Do you like the idea of receiving and entertaining guests, and making them feel as welcome and comfortable as possible?
If you’re looking for a sociable role that will allow you to meet people from all walks of life, then the hospitality industry has a lot to offer. From working in a pub as a Master Brewer to providing table service in one of the country’s finest restaurants – there are plenty of different ways you can get involved. Here are 7 big names in hospitality who are working with Rest Less to find great candidates right now…
1. Premier Inn
Premier Inn is the UK’s biggest hotel brand; providing people with great quality accommodation at an affordable price. And with over 800 hotels across the country, there’s a good chance that there’s at least one near you! The chain is growing fast and hopes to be able to offer 85,000 rooms by 2020, as well as opening new hotels overseas.
If you’d like to join the UK’s Best Value Hotel Chain (You Gov), then you can explore your options below. Whether you’re interested in working as a Hotel Manager, Breakfast Chef or Night Receptionist – Premier Inn has lots to offer.
2. Hotel Du Vin
Hotel Du Vin have a unique collection of 19 townhouse and city centre hotels up and down the country – all with a passion for great food and wine. Hotel Du Vin literally translates as “Hotel of Wine” – which references the wine knowledge and expertise of its hotel staff (and the wine bar stocked with more than 500 different wines from around the world!).
Available roles often include Bartenders, Night Supervisors and of course, the Sommelier – so there’s plenty of opportunities to choose from.
3. Brewhouse and Kitchen
If you have a passion for great beer and fabulous food, then a career at Brewhouse and Kitchen could offer you the job satisfaction that you’ve been looking for. Brewhouse and Kitchen aim to inspire their staff to look upon the industry as an opportunity to work in a credible profession and have a long term career.
Whether you’re front of house, managing, or crafting beers in the brewery – Brewhouse and Kitchen will help you to become an expert in your trade by offering transparent progression programmes and craft mastery training sessions.
4. The Red Carnation Hotel Collection
Hotel 41, The Milestone Hotel, The Rubens at the Palace, The Montague on the Gardens, The Chesterfield, The Egerton House Hotel, Summer Lodge Country House
Would you like to work for one of the UK’s most luxurious hotel brands? Red Carnation Hotels are a collection of boutique family-run hotels who welcome visitors with the message that “no request is too large, no detail too small.” From creative turndown gifts to personalised and thoughtful surprises for guests, generous hospitality is at the heart of every hotel experience.
To start your journey with one of these 5* luxury hotels, take a look at the full list of jobs below. Roles including Receptionist, Room Attendant and Waiter/Waitress.
5. Corbin and King (London only)
Chris Corbin and Jeremy King have created some of London’s most iconic restaurants including The Wolsley, The Delauney, Fischers and Soutine, which have made a significant contribution to the hospitality industry. Jeremy has spoken out on several occasions about the value of age diversity in the workforce – you can see his Rest Less interview here.
Their restaurants provide customers with a luxurious and empathetic dining experience where customers feel special, recognised and welcome – and staff can anticipate customers’ needs before they are expressed. If you’d like to be a part of creating this experience, then take a look at the full list of jobs below, to see where you might fit in…
Malmaison loves to push boundaries and always dares to be different. Each of the 15 hotels across the UK has its own personality, with each one taking on a different style. Although every experience is unique, it’s also unmistakably Mal and provides a consistently high standard of hospitality. Malmaison is one of the World’s Leading hotel brands and loves to give customers an experience that is fun, witty and memorable.
If this sounds like somewhere that you would like to work, then have a look at the list of opportunities below. From Cocktail Bartender to Restaurant Supervisor, there are plenty of ways to get involved.
Brewers Fayre, Beefeater, Table Table
Whitbread is the UKs leading operator of restaurants and hotels, which means they have plenty of opportunities on offer. Brewers Fayre, Beefeater, Cookhouse + Pub, Table Table and Bar + Block bring together the best of the community pub with innovative restaurant menus. Each restaurant offers a comfortable and relaxed dining experience, which won’t break the bank, and offers a huge menu of hearty pub food which has something for all the family. Available roles include Restaurant Team Leader, Grill Chef or Bar Team Member.
Do you work in hospitality or did you take a particular interest in any of the roles above? Are there any other employers that you would love to see here? We’d love to hear from you at [email protected].