In Switzerland, some 210,000 people are employed in the hotel and catering industry, working in more than 32,000 establishments. From waiting and kitchen staff to receptionists and laundry specialists, the jobs available in these sectors require commitment, the ability to adapt and a welcoming manner. Our consultants, who are experts in these fields, know how to spot these key skills in potential candidates and how to find the person best suited to your establishment – whether it is a five-star country lodge, a tearoom, a gourmet restaurant, a local pub or a station café.
The hotel and catering sectors are both dependent on the economic health of the region or country in which they are based – and even beyond these borders too, as they form part of the tourism industry, a sector which places high demands on its employees and where flexibility, a sense of good customer service and team spirit are essential for doing a good job.
Thanks to its extensive network, both in Switzerland and abroad, Manpower is able to quickly recruit highly motivated hotel and catering professionals who have excellent interpersonal skills and often speak several languages. Whether you are looking for receptionists, hotel managers, kitchen staff, cleaners, sommeliers or head waiters, we respond to your specific requirements and thus help to ensure the satisfaction of your customers and the success of your establishment.
Luggage handler, Barman/barmaid, Butcher, Baker, Pot washer, Head chef/cook, Station chef, Assistant head waiter, Head receptionist, Apprentice chef, Head of hotel reception and administration, Front waiter, Caretaker, Chef/cook, Dietician, Housekeeper, Hotel employee, Chambermaid/manservant, Cheesemaker, Governess, Dresser, Certified hotelier/restaurant owner EPS, Linen maid, Registered lifeguard, Head waiter, Confectioner/specialist baker, Bellboy/porter, Porter on room service, Waiter/waitress, Hotel specialist, Railway steward/ess, Etc.
Please note: Although the professions listed are given in the masculine form, they are practiced by both men and women, regardless of gender.
Training and advanced training for the hotel and catering industry
It is important to keep fully up to date with all the latest developments in your own field in order to work professionally and efficiently. Manpower is very aware of this. That’s why we make sure that our employees have the opportunity to take part in training, whether online or classroom-based, or to take advantage of the advanced training fund available to temporary workers to help them work towards professional certification.