Culinary Programs

Experience the Culinary Department in a luxury resort environment through a J-1 Internship. During the internship, you will experience most areas of the culinary department through rotations in the different roles of the kitchen. The program is designed to give you the experience needed to excel in the hospitality industry when you return home. 

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Stanford Park Hotel

Menlo Park, CA| 12 months

Stanford Park Hotel sits at the crossroads of Stanford University, Silicon Valley, and some of the region’s top culture and attractions. Stroll along Palo Alto’s University Avenue for unique shopping, top-rated restaurants and nightlife, or explore Menlo Park’s quiet, yet vibrant town of pleasant, tree-lined streets. To see the golden age of American garden design, we suggest the Filoli Gardens, or visit the Barron-Latham-Hopkins Gate Lodge, a historic country estate. 

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The Ritz Carlton, Sarasota

Sarasota, FL | 12 months

Sarasota is a city south of Tampa on Florida’s Gulf Coast that was once the winter home of the Ringling Brothers Circus. Today, it hosts a number of cultural institutes, notably the Ringling Museum of Art, which showcases old masters and modern art. It’s also the gateway to miles of beaches with fine sand and shallow waters, such as Lido Beach and Siesta Key Beach.