Trainee - Breakfast & Roomservice

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international five star hotel. By stepping into our world, you will discover that Eastern and Western influences are uniquely entwined by our blend of Japanese and Dutch culture. Together, all employees make sure that every guest is being given the personal attention to create the most extraordinary and authentic experience. We offer different traineeships and therefore have a vacancy open for Camelia & In Room Dining trainee. Do you have passion for the hospitality industry, searching for a challenge and want to develop at one of The Leading hotels of the world? Continue reading and apply for an unforgettable internship!


What to expect
The Le Camelia breakfast buffet provides all international influences that Hotel Okura has to offer in one. Our In Room Dining offers the ultimate experience in the comfort and privacy of your own room.

In the position of Camelia & In Room Dining trainee you will have the opportunity to work backstage in the largest F&B hotel in the Netherlands. Amongst other tasks, you are responsible for advising and guiding guests and offering service on a very high level. In this internship, you will be able to learn about all aspects of the F&B department. Your main tasks will be:

  • Operational tasks, such as advising guests with regards to menu’s, serving dishes and serving our guests during their stay in Hotel Okura Amsterdam based on the standards set by the hotel (align with Standards of Leading Hotels of the World);
  • Maintaining excellent contact with guests;
  • Performing Mise and Place activities;
  • Following guidelines with regards to safety, Arbo, hygiene and HACCP;
  • Working in a high level multicultural environment.

The traineeship shifts will be from Monday to Sunday, with rotating shifts such as: 06:00 – 14:00, 07:00 – 15:00 or 15:00 – 23:00. You work 5 days a week, 7,6 hours a day. You are also available to work on public holidays. It is possible to work on your thesis or any assigned school tasks once a week.


What do we offer 
Contract: Trainee contract, minimum of 6 months starting from september
Salary: We offer a trainee compensation of €500 euros per month, based on a fulltime traineeship
Holidays: With an internship agreement of 6 months, you will receive 1 day off per month
CAO: The Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering Industry

  • Extensive development opportunities to improve day by day. We offer an online e-learning system with more than 300+ courses. Moreover, we offer specific courses from our Training Manager, such as: Lean White Belt Training and the Extraordinary Guest Experiences training;
  • Room to share initiatives, ideas and improvements, based on the Lean philosophy. Doesn’t matter if you have worked with us for a week, month or year: We want to hear your thoughts;
  • Vitality weeks and monthly health days;
  • Daily free lunch;
  • Once per year 50% staff discounts in one of our restaurants (lucky you!);
  • The whole year around 20% staff discounts in one of our restaurants;
  • Great staff events (annual staff party, Sinterklaas, team outings, bootcamp);
  • Possibility to do cross trainings to learn more about other departments, for example, take a look at the Japanese kitchen.


What are we asking? 
Of course, we are first and foremost interested in you and what we can do for you as an employer to provide you a great workplace. However, we expect you to:

  • You are a student at one of the (hotel) schools;
  • You are guest orientated, representable and have an eye for detail;
  • You are flexible in regards to your work schedule;
  • You live in Amsterdam or surroundings;
  • You have a passion for hospitality and would like to develop further in this industry;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English (oral and written).


Enthusiastic? That’s great, please apply!  
Please apply via the button below, we will call you as soon as possible for a short introduction to get to know each other. A selection assessment is one component of our recruitment process. 

About Okura

Since our opening in 1971 we have only one goal: creating an unforgettable stay for our guests. We do our utmost best to deliver the best quality and to fulfill every wish of our guests. Together we work hard to amaze our guests!

Contact information

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

020 678 79 89