It's that time of year and we are looking for an intern to come and spend three months with us. If you don't know us, we are are a creative culinary company that is passionate about baking, developing new recipes and sharing what we know. We also have this growing chocolate company that is starting to take up more and more time. This internship is a great opportunity for someone with 2+ years hands on patisserie experience. After you read what we are looking for and the skills required, if you think you fit the bill please send over your resume with three references to
info (at) Serenalissy.com
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
We are currently looking for a kitchen intern:
3 month duration
Hours: Flexible 20 – 40 hours per week depending on production schedule. We are a six day per week kitchen, which provides a lot of flexibility in scheduling.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Our internship program is suitable for those currently enrolled in a baking-pastry program but could also be suitable for graduates or experienced restaurant professionals. This is a hands-on internship in our busy kitchen. It is not an entry-level internship; we are looking for seasoned and well-trained interns who have strong familiarity with professional baking basics, methods and techniques; they should have a familiarity with kitchen operations and strong overall food and equipment knowledge.
Interns will work daily with chocolatier and editor in researching recipes, preparing mise en place, and performing cooking tests. An intern will also help out during photo shoots by prepping ingredients, making recipes and gathering equipment.
The intern will be expected to train quickly and effectively on our kitchen policies and procedures. He/she will also be responsible for kitchen tasks; including but not limited to: cleaning and organizational tasks, dishwashing, and trips to our local grocery store if necessary.
- Candidates must be analytical, accurate, flexible, efficient, and punctual
- Candidates must have the ability to follow directions and work independently
- Candidates must have strong communication skills
- Candidates must have completed a Food Handler Training Course accredited through the American National Standards Institute or the State of Texas
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU SHOULD HAVE:
- 2+ years hands-on patisserie experience highly desirable.
Proof of status in current baking-pastry program (ideally this is second or third externship experience) OR paperwork indicating completion of program. Applicants without this experience will not be considered.