Trainees-a scarce commodity: The gastronomy seeks chefs


    whether it is side dishes, Cold dishes, meat or fish. For Selina Mayer, a trainee cook in Baiersbronn (Freudenstadt district) is “all mega interesting”. The 23-Year-old with short white hair shines, when she speaks on Wednesday at the career day of the tourism fair CMT in your profession.

    This is also urgently needed. While the industry drops, the number of young people who are interested in the professions. “This shortage of skilled labour has become for us in tourism is actually a brake on Growth,” says the also responsible for tourism, the Minister of justice Guido Wolf (CDU).

    Selina Mayer has started before two and a half years of training in a Five-star Hotel Traube Tonbach in Baiersbronn. “I’ve always cooked like crazy and found it to work really exciting with the food,” she says. Besides, you think anywhere in the world a Job. “I have a colleague who has now come to the fourth Time, from abroad in our Hotel,” she says.

    In the entire tourism industry – including the tourism industry, besides the guest has declined, the number of trainees compared to the previous year. Elke Schönborn, tourism officer of the chamber of Commerce and industry (IHK) in the Northern black forest is still relatively satisfied. “A few years ago we had to pay a downward trend, especially in the case of the hotel industry and Gastronomy.” Now it is – if you take into account the demographic change – more of a sideways movement.

    in particular, rural regions have become more and more popular. So, more and more young people would have begun in the holiday region of the black forest training than in the previous year. And, although the German Hotel and restaurant Association (Dehoga) had recently warned at a conference in front of a slow Disappearance of the guest houses and Inns in the country. The chamber of Commerce and industry Northern black forest is trying to inspire the schools children for an education in the industry.