Welcome to the Yourcounty hospitality jobs in Kent page. It has the aim of providing some general information about the sector, grouping important resources in one document and giving a little value added information. It's not an exhaustive listing and we welcome submissions from more employers in the sector. Feedback from users with experience of working in the sector and specific aspects of the recruitment process are welcome to send us their feedback; contact details at the foot of the page.
Links to hospitality, food and catering jobs on this page. Most vacancies based in Kent, others further afield. These are organisation generally operating in the county. This link for more large employers and career opportunities.
Hospitality is a concept connected to the relationship between a host and a guest. In a modern recruitment context it primarily refers to the business of 'looking after' a paying customer in the area of food, drink, accommodation and leisure. For the purposes of this guide, hospitality jobs are those linked to preparing and serving of food and drink as well as offering overnight accommodation or entertainment.
In Kent there are literally thousand of businesses that offer hospitality or employ 'hospitality' staff. You could argue that every; hotel; pub, restaurant, conference venue, theatre, cinema and tourist attraction. We feature a section here. This is not an exhaustive list, we have more complete reviews and business listings for pubs, hotels and restaurants on other parts of this website.
Most of the potential employers of hospitality staff we outline below have been suggested by our users and researchers. Businesses seeking a free listing on this page should send their details to firstname.lastname@example.org with hospitality jobs in the subject field.
The kinds of jobs that may be available from the employers below, include all forms of bar/pub work (bar staff, bar management, trainee management), the full range of catering roles, (catering manager, catering assistant, chef) hotel vacancies (concierge, conference and event staff, porter, receptionist, hotel management) and restaurant jobs (front of house manager, restaurant manager and waiting staff). If you're looking for a restaurant job in Canterbury you might find our Canterbury listings useful.
We aim to keep this page both relevant and up to date. We welcome the submission of new links or feedback regarding the employers already featured. We can't take responsibility for the content maintained on third party websites but are always ready to correct any error here. If you have something that you'd like to share get in touch.
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Retail jobs in Kent
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