Team & career at the grossarler hof

Meet the team

Located in the heart of the Austrian Alps, the GROSSARLER HOF offers guests from around the world a traditionally warm welcome. We are hugely proud of our staff members who work day in, day out to make your stay with us as enjoyable as possible. Scroll down to learn more about who we are, where we come from and why we are so proud to call Großarl and the beautiful Salzburger Land region our home.

Meet your hosts at the GROSSARLER HOF

Andexer & Viehhauser families
Johann & Karoline Andexer
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Johann & Karoline Andexer have been at the GROSSARLER HOF for many years. Despite stepping back from the everyday running of the hotel, they are still very much involved. Johann's main focus is on administration and the restaurant, while Karoline is the person to speak to if you want to know the best walks and hikes in the region.

Lisa & Marianne Viehhauser
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Lisa and Marianne are a mother-and-daughter team who work at both the hotel and our mountain hut, the Mooslehenalm. Friendly and full of energy, Lisa spends her summers up in the mountains at our hut. Marianne also helps out at the hut when needed but is mainly responsible for cleaning, hygiene and housekeeping at the GROSSARLER HOF.

Katrin & Markus Andexer
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Markus is the big boss at the GROSSARLER HOF. He has a good overview of everything that is going on at the hotel and likes nothing more than holding wine-tasting sessions for guests. Katrin, his wife, knows the mountains like the back of her hand and will be happy to share ideas on the best things to do in the valley in both summer and winter.

The team at the GROSSARLER HOF

Small luxury in the Großarltal Valley
Theresa Gollegger
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Theresa joined us in 2015 for a period of work experience and has been at the GROSSARLER HOF ever since. Since Summer 2021 she has been in charge of reception. Theresa is a master of keeping a cool head even when the phones are busy and the e-mails are piling up.

Spa team
Mariola Choinacka, Gusztav Szigeti & Sonja Hettegger 
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Mariola Choinacka is responsible for the Erlenreich Relax Spa. She is a trained masseuse, make-up artist and podiatrist with many years of experience. Supporting her is her husband, Gusztav Szigeti, and Sonja Hettegger. Both are trained in medical massage, while Gusztav has also specialised in the field of energy-related massages.

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Erwin Orieschnig
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A keen runner and climber, Erwin is the man who keeps everything running at the GROSSARLER HOF. His experience and skills when it comes to maintenance and repairs make him an essential member of the team.

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Head chef
Johannes Haindl
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Originally hailing from Lower Austria, Johannes Haindl cooked at top restaurants and hotels in places including Switzerland (Hotel Sunstar, Wengen; 4*), Kitzbühel (Hotel Zur Tenne, Kitzbühel; 5*) and Vienna/Lower Austria (Linsberg Asia) before joining our team here in Großarl.

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Head of service
Gellert Fulop
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Gellert joined our team in 2012 as Commis de Rang and has climbed the career ladder all the way to Head of Service. His friendly and attentive manner combined with an encyclopedic knowledge of our wine menu makes him the perfect man to guide your through dinner.

careers at the Großarler hof

Award-winning apprenticeships

We are always keen to give talented and motivated youngsters the chance to start their career in hospitality. We are proud to have been recognised by the Salzburg Chamber of Commerce as an Outstanding Apprenticeship Provider for the period 2021 to 2025.

Apprenticeships at the GROSSARLER HOF

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  • Great team spirit among apprentices and the whole team
  • Motivation and support
  • Participation in courses offered by the Großarltal Apprenticeship Academy, including seminars and teambuilding workshops

We pay our apprentices significantly more than the basic collective-bargaining agreement for the hospitality and hotel industry:

  • 1st apprenticeship year: €110 more net (per month)
  • 2nd apprenticeship year: €130 more net (per month)
  • 3rd apprenticeship year: €150 more net (per month)
  • 4th apprenticeship year: €170 more net (per month)


Bonuses for above-average grades in final apprenticeship exam:

  • Outstanding: €500 bonus
  • Good: €250 bonus
Restaurant service

Matthias Lederer is currently completing a restaurant service apprenticeship at the GROSSARLER HOF. He comes from the region and is a keen member of the local amateur dramatics society. Matthias takes pride in offering guests at our restaurant professional, attentive service.

Matthias Lederer
Hotel & hospitality

Maria Lindorfer has just finished a hotel and hospitality apprenticeship at the GROSSARLER HOF and is now a member of our reception team. Her friendly welcome and knowledge of the region make her the perfect person to look after guests from the moment they arrive to the moment they leave.

Maria Lindorfer


Vacancies - Open positions:

Up to € 4,800 gross/month

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Up to € 4,100 gross/month

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Apprenticeship with overpayment - as described above.
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Up to € 3,800 gross/month

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Up to € 2,500 gross/month

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Up to € 2,300 gross/month

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  • Start immediately
  • Year-round position

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Apprenticeship with overpayment - as described above.
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Full time or part time or self-employed

Up to €3000 gross/month

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A small and exclusive spa area awaits you in the Small Luxury Hotel GROSSARLER HOF 4*S. You work with another colleague in the spa team and pamper our guests with high-quality beauty treatments, professional foot care and soothing massages.

You have good knowledge of German and English.

We are happy to employ and train interns in all our hotel teams!

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Staff loyalty programme
We appreciate everything our staff do to make the GROSSARLER HOF such a success. That is why we have come up with our own staff loyalty programme to reward outstanding service. Members of staff who receive positive feedback from guests and colleagues collect points. At the end of the season the team members with the most points can look forward to a range of prizes such as day trips and gourmet dinners. Our little way of saying a big thank you!
  • Free use of gym and spa
  • Discounts on massages, cosmetic treatments, food & holidays
  • Free seminars and workshops
Working at the GROSSARLER HOF
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Interested? Send over your application and CV to take the first step towards joining our team.

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