V&A Waterfront Culinary & Hospitality Internship Programme 2022

Description: Apply now for the V&A Waterfront Culinary & Hospitality Internship Programme 2022. Makers Landing has identified a need for practical work experience to be offered to those with qualifications in the food industry. With this in mind, an internship programme is available offering real-life experience and mentorship within the industry. This opportunity will provide interns workplace experiential training as well as invaluable connections with industry leaders.

Interns will be responsible for supporting management and operations over all aspects of Makers landing. This will consist but not limited to a fully licensed and equipped commercial kitchen, demo kitchen, venting, eatery pods, restaurants, as well as incubator assistance and industrial makers space.

  • Front of house - greeting guests, directions, venue and event information, check-in
  • Assist Floor manager - setup, oversee cleanliness, customer service, quality standards, customer queries
  • Cooking classes and demo class - setup, food and equipment prep, assist in running classes
  • Events -Assist in Food preparation based on specific menus, planning, setup, prep, service, breakdown
  • Rotation through our tenants and assisting them with prep and service - this is the best way to ensure adequate kitchen time and exposure to varying styles of cuisine. Exposure to up to 15 different food businesses - their prep and operations
  • Food prep and kitchen operations as well as basic use of industrial kitchen equipment
  • Food incubator assistance with exposure to other food business operations
  • Ability to uphold the hygiene standards of the kitchen
  • Basic knowledge of kitchen equipment/ uses
  • Ability to learn on the job
  • Health and safety protocols
  • Profound interest and passion for food
  • Candidates must be South African citizens
  • Interns who require workplace experiential training as part of qualification requirements.
  • Candidates will need to submit a letter of motivation as to why they would like to be admitted to the Program.
Skills & Attributes:
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional appearance
  • Dependability and Reliability
  • Good attitude
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • People skills
  • Creative problem solver
  • At least 3-6 months in a hospitality placement ie restaurant, hotel, B&B, conference centre etc.

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