Culinary Operations Intern

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Position Overview:
You may know us as a company with great food…You may also know us from being named to the FORTUNE Magazine “100 Best Companies to Work For” list…What you may not know is how much fun Cheesecake Internships are!  
As a Cheesecake Culinary Operations Intern you will play an integral part in supporting our Culinary Operations department by assisting with ongoing projects and responsibilities that relate to your future career. You’ll have the opportunity to learn the ins and outs of how a Culinary Operations department functions by interacting with the entire team as well as cross functionally with other departments. 
Reporting to the VP of Kitchen Operations you will work with our Culinary Operations team located in Calabasas Hills, CA, supporting the Culinary Operations function for a global $2.3 billion publicly traded company with over 200 full service restaurants and more than 38,000 staff members.  
Here’s more of what you will get to do: 
  • Assist in the research, preparation, evaluation and development of new and innovative solutions to the everyday opportunities faced by the hard-working staff members of our restaurants in order to improve consistency, simplicity and quality. 
  • Interact with chefs accounting for decades of culinary experience with the company. 
  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation of all experiments and recipe evaluations. 
  • Prepare ingredients as per recipe instructions across multiple cuisines.
  • Execute recipe test cooking procedures and evaluate results in tasting sessions. 
  • Maintain a clean and professional working environment throughout each day. 
  • Have fun!
You’ll thrive in this internship if you are:  
  • A strong communicator: You’re capable of articulating a message in a clear, concise and conversational manner.  
  • Service minded: You’re a people person who effortlessly provides exceptional support whether it’s over the phone or in person. 
  • A team player: You love collaboration and always show respect for the views and contributions of others. 
  • A creative problem-solver: You have an uncanny ability to think outside-the-box, using the resources at hand to effortlessly get to the bottom of an issue.


  • Completed high school with intentions of continuing education 
  • Currently enrolled in culinary program at post-secondary institution 
  • Majoring in culinary science, culinary arts and/or food science 
  • Available to work a minimum of 30 hours per week 
  • Proficient in knife skills, culinary math, essential terminology and cooking techniques 
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)


About Us: 

Recognized as one of the FORTUNE “100 Best Companies to Work For", The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated operates more than 200 full-service, casual dining restaurants throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Internationally, sixteen The Cheesecake Factory® restaurants operate under licensing agreements. Continuing on our path to becoming a Global Iconic Brand, we employ more than 35,000 staff members, 320 of whom work at the corporate support center in Calabasas Hills, CA.  #SoCheesecake  #LifeAtCheesecake



The Cheesecake Factory Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity and E-Verify Employer and provides reasonable accommodations consistent with its legal obligations; we do not provide work visa sponsorship.


Job ID: 1800274
Location: Calabasas, CA US,
The Cheesecake Factory 3/9/2018 7:56:17 PM
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