Careers in the

Hospitality and Food Sector


There is a wide range of career opportunities in the hospitality and food sector. You can see some of the options on the National Careers Service Hospitality and Food career explorer page. They range from baker, chef and kitchen assistant to microbrewer and wedding planner. If that isn’t exactly what you’re looking for, try their Environment and Land jobs and career information.

For a wide overview of strategic skills and training in this sector, visit the National Skills Academy for Food & Drink website.

The hospitality industry has taken one of the biggest hits from the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. However as there is such a range of career and job opportunities in the Hospitality and Food sector, some will be less damaged than others. And since 4 July 2020 many food businesses have reopened. You can see the details on how to work safely on GOV.UK. The food sector covers a wide range of industries so could be covered by this guidance:

Employers in Food

Click the links to find vacancies for these supermarkets.

From Items of Interest

  • Bristol Food Network has created a dedicated COVID-19 section on its website, including updates on how the network is responding to the outbreak; click here to view it.
  • Bristol Food Producers have put together a website, Support Bristol Food, to show how you can buy local food direct from farmers, producers, independent retailers and restaurants doing collection/delivery.