Paid Internship Opportunity for Kitchen/Cook Position in Guimaraes, Portugal

  • Kitchen / Cook
  • Guimaraes, Portugal
  • July 13, 2023 02:38
  • 100€ - 400€
  • Internship

Job Description

  • Date Posted:
    Jul 13, 2023
  • Expiration date:
    Jan 13, 2024
  • Location:
    Guimaraes, Portugal
  • Hours:
    30h / week
  • Salary:
    100€ - 400€

Job Description

Company Description

Our company is one of the top-tier and globally recognized enterprises specializing in the food and hospitality industry. Being headquartered in Guimaraes, Portugal, we provide an unparalleled dining experience with a blend of traditional and innovatively crafted culinary delights. With a strong commitment to quality, creativity, and excellence, our team of exceptional chefs, culinary experts, and hospitality professionals are pivotal in embedding quintessential Portuguese flavour into the global culinary map.

Internship Vacancy: Kitchen/Cook

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and culinary-minded intern to join our vibrant and dynamic kitchen team in Guimaraes, Portugal. This is a unique opportunity for budding culinary talents to immerse themselves in a bustling, professional kitchen environment.

Tasks Description

  • Assisting in the preparation and cooking of meals by supervising junior commis as instructed by the Head Chef.
  • Ensuring all dishes are prepared to the highest standard and within budget.
  • Supporting the ideation, creation, and execution of innovative new recipes.
  • Participating in inventory management and restocking of kitchen supplies.
  • Maintaining the highest level of kitchen cleanliness and hygiene as per the company standards and local health & safety regulations.
  • Learning and aiding in the artful plating of dishes.

Job Requirements

  • Culinary students or recent graduates preferred.
  • Fluent in English and Portuguese languages, both spoken and written
  • Willingness to learn in a fast-paced professional kitchen environment.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Basic understanding of Portuguese and global cuisines.
  • Current food handler’s certificate and understanding of safety regulations.

Personal Requirements

  • Passionate about the culinary arts and eager to learn.
  • Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
  • Attention to detail with high standards of food presentation.
  • Flexibility to work different shifts, including weekends and holidays.

About Guimaraes

Renowned as the birthplace of Portugal, Guimaraes is a fascinating city filled with historical grandeur and charming culture. As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the city boasts countless alluring attractions including the iconic Guimaraes Castle and Palace of the Dukes. It also offers an exciting food scene, where the traditional Portuguese delicacies blend seamlessly with the inventive culinary trends - a perfect place to spark inspiration for culinary novices and experts alike.