Hospitality Careers


Career opportunities

What hospitality can offer you

The diversity and the range of career prospects within hospitality make it a unique industry to join. It's a vibrant, fast-paced environment, where every day will be different and challenging. If you want a career that will reward you with personal growth and rapid progression, the Hospitality Guild can help you find it. Between now and 2020, 660,000 employees are needed to support the workforce. Discover how you can be part of it.

Career tools

Take control of your development

The hospitality industry needs 133,700 managers and directors by 2020. Will you be one of them? Catering assistants, bar team members and room attendants can all progress to general managers and beyond! So if you're already part of the industry you’re well on your way. Hospitality is more than just a job, it can offer a rewarding career and there are fantastic opportunities for passionate, hard-working people.

Programmes to develop your career 


Are you a budding chef?

Springboard’s FutureChef 2014, the nationwide culinary competition aimed at those between 12-16 yrs, is now open for entrants! Entrants will be expected to deliver a main meal and dessert for two, to budget, within 90 minutes.

Academy of Food & Wine Service

Is food and wine service more your thing?

With the Academy of Food and Wine Service, individual members can positively shape and control their own unique career paths, enjoying a real sense of belonging to the dynamic front-of-house food and beverage service industry.

UK Housekeepers Association

Is housekeeping a career you've considered?

The UK Housekeepers Association offers industry specific information about careers and development in housekeeping – a platform where those in the housekeeping profession can share and support one another.

The British Institute of Innkeeping

Looking to develop a career in a pub or bar?

BII’s mission is to help those working in pub and bars, providing support to those starting in the industry, as well as managers and business owners.