Leela Leadership Development Programme

If you have a passion for hospitality, the Leela Leadership Development Programme is your gateway to success. This 15-month programme is built around a world-class curriculum, in partnership with Indian School of Hospitality (ISH) in alliance with Les Roches, coupled with real world training at our iconic properties.

We invite applications for:
General Management Trainee
Housekeeping Management Trainee
Sales Management Trainee
Kitchen Management Trainee 
Revenue Management Trainee
Human Resources Management Trainee

(Graduates with 1 year of work experience in a luxury hotel are eligible)

Finance Management Trainee
Engineering Management Trainee

(Contact for eligibility criteria)

Applications for Class of 2025 are now open.

Apply now on lldp@theleela.com

Please include:
 Latest CV
 2 Pictures (One close up and one full length)
 A 30-second video about what makes you special - as a link or an email attachment under 25mb.

Leela Leadership Development Programme
The Leela Hyderbad

The Leela Hyderabad is now recruiting

If you are passionate about delivering unparalleled hospitality experiences and being part of an award-winning luxury brand, this is your opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. Explore exciting career opportunities with The Leela and redefine luxury in the heart of Hyderabad.

We welcome all applications for the below departments:

  • Finance
  • Food & Beverage
  • Human Resources
  • Revenue
  • Sales & Marketing
  • PR & Marcom
  • Information Technology
  • Culinary – Executive Chef / Master Chef - Indian & Pan Asian
  • Engineering
  • Front Office
  • Security

To join our team, kindly send your CV to recruitment.tlh@theleela.com

The Leela Palace Service Development Programme

Learn the fine art of delivering bespoke and thoughtfully crafted experiences.
Inviting applications for an 18-month Butler Development Programme curated by UK Butler’s guild owner, Mr. Anthony Holland across all our properties at benchmark salaries. 
Eligible for promotion to an executive at a Leela Hotel post completion of the programme. 
Fresh Hotel Management graduates or experienced Butlers can apply.

Interested candidates, kindly send your CV to careers@theleela.com

Butler Development Programme
Shefs at The Leela

Shefs at The Leela - Culinary Development Programme

Welcome to "Shefs at The Leela", where your culinary dreams turn into reality. The Leela Palaces, Hotels, and Resorts proudly presents a unique opportunity for aspiring lady chefs to embark on a journey towards culinary excellence. 

Programme overview:

'Shefs at The Leela' was conceptualized as a platform that appreciates the achievements of women in hospitality and builds a community that will inspire, encourage and nurture diversity in our kitchens. With this pioneering initiative and the overwhelming response it has received, we are now evolving this into a concrete and structured culinary development programme that will serve need for diverse and skilled talent within the kitchens but also create a springboard for aspiring women chefs to follow their passions and fulfil their aspirations to carve a niche for themselves within the industry.

Key programme features:

Structured curriculum: The programme curriculum is meticulously crafted to blend academic knowledge with practical, on-the-job training, ensuring holistic development.

Specialization: As a participant, you'll have the opportunity to specialize in bakery and confectionery, continental, Indian, or oriental cuisines, honing your skills under the guidance of seasoned professionals.

Events and symposiums: Quarterly events, including masterclasses, panel discussions, and curated dinners, foster a vibrant culinary community and provide networking opportunities with industry experts.

Programme structure: 
  • Phase One (12 Months): Designed for freshers, this phase focuses on building a strong foundation in culinary skills and knowledge.
  • Phase Two (12 Months): Dedicated to building and advancing culinary skills and acumen, with mentorship by our Executive Chefs.
Selection Process:

Ladies who have studied hotel management or reputed culinary programme for a minimum period of one year. 

(Contact for eligibility criteria)

Applications for Class of 2024 are now open.

How to apply: 

Please email your application to careers@theleela.com with the following documents:

  • Latest CV
  • Two pictures (one close-up and one full-length)