Are You Seeking Careers in Hospitality or Culinary Arts?
You’ve come to the right place. Welcome to RaRestaurantProfessional.com, a staffing agency with plenty of experience in the hospitality industry. We are a staffing agency that specializes in linking those who are seeking careers in hospitality and culinary arts with the jobs they deserve. We have a strong focus on both sides of the business world, and endeavor to help people make the match that both sides need in order to achieve success. If you have come upon our website while searching for careers in hospitality, or culinary arts careers, you have come to the right place. We have a number of jobs available, and have a regular rotation of careers available. We currently have positions available in all of the following areas:
- Hotel General Manager
- Hotel Clerk
- Line Cook
- Executive Chef
- Maitre d’
- Sous Chef
- Pastry Chef
- Many More!
Requirements for Careers in Hospitality
In order to come to work for us, you will need to hold a number of qualifications. We ask that all potential candidates hold at least a grade 12 or a high school equivalency. However, if you have direct experience within the hospitality or food industry, we may accept you even without these. Candidates with five years of experience or more, or candidates with specific certifications in kitchen, restaurant, or hospitality related careers will be placed in positions before those with no experience.
Experience May be Necessary
All careers in hospitality that have a focus on management require at least five years of experience in a managerial position. Restaurant Management Jobs, or Hotel Management Jobs. This experience must be held within a managerial position, and not within a front-line staff position. Anyone applying to a chef job must be experience, and certified. Certification can be gained through a number of different means, including the ProChef® Certification for chef jobs, or any of the certifications offered by the American Culinary Federation (ACF). All other positions are flexible regarding experience required to be awarded the position.
Our Most Popular Positions!
While all of our careers in hospitality are popular, there are a number of positions that stand out. Find out more about these positions below.
Hotel General Manager
Each hotel general manager is responsible for overseeing a variety of tasks pertaining to running the day-to-day operation of the hotel. As a Hotel General Manager, you must have at least some experience to be hired with our employers. Hotel General Manager jobs are harder to come by than other careers in hospitality, but we still have jobs available regularly in this sector of the hospitality industry.
Hotel Management workers are responsible for overseeing hotels, motels, and inns. They also sometimes choose to open their own accommodation businesses. They are responsible for running day to day business tasks, as well as overseeing all other staff that work within the environment. They are responsible for overseeing staff member payments, and may also be required to have bookkeeping skills. They often oversee all escalated guest issues as well.
Becoming a Hotel Management Worker
Much like the Hospitality Management worker, Hotel Management job workers can also receive certification and education in their trade three universities and colleges. However, Hotel management job workers also occasionally work their way up from hotel staff full management staff. This is also a position that you can apprentice for; should you be able to find a Hotel Management worker who is fully qualified, you can ask them to choose you as an apprentice. Alternatively, most Hotel Management Job education programs through universities and colleges are the same as hospitality management related educational programs. This is largely because these programs teach the same skills.
As a Hotel Clerk, you will be responsible for all areas of scheduling for the hotel you work for. You may also handle check-ins and check-outs for the hotel. Further, you will make telephone calls, take telephone calls, greet guests, and address issues that come with with the service provided at your hotel. This is an excellent position for those who want to seek their first career in hospitality.
Becoming a Hotel Clerk
As the Hotel Clerk position is much easier to be awarded, a simple grade 12 education or equivalency is enough to qualify you for the position. Some of our employers are willing to train you, while others will ask that you have previous experience in the Hotel Clerk position. Whatever your experience level, let us know. We appreciate the chance to help you get your feet wet in your next culinary career.
Restaurant Manager Jobs
Restaurant Management workers are responsible for a number of tasks. They oversee all other staff within the kitchen. They also oversee the supplies, ordering new supplies or taking inventories. Restaurant Management workers also handle scheduling, training of new employees, certain marketing tasks, and other day to day management tasks.
Becoming a Restaurant Manager
While Hotel Management job workers or Hospitality Management job workers may get their education through the same type of program, Restaurant Management Job workers attend specialized programs. This is because managing a kitchen is very different from managing a hotel or motel. Working with food, and serving customers, as well as ensuring a restaurant run smoothly requires a very specific skill set. It requires very intimate knowledge of food safety, food handling techniques, and food preparation techniques. It also requires knowledge on managing staff, balancing books, and advertising and marketing. Restaurant management jobs can be very rewarding, but it takes time to learn to become a qualified Restaurant Management specialist. This is also a position that you can apprentice for.
Line Cook Jobs
Line cooks are the front line kitchen staff required in kitchens across the United States. A line cook is anyone who works in a “line,” or specific kitchen section, within a commercial kitchen. Within nearly all kitchens, specific staff members are responsible for cooking specific items. One line cook may be responsible for cooking seafood, while another may cook grains. Still another may be responsible for cooking pasta. A Line Cook simply refers to one of these staff members.
Becoming a Line Cook
While education in culinary arts can be advantageous to Line Cook job employees, experience is more often the way that Line cooks become familiar with their trade. Apprenticeships are the second most popular way to become a Line Cook. If you are interested in becoming a line cook, contact us immediately.
Other Popular Positions
In addition to the above positions, we have many more available positions. When you apply to RaRestaurantProfessional.com, you will instantly access our database of careers in hospitality and culinary arts. This often includes jobs in all of the following areas:
- Executive Chef
- Sous Chef
- Pastry Chef
- Roast Chef
- Assistant to the Chef
- Meeting and Convention Planner
- Travel careers
- Fast food jobs
If you feel you have the drive and discipline to excel at a career in hospitality or a career in culinary arts, then we want to hear from you today! Take a look at our Jobs Board, and then send us your information via our Application Page. We encourage all candidates to contact us, even if you aren’t sure you are a good fit. We will do our best to match you up with a rewarding Hospitality Management Career.