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Intern, Food Service

An internship at Ridgecrest Conference Center offers an experience to grow professionally, spiritually and personally as you receive on-the-job training and learn skills needed to serve in a fast-paced Christian hospitality environment.

The intern program includes weekly bible study and fellowship with other team members. You will be provided unique opportunities for your growth and development through enrichment and service. Team managers and supervisors will coordinate your work schedule, daily responsibilities, and special project assignments.

Food Service presents an excellent opportunity for interns to work and learn about the various functions of a large food service operation in a Christian setting. This position will help develop customer service and organizational skills. You will work side-by-side as a team player in a diverse setting. Customer service skills and techniques will be taught and utilized regularly. There are three main areas within Food Service:

Front of House/Catering - this includes buffet line operations in the dining room and catered events throughout campus

Food and Retail Outlets - quick-service operations including our coffee shop, ice cream shop, and retail shop

Kitchen/Back of House - grow in your culinary experience through cooking and baking for various levels of guest volume

High school graduate or GED desired
Must have a desire to work and learn in the food service operation and hospitality industry
Excellent customer service skills required
Ability to interact with customers/guests in a positive manner.
Knowledge of catering industry helpful
Previous hospitality, food service, or catering experience preferred but not required
Other Qualifications:

Ability to work beginning August 2022 (9-12 month commitment)
Possess a sincere desire to serve others with excellence and grace
Be flexible, teachable and hard-working
Demonstrate maturity
Have excellent communication skills and be self-motivated
Willingness to serve guests with a positive attitude
Ability to work long days, busy weekends, and be prepared to work hard both mentally, and physically
Commit to the overall program (including core group, service projects, Summer Staff recruitment, events, etc.)
Eligible to work in the United States

Housing provided
Meals (when dining room is open)
Paid a $300/week stipend

Time:  Internship
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Food Services



Updated: 5/5/2023 10:00:17 AM

Job Contact:
Sophia Peterson
(828) 669-3589

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Why work at Ridgecrest Conference Center:

In the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains in western North Carolina you will discover Ridgecrest, a 1,300-acre Christian conference center where you can leave your cares at the gate.

1 Ridgecrest Drive
    Black Mountain, NC 28711

(828) 669-3589

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