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THE LETTUCE INTERN EXPERIENCE

Lettuce Entertain You is excited to offer a variety of options for summer internships, culinary externships and remote learning opportunities. We offer two levels of Restaurant Management Internships that take place over the summer months. In addition to our summer programs, we offer culinary externships throughout the school year and summer. We are also proud to present Fall and Spring remote learning opportunities to Freshmen and Sophomore hospitality students.

SUMMER 2022 INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS

Lettuce Entertain You is currently offering two Internship Programs.The Level 1 and Level 2 Internship Programs will run Junethrough mid-August, approximately 11 weeks total.

Level 1 Program

Some hospitality, retail or other customer service experience is required. Interns are hired to work an hourly role in one of our restaurants in Illinois, Washington D.C., Minnesota, Nevada, Texas or California. Interns attend weekly live streamed meetings where Lettuce industry experts cover topics such as restaurant financials, menu creation, marketing and more. Level 1 includes a group project and final presentation.

CHICAGO INTERNS ONLY: Work all three days of the Windy City Smokeout festival (August 5-7, 2022)

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Level 2 Program

Applicants must have one or more of thefollowing to apply:
Previous Lettuce Internship/Remote Experience participation OR comparable hospitality internship.
4-5 years of hourly restaurant experience
Interns are hired to work in a leadership role in one of our restaurants in Illinois, Washington D.C., Minnesota, Nevada, Texas or California.
Positions include a variety of restaurant opportunities based on experience!
Level 2 includes completing restaurant-based Project Checklist and Manager shadow shifts.

CHICAGO INTERNS ONLY: Work all three days of the Windy City Smokeout festival in a supervisory role (August 5-7, 2022)

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Summer 2022 applications accepted until
April 15, 2022

Late applications will not be considered. Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation. Please email resumes@leye.com with any questions.

Other Programs Available

Culinary Externships

Culinary Externships are available throughout the year at many Lettuce Entertain You locations. Whether you are looking for practical kitchen experience or are looking for educational credit, Lettuce has ongoing culinary education positions for you! Please reach out to resumes@leye.com with your interest and any questions.

Fall/Spring Remote Learning Experience (Unpaid)

Gain knowledge about the restaurant business AND Lettuce Entertain You directly from company professionals! Spend four weeks learning more about our company and all of the career possibilities. Lettuce’s Remote Learning Experience is available during the Fall and Spring semesters to Freshmen and Sophomore hospitality students. Please reach out to resumes@leye.com with your interest and any questions.

Meet Our Intern Grads

My experience with Lettuce in one word -

"Family"

Nour Ishaq

Nour Ishaq

Intern Class 2009, Office Manager at RPM Seafood

"Dynamic"

Hafiz Khan

Hafiz Khan

Intern Grad- General Manager, Wildfire Oakbrook

"Inspirational"

grace terzakis

grace terzakis

Intern Class of 2012, Wildfire & Big Bowl Marketing Sales & Social Media Manager

"Rewarding"

steven rosenblum

steven rosenblum

Intern Class of 2013, General Manager at Beatrix – Fulton Market