Catering and Bars Operator

Organisation: CCA: Centre for Contemporary Arts

Location: Glasgow

CCA is seeking tenders for a Catering and Bars Operator to provide a diverse range of services at our venue.

We are looking for imaginative and collaborative partners who share our values of accessibility, community engagement, sustainability and inclusion. From managing a vibrant cafe-bar to providing catering for events, your role will be instrumental in shaping CCA as a dynamic and welcoming space for all. We encourage creative, innovative and thoughtful proposals that emphasise affordability, flexibility and inclusivity.

The Catering and Bars Operator will be responsible for delivering various services at CCA, including:

Managing a vibrant cafe-bar from daytime to evening on the ground floor
Overseeing bar operations at both the ground floor cafe-bar and the first floor Terrace Bar
Providing catering services for events and other venue requirements
We’re prioritising proposals that

Align with CCA’s values of accessibility, reflected in menu options and pricing
Offer a unique and distinct experience in the broader city market while building local recognition
Foster a collaborative and flexible relationship with CCA’s programme


Interested parties can schedule an appointment to view the available space. Site visits are Monday 3rd of July and Tuesday 11th of July and must be confirmed by the Friday prior.

For complete tender documentation, please register your interest at the email below.


Please direct any queries, interest and requests for site visits to


Located at 350 Sauchiehall Street, the Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA) is a unique cultural venue. We curate a year-round program encompassing exhibitions, events, films, music, literature, workshops, festivals, and performances. Our open-source approach to event programming involves providing venue spaces in-kind to artists and cultural organisations, fostering a civic-led and representative public program.

We curate six exhibitions a year, presenting local and international artists in our gallery. We are also home to Intermedia Gallery, showcasing emerging artists. Admission to all exhibitions and many events is free.

CCA is also home to a variety of cultural and artistic organisations, collectively known as our cultural tenants.

Application Deadline: Monday 31/07/2023