Pinnacle Entertainment CULINARY APPRENTICESHIP in florence, Indiana
What would I be doing?
Pinnacle Entertainment offers an American Culinary Federation Certified Apprenticeship Training Program. Your journey begins at our Baton Rouge, LA location, where you'll spend two years in a progressive learning environment working alongside a Certified Executive Chef and proven industry leader. From there, you have the opportunity to relocate to one of 14 other Pinnacle Entertainment properties across the nation to complete your final year as a Lead Cook.
Program completion will include American Culinary Federation Certification as a Certified Culinarian, the chance to grow with Pinnacle Entertainment at any one of our properties as a key culinary professional, and progression through our brigade system of culinary leadership.
Paid program, allowing you to “earn while you learn”
Hands-on mentoring and training from accomplished chefs
Real world practical experience in all stations of the kitchen
Progressive learning cycle that begins with the basics and advances to the most complex culinary techniques and practices
Leadership development tailored to you
The opportunity for advancement and growth to the highest levels of culinary leadership
An affordable alternative to cost prohibitive culinary educational institutions
A company culture driven by culinary excellence
American Culinary Federation certified training material
Covered Costs of the Program
The following costs are covered by the company:
All textbooks and educational material
Knife kits, basic tools and equipment
Tuition for all appliable distance learning programs
Discounted meals during shifts
Costs for the Program
Apprentice one-time registration fee $105
Membership to the American Culinary Federation (good for 3 years) $150
Written exam fee (Certification as Certified Culinarian to end of program) $35
What are we looking for?
To be qualified as an applicant, first and foremost you must demonstrate a sincere desire for a career as a Chef. You will have the opportunity to communicate this to our selection committee through the application process which will include a two-page essay on why you are interested in a career in the Culinary Arts. Additional qualification requirements are as follows:
Possess the aptitude and desire for learning the trade
Have completed a high school education or the equivalent by program launch (August 2018)
Possess the basic mathematical skills associated with measurement and recipe costing
Effective use of a personal computer including basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software and ability to effectively utilize the Internet as a learning tool
Submit an application and resume online
Include a two to three page written essay titled "Why I desire a Career as a Chef"
What would it be like to work at this property?
Belterra®is a classic but revolutionary casino resort situated on the scenic Ohio River near the Markland Dam in Switzerland County, Indiana. Belterra offers a first class gaming and resort experience featuring 38,000 square feet of gaming space, outstanding guest rooms and suites, seven delicious food venues, a shopping pavilion, full-service spa and salon, a 1,500-seat entertainment showroom, an 18-hole Tom Fazio designed golf course and more than 50,000 square feet of meeting and conference space.
Belterra Casino Resort
777 Belterra Drive
Florence, Indiana 47020-9402
What would it be like to be a Pinnacle Entertainment Team Member?
PropertyBelterra Casino Resort - Florence, IN
CategoryFood & Beverage
Starting Pay RateUSD $10.15/Hr.