Culinary & Hospitality Intern (Makers Landing)

V&A Waterfront - V&A Waterfront, Cape Town, Western Cape

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  • Makers Landing has identified a need for practical work experience to be offered to those with qualifications in the food industry.
  • With this in mind, an internship programme is available offering real-life experience and mentorship within the industry.
  • This opportunity will provide interns workplace experiential training as well as invaluable connections with industry leaders.


  • Basic knowledge of kitchen equipment/ uses
  • Ability to learn on the job
  • Health and safety protocols
  • Profound interest and passion for food
  • Candidates must be South African citizens
  • Interns who require workplace experiential training as part of qualification requirements.
  • At least 3-6 months in a hospitality placement ie restaurant, hotel, B&B, conference centre etc.
  • Candidates will need to submit a letter of motivation as to why they would like to be admitted to the Program.

Skills & Competencies

  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good communication skills
  • Professional appearance
  • Dependability and Reliability
  • Good attitude
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to detail
  • People skills
  • Creative problem solver


  • Front of house - greeting guests, directions, venue and event information, check-in
  • Assist Floor manager - setup, oversee cleanliness, customer service, quality standards, customer queries
  • Cooking classes and demo class - setup, food and equipment prep, assist in running classes
  • Events -Assist in Food preparation based on specific menus, planning, setup, prep, service, breakdown
  • Rotation through our tenants and assisting them with prep and service - this is the best way to ensure adequate kitchen time and exposure to varying styles of cuisine. Exposure to up to 15 different food businesses - their prep and operations
  • Food prep and kitchen operations as well as basic use of industrial kitchen equipment
  • Food incubator assistance with exposure to other food business operations
  • Ability to uphold the hygiene standards of the kitchen

Additional Information

Duration: 6 - 9 Months