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Culinary Externship Full-Time Temporary

posted July 9, 2019

South Seas Island Resort
Captiva, FL
599941 l

About This Job

Currently accepting applications for Spring through Fall 2019!

Externs will be exposed to South Seas Island Resort's professional kitchens and will be rotated throughout the diverse restaurants within the company. Externs will work in all areas of the kitchen environment and receive guidance from the culinary and F&B management teams. Knowledge and experience will be gained in areas such as meat and fish fabrication; knife skills; a la carte service; buffet and banquet service; classical sauce preparation; fresh pasta production; plate design and presentation, as well as other aspects of the culinary field. Hours and schedules will vary throughout a seven-day work week. Candidate will rotate through various duties in each of our F&B outlets as scheduled to gain optimum training opportunities.

($12.50 hourly)


All externship candidates must be applying for externship training as required for school credit or experience in a related field of study. Rate of pay for externships depends on undergraduate or senior class status. Externships are accepted in 3 months or longer periods, with a 12 week minimum. Please visit "Culinary Externships" on our career website to apply online.

Job Requirements:

  • Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas.
  • Able to stand, twist, bend, push, pull, walk, and lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Able to work effectively in a kitchen environment with occasional extremes in temperature (heat, cold, humidity) for an extended period of time.
  • Must be currently enrolled or recent graduate of a culinary school program.

Interstate Hotels & Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please call (703) 387-3888 or email with the nature of your accommodation request and include the Hotel location and title of the job opening. Please allow one (1) business day for a reply.


About This Employer

South Seas Island Resort

5400 Plantation Road
Captiva, FL 33924

(239) 472-5111

471 Room Resort

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Family. Nature. Comfort.

For decades, generations of guests have made South Seas Island Resort on Captiva Island the vacation destination of choice in which to share treasured moments and make lasting memories. Our iconic 330-acre wildlife preserve spans two and a half miles of pristine white-sand beaches framing the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Mexico. As a quiet retreat, the resort is a destination rich in recreation and wondrous natural beauty. Visitors will feel at home in a variety of accommodations, ranging from comfortable hotel rooms, charming condominiums and cottages, to private homes and villas. A Top 10 Beach Resort for Families by Parents Magazine, this inviting oasis allows the discovery of native Florida and its extraordinary splendor.

  • Located directly on the Gulf of Mexico on Captiva Island, Florida
  • An array of accommodations from Harbourside Guest rooms, to one-, two- and three- bedroom condominiums and cottages. Two to Six Bedroom private homes are also available.
  • South Seas offers an array of activities for guests of all ages
  • Delicious on-site dining
  • Endless recreation and exciting land and water activities 
  • Bordered by two-and-a-half miles of private white-sand beach
  • 35 miles from South West Florida International Airport (RSW)
  • Just 32 miles from Fort Myers, yet provides a peaceful, secluded-island feel