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Culinary Intern - Summer 2023

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota; Marshall, Minnesota

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CULINARY INTERN - SUMMER 2023

Bloomington, MN

About the Company:
Schwan’s Company, a U.S. affiliate of the global lifestyle company CJ CheilJedang Corporation, is a leading U.S. manufacturer and marketer of quality foods offered through retail-grocery and food-service channels. Its many popular brands include Red Baron®, Tony’s®, Big Daddy’s®, Villa Prima™ and Freschetta® pizza; Mrs. Smith’s® and Edwards® desserts; and Pagoda® Asian-style snacks. To learn more about Schwan’s, visit www.schwanscompany.com.
About the Program:
  • 12-week long internship program (Typically May-August)
  • Opportunity to work on and take responsibility for exciting, strategic projects that are relevant to your coursework with real-world applications.
  • Exposure to upper level management, executives and the CEO.
  • A culture focused on ensuring the health, safety and well-being of its employees.
  • Support and mentorship from team members who are authentic, good-natured and highly skilled.
What you will be doing:
This intern will support the Schwan’s Culinary, Product Development, & Marketing teams continue to grow strong culinary culture by supporting events and functions, identifying innovative trends, and supporting the development of gold standard formulas.
  • Support day-to-day culinary functions in Schwan’s corporate offices in Bloomington and Marshall, Minnesota. (based in Bloomington, company travel to Marshall)
  • Grow the food focused culture at Schwan’s through menu development, executing F&B functions for special events, and supporting training and learning events.
  • Research and support the creation of innovative gold standard recipes and participate in transitioning recipes to manufacturable formulas.
  • Participate in product cuttings with R&D, sales, and marketing leaders.
  • Support food show sales presentation planning & participation and interact with customers.
What the expectations are of you:
  • A passion for food and a desire to share that passion with others
  • General knowledge of culinary trends and practices, a focus on East Asian cuisines is preferred.
  • Ability to apply culinary fundamentals in a professional setting.
  • Ability to apply food service safety and sanitation methods.
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to take initiative and drive for results.
  • Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.
  • Must be a confident self-starter who is comfortable driving decisions from areas of ambiguity.
Qualifications:
  • Candidates should currently be enrolled in a Culinary Arts, Food Science or related program
  • Candidates should have at least 1 year of experience cooking in a professional setting; more experience is preferred. Asian cuisine expertise/experience preferred.  
The employing subsidiaries of Schwan’s Company are Equal Employment Opportunity Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, age, race, color, religion, gender, vet status, national origin or other protected class.

Job Type: Part-time Business Unit: Req #: 23-1035

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