Fresh apprenticeships

Gateway to your career: A creative and versatile apprenticeship focused on freshness. Become a system catering professional.

In the spotlight: You will learn how to cook and bake fresh and healthy dishes for our guests. You will also learn how to order and present our fresh and seasonal products, implement marketing campaigns, create rosters, and keep a trained eye on the budget. Variety is guaranteed – check it out live:

Questions and answers about the system catering apprenticeship

What is system catering?
System catering differs from traditional catering since the transitions between kitchen, restaurant, and administration are fluid. System catering is a combination of all these aspects. In addition to interacting with guests and working in the kitchen, system catering professionals have a flair for commercial activities. Their multifaceted talents are what sets our professionals apart from traditional caterers.

What does the apprenticeship at Marché Restaurants Switzerland AG involve?

  • You act as host, welcome and serve guests, and offer knowledgeable advice.
  • You are familiar with the structure of the company and organize procedures, schedule staff members, and manage shifts.
  • You are responsible for the purchase of ingredients, accepting deliveries, and checking their quality. You then prepare and create dishes from these ingredients to present and sell to your guests.
  • You do your utmost to ensure that operational objectives are met by implementing marketing activities, participating in promotions, and mastering overall operations.
  • You adhere to the principles of hygiene as well as occupational health and safety regulations.

What happens after the apprenticeship?
The apprenticeship lays the foundation for you to completely take responsibility as a manager at one of our restaurants. Professionals have many further training opportunities in the catering industry, such as completion of the higher professional school (hotel school), higher technical examination, etc. In addition, our internal development program provides support in your career planning.

What do we offer?

  • A varied training period during which you become acquainted with diverse areas of responsibility
  • 6 weeks of vacation until your 20th birthday
  • Internal training sessions (sales training workshops, etc.)
  • Staff discount at all Coop subsidiaries
  • Annual excursion for apprentices

More information about system catering
  • «I appreciate the opportunity to work independently at my job. After only a short time as an apprentice I am employable in all the work areas.»

    Laura Göldi 3rd year as an apprentice at Marché Heidiland
  • «My favorite place is the front kitchen, because I like the contact with our guests. I learn a lot about operating a restaurant.»

    Calvin Graf 3rd year as an apprentice at Marché Kemptthal
  • «I like the variety of work at Marché®. I enjoy interacting with the international clients and it’s always a very interesting place.»

    Jessica De Bastiani 1st year apprentice at Marché Airport Zürich

Apply now!

If you meet the following requirements you are absolutely the right candidate for us:

  • Good GPA upon completion of mandatory schooling
  • You enjoy working with our fresh and seasonal products
  • Perfect knowledge of the national language and English at the A1 level
  • You enjoy contact with people
  • Team player
  • An interest in business and computer skills
  • Willingness to perform tasks independently and to take responsibility
  • Organizational skills and an affinity for numbers

Ready? Then apply now!

Feel free to get a taste.

Are you interested in getting a taste of the many different responsibilities of a system catering professional? Contact us via e-mail.