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Marriott Ausbildung Koch/Köchin (m/w/d) in Cologne, Germany

Job Number 21019644

Job Category Food and Beverage & Culinary

Location Cologne Marriott Hotel, Johannisstrasse 76-80, Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany VIEW ON MAP (

Brand Marriott Hotels Resorts

Schedule Full-Time

Relocation? N

Position Type Non-Management

Located Remotely? N

Marriott International portfolio of brands includes both JW Marriott and Marriott Hotels.

Marriott Hotels , Marriott International’s flagship brand with more than 500 global locations, is advancing the art of hosting so that our guests can travel brilliantly. As a host with Marriott Hotels, you will help keep this promise by delivering premium choices, sophisticated style, and well-crafted details. With your skills and imagination, together we will innovate and reinvent the future of travel.

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of more than 80 beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. JW believes our associates come first. Because if you’re happy, our guests will be happy. It’s as simple as that. Our hotels offer a work experience unlike any other, where you’ll be part of a community and enjoy a true camaraderie with a diverse group of co-workers. JW creates opportunities for training, development, recognition and most importantly, a place where you can really pursue your passions in a luxury environment. Treating guests exceptionally starts with the way we take care of our associates. That’s The JW Treatment™.

Turn your passion into a profession

Your friends know: you are a gourmet. You are also fascinated by culinary diversity and are always on the lookout for new ideas. With great attention to detail and to the product, you turn every meal into an experience. With us, you have the opportunity to turn this passion into a career and become a true kitchen professional during your three-year apprenticeship. Together with a passionate team, you will learn something new every day, be challenged and motivated. The reward for your efforts: when your dishes, prepared with dedication, delight our guests - so that they would prefer to come back every day.

Are you looking for a training position that challenges you, where you can quickly take on responsibility and work independently? At the same time, do you want to be an integral and valued part of the team from day one? Then you've come to the right place.

This is what your day will look like

During your training with us, no two days will be the same. You will get to know all areas in the kitchen and will grow with each new task:

  • You will actively work to prepare and cook meals for all outlets based on our recipes and specifications. This includes the breakfast buffet, the Cast Iron Grill restaurant, the banquet department, the executive lounge, the Plush Bar, and the employee restaurant

  • You will prepare the mise-en-place

  • You will prepare food independently at the live cooking station

  • You prepare and serve food

  • At events, you will be in charge of buffets and thus also come into direct contact with guests

  • You will order and organize goods with our purchasing department

  • You will gain insight into the F&B service area and will also be actively involved at times

  • You work in the early and late shifts of the respective posts

  • After training and under the instruction of your trainers, you will already be in charge of your own posts

  • You will attend the vocational school in Cologne in a block system

What we expect from you

  • You have a confident appearance as well as a well-groomed appearance and a good way of expressing yourself

  • You have completed your school education

  • You have a sound basic knowledge of German and English

  • Ideally, you have already gained some experience in the catering, hotel or service industry in the form of an internship or a part-time job

  • You are a team player and appreciate working in a team

  • You are a host through and through and creativity and joy in your work are a matter of course for you

Would you like a little more?

You want to have fun at work and enjoy life - we have something for you there, too:

  • A family-like team of many nationalities, in which you support each other and learn from each other

  • A management that motivates, promotes and inspires you

  • A workplace in a central location in the immediate vicinity of Cologne Cathedral with ideal transport connections and a discounted job ticket or parking space.

  • A wide range of development opportunities: Whether internal trainings, online trainings, trainings for professional development, or regular feedback meetings: we support you!

  • Healthy and balanced meals in our employee restaurant "Meet & Eat" as well as free fresh fruit, water, tea and coffee

  • Employee celebrations, townhall meetings and regular trainee meetings

  • Orientation week at the beginning of the apprenticeship

  • Exclusive Marriott apprentice events in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, e.g., a two-week apprentice exchange and the "Marriott Apprentice Conference"

  • Opportunity to participate in youth championships and further training as a bartender

  • Regular trainee excursions

  • Joint social engagement in various charity events, as well as exclusive trainee events in the social sector

  • Room reservation discounts and F&B discounts at more than 7,000 Marriott hotels worldwide, including for your friends and family

  • "Take Care" program with attractive health offers for an ideal work-life balance

  • Free cleaning of uniforms/costumes

  • Awards for special achievements such as "Employee of the Month" including corresponding bonus, as well as other recognition and bonus programs

  • "Be our Guest" program - get to know our house also from a guest's point of view

The beginning of a wonderful journey

Making a difference in the world is important to you. What better place to make that wish come true than Marriott International? Under one roof, 30 well-known hotel brands in more than 130 countries unite to form the world's largest travel company. Here, you'll meet people from a wide variety of countries and make sure they enjoy their stay at our hotels to the fullest. In the process, you will gain valuable experience - both professionally and for your personal development. Grow with the opportunities we offer you and discover the variety of career opportunities in the hotel industry. If you enjoy working with others and are a natural at communication, join us and experience how fulfilling it is when your ideas are valued as much as your work. Welcome to our global family!

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.