented chefs.


15 Aug 2018

Celebrating exam results and the future career choices that await

As A Level, GCSE and Scottish Higher exam results flood in, young people are now faced with a plethora of options for where they take their career next


8 Aug 2018

Celebrating our 1,000th apprentice achiever at Mitchells & Butlers

Find out about Nicola's journey as our 1000th Mitchells & Butlers apprentice achiever.


18 Jul 2018

Mitchells & Butlers apprentice, Joe Buck, shortlisted for ‘Rising Star’ at the National Apprentice Awards

At Mitchells & Butlers we’re proud to award and recognise talent daily.


6 Jul 2018

Ben Collins Becomes First Apprentice To Complete New Apprenticeship Standard At Mitchells & Butlers

Last year the new apprenticeship Government standard was introduced and we are proud to celebrate our first successful Mitchells & Butlers apprentice to complete it!


20 Jun 2018

Liam Siddall reveals his secrets to success on the Retail Graduate Scheme

For those who love the atmosphere of a city restaurant or a traditional pub, our Retail Graduate Scheme can put you on the path to a managerial position. Don’t believe us? Then read on to hear what Retail Grad Liam has to say about his experience on the scheme.


7 Jun 2018

Putting guests & colleagues at the heart of hospitality

We caught up with seasoned leader and Regional Business Manager for Sizzling Pubs from Liverpool to North Wales, Sharon Higham, about her secrets of success.


12 Apr 2018

Senior Food Development Manager, Daniel Wilkes, reveals what it’s like to have one of the tastiest jobs in the business

In every kitchen across our 1,700 pubs and restaurants, our chefs serve up delicious dishes daily – with a little help from our Food Development Team. It may be behind the scenes but it’s one of the tastiest jobs in our business!


20 Mar 2018

An inside look to working in our hotel brand: Innkeeper’s Lodge

Looking to enhance your hospitality experience? We offer the chance for our employees to gain added value hospitality experience by working for our hotel brand: Innkeeper’s Lodge.


16 Mar 2018

This National Apprenticeship Week Mitchells & Butlers apprentices are #BetterBecause they’re award-winning!

As another apprenticeship week comes to a close, we’re reflecting on the successful week our Apprenticeship Team have had, rewarding our apprentices and promoting our apprenticeship options.


28 Feb 2018

We’ll be Loving Every Moment of National Apprenticeship Week 2018

At Mitchells and Butlers, we’re celebrating the success of our apprenticeship programme during National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). From the 5th- 9th March, we are joining employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships, whilst encouraging even more people to choose one of our apprenticeships as a pathway to a successful career.


2 Feb 2018

Looking for a hospitality career in London? Your next move needn’t be thirsty work.

At Mitchells and Butlers, we’re celebrating the success of our apprenticeship programme during National Apprenticeship Week (NAW). From the 5th- 9th March, we are joining employers and apprentices from across England to celebrate the success of apprenticeships, whilst encouraging even more people to choose one of our apprenticeships as a pathway to a successful career.


29 Jan 2018

Kick start your career with the Mitchells and Butlers Retail Graduate Scheme

Fancy running your own business in one of our market-leading brands? With our Retail Graduate Scheme, you could do just that! We're always looking for driven and passionate graduates with retail or hospitality experience to become one of our future star Managers.


22 Jan 2018

Wendy Annison leads the way in Solutions Architecture

As the Business Change and Technology team remains a key focus area for growth at Mitchells & Butlers, we recently welcomed Wendy Annison as Solutions Architect. We took the opportunity to get to know her over an interview.


16 Jan 2018

Keeping it in the hospitality family: How Mitchells & Butlers can help you build on your industry experience.

Within hospitality, there are many companies. Some larger, some smaller, all of which bring something unique to the table! Here at Mitchells & Butlers, we are really keen to ensure we engage and support passionate individuals looking for a career move.