An Apprenticeship in the Castle. The Best Preparation for You

A special workplace

Do you find working in a hotel an exciting prospect? Are you open-minded and curious about other people, and always ready to learn new things?

A hotel is always a place that’s associated with many desires and expectations. The IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn is more. It is a place of longing. A place of power. A castle with a history spanning more than 1,000 years. A very special workplace. And, perhaps, it’s the place where you can start your career! The excellent training of our apprentices is very important to us. After all, we want you to learn as much as possible with us, so that you can later have a career at Schloss Pichlarn or conquer the big wide world with the knowledge that you have gathered with us. What are you waiting for?

Your contact person
at IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn

Sandra Royer

Assistant to General Manager & Human Resources

+43 3682 24440 551

Bonus Programme

More money for good performance

We worship good performance. With our bonus programme for apprentices you have the opportunity to receive up to 20 % more wage. In other words, you can receive a total bonus of up to 6,600.00 € during you apprenticeship. Sounds good? Apply now, we are looking forward to you!

at IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn

Apprenticeship as a cook

You like pleasure and have a knack for presenting your creations in an appealing way? With us, you’ll not only learn the craft, but also how to organize yourself, think and act in a structured way. Appetite for more? Then the apprenticeship as a cook will fill you with joy. After three years, you’ll be a full professional.

Apprenticeship as restaurant specialist

You are known for your friendly, open and correct manner? Do you enjoy demonstrating your dexterity and delighting guests? Then you are made for the upscale gastronomy. You will learn professionalism with us. If you enjoy working with people and bringing joy to others, this apprenticeship is just right for you. After three years you will be a full professional.

Apprenticeship as hotel and hospitality assistant

You are an absolute organizational talent and put a smile on the guests’ faces. With us, you will learn to keep track of reception, reservations, events, restaurant and bar, kitchen, purchasing, housekeeping and golf. You will go through all these departments during your 3-year apprenticeship.

Apprenticeship as catering specialist

As a catering specialist, you will receive two training programs at the same time: as a restaurant specialist and as a cook. After four years, you will be a full professional in both areas and can decide which department you would like to stay in. For all those who are already striving for higher things.

Apprenticeship as hotel and restaurant specialist

As a hotel & restaurant specialist, you do two apprenticeships at once. Your focus will be on the office area as well as on the reception and the restaurant. After four years, you will have an overview of the departments you have learned and can decide for yourself whether you want to take on the role of host or administrator. This new profession is ideal if you are already thinking about flights of fancy in your future.

You want to start your career in the hotel industry in a renowned and exclusive 5-star hotel?

Then we look forward to your application, gladly by e-mail to or in writing to

IMLAUER Hotel Schloss Pichlarn
Zur Linde 1
8943 Aigen im Ennstal