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Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
StarChefs.com, an online magazine for culinary insiders, is accepting applications for a creative, innovative, and food-savvy event planning intern to assist our Event Manager.
The ideal candidate will be ambitious, energetic, organized with a great eye for detail. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who wants to take the next step toward his or her professional future in organizing culinary events.
Besides the above characteristics, the best candidate fits the following description:
-high level of energy -persistent determination to get the job done -works well independently and as a part of a small, dedicated team -multi-tasker who pays attention to detail -balance of energy and the ability to remain calm during a very chaotic event and period of preparation for that event -great communication skills (writing, phone and interpersonal) -understand working in a non-traditional small office environment - self-starter capable of doing unsupervised work when necessary
At StarChefs.com, you will have the opportunity to develop and apply specific skills (i.e. research, organization, adaptability), as well as network with leading chefs while assisting on all of our events. You will work with the Event Managers to plan, organize and assist in the production of StarChefs.com's 8th Annual International Chefs Congress, New York and San Francisco Rising Stars Gala, some of the industry's most celebrated events. To learn more about past events, please visit our web site at:
Because we are a small company (20 employees), you will have the opportunity to make an impact on the company and the service we provide. Internships are for three months and are unpaid. Internships can be eligible for college credit and you will receive letter of recommendation. In the last few years, StarChefs hired three of its interns for full-time employment.
Don't just send us your resume. Check out our online magazine and tell us why you are the best candidate for the job. No applicant will be considered without a detailed cover letter.
StarChefs.com', the magazine for culinary insiders, has been serving the restaurant industry since 1995. StarChefs.com's original culinary content is driven by in-person tastings and interviews across the world. Its mission is to catalyze culinary professionals' success and give them the tools they need to overcome their specific challenges. In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, StarChefs.com's Culinary JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry. StarChefs.com features more than 30,000 published pages of original, chef-focused culinary content and generates traffic of over 30 million hits a month and was nominated for Best Web Site for Food and Nutrition by the James Beard Foundation. StarChefs also offers hospitality companies powerful marketing opportunities such as market research, campaign development, site advertising, product sampling through event sponsorship, lead generation, and contextually relevant sponsorship placements.
In addition to featuring top chefs, pastry chefs, sommeliers, and mixologists, the StarChefs.com JobFinder is the leading job board connecting culinary and hospitality professionals to careers in the foodservice industry. StarChefs produces 5 events per year including the International Chefs Congress (www.starchefs.com/icc) and its young chef awards, The Rising Stars Revue (www.starchefs.com/risingstars) and has published its first book StarChefs.com Chefs to Know (www.starchefs.com/chefs-to-know).
StarChefs has doubled its revenues in the last 5 years. We are growing our staff and are looking for exceptional talent to join our team.