Are you dreaming of a life abroad?

Come and join us!

The Living Hotels are offering apprenticeships to NUST students with a hospitality & tourism, and culinary arts degree. Deal with guests and create unforgettable experiences for them.

Living Hotels is a family-run hotel chain from Munich and part of the Derag group. With 18 hotels we create individual spaces to work, live and stay in the best residential areas of many major German cities, as well as Vienna and Cape Town. We are not an anonymous hotel giant, but a host with passion. This also applies to the way we treat our employees.

Want to learn more about the apprenticeship? Here you will find more information.

With this apprenticeship you will become an all-rounder. You will learn how to deal with our guests and create unforgettable experiences for them. In addition, you will acquire the following skills and competencies:

/ Knowledge of all activities in the reception area
/ Processing of reservations
/ Organizing and carrying out events and functions
/ Planning, execution & control of housekeeping activities
/ Serving food and beverages
/ Planning, execution, and control of F&B management
/ Development and implementation of sales strategies
/ Implementation of revenue and e-distribution strategy
/ Development, implementation, and control of marketing strategy
/ Instruction and leadership of employees
/ Internal interface management between individual departments

We offer cook training in Berlin Weißensee and Weimar.
The following contents are learned in the training (according to IHK):

/ Preparing a variety of dishes from plant foods, meat, and fish using professional working techniques and equipment.
/ Making soups and sauces, desserts and salads, doughs and masses
/ Planning work processes in the kitchen
/ Procuring, receiving, and storing goods
/ Determining and calculating costs, yields, and prices
/ Sustainable use of food and resources
/ Hygiene and documentation
/ Developing menu suggestions and advising guests
/ Working in a team
/ Instructing and leading staff

Minimum age: 18 years 
Education: min. bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree 
Valid training and residence permit for the entire period of apprenticeship.
We will of course provide support and issue the necessary confirmations, etc.
Depending on the location, we can offer staff apartments and provide support in finding accommodation.
German language skill at B2 level
Work attitude: pleasure and fun, punctuality and reliability, sense of responsibility on duty, ability to work in a team

The entire apprenticeship lasts 3 years, possibly shortening it to 2.5 years.

2-pillar model: acquisition of theoretical skills and consolidation of these through their practical implementation.

Vocational school (depending on the federal state either as block instruction or 1-2 fixed school days per week), two final exams.
In our hotels (with the possibility to change locations), the duty roster will be arranged according to your wishes as far as possible.

We have a great and familiar team that makes it easy to feel comfortable with us and in Germany.

/ Fixed points of contact and trainers for you
/ Regular feedback meetings & exchange among apprentices
/ Intensive exam preparation for apprentices takes place before the 1st and 2nd part of the final exam.
/ External trainings
/ Free access to training software such as Goodhabitz (with various trainings) and azubi:web for apprentices
/ We have small teams with fixed contact persons. With us, you are not just a number, but are seen and individually supported.
/ Support in finding an accomodation
/ Support with the residence permit and the necessary confirmations, etc.

We ensure that our apprenticeship is fairly paid. The training salary varies according to location.

1st year 900 – 1.100 €
2nd year 1.050 – 1.200 €
3rd year 1.150 – 1.300 €

All amounts refer to gross salary per month.

Our Benefits

We are the employer for all courageous and curious people, for all those who want to make a difference. Thus, we offer generous benefits.

30 days of holiday per year

Fair apprenticeship salary

Family & friends discounts

Attractive bonus program with personal card

Staff apartments (depending on location)

Secure workplace

Language apprenticeship

Career and job transfer opportunities after apprenticeship

Living Moments

What we believe in: living moments. We work as a team with flat hierarchies, always on equal footing, with each other and collaboratively. At the same time, we are curious and professional, but also authentic and familiar.


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