This position could be the role for you whether you have an experience of working in the kitchen or you are looking to start your career in the culinary industry. Kitchen assistant helps the team in food preparation, cooking and presentation of food. In general, it means that you have to assist a Head Cook in preparation of breakfast, lunch and evening meals. It is a demanding job that will give you an opportunity to work with professionals and learn from them. This position is an amazing option for those who study Culinary Arts or those who just love to cook. During this internship you will learn how to cook Spanish and International cuisines.

-Duties

Usually kitchens are divided into sections. For instance, vegetables are prepared in one area, and meat and fish in another area. As a kitchen assistant, you will help a chef in a specific work section. Some main responsibilities of a kitchen assistant will include: • preparation of basic food; • unloading deliveries from suppliers; • keeping the storeroom in order; • Washing kitchen appliances, work surfaces. Kitchen assistants also help chefs to make food items ready for cooking a meal when customers order it. This involves washing, peeling and trimming food items.

-Area Description

Alicante is a port city on Spain’s southeastern Costa Blanca, and the capital of the Alicante province. Its old town, Barrio de la Santa Cruz, has narrow streets, colored houses and a nightlife scene. Of all Spain's mainland provincial capitals, Alicante is the most influenced by tourism, thanks to the nearby airport and resorts. Nevertheless it is a dynamic, attractive Spanish city with a castle, old quarter and long waterfront.

-Requirements

Everybody is eligible in working in hotels, but the program is highly beneficial for those studying a degree related to tourism and hospitality. Previous work experience in the same field is considered an advantage.

-Curriculum Activities

You can spend your spare time as you like. Alicante is full of things to do and see. The eating scene is exciting and the nightlife is absolutely legendary, whether you're chugging pints with the stag parties at 7pm or twirling on the dance floor with the locals seven hours later. On a weekend night it's impossibly busy and buzzy year-round. Most interesting places to visit in Alicante are: Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante, Museo Arqueológico de Alicante, Castillo de Santa Bárbara, Museu de Fogueres, Museo Volvo Ocean Race, Basílica de Santa María and Mercado Central.

-Work Day

You will be working 8 hours per day with a break for your meal. There are different shifts at the hotel so you may be working in the morning, evening or night shift. You might have a straight shift (work 8 hours in a row) or a split-shift (work 4 hours first and after a break work another 4 hours).

-Who Can Apply

Students ath want to join our International practice program.This will give you a life changing experience. You will get international working experience which always will be valuable for future employment. You will earn money, meet new people, learn about new cultures, improve language skills, develop communication skills, improve your personality and make unforgettable memories.

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