Culinary Intern – F&B Preparation – InterContinental Hotels Group® – Dubai Festival City

IHG Hotels & Resorts

Do you see yourself as a Culinary Intern for InterContinental Hotels Group® Dubai Festival City?

Our commitment to our people is to deliver room to have a great start, to learn and grow, to perform. You will have the opportunity to work alongside industry professionals, learning from the best in the business and developing your skills in a fast-paced and dynamic environment. This internship provides a great opportunity for students or recent graduates to start their career in hospitality and gain practical knowledge and experience.

A little taste of your day-to-day:

  • Assisting in food preparation and cooking under the guidance of senior chefs.
  • Assisting in the preparation of ingredients for cooking, including portioning, chopping, and storing food.
  • Assisting in the preparation of food, beverages, materials, and equipment needed for service in advance.
  • Observing and learning various cooking methods and techniques.
  • Assisting with plating and garnishing dishes.
  • Maintaining high standards of food quality and presentation.
  • Performing related duties and special projects as assigned.
  • Attending and participating in scheduled training sessions.
  • Receiving ongoing training and guidance from senior chefs.


  • Recent graduate from a culinary institute or equivalent program
  • Passion for Italian cuisine and a desire to learn and develop culinary skills
  • Basic understanding of kitchen safety and sanitation practices
  • Good understanding of core hotel operations and True Hospitality service skills

But that’s not all! Here are the benefits you’ll enjoy upon successfully completing the internship:

  • Receive a certificate honoring your outstanding contribution and achievements during your time with IHG. Additionally, you’ll receive a valuable service letter that can strengthen your future job applications in the thriving hospitality industry.
  • Showcase your internship experience on the prestigious IHG Academy Portal, a platform that highlights your journey and opens doors to potential future roles within the IHG family.
  • Immerse yourself in one of the most renowned brands in the hospitality industry, elevating your professional reputation and unlocking exciting career opportunities.
  • Build lifelong connections and expand your professional network within the industry.
  • Engage in thrilling activities such as cricket, football, and basketball, organized twice a year to add a touch of fun and camaraderie to your experience.

Ready to embark on an internship that will shape your future? Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity. Apply now and let your journey begin with InterContinental Hotels Group® Dubai Festival City!

At IHG, we’ve made a promise. As one of the world’s leading hotel groups, we’re here to deliver True Hospitality for Good. Making our guests and colleagues feel welcome, cared for, recognised and respected – wherever they are in the world. Want to be part of the journey?

As the world’s first and most global luxury hotel brand, InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has pioneered international travel since the 1940s, we are passionate about sharing our renowned international know-how and cultural wisdom in truly impressive surroundings. We all take great pride in being genuine ambassadors of the InterContinental®️ brand and to be part of the brand you will have a thirst for travel, passion for culture and appreciation for diversity. We create inspiring experiences for those seeking a richer perspective on the world. If you’d like to embrace a world of opportunities, we’d like to welcome you to the world’s most international luxury hotel brand.

Don’t quite meet every single requirement, but still believe you’d be a great fit for the job? We’ll never know unless you hit the ‘Apply’ button. Start your journey with us today.

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