The profession for the gourmet with a strong passion for food and its preparation.

Learning content:

  • Learning of kitchen processes, e.g. different cooking methods
  • Preparation of meals for the community catering and for the à la carte
  • Product presentation in the guest room
  • Apply hygiene rules
  • Cost control, merchandise management and kitchen organization

How is the apprenticeship course structured at RATIONAL?

The apprenticeship takes place in our company restaurants. There you will learn, among other things, the different types of cuts and classic ways of preparation as well as the creation of buffets and menus. This basic knowledge is deepened in our training center and at our training partner.

  • Apprenticeship period: 3 years
  • Vocational school: Munich, classroom work in block sessions

The examination is divided into two parts: Part 1 of the final examination is completed in the second year of the apprenticeship, part 2 at the end of the apprenticeship after 3 years. As part 2 of the final examination, you will create a 3-course menu.

What can we offer you?
On the job training from the very first day.

  • Attractive apprenticeship allowances
  • 38 hours a week
  • 30 days holiday (working days a year)
  • ca. 70 % holiday pay
  • ca. 100 % Christmas bonus
  • Tax-free travel allowance
  • Payments to employees' savings schemes
  • Meal allowances
  • Occupational clothing including cleaning (for industrial professions only)


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