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Culinary Intern 

About the Organization Nantucket Golf Club is located on Nantucket Island, 30 miles out to sea off the coast of Cape Cod, MA. Nantucket has been ranked as the "best island" and "top island" of the US and the World. It is a beautiful place to live or spend a summer! NGC was founded with a vision of creating a world premier immersion experience rooted in the tenants of the game of golf. Built on land shaped by the sea, the award winning Rees Jones designed course uses the natural contours of Nantucket Island to create a classic route that captures the spirit of the game and of the country's great golf clubs. It is with this spirit of excellence, and appreciation of the unique and historic Nantucket Island environment, that we look to provide a relaxed but refined experience for our members and their guests. Since its inception, Nantucket Golf Club has become not only the one of the top clubs on Nantucket Island, but one of the most exclusive clubs on the East Coast.

Nantucket Golf Club looks for candidates that want to work hard and simply be the very best at their job. We want people who strive to stretch their individual performance and inspire others through their passion for service. If that sounds like you or someone you know, we'd love to hear from you.

Our pay is very competitive and benefits vary for seasonal or year-round staff. All our staff enjoy the fulfillment of working with a great team in a beautiful location, but those who enjoy golf have the opportunity to play and practice on our world-class course. We offer subsidized housing in our on-property dormitory or in shared off-site residential houses, an employee meal program, uniform, staff golf clinics, and discounts in our golf shop. In addition, we offer a 401K plan to returning employees who meet eligibility requirements. Traditional full benefit packages are available for full-time, year-round staff.

Position Culinary Intern  

Position Title: Culinary Intern

Reports To: Executive Chef

Department: Food & Beverage

Employment Dates: Temporary; Dates Range mid-May - mid-October

Purpose of Position: Under the direction of the Executive Chef and Chef de Cuisine, the Culinary Intern is a paid, non-exempt, seasonal position responsible for performing duties and rotating through various back of house positions with the intent of learning and exposure to the culinary profession. Helps ensure members and their guests are provided with the highest quality fine dining experience. Performs all work in accordance with essential functions and responsibilities as described below and in the spirit of the Club's mission and vision.


Duties shall include but not be limited to:

  • Works with chefs and cooks with introduction to each kitchen station, learning prep and execution for both AM and PM service, banquet, and special events.
  • Prepares and cooks menu items to established quality standards. Ensures items are timely coordinated with other kitchen operations, presented at proper portions and temperatures, with all dish components present.
  • Adopts new methods of preparation as directed by Chefs and accommodates member's special requests as required.
  • Assists with organizing, preparing, and maintaining food prep par levels. Develops an awareness of business volume forecasts and plans accordingly.
  • Requisitions items needed to produce menu items and notifies supervisor of expected shortages in a timely manner.
  • Assist with receiving and storing products.
  • Ensures kitchen sanitation standards are met in designated areas and assists in maintaining cleanliness in kitchen and food storage areas.
  • Observes food serve safe practices and all general Club safety protocols.
  • Participates in required trainings and meetings.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as required.


  • Work cooperatively with others in a team environment
  • Previous experience with operation of cutlery and commercial kitchen equipment
  • Strong knowledge of cooking methods
  • Serve Safe Certified
  • Demonstrate attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Position Requirements


  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Enrollment in an accredited culinary program

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • Work tasks are performed indoors and outdoors. Temperature generally is moderate and controlled by club environmental systems; however, must be able to work in extreme temperatures like freezers (-10°F) and outdoors (+85°F), for one hour or more.
  • Position requires walking and standing for long periods of time. Length of time of these tasks may vary from day to day and task to task.
  • Must be able to exert well-paced ability to maneuverer between functions occurring simultaneously.
  • Requires grasping, writing, standing, sitting, walking, repetitive motions, bending, climbing, and visual acuity.
  • Requires communicating effectively with members, guests, co-workers, and supervisors.
  • Must be able to lift up and transport up to 50 lbs. on a regular and continuing basis.
  • Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. occasionally.
  • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment.
  • May also experience exposure to the following: carbon monoxide fumes from equipment, grease and hot oils, sharp implements, hot surfaces, and slippery floors.

Projected Work Schedule:

The Culinary Intern must be available to work a minimum six day work week that may exceed that of 40 hours per week. Weekend and evening hours required. Any request or anticipated absence from the agreed schedule requires prior approval from the Executive Chef.

This job description does not imply any written or verbal contract by either you or the Club. Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.

Full-Time/Part-Time Seasonal  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Seasonal Various dates available mid-May through mid-October  

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