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Restaurant Management Intern

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Summary
Restaurant Management Intern
Salary To Be discussed
Schedule Seasonal
Location Chicago, IL, USA

Restaurant Management Intern


Description

SUMMER 2023 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Restaurant Management; BOH Culinary & Pastry 

 

Read more about our Level 1 Summer Internship Program below:

  • At least one year of hospitality, retail or other customer service experience is required. 

  • Interns are hired to work an hourly role in one of our restaurants in Illinois, Washington D.C., Minnesota, Nevada, Texas, California or Florida. 

  • Interns attend weekly virtual meetings where Lettuce industry experts cover topics such as restaurant financials, menu creation, marketing and more. 

  • The Level 1 internship includes a group project with final presentation at a live expo.


Read more about our Level 2 Summer Internship Program below:

  • Our Level 2 internship program is BY INVITATION ONLY.

  • Applicants must have must have the following to be considered:

    • Previous Lettuce Internship participation OR comparable hospitality internship.

    • 4-5 years of hourly restaurant experience 

  • Positions include a variety of restaurant opportunities based on experience!

  • Level 2 includes completing a restaurant-based Project Checklist and an individually curated experience depending on the restaurant's needs and the intern’s level of expertise.

  • Interns are hired to work in a leadership role in one of our restaurants in Illinois, Washington D.C., Minnesota, Nevada, Texas, California or Florida. 


Both Level 1 & 2 Interns

  • ALL CHICAGO-BASED INTERNS: Please be aware that working all four days (July 13-16, 2023) of the Windy City Smokeout festival are mandatory. Interns in other markets with interest in working all four days, may do so with prior approval from partners and/or general managers. 

This program will run from May 30 through August 1, 2023, approximately 10 weeks in length. Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 14, 2023; late applications will not be considered. Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation. Please email mbanovic@leye.com with any questions.

 

Caring. Creative. Careers.

Join the Lettuce Entertain You team! Our 100+ restaurants are nationally recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth. If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

 

Restaurant Management Interns participate in and complete internship program activities.

Essential Functions

  • Participate in and complete weekly seminars, management checklists, management feedback, summer festivals (e.g., Windy City Smokeout for Chicago area interns), restaurant concept project, Intern Expo, group events and other program activities

  • Perform essential functions and key responsibilities listed in hourly job description (e.g., host, server, runner, busser, cook, etc.) for the assigned role determined by intern’s supervising manager at designated restaurant location

  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment

  • Work a variety of days and shifts including weekends and nights

  • Effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction

  • Multitask calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment

  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable light, noise and temperature levels

  • Ability to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to sit or stand for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the overall guest experience exceeds expectations and anticipate guests’ needs

  • Greet guests with a warm, sincere smile

  • Use tact and good judgement when dealing with guest challenges and respond to guest needs with patience and courtesy

  • Proficiently use and operate all necessary tools and equipment

  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures

  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook

  • Get along well with others and be a team player

  • Other duties will be assigned as needed


SUMMER 2023 INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Restaurant Management; BOH Culinary & Pastry 

 

Read more about our Level 1 Summer Internship Program below:

  • At least one year of hospitality, retail or other customer service experience is required. 

  • Interns are hired to work an hourly role in one of our restaurants in Illinois, Washington D.C., Minnesota, Nevada, Texas, California or Florida. 

  • Interns attend weekly virtual meetings where Lettuce industry experts cover topics such as restaurant financials, menu creation, marketing and more. 

  • The Level 1 internship includes a group project with final presentation at a live expo.


Read more about our Level 2 Summer Internship Program below:

  • Our Level 2 internship program is BY INVITATION ONLY.

  • Applicants must have must have the following to be considered:

    • Previous Lettuce Internship participation OR comparable hospitality internship.

    • 4-5 years of hourly restaurant experience 

  • Positions include a variety of restaurant opportunities based on experience!

  • Level 2 includes completing a restaurant-based Project Checklist and an individually curated experience depending on the restaurant's needs and the intern’s level of expertise.

  • Interns are hired to work in a leadership role in one of our restaurants in Illinois, Washington D.C., Minnesota, Nevada, Texas, California or Florida. 


Both Level 1 & 2 Interns

  • ALL CHICAGO-BASED INTERNS: Please be aware that working all four days (July 13-16, 2023) of the Windy City Smokeout festival are mandatory. Interns in other markets with interest in working all four days, may do so with prior approval from partners and/or general managers. 

This program will run from May 30 through August 1, 2023, approximately 10 weeks in length. Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 14, 2023; late applications will not be considered. Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation. Please email mbanovic@leye.com with any questions.

 

Caring. Creative. Careers.

Join the Lettuce Entertain You team! Our 100+ restaurants are nationally recognized for great food and service and as great places to work. We hire and care deeply for people with creativity, passion and the drive to be the best. And we reward our teams with top notch benefits, career-long training and development and opportunities for growth. If you want a career at a progressive company with a long-standing commitment to people, join our caring and creative team.

EOE. We participate in E-Verify / Participamos en E-Verify

 

Restaurant Management Interns participate in and complete internship program activities.

Essential Functions

  • Participate in and complete weekly seminars, management checklists, management feedback, summer festivals (e.g., Windy City Smokeout for Chicago area interns), restaurant concept project, Intern Expo, group events and other program activities

  • Perform essential functions and key responsibilities listed in hourly job description (e.g., host, server, runner, busser, cook, etc.) for the assigned role determined by intern’s supervising manager at designated restaurant location

  • Safely and effectively use and operate all necessary tools and equipment

  • Work a variety of days and shifts including weekends and nights

  • Effectively communicate in order to perform and follow job requirements in written and spoken direction

  • Multitask calmly and effectively in a busy, stressful environment

  • Work in a confined, crowded space of variable light, noise and temperature levels

  • Ability to move and lift up to 10 pounds, frequently move and/or lift up to 25 pounds, and occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to sit or stand for an entire shift and move safely through all areas of the restaurant, which may include stairs, uneven or slick surfaces

Key Responsibilities and Duties

  • Ensure the overall guest experience exceeds expectations and anticipate guests’ needs

  • Greet guests with a warm, sincere smile

  • Use tact and good judgement when dealing with guest challenges and respond to guest needs with patience and courtesy

  • Proficiently use and operate all necessary tools and equipment

  • Comply with all safety and sanitation guidelines and procedures

  • Follow all rules, policies, procedures and conditions of employment, including those outlined in the Employee Handbook

  • Get along well with others and be a team player

  • Other duties will be assigned as needed



Details
Salary To Be discussed
Schedule Seasonal
Location Chicago, IL, USA

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Chicago, IL, USA