CULN1280 Foodservice Internship

Course Description

This course involves a three-week (96 hour) internship at a food service operation. This course will provide the student an opportunity to sharpen their culinary skills in a fast-paced, real-world environment. The student will, under the direction of experienced chefs/cooks, experience teamwork, problem solving, and a feel for the Food Service industry.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Set up and assist with the coordination of internship expectations, hours/scheduling, goals, paperwork, and duties to be assigned.
  • Develop teamwork skills through communication and daily work with food service staff.
  • Demonstrate problem solving abilities by applying in-class experiences and knowledge to the real-world environment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the different menu items and cooking procedures while balancing classroom knowledge with processes/procedures expected at the internship location.
  • Experience a food service establishment in full operation.
  • Demonstrate professional behaviors and standards.
  • Maintain communication with internship coordinator(s) and instructors.
  • Serve as a positive reflection of both St. Cloud Technical and Community College and the Culinary Arts program through their work with internship contact.

Prerequisite

Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

2 credits: 0 lecture / presentation, 0 lab, 2 other