Program Summary

WE ARE CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR A CULINARY ARTS PROGRAM WITH THE LOEWS HOTELS, WITH START DATES IN NOVEMBER 2018 AND JANUARY 2019! 


This amazing intern and training program provides international students and recent graduates with the opportunity to experience cultural exchange in Orlando, Florida, USA. As a participant on the program you will spend one year undergoing culinary training with a world leading hospitality brand, working at the Loews Hotels located onsite at the Universal Orlando® Resort
 
This unique opportunity will give participants an insight into culinary arts at its best, offering you highly sought after experiences, along with the ability to share your culture and make friends for life.

  

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Along with a great working experience at leading U.S Hotels, participants will be provided with a range of benefits throughout their program, inlcudng free admission to both the Universal Studios® and Island of Adventures® theme parks (passes issued upon receipt of Social Security card. This can take up to 4 weeks after arrival on the program), along with great discounts on merchandise, food and beverage and park admission tickets for family and friends.

Participants on the program will be required to obtain a J-1 Intern or Trainee visa through Yummy Jobs and will be able to train for a period of time as outlined by Loews Hotels.  Upon completion of the program, participants will have up to 30 days to travel within the United States.  Participants must then return to their home country upon completion of the program.

LOEWS PORTOFINO BAY HOTEL AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO®

Take a trip to the stunning seaside village of Portofino, Italy at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel at Universal Orlando. Luxurious rooms, authentic Italian specialties, and warm hospitality make your stay here a taste of what the Italians call la dolce vita — the sweet life. A re-creation of the famed Mediterranean seaside resort village, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is the premier luxury resort at Universal Orlando Resort, and has been honored among the finest hotels in the world by Travel & Leisure magazine and Conde Nast Traveler.

 

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel's 750 guest rooms and suites offer the epitome of European luxury and elegance with authentic Italian furnishings and marble accents, while also being equipped with all the latest amenities to combine the best of Portofino Italy's charm and romance with modern convenience. With impeccable and attentive service, an opulent spa, three themed swimming pools and exceptional dining, Loews Portofino Bay Hotel embodies the spirit of 'la dolce vita' — the sweet life.

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel is connected by a scenic waterway to sister on-site hotels Loews Royal Pacific Resort and Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando®, as well as Universal Studios®, Universal's Islands of Adventure® and Universal CityWalk®.

 

HARD ROCK HOTEL® AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO®

It's the perfect mix of funk and just plain fun. It's classy, yet totally casual. Lively, yet laid back. It's the coolest hotel in town, and you'll feel like you just stepped off the stage, surrounded with the music, style, and irreverent attitude of the rock 'n' roll lifestyle. Designed in a California mission-style architecture, Hard Rock Hotel embodies the soul, spirit and attitude of rock. The hotel's striking interiors are highlighted by a priceless collection of rare rock 'n' roll memorabilia throughout the public areas.

 

Each of Hard Rock Hotel's 650 guest rooms, including 29 suites, offers the perfect mix of funk, and just plain fun with entertainment center, stylish furnishings and rock n' roll artwork in every guest room. The vibes can be heard around the grounds, even under water at the pool, with music from the world's most popular artists.

Hard Rock Hotel's 6,000 square feet of function space harmonizes with the eclectic mix of rock music and memorabilia throughout the hotel. Hard Rock Hotel is connected by a scenic waterway to sister on-site hotels Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando®, as well as Universal Studios®, Universal's Islands of Adventure® and Universal CityWalk®.

 

LOEWS ROYAL PACIFIC RESOIRT AT UNIVERSAL ORLANDO®

Here you'll explore an island of comfort, style and sophistication at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Experience the wonder of such island paradises as Fiji, Bali and Hawaii. From lush landscaping to the white sandy beach of the lagoon-style swimming pool, you'll be surrounded by the tantalizingly exotic. Sail away to the exotic isles of the South Seas at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Each of the hotel's 1,000 guest rooms, including 51 suites, exudes the warmth and charm of the islands with bamboo accents, colorful linens and furniture that reflects the beauty of the tropics, while also featuring all the latest modern conveniences for the utmost in comfort.

 

From the sparkling waterfalls and exquisite wood carvings, to the pristine white sand of the lagoon-style swimming pool, to the variety of dining options — including Emeril's Tchoup Chop and the weekly Wantilan Luau — Loews Royal Pacific Resort is an island of tropical pleasures set in the midst of a universe of excitement.

Loews Royal Pacific Resort is connected by a scenic waterway to sister on-site hotels Loews Portofino Bay Hotel and Hard Rock Hotel® at Universal Orlando®, as well as Universal Studios®, Universal's Islands of Adventure® and Universal CityWalk®.

 

UNIVERSAL'S CABANA BAY BEACH RESORT

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is the largest on-site hotel at Universal Orlando® Resort. The hotel splashes back to the iconic beach resorts of the 1950s and 60s era for endless family fun. Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort features a total of 1,800 themed guest rooms, including 900 standard rooms that sleep up to four, plus 900 spacious family suites that accommodate up to six. Recreational offerings include two zero-entry pools with interactive kids play areas and a lazy river with waterfalls, a 10-lane bowling alley, physical fitness studio, and game arcade. Dining options include a food court, two pool bars, lobby bar, coffee shop,  pizza delivery and a casual restaurant located inside the bowling alley.

 

Universal's Cabana Bay Beach Resort is connected by walking paths and shuttle bus service  to Universal Studios®, Universal's Islands of Adventure® and Universal CityWalk®.

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM AS A J-1 INTERN, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Be available for a 12-month contract.
  • Be currently enrolled in full-time education at a University outside of the United States.
  • Studying towards an undergraduate degree in a Culinary Arts related subject OR have graduated from these studies no more than 12 months prior to your program start date.


TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM AS A J-1 TRAINEE, YOU MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of application.
  • Speak fluent English.
  • Be available for a 12-month contract.
  • Be a graduate from an undergraduate degree in a Culinary Arts related subject PLUS at least one year of related work experience in this industry. This experience must have been obtained outside of the United States. 
  • If you have not studied at University level, you must have at least five-years work experience in the culinary industry to qualify. This experience must have been obtained outside of the United States. 

APPLICATION DATES

  • Applications for the Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando Resort Culinary Program for 2018 are now open!
  • Applicants are required to be available for a full 12-month contract in order to be considered.
  • We currently have start dates available in November 2018.

INTERVIEWING PROCESS

  • Interviews with the Yummy Jobs Team will take place via Skype.
  • Applicants will be required to attend a pre-screen interview via Skype with a member of the Yummy Jobs Team in order to be considered.
​Please note, all dates are subject to change

 

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Participants on the Loews Hotels at Universal Orlando Resort Culinary Program will be required to submit the following fees:

PROGRAM FEE

£2,250.00 GBP - 12-month full Placement Program Fee inclusive of Visa Sponsorship, Medical Insurance, Pre-arrival and Arrivals Support, Pre-arranged Job and Pre-arranged housing.

ADDITIONAL FEES FOR 2018

  • Criminal Background Check fee = £85.00 GBP
  • U.S. Embassy appointment fee = $160.00 USD
  • U.S Sevis Fee = $190.00 USD
  • Courier delivery of passport = Free to £30.00 GBP
  • Flights to the United States = £300 to £600 GBP (approximately)
  • Housing pre-payment = 4 weeks of housing upfront

POST ARRIVAL FEES

  • Weekly accommodation costs = $160.00 USD per week (automatic payroll deduction)
  • Additional supporting funds between $350.00 - $750.00 USD are recommended

 

Please note, all fees are subject to change and may change without notice. Prices stated above are correct for 2018 arrivals.

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