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Kitchen Intern

Posted 19 Jan 2024
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0 to 1 years
Full-time / part-time
Full-time
Degree level
Required languages
English (Fluent)
Dutch (Fluent)

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Around the globe, Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts reflects the culture and history of their timeless locations, as well as fresh, modern expressions of Waldorf Astoria's rich legacy. Waldorf Astoria provides guests the exceptional environment and the personalized attention of true Waldorf service that creates a singular experience. If you understand the value of personalized attention and know how craft unexpected moments with a rich level of customer service, you may just be the Trainee we are looking for. Once you enter the marvelous world of Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts, you are part of our promise to deliver Guests a single rich experience at every extraordinary place they visit.

Your mission as Kitchen Trainee

As Kitchen Trainee, you are the cherry on top of the cake in the brigade. You are an essential element of the kitchen that actively participate to the success of crafting exceptional dishes. You contribute to guest delight by delivering the True Waldorf Standard behind restaurant doors. The visual appeal of the meals you prepare are ensured by your complete knowledge of the menu and your spark of creativity. This is your opportunity to show that you belong in the team behind the success of the culinary experiences at the Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam!

What will I be doing?Essential Functions

  • Prepares all food items according to standard recipes or, as otherwise specified by supervisor, to ensure consistency of product to the guest; requires transportation of heavy food products.
  • Checks and controls the proper storage of product, especially on all fresh produce, checking on portion control, to maintain quality product.
  • Keeps all refrigeration, storage, and working areas clean, working condition in order to comply with Health Department regulations.
  • Ensures that all equipment in working areas is clean and in proper working condition to comply with Health Department regulations.
  • Visually inspects, selects and uses only the freshest fruits, vegetables, meats and other food products of the highest standard in the preparation of all menu items.
  • Reads and employs math skills for following recipes.
  • Prepares requisition for supplies and food items for production in workstation.
  • Support the operational departments. When needed, anticipate their needs.
  • Think out of the box, see difficulties as challenges and find solutions, try to find an innovative and different way to present something, so the other team members as well as the guests will be impressed, come up with new ideas.
  • Participate in large projects in the kitchen.

Supportive Functions

  • Performs any general cleaning tasks using standard hotel cleaning products as assigned by supervisor
  • Performs other duties as requested, such as moving supplies and equipment, cleaning up unexpected spills.
  • Update HACCP files allocated

Who are we looking for ?

  • Student currently studying a MBO or HBO education, preferably Hotelschool (internship must be part of current education).
  • Traineeship: a minimum period of 3 months.
  • Good working knowledge of the kitchen fundamentals is an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on continuous schedule.
  • Ability to stand and to work continuously in confined spaces.
  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.

Who are we looking for ?

  • Student currently studying a MBO or HBO education, preferably Hotelschool (internship must be part of current education).
  • Traineeship: a minimum period of 3 months.
  • Good working knowledge of the kitchen fundamentals is an advantage.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deal with stressful situations during busy periods.
  • Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to grasp, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move goods weighing a maximum of 100 lbs. on continuous schedule.
  • Ability to stand and to work continuously in confined spaces.
  • Ability to perform duties within extreme temperature ranges.

What benefits will I receive?

  • Internship is paid 800 euros monthly
  • As an employee you will become a member of the GO Hilton program, which provides reduced room rates in all our hotels WORLDWIDE, which means you can choose out of over 7,000 properties in more than 100 countries and all this not only for yourself but off course to share with your friends and family as well.
  • 50% discount on Food & Beverage
  • Discounts on products and services offered by Hilton Worldwide and its partners, for example Guerlain
  • Cross training
  • Yearly departmental team outingHilton University offers more than 2500 e-learnings

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Hospitality
Rotterdam
10,000 employees