CULINARY INTERN, Entertainment Complex

The Culinary Intern position will assist/supervise at the GIANT Center and throughout the entire Entertainment Complex with culinary kitchen operations, ordering/receiving items and managing inventory, and assisting with general supervision/staffing of part time Culinary staff. The Entertainment Complex consists of HERSHEYPARK (including ZooAmerica), HERSHEYPARK Stadium, HERSHEYPARK Arena, GIANT Center and Hershey Theatre.

Job Functions:

  • Assist in the development and maintaining of dining plans, kitchen guidelines, food safety and handling procedures, and food presentation techniques

  • Create and ensure kitchen and catering event orders are updated for each event to include; food items, audiovisual room requirements, staffing requirements, and any special needs

  • Assist with communicating staffing requirements in preparation for scheduling and acting as a liaison when updates are needed

  • Assist with ordering of food items and supplies, and receiving and storing them appropriately

  • Assist with inventory management; to include, rotating stock, counting, and adhering to standard par levels

  • Assist within the operations with delivery of food items and supplies

  • Enter and modify standardized recipe forms

  • Other job related duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Must be a high school graduate or have comparable education (GED)

  • Must be in a post-secondary Culinary Arts/Pastry Art Program

  • Must have a valid driver's license

Additional Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to quickly learn computer based applications

  • Must have proven excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be innovative and be self-motivated to complete tasks?

  • Must be detail orientated with proven organizational skills?

  • Must have reliable, steady transportation to and from work?

  • Must display a positive attitude, eagerness to learn, and professional image in compliance with Hershey Entertainment & Resorts guidelines?

Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, including; days, evenings, nights, weekends (including both Saturday and Sunday), and holidays?

  • Must be able to work a minimum of 35 hours per week (additional hours up to approximately 50 hours per week may be available during some weeks)

  • Physical requirements include standing (for a majority of the shift), sitting, walking and lifting a minimum of 25 pounds unassisted and 50 with assistance

  • Regular outside work in various weather conditions is required (including extreme heat, sun exposure, cold, and other inclement weather)

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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