Do you love potatoes? Workaway in the one & only potato hotel

Workaway in our Potatoe Hotel in North of German

Work and Travel, Workaway and Working Holiday at the 1. German Potatoe Hotel

Who we are:

 

We are a community of potato lovers, situated in Wendland in he east of the Lüneburger Heide in Lower Saxony. The region is in the north of Germany from where you can easily go to Berlin, Hamburg, and Hannover (about two hours).
Our passion is cultivating potatoes from all over the world, cooking tasty potatoe dishes and serving them to our guests. Besides, we publish the best recipes in our internet blog. We run the one and only potato Hotel and restaurant in Germany and need help with any tasks related to it.

With us you can make experiences in organic agriculture and gardening. You can get to know the regional Farmfood and delicous potatoe recipies. The focus of the workaway internship is cultural exchange and volunteering.


Paid jobs are also possible, so it is a good idea to take a look at the various work areas first and then commit yourself to a longer period of time. If you like to stay with us, you talk to us during your volunteer time and we think together, which job opportunities you have with us. For all our workawayers, we take over the costs for accommodation, eat, drink and German lesson.

In advance, some words about us and our work:

We are a small hotel miles from anywhere in the countryside.
We offer you an internship, which gives you a perfect view behind the scenery of an Hotel & Restaurant, but you will not earn money. We take over the costs for accommodation, eat, drink and German lesson in our hotel. This is an internship which is completely in accordance with German legislation. We need help in the kitchen, service, room service and gardening, all in all simple jobs. We plan with 5 days a week and 6 hours per day.

We strongly recommend the conclusion of a travel health insurance, as we find it irresponsible to travel abroad without this. You should stay at least for 4 weeks. Please let us know when you would like to come.

our Host Address:

1. Deutsches Kartoffel-Hotel
Lübeln 1
29482 Küsten
T: 0049 (0)5841-1360

www.kartoffel-hotel.de
office@kartoffel-hotel.de

Your Contact Person: Olaf Stehr

Your arrival: Hamburg Airport, then by train to Uelzen and then by bus to Lübeln.

Types of help:

We are friends of the potato and are always looking for likeminded potato lovers from all over the world, who want to stay with us and get to know typical German country life. That means you can help us with any activity connected to our restaurant and hotel business. You have the opportunity to get to know us, our rural life and our culture. Help with Eco Projects, Gardening, Service by breakfast & restaurant, Helping in the kitchen, Help around the house, Cleaning rooms, Chop Wood, make Music,

We are looking for people who want to live and work with us for a while.
We especially like it when someone has special abilities (for example playing guitar, cooking, Restaurant experience) and we can have fun together while learning from each other.

The following activities are provided for our volunteers:

  • Outdoor work and gardening like taking care of the plants in our farm garden.
  • Harvesting apples, as we cultivate old sorts of apple trees
  • We bake our own bread and cook our own marmelade for our own needs.
  • Prepare highlights like our weekly campfire with mulled wine and Guitar music.
  • International Potatoe Cusine: cook your favorite potato recipe with us
  • Help us to serve delicous potatoe meals and prepare breakfast for our guests

 

Cultural exchange: You will get to know other people from all over the world. You can improve your German and perhaps learn other languages, too. You will get to know the normal life in small German village. In our direct neighbourhood, there is a museum for medieval life in Germany which is quite interesting. You can taste the whole variety of potato dishes, and you are kindly invited to cook special dishes from your country. The region where we are living is known for its artists, artisans and many open-minded people with alternative lifestyles. There are lots of cultural programs around, e.g. the "Kulturelle Landpartie" in May, where we also take part with an Open Air Concert. The county "Lüchow-Dannenberg" is known for its beautiful nature, its social commitment and alternative energy production. You will like the welcome culture all around. We offer good conditions for voluntary workaway in various fields of work like gardening, cooking various dishes from all over the world, make Breakfast und Restaurant Service for our Guests an learn our German Language.

Learning opportunities: 

In addition to the experiences that you will make in the many different volunteer tasks, you can learn a lot: German language lessons, Cooking, baking Bread an Cakes, sometimes making music together at the fireplace...

Do you want to learn German?
Many things are much easier with some knowledge of the German language. That is why we offer a free language course once a week.

If you need a Certificate for your stay (sometimes important for your CV or for school/university, Erasmus ), we can talk about the special aspects you want to get to know.

 

Accommodation and catering:

We offer one of our guestrooms for accomodation. Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) are included as well as drinking water and juice. As we accept three or four workawayer at a time, you´ll never be alone and you will spend your time with interesting people from all over the world. We have free wifi and vegetarian food is also possible.

 

Enjoy your Workaway Internship in Germany


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