JOBS & CAREERS SPRING 2018 - 100
Join the Dorchester Collection, which owns three of the
UK's most luxurious five-star hotels, and help to deliver the
ultimate guest experience
he Dorchester, 45 Park Lane
and Coworth Park are fivestar luxury UK hotels in the
UK as part of Dorchester
Collection, with a passion for excellence
and outstanding guest service.
The Dorchester is a favourite of
celebrities, world leaders, royalty and
high society. Just steps away, 45 Park
Lane is London's finest contemporary
hotel. Then, nestled in 240 acres of
Berkshire parkland, is luxury country
house hotel and spa Coworth Park.
But what is it truly like to work for these
hotels and be behind the scenes, crafting
the magic moments our guests love?
The Dorchester prides itself on having
excellent career opportunities for
all its employees, allowing them to
grow and progress in our business.
One such opportunity is the graduate
scheme, known as the Ultimate Leaders
Programme, which is an 18-month
intensive training programme. Graduates
experience three different departments
within the hotel, which may be the front
desk, events or one of the restaurants,
such as the Promenade, which serves
our award-winning afternoon tea, or our
original fine-dining restaurant, the Grill.
Over these 18 months, our graduates
become leaders - and at the end of the
programme, progress to managerial
roles. We are always looking for excellent
talent to join our Ultimate Leaders
Programme, so if you are interested please
don't hesitate to get in touch with us.
Making the CUT
Wolfgang Puck is a master chef whose
name is synonymous with the finest in
hospitality and the culinary arts. CUT at
45 Park Lane is his first restaurant and bar
in Europe. It is led by executive chef David
McIntyre, who always ensures his team
are learning as much as they can. In 2017
alone, 17 of David's team were promoted.
We are always looking for passionate
chefs who want to learn from the best
and work in a dynamic and busy kitchen.
Our apprenticeship programme will
allow for candidates to study and learn
from the best in the business, so why not
have a look at what we could offer you?
"Throw yourself in and enjoy it!"
Jack Ellisdon, sales manager, The Dorchester, 45 Park Lane and Coworth Park
Having started as an
intern at Coworth Park,
Jack was inspired to join
the Ultimate Leaders
Programme. From there,
he was promoted to
events and has now
moved to sales.
What attracted you to
At Coworth Park and
Dorchester Collection, I
built a lot of amazing
relationships and was
allowed to grow within
the company - and that's
what attracted me to the
programme. I also believe
in the company and how
it could help my career.
What piece of advice
would you give to
someone interested in
becoming an "ultimate
Personality is key - throw
yourself in and enjoy it!
Don't be afraid to really
show yourself and be
passionate about what
you do. Stay openminded to everything
and be innovative.
Innovation is key.