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United Way Grant - Food and Beverage Internship

Shakopee, Minnesota

Job Category: Internships/Co-Ops/Apprenticeships

Req ID 21805
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Overview:

$17 / hour

Minimum Age: 16+

This unique internship partnership with United Way is for Shakopee Residents only who have an interest in learning more about Food and Beverage Operation.

An internship with Valleyfair is sure to be a rewarding and educational experience. While you will get hands on experience working in the park, you will also:

  • Learn about different facets of Food and Beverage operation.
  • Interact with executive leaders to brainstorm and problem solve.
  • Understand and manage operations critical to Valleyfair
  • Maximaize time management, planning, and organization to optimize productivity.
  • Understand and implement principles of hospitality management.
  • Make life-long friendships!

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Responsibilities:

During this internship program you will have the opportunity to see different areas of our Food and Beverage department, as well as understand how they work together to manage operations that are critical to Valleyfair.

Key concepts will include, but are not limited to:

  • Culinary Foundations – Gaining hands-on culinary experience in various settings while exploring multiple different service styles and cooking techniques.
  • New Concept Implementation – Observing and implementing skills related to new concept development including conception, planning, and execution. Understanding the importance of strong time management and organization throughout the development process.
  • Management and Delegation – Learning through observing multiple different members of management in multiple different areas. Understanding various methods of management and delegation.
  • Safety and Sanitation – Understanding and executing food safety and sanitation principles through daily audits. Gaining extensive exposure to safety and sanitation guidelines as well as methods of coaching and corrective action.
  • Catering and Mass Production – Learning and implementing methods of mass production to execute events sized 25-5,000+. Experience working in conjunction with multiple departments to ensure seamless event execution.
  • Leadership Concepts and Implementation – Implementing newly learned skills while acting as a designated leader throughout the final week.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Continuously evaluating and adjusting to business needs; ordering, receiving, and stocking products; maintaining cleanliness of work locations; providing exceptional guest service and additional duties assigned by management.
  • Completing tasks specific to your area such as event execution, daily operation of a location, and food production.
  • Administrative tasks such as daily checklists, break plans, requisitions, and inventory management.
  • Interns will be responsible for all aspects of operation. These areas may include supervision of other associates, as well as working with guests and internal departments of Valleyfair.
  • Mandatory completion of basic food safety and sanitation training provided by the division.
  • Mandatory ServSafe Food course completion and certification.

Qualifications:
  • Take initiative and maintain the company’s reputation and dedication to safety, service, courtesy, cleanliness, and integrity.
  • Work collaboratively in a team setting and work independently.
  • Utilize strong written and verbal communication skills, including speaking in front of groups.
  • Utilize problem solving skills, including having the ability to remain patient, poised, and alert to cope with challenging/unique situations.
  • Demonstrate strong time management, planning, and organizational skills in order to optimize productivity.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holiday periods to meet business needs.
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