Trainee/Apprentice Banquet Operations

Do you want to work in a large, diverse and international team where personal development and growth are important? Then this challenging position is what you are looking for!

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international five star hotel which sets great store by quality, eye for detail and service with a smile.  Together, all 380 employees make sure that every guest, on average 1000 guests per day, are being given the personal attention that is essential in our business.



Service trainee/Apprentice Banqueting


Our Banqueting department is looking for an enthusiastic trainee/apprentice to join our team!

The Banquet Operations department of Hotel Okura Amsterdam is the biggest Banquet Operations department among five star hotels in the Netherlands and is market leader in banquet revenue and quality. The Banqueting department is responsible for organizing conferences and diverse events, such as gala diners, weddings, car presentations, fashion shows and after party’s.


As trainee/apprentice, together with the rest of the team, you are responsible for offering unforgettable events by exceeding the expectations of our guests continually. Are you willing to go the extra mile to offer our guests a true hospitality experience and do you want to develop yourself further in thé F&B hotel within the Netherlands? Then this diverse traineeship is what you are looking for.



Tasks and responsibilities


  • Operational tasks, such as organizing coffeebreaks and lunches and serving dishes
  •  Offering service conform standards of The Leading Hotels of the World
  •  Welcoming guests and directing guests to their destinations
  •  Maintaining contact with guests in foreign languages
  •  Performing Mise and Place activities on a daily basis
  •  Following guidelines with regards to safety, Arbo, hygiene and HACCP
  •  Working in a multicultural environment





  • You are guest oriented

  • You have eye for detail

  • You employ excellent communication skills

  • You have a commercial work attitude

  • You are flexible with regards to your work schedule

  • You live in Amsterdam or surroundings

  • You are fluent in Dutch and English (oral and written)

  • You are doing a tourism or hotel related study



Details van de vacature




Drivers License




Offered Salary

Dutch collective Labour Agreement








Dutch and English


what do we offer you?


Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international five star deluxe hotel. Working for Hotel Okura Amsterdam therefore offers trainees the perfect chance to develop themselves within a large, international and diverse team. Growth and development is very important within Hotel Okura Amsterdam. Therefore we offer our trainees and apprentices diverse training programs en possibilities.


are you interested?


Would you like to be part of Okura’s experienced and enthusiastic team? Contact us at:

Hotel Okura Amsterdam
attn. Aniël van der Poorten
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH, Amsterdam
T: +31 (0)20 678 79 82
F: +31 (0)20 678 79 84



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