Spring 2023 Culinary Internship

Settlers Hospitality Group

Settlers Hospitality Group, Hawley, PA

Settlers Hospitality Group, a collection of boutique restaurants, catering, and experiences. Our commitment to excellent guest services is what drives us, and we are dedicated to hiring outstanding individuals who share our passion for ensuring our guests have an exceptional experience while staying with us. We are currently looking for a hardworking and motivated students to join our culinary team as an intern.

Practice applying your culinary skills with a successful hospitality group! This business has excelled in the Pocono hospitality region for 40+ years. Join Settlers Hospitality Group’s team of hospitality professionals as they create and deliver high-quality restaurant and hotel experiences to hundreds of guests across multiple boutique hotels and restaurants.

The Culinary Intern will work directly with a team of Executive Chefs across multi-concept restaurants and will be exposed to 7 professional kitchens that include farm to table, small plate, contemporary casual, high-end catering, and pastry. The intern will gain an understanding of how to develop menus aligned to property vision, how to manage labor and food costs, and how to partner across departments to ensure a superlative guest experience. This exciting opportunity provides Culinary Interns the opportunity to learn how to work with a team of hospitality professionals to crafting experiences that match the concept design of multiple boutique hospitality experiences.


This opportunity is a traditional (semester-long), part-time internship. Housing is available to interns throughout their internship if needed.


  • Spring 2023, February 6th start date (start date can be flexible)
  • 8-12 hours per week (can be more if candidate is interested)
  • $15/hour
  • This opportunity will be in-person/on-site

Requirement: Students are required to check with their college/university career development office to find out if any guidelines, must be followed and/or requirements must be met for the internship (health & safety, academic or other), by the student and/or the small business host.


  • Culinary or Hospitality coursework of any collegiate level
  • Experience in culinary arts is a plus but not required
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Positive, professional, outgoing personality with a hands-on attitude
  • Microsoft, Office Suite, and proficient computer and internet skills
  • Interest in boutique hospitality experiences
  • Passion for food, beverage, tourism, and hospitality
  • Commitment to developing NEPA hospitality and tourism is a plus but not required
  • Basic or other level kitchen skills (kitchen, safety, knife)
  • Current Safe Food Handler certificate a plus
  • This position requires the ability to lift 50lbs or more
  • Able to bend, kneel, squat, stand, and lift heavy objects as needed
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, which may include working days, evenings, weekends, and holidays


  • Develop innovative menu items in collaboration with Executive Chefs and Sous Chefs
  • Work with the Settlers Hospitality team to plan and execute special events
  • Shape a positive staff culture in partnership with Executive Chefs and Sous Chefs
  • Exposure to managing quality control, food and labor costs, and ordering
  • Support opening and development of new culinary projects within the hospitality group
  • Traditional food preparation/execution practice and insight will be included!

***Be sure to note in your cover letter why you think you would be a great fit for the Settlers Hospitality Team and this internship.***

Type: Culinary
Deadline: 01/27/2023

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