Culinary Arts

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Intern at a fine dining establishment that offers amenities like wine pairings, multi-course meals, and rotating menus. Not only will you experience the fast-paced, intense, and fun restaurant culture, but you will also practice the skills necessary to become a professional chef.

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Available Internships

Aramark Yosemite National Park - Ahwahnee Hotel

ARAMARK is a leader in professional services, providing award-winning food services to businesses around the world. For nearly 90 years, Yosemite National Park's most luxurious lodging option was the Ahwahnee Hotel, built in 1927. The Ahwahnee Hotel shines as Yosemite National Park’s distinctive AAA four-diamond hotel. Known for its stunning interior design and architecture, The Ahwahnee was specifically designed to highlight its natural surroundings, featuring Yosemite Falls, Half Dome and Glacier Point. The hotel holds a historic heritage as it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a National Historic Landmark.

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Awards: The Ahwahnee has the distinction of being Yosemite National Park’s only AAA Four-Diamond hotel. 

The Broadmoor

A luxurious retreat conveniently located just minutes from downtown Colorado Springs, The Broadmoor is the pinnacle of meeting locations in North America. It has 785 rooms and suites, 185,000 square feet of flexible event space, 19 restaurants, cafés and lounges, golf courses, a tennis club, and world-class spa on a lush 3,000 acres. The Broadmoor employs approximately 1,800 employees year-round. While The  Broadmoor is rich in history, tradition, and ambiance, it is ultimately our employees who, by providing exceptional service in a warm and friendly manner, make The Broadmoor one of the world's finest resorts. The Broadmoor's mission is to go above and beyond our guests' expectations, through our commitment to maintaining positive attitudes and providing exemplary service and superior accommodations. The Broadmoor actively recruits from several international schools/organizations, and currently employs over 150 international participants from 20 different countries. 

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Awards: 

  • Forbes Five-Star (since 1976) 
  • AAA Five-Diamond (since 1960) 
  • Condé Nast Traveler - Gold List 
  • Zagat Survey Exceptional Rating - Resorts 
  • American Express Departures Magazine Readers' Favorite Award
  • Global Traveler – Best Hotel in Western US (2011) 
  • Travel & Leisure Top 500 Hotels in the World 
  • Facilities Magazine - Elite Hotels 
  • Resorts & Great Hotels - Connoisseurs Choice 
  • Official Hotel Guide (OHG) - Super Deluxe Hotels 
  • CitySearch - Colorado's Best Resort

Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa

Devil's Thumb Ranch Resort & Spa is a highly regarded and environmentally friendly resort located in the heart of the Colorado Rockies. We offer upscale accommodations, fine dining, and an array of winter and summer outdoor activities. Executive Chef Kim Moyle joined Devil’s Thumb Ranch in August 2019 with 30+ years of culinary experience. She is devoted to exceptional guest service and has an excellent reputation for artistic and property-appropriate menu development.

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Awards: Named #11 Top Resort in Colorado: Readers’ Choice Awards 2018, Conde Nast Traveler; Wine Spectator, Award of Excellence: Ranch House Restaurant (2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018); Colorado Meetings & Events Best of 2019 Winner. Read about all our awards and accolades.

Grand Teton Lodge Company

Employment in Grand Teton National Park provides a unique experience in one of the most beautiful areas in the world. The recreational opportunities available in your off time are limited only by your imagination.  

Grand Teton National Park is truly a special place and the individuals who work here come from all over the world. If you are looking for the opportunity to experience a multi-cultural environment, we've got it! Activities on your time off can include hiking, camping, sightseeing, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, raft trips, and more! We're the perfect location for anyone with an adventurous spirit and looking for a high-end Culinary Training. 
Come capture the “Spirit of the Tetons” with us in one of the most photographed locations in North America.  
 

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Awards:

  • Best of Jackson Hole – Hotels – Silver (2nd) 
  • TripAdvisor Green Leader – Silver  
  • 2018 OpenTable Reader’s Choice 
  • 2016-2019 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence- Since 2011, the Certificate of Excellence honors hospitality businesses that deliver consistently great service across the world. This designation is presented to approximately 10% of total businesses on TripAdvisor that have consistently achieved great reviews over the past year. There is no application process for the Certificate of Excellence, and the achievement is earned over time. 
  • 2017 National Park Service Environmental Achievement Award (GTLC) – for our innovative pre-consumer food waste composting program 
  • ISO 14001 & 9001 certified since 2008 
  • 2018 Jackson Hole BEST (Business Emerald Sustainability Tier) Certified at Jackson Lake Lodge  
  • Green Restaurant Association 2 Star Certification 

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

Since opening in 1980 as “Michigan’s Premier Resort Experience”, Grand Traverse Resort and Spa, has earned numerous distinctions and accolades. The resort is a family-oriented company with a love for Northern Michigan's unique natural attributes and a commitment to the community. Menus change seasonally to take advantage of fresh, local ingredients. Learn more about the culinary team at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa on YouTube.

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Awards: Bon Appetit magazine cites Traverse City in its 2010 Top Five "Foodie Towns" across the U.S., applauding its first-rate restaurants, chef artisans and locally grown, gourmet fare. Read about our Sous Chef and our Wine Spectator Award

Grand View Lodge

Spread over 750 acres and at over 100 years old, Minnesota’s historic Grand View Lodge offers a variety of dining options and atmospheres- ranging from casual to intimate. Under the direction of Executive Chef Shane Moore, our chefs create a culinary experience intended to delight and surprise. It’s our mission to continue the legacy of high standards of service, dedicated team members, and unique atmosphere that has been upheld for 100 years.

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Awards: Our collection of awards include 2019 Best of MN, Best Dinner with a View, WCCO-TV CBS Minnesota; 2016 Top Resorts in the Midwest (#3), Conde Nast Traveler and 2018 Award of Excellence (Cru), Wine Spectator. Click to read Chef Moore’s announcement.

Inn by the Sea Resort

Inn by the Sea, Southern Maine’s premier oceanfront resort noted for its authentic service, inspiring accommodations tailored to families, pet travel, and business clientele have been in business for 34 successful years. Our winning recipe is our people, who consistently provide an approachable service and working environment. Our success and national recognition as a leading coastal resort property are driven by the participation, commitment, and performance of our valued team members.

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Awards: Inn by the Sea Resort ranked #2 in Top 25 New England Resorts by Conde Nast Traveler Reader’s Choice Awards 2019, Inn by the Sea Resort makes USA Today’s 10 Best Destination Resorts list in 2018, and Sea Glass at Inn by the Sea Resort earns a 2018 Wine Spectator Award.

Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa

Nestled deeply in the Great North Woods of New Hampshire is the most esteemed resort community, the Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa. We are a historic resort having opened in 1865 in Whitefield, New Hampshire. In 2008, the resort earned AAA Four Diamond status in Dining as well as Lodging, making it the first establishment in New Hampshire to ever do so. The prestigious Wine Spectator Magazine has recognized Mountain View Grand Resort and Spa as one of only 21 restaurants in New Hampshire to be selected as an Award of Excellence winner since 2009. The resort aims to meet aspirations of Interns by providing clear direction, open communication and ongoing development.

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Awards: Our resort has many awards including Conde’ Nast Traveler’s 2014 Reader’ Choice Award, Best of New Hampshire Grand- 2016 and US News - #1 Best hotel in New Hampshire- 2017. View all our awards.

The Peabody Memphis

Nestled in the heart of downtown, our historic Forbes Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond hotel offers a one-of-a-kind experience just blocks from Beale Street, the Memphis Rock 'n Soul Museum, the Gibson Guitar Factory, Fed-Ex Forum, Sun Studio, the Orpheum Theatre and the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Join our award-winning team of culinary professionals at The South’s Grand Hotel. Legendary, charming, elegant, and grand are just a few words that describe what sets Peabody Hotels apart from other hotel brands.

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Awards: The Peabody Memphis has received several awards including, Winner of USA Today’s 10 Best Historic Hotels of America 2018, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award winner since 2008, and AAA Four-Diamond award winner since 1997.
 

Sea Island Resort

Sea Island has built one of the most prestigious culinary training programs in the country. Allowing each participant access to 13 different restaurant outlets, the opportunity to work in one of two properties in the world that has Four Forbes Five-Stars. Since 1928, visitors have been drawn to the Sea Island Resort, with its rich natural beauty, full bounty of activities, and endless charm. With its roots as “a friendly little hotel” on the southern coast of Georgia. This incredible place between the marshland and the sea is something very special. Sea Island Resort has earned 79 Five- Star and Five-Diamond honors and is the only resort in the world to achieve four Forbes Five-Stars ten years in a row. We are looking for people who want and expect nothing less than excellence, and our track record is extremely strong.

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Awards: Sea Island takes their stellar brand of genuine hospitality and effortless southern charm very seriously and are delighted when others take note. Some of Sea Island’s awards include 10 years (2009-2019) as a recipient of Forbes Five-Star, AAA Five-Diamond, 2015-2019, and One of Top Ten Resorts in the Continental U.S., Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards, 2013 – 2015, and 2018.

Sun Valley Resort

There can only be one original ski resort, and since 1936, Sun Valley has held that distinction. Sun Valley Resort is in the Northern Rockies region of south–central Idaho and is open year-round with four distinctly beautiful seasons. Sun Valley offers 13 restaurants for guests to choose from as they consider dining options and participants will be training with Chef Derek Gallegos while at Sun Valley Resort. Join the Sun Valley team in this beautiful year-round mountain location and take advantage of our location and numerous summer and winter recreation opportunities!

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Awards: Sun Valley’s awards include the #1 and #2 restaurants (The Ram and Gretchen’s) of the 13 Essential Restaurants in Sun Valley 2019, Eater and 2019 Resorts of the Year West – Lifts, SKI Magazine.

Telluride Ski & Golf Club

Scenic beauty. Character and charm. Legendary terrain. Lack of crowds. It’s a long list, and the simple fact is, you’ll never forget your first time to Telluride. We are a destination resort with the closest stoplight miles and miles away. The original founders and current ownership understand that the Telluride experience must be exceptional in order to meet the needs of our passionate guests. We are seeking like-minded individuals who share our passion for this resort, these mountains and for providing a great experience for our team and our guests.

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Awards: Telluride Ski & Golf Club’s awards include 2019 Certificate of Excellence Award for Altezza At the Peaks Restaurant, TripAdvisor; Readers’ Choice Awards #1 Ski Resort in North America 2018, Conde Nast Traveler; And 2018 Best of: Award of Excellence for Allred’s Restaurant, Wine Spectator.

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