SSP are one of the best kept secrets in Hospitality.

You may not know us by name, but you will definitely know us from our brands.

We are the leading operator of restaurants, bars, cafes, food courts and retail stores in airports, train stations, motorway service areas and other leisure locations.

In the UK and Ireland, we operate over 30 brands across our units in approximately 200 locations. In our portfolio are some of the best-known brands, including M&S Simply Food, Starbucks and Burger King, which we operate under franchise arrangements. We also offer our own brands – such as Millie’s Cookies and Upper Crust.

Globally, with operations in 35 countries, SSP’s global scale is impressive.


We are recognised as The Food Travel Experts because of the accumulated knowledge, experience and skills within SSP to operate food and beverage brands to the highest standard in travel locations. We deliver the best part of the journey for our customers by providing great food and drink, welcoming environments and exceptional service.


Working together and sharing our best ideas to fulfil our global potential


Delivering great food and service for our customers and outstanding results for our clients, shareholders and colleagues.


Respecting each other, acting responsibly and being accountable for the contributions that we make.

  • WE ARE BOLD...

Seizing opportunities, innovating and quickly adapting every day.


Recognising and valuing everyone’s achievements.


At SSP, we like to think of ourselves as a family.

We reward achievements, successes and encourage new ideas and initiatives. Whether you’re a team member working in one of units or someone from our support function, any new idea is always welcome.

Everyone has a part to play in our success, whether you’re the one that’s making a coffee in one of our Coffee and Bakery brands or pouring that perfect pint for one of our many bars, we value everyone’s contribution.


Our colleagues are at the heart of our business success. We invest in our people to enable them to reach their full potential, as well as providing them with a positive, non-discriminatory and safe working environment.

Equal Opportunities

SSP is an Equal Opportunities Employer and expects all its employees to be treated with respect. Our policy is to provide a working environment in which all employees can realise their potential, free of any form of harassment and discrimination which may affect the dignity of the individual.

SSP Group aspires to achieve leadership in its chosen markets. In order to achieve this we appreciate the contribution each individual makes. We recognise that people are our strongest asset and we aim to achieve preferred employer status.

Our policy is designed to ensure that current employees and potential employees are offered the same opportunity regardless of sex, race, colour, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability.

Our interest is in the skills, abilities and potential of the people to do the job.

Each and every one of us has a responsibility to ensure the practical application of the Equal Opportunities Policy.

Benefits and Rewards

New recruits to SSP get a wonderfully warm welcome… One of the best things about working here is that you get loads of benefits! We could talk forever about the ins and outs of them, but instead we thought we’d keep things simple and summarise them for you. Here is a summary of the benefits you can enjoy in addition to your basic pay!


We are committed to helping you achieving your career goals with our award winning training and qualification and great opportunities to grow and develop within the Company – this is a great chance to share your journey with SSP and make it personal

Career Progression

We look after Talent and have a great internal succession rate. The majority of our General Managers have started in Team Member roles. We provide a wide array of opportunities to work cross functionality in our units, head office and internationally.


We are proud to say that we work with amazing people from all over the World: so much to learn from each other!


We care about the future and if you are eligible we’ll automatically enroll into our company pension scheme.

Discount card

We want you to enjoy and treat yourself with our freshly baked baguettes, delicious cookies, hot caramel latte and much more, all perfectly suited to eating on the move. … We offer up to 50% employee discount on and off shift on our own and franchise brands across the UK.


We love to celebrate everyone’s success and we have excellent incentives in place at regional and national level. We have a mixture of central and local rewards initiatives to recognise our teams that display our values.

And more……….

And more – We have an online service detailing negotiated rates and/or on a wide range of products that our teams have told us they value. Things like:  Travel (hotels / holidays / car hire); Health – eye care, dental care, cycle to work scheme (bike discounts); Leisure – visitor attractions, cinema tickets, bowling and laser games, gym scheme, dining discounts; Motoring – vehicle breakdown, vehicle maintenance, tyres; Retail –discounts off ‘High St’ and online retailers and service providers such as supermarkets, beauty, fashion and electrical etc…

Apply now to be part of our family

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