Find out what’s cooking in the world of hospitality!

The Institute of Hospitality and London South East Colleges are launching a special project to raise awareness of the many career opportunities on offer in the hospitality industry.


The My Hospitality World – Hospitality Week project offers young people the chance to discover more about this exciting sector with work experience, apprenticeships and visits to top employers on offer.

Supported by First Dates – Fred Sirieix


Supported by First Dates-Fred Sirieix

Working In The Hospitality Industry

World of hospitality

Find more about the activities available and to book a place click on the links below:

D&D Old Bengal Warehouse: Safari
Take a tour of all four sites at Old Bengal Warehouse and get a glimpse of four very different restaurant concepts. Get exclusive access to behind the scenes (the kitchen) followed by a career
conversation and Q&A with the General Manager, Sam Pollard, and his assistant,  (graduate of the D&D Manager in Training Programme), Ben Osoff

https://www.fishmarket-restaurant.co.uk/event/my-hospitality-world-festival-at-old-bengal-warehouse/

Email: [email protected]


Intercontinental London The O2‘Culinary Introduction’ & ‘Meet The Outlet Managers & The Executive Chef’
Introduction To Tea – Meridian Lounge
An exciting opportunity to dive into the world of tea and understand the history behind Britain’s favourite beverage in the elegant Meridian Lounge
11.00 – 2.00

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G&T/ Gin Cocktail Experience – Clipper Bar
Discover what it takes to serve the perfect glass of gin & tonic – there’s more it than what meets the eye. While you’re at the maritime Clipper Bar, you’ll also be introduced to Clipper
Gin, our bespoke gin created at the City of London Distillery.
11.00 – 2.00

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A taste of Market Brasserie
Introduction to our dining concept, produce and provenance through a food tasting session at Market Brasserie 11.00 – 2.00

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Champagne & Canapés at Peninsula Restaurant
Introduction to fine dining food, wine and service delivery at the award-winning Peninsula Restaurant 11.00 – 2.00

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Food & Cocktail Pairing at Eighteen Sky Bar
Discover the unique selling point, food, drink and service guests can expect at the sophisticated Eighteen Sky Bar.

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Swan at the Globe: Take a Tour
Take a tour of the Swan at the Globe and find out about opportunities working for us 9:15 – 10:15

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D&D Aster: Career Breakfast Roundtable
Andy Downton (Our Senior General Manager) and Kim Woodward (Our Executive Chef) will be hosting a breakfast of champions at Aster. It’s the perfect opportunity to speak to two successful
brits about how they’ve developed their career in the hospitality industry whilst enjoying a delicious Nordic breakfast too!
https://www.aster-restaurant.com/event/career-breakfast-roundtable/
9.00 – 10.30

Email: [email protected]


Royal Lancaster anytime from 9am till 12 noon
Tours of the kitchen, overview of other department and also offering to work with the team for 1 hour

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Aqua Shard Restaurant Group – Taste of Aqua
A mini taste of Aqua Restaurant Group will be on display with kitchen and mocktail mixing demos, as well as stands covering Events, Marketing (including digital) and Front of House. Our aim is to introduce students to what “a day in the life of hospitality” can look like.  By showcasing the skills and contribution to our business by our chefs, managers, waiters, bartenders and support teams, we aiming to demonstrate the breadth of our company, and the overall scope of the industry. 9.30 – 11.00 / 11.30

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Park Plaza London RiverbankFeeling welcomed makes everything possible
Front Office focus. Short presentation of Front Office & career paths. Q&A with Front Office team about their career journeys. Relevant activity facilitated by the team & tour of FO. 11.00 – 1.00

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Swan at the Globe: Take a Tour
Take a tour of the Swan at the Globe and find out about opportunities working for us 9:15-10:15

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D&D Cantina: Pasta Masterclass
Cantina’s Head Chef will share his passion for pasta by giving people a masterclass in how to make their own. After the session, guests will get the chance to sit down and try the pasta whilst
grilling the chef on his career.  
https://www.cantinadelponte.co.uk/event/my-hospitality-world-festival-at-cantina/
10.00-11.30

Email: [email protected]


Royal Lancaster anytime from 9am till 12 noon
Tours of the kitchen,  overview of other department and also offering to work with the team for 1 hour

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Park Plaza London RiverbankHow we show our passion to our guests
Food & Beverage focus. Short presentation of F&B & career paths. Q&A with Food & Beverage team about their career journeys. Relevant activity facilitated by the team e.g. M&E set up, mocktails 11.00- 1.00

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Intercontinental London The O2Hotel Showcase by our Front of House Team
An opportunity to go behind the scenes and discover the true inner workings of a large luxury hotel and purpose-built conference centre. The tour will start at the lobby, followed by visits
to the spa, and meeting spaces including the UK’s largest pillar-free event space – Arora Ballroom. You will also have an opportunity to see all the different categories of bedrooms and the back of house areas.
11.00 – 3.00

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Q&A with the Management Team
An opportunity to meet face to face with the various department leaders within the hotel and to ask questions about your career, hear success stories and gain valuable insight into the
world of hospitality
11.00 – 3.00

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Park Plaza London RiverbankIt’s easy to surprise someone when you have the skills!

Kitchen focus. Short presentation of Kitchen & career paths. Q&A with Kitchen team about their career journeys. Relevant activity facilitated by the team e.g. sushi making & tour of kitchens

11.00-1.00

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Park Plaza London RiverbankExperience the Inspirational
Invitation to parents/students & lecturers to
Experience guest service. Opportunity for students/parents & lecturers to discuss/network with those attending regarding career opportunities within hospitality.
4.00-6.00

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Intercontinental London The O2Afternoon with our pastry team/pasta making
Learn all about how we deliver the afternoon tea, Britain’s favourite pastime, with our talented Pastry Team. The session will delve into the concept, techniques and inspiration behind
the delicate creations that out guests love so much
2.00 – 4.00

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Swan at the Globe: Take a Tour
Take a tour of the Swan at the Globe and find out about opportunities working for us 9:15-10:15

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Careers in Hospitality

Find Out More HereClick here to find out more about career routes in hospitality

To find out more about the Hospitality and Catering Industry visit www.startprofile.com

In order to access the information will need to create an account. To do this, please follow the instructions below:

  1. Click on the above link
  2. Click register
  3. Enter the details and select ‘get started’
  4. Login using your new login details
  5. Enter personal interests
  6. Enter details
  7. Click start and you will be directed to the home page
  8. To explore hospitality and catering, click on the ‘world of work’ tab, click ‘explore by industry’ and select ‘Hospitality and Catering’.
  9. Or once you have registered and logged in, click on the following link: www.startprofile.com/world-of-work/explore/industry/

 

Supported By

London South East Colleges
My Hospitality World
The Institute of Hospitality

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