Compass Group, North America FRONT OF THE HOUSE INTERNSHIP in McLean, Virginia


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Front of the House Internship

Job Description:


A Fresh Approach To Great Results.Charlotte-based Compass Group North Americais the leader in foodservice management and support services. By combining fresh ideas with the industry’s greatest talent, we continue to set the standards for food and service excellence. Our vision for success is a powerful one – to continue to rise above the competition in every aspect of our business – from leading-edge technology, to purchasing, to foodservice, to catering and vending, to facilities management and support services. That kind of commitment commands only the best, and it's ourgreat peopleprovidinggreat servicethat generates ourgreat results. In turn, it’s important to us that our talented associates be given the proper resources to achieve their fullest potential. Play a key role in our future success:

Job Description:Flik Internship – Front of the House

At FLIK Hospitality Group, our operating philosophy is centered on three essential factors:great food, great service and great people.

A FLIK Family-Then & Now. Great Food and Great Service are only possible with Great People behind the scenes. FLIK’s steadfast dedication to the training and support of our associates continues to nourish our vision and growth. Innovation, dedication, diligence, operational excellence and hands-on expertise are FLIK trademarks – only achievable through the work of our team of professionals. We embark on a relationship with every FLIK associate that provides, demonstrates and cherishes growth, education and ongoing mentoring and learning – today and every day.

Working as a Manager in Training for FLIK will allow you the opportunity to work with GREAT people like yourself! You will be surrounded by people who are passionate about what they do.

This is a unique opportunity for college students to enter into our Internship Program. This is a top-level program in which you will gain experience throughout our business.This program will provide you with the necessary training, leadership, and applications you will need to be successful as a team leader with FLIK.

Recipe to Succeed:

  • Supervisory, leadership, management and coaching skills

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal

  • Ability to communicate on various levels to include management, guests, client, and associates

  • Basic knowledge of financial, budgetary, accounting and computational practices

  • Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Office applications, company software, e-mail and the Internet

  • Assumes food quality & profitability

  • Completes shift work, as assigned, in a timely and thorough manner in accordance with department standards

  • Informs chef, supervisor, in a timely manner when supplies are low

  • Follows and observes all company policies and procedures

  • Follows company standards for attendance and punctuality and exhibits a sense of urgency

  • Maintains professional appearance at all times, clean and well groomed in accordance with company standards

  • Develops a positive working relationship with fellow workers and customers and avoids conflict

  • Conducts/Attends training sessions

Necessary Ingredients:

  • Open only to students in college

  • Minimum 1 year foodservice experience

  • Computer competency in all MS Office Applications

  • Career minded and Team Player

  • 1-3 years progressive hospitality experience is desired

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of guests or associates of organization

Great People. Great Service. Great Results.At Compass Group North America, our superior balance of efficiency and quality attract the highest caliber level of service our clients deserve. We retain the finest workers with a highly competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits plan. If you're looking for a career where you set the standard for personal advancement, then Compass Group North America is for you! Working together, we will continue to experience success as the industry's best.

Achieving leadership in the foodservice industryCompass Group North America is a diversity growth-oriented organization. Our goal is to improve the quality of work life by using fair and consistent treatment and providing equal growth opportunities for ALL associates. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Career LevelStudent ( Undergraduate/Graduate), Entry LevelSectorFlikAreas of InterestFoodservice - Business/Corporate DiningEducationOne Year College/Technical SchoolLocaleVirginia-McLeanPreferred LanguageEnglish