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Hospitality & Catering

The Hospitality & Catering industry is vibrant and lively. Anything from working in bars and restaurants to the Gatwick Diamond’s top rated hotels, gastro pubs and small local food and drink catering businesses.


  1. (noun) The friendly and generous reception and entertainment of guests, visitors, or strangers.
  2. (adjective) Denoting a suite or room in a hotel where visitors are entertained, typically at a convention

cater verb

  1. British Provide people with food and drink at a social event or other gathering: my mother helped to cater for the party (as noun catering) high standards of catering

Hospitality and Catering is an industry where you may secure your first job so it’s worth looking at the fantastic long term careers opportunities that are on offer.

Have you considered all the opportunities is this fast-paced, exciting, people focussed sector?  From Restaurant Manager to Wedding Planner and Hotel Manager to running your own cake decorating business…. there’s more to this industry than you might think.

Many of the leading hotels, restaurants and venues have great training schemes and good pathways for promotion.

Watch and listen to what Ryan from McDonalds says; he started as a Crew Member at McDonalds 17 years ago….

 Fancy becoming a chef?

Steven Edwards, winner of professional Master Chef 2013 shares his experience and advice with the Take OFF crew….

What jobs are being advertised locally in Hospitality & Catering?

What are employers saying in Sussex?  Visit Take OFF, Pathway or BEACH to find out!

Here are some examples of entry level jobs in this sector:

If you’re continuing into further or higher education, please click here or even here to see the many other options available to you.

Remember. . . you can always get a job in Sales, Marketing, IT, Human Resources and Finance in any sector.