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Sodexo Future Leader Interns

Lake Forest, IL 60045
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Unit Description

The Historic Armour House Mansion & Gardens in Lake Forest, IL, is a wedding and special events venue seeking an intern to train as a Sous Chef to add to our dynamic kitchen team. The Armour House hosts over 50 weddings & special events between May and October with solid weekend work schedules but opportunities for days off during weekdays.  Were looking for a creative individual who is willing to participate in creating seasonal menus and designing new dishes. The successful candidate will assist the Lead Chef in both culinary and administrative tasks while communicating with the General Manager and Catering Manager. Were looking for a professional who is dedicated to food quality and sets high standards for their output. Apply today if you can bring excellent culinary skill and high energy to this exciting opportunity. 


The position is located at Lake Forest Academy, a co-educational college preparatory school for boarding and day students in grades 9 through 12. The school is located on the North Shore in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States, about 30 miles north of Chicago. 



  • Help Maintain proper sanitation practices in all areas of the Kitchen. Ensure proper rotation and storage and cooler functions.
  • Work with the Executive Chef on scheduling of staff, review payroll
  • Learn in time all areas of the EBC Food and Beverage


  • Experience in all areas of kitchen operations
  • Performs day to day assignments
  • Learns how to operate and maintain equipment on an as-needed basis
  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner
  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures
  • Complies with all Sodexo HACCP/OSHA and/or local policies and procedures
  • Sanitation license and card city and state
  • Culinary School/ Formal training preferred

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers each day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by offering Quality of Life Services, including Culinary and Food Management, Engineering and Facilities Management, Housekeeping Management, Nutrition and Benefits and Reward Services.


The Sodexo Future Leaders Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for currently enrolled college students to turn their leadership potential into valuable professional experience and get a head start on their careers.


Through practical work experience on site, the intern will acquire the management skills necessary to succeed as a Marketing Specialist with Sodexo. The intern will be assigned a MENTOR and participate in professional development webinars. They will also gain practical experience in food production, administration, finance, retail, service, marketing, safety and catering management.


Finally, they will conduct peer training and assist the management team as needed. Interns are supervised by, and report to a General Manager.


With opportunities located throughout the United States, we offer you the flexibility to select an internship in the areas where you live or are able to obtain free or affordable housing that works for you. Sodexo does not offer housing to interns at this time.


This is a full time (40 hour/week) internship will take place at a Pharmaceutical account with Sodexo starting June 1st running through August 7th 2020 in Bridgewater, NJ.



Why should I apply?


  • Gain valuable industry experience working with leaders in the hospitality field while being paid $12.50 an hour
  • Professional development workshops in the areas of  Communication, Networking and Interviewing Skills
  • Mentoring from a Sodexo manager

Position Summary

Position is part of a formal internship program in professional development in the contract management services industry. Supports business units and assists in projects. Builds skills and knowledge in large corporate and team environment

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Current college student with studies in hospitality/food management, facilities management, engineering, communications, human resources, accounting, marketing or another industry related college program.Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2020-03-10 Expires: 2020-04-10
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