Catering For People

Details

Location

Aldergrove, Armagh, Dunmurry, Florence Court

Year

1965

Source

Digitised as part of Unlocking Film Heritage

Format

16mm

colour

Length

20min 02sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

British Film Institute, National Museums Northern Ireland

Rights Holder

National Museums Northern Ireland

It is illegal to download, copy, print or otherwise utilise in any other form this material, without written consent from the copyright holder.

Description

Hungry to find out more about Northern Ireland’s hospitality trade? From barman to chambermaid, porter to waitress, see what it's really like to cater for people.

Put another potato in the pot, we've got visitors. Meet the people catering for the increasing flood of tourists. Find out how local companies ensure a pleasurable stay for Northern Irish holidaymakers. See inside the kitchens and training schools of some of the region’s iconic establishments including the Portrush Hotel and Catering College, Derry's City Hotel and the Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast. Perhaps you too will be tempted to a career catering for people.
 

Notes

This film provides not only provides an overview of Northern Ireland's hospitality infrastructure and the facilities on offer, it also provides details on the various roles within the industry and provides practical advice on how to obtain the skills and experience necessary to find employment within the sector. This film was produced by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board.  This government department was particularly busy in the mid-1950s to late 1960s, creating films that aimed to sell Northern Ireland as a holiday destination.

Credits

Produced by the Northern Ireland Tourist Board Films Unit 

Onscreen participants: Valerie Millar, Mr. Smith, Paddy Whelan, Peter Johnston

Digitised as part of Unlocking Film Heritage

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