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Food & Beverage Trainee - 12 months

Position Overview

Who we are

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We work with some of the most talented and unique individuals in our business, who always ensure the extraordinary guest experience of Dorchester Collection and the hotels within it. It is, after all, our people that bring our vision to life. As a member of our Dorchester Collection Family, we will support your development by nurturing your personality, creating a transparent culture of trust collaboration and appreciation. Supported by our annual personal development planning, tailored learning opportunities and our Academy programs you will be a part of creating a bespoke experience.

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Diversity and Inclusion at Dorchester Collection is a core belief of our We Care philosophy. The basis of We Care is to create an environment within our company where all of our employees feel valued and respected, allowing positive engagement to prosper. We continually strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is part of our DNA reflected by our core values of Passion, Personality, Respect, Working Together and Creativity. We are proud of each and every one of our employees and promote a sense of belonging that transcends all else.  



Your future, our legacy

Division & Department

Food & Beverage - Restaurant

Job Title

Food & Beverage Trainee - 12 months

Contract Type



Full time

Position Overview

Our Food & Beverage Trainees’ are the stars of our hotel! Entrusted with providing outstanding guest service and display excellent presentation standards. Though skilfully trained, they never lose sight of their ultimate reasonability, to create lifelong memories for our guests.

What you'll get

Our success is a result of our employees. We believe that everyone part of our team should share the rewards. For this position, here are just some of the benefits you will receive: 

  • Team members' awards and incentives schemes
  • Online benefits & discounts
  • Uniform laundered complimentary
  • Complimentary meals whilst on duty at our team members' restaurants
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Occupational Health, including subsidised massage treatments and health clinics
  • Social events throughout the year - including summer party and regular pub quizzes!

What you'll do

A day in the life of our Food & Beverage Trainees' demands high levels of energy. They need consistency even though the days are never alike; and creativity to tackle daily adventures. Listing all of the contributions that our Food & Beverage Trainees’ accomplish would be lengthy but the list below is essential to know.  

  • Our Food & Beverage Trainees’ are responsible for  supporting the F&B outlet in order to provide the highest standard of service during their day. This will include mise-en-place and table set-up before service, speedy delivery of food during service and organizing teas and coffees where Barista training will be provided all to ensure our guests receives nothing but the best experience.
  • Our Trainees will be with us for 12 months and be able to experience 3 different departments whilst they are with us to truly enhance their training and experience.
  • Trainee's will have the opportunity to learn all about the service, and gain valuable experience over the summer months, right until the Christmas season when the hotel becomes Santa's grotto!
  • Food & Beverage Trainee will gain experience across all of our different outlets, from relaxed day dining in The Barn, to afternoon tea service on the terrace and exposure to some of our amazing events held at the hotel. 
  • Our values of Personality, Passion, Respect, Working Together and Creativity guide us each and every day.  The purpose of Food & Beverage Trainees’ is to live their behaviours to continue to create our legacy. 
  • Communication is what keeps our departments running perfectly. Our Food & Beverage Trainees’ must communicate with other departments and extended hotel team in order to ensure the alignment remains.


What you'll bring

  • All of our employees are ambassadors of our Vision, Values and culture. Our Food & Beverage Trainees’ do this with all they do.
  • We encourage the unique personalities and passions of our employees, working together; as a team, a hotel and Collection.
  • Our guests forge our legacy. Knowing and understanding them is our goal, valuing kindness over process.
  • In a fast-moving world, we remain consistent and relevant, requiring flexibility from everyone on the team.
  • English is the primary language used in our hotel. Our Food & Beverage Trainees’ must feel comfortable communicating in this language.  
  • Some experience working in Food & Beverage will be beneficial but not essential, full training will be provided for our trainees. 

Position location

Job Location

United Kingdom


Coworth Park, Ascot, SL5 7SE