Description of the Host Property:
At the gateway to Vail Village, Four Seasons Resort Vail presents a fresh interpretation of a grand alpine hotel. With 121 guestrooms, 19 Residence Club units and 16 Private Residences, the Resort features amazing mountain views, a signature restaurant, Flame, and full-service Spa with 13 treatment rooms. The heated pool, flanked by a fireplace, is open year-round. In winter, skiing is a breeze with the Four Seasons Ski Concierge at the base of Gondola One. In summer, families discover dazzling outdoor enjoyment, with an abundance of activities including horseback riding, fly fishing, zip lining, rafting, biking and more.
Description of the Training:
Experience the Culinary Department in a luxury resort environment through a J-1 Internship at the Four Seasons Resort Vail. During the internship, you will experience most areas of the culinary department through rotations in the different roles in the kitchen.
The program is designed to give you the experience needed to excel in the hospitality industry when you return home.
ITN & ODYSSEY All-Inclusive Program:
Unlike most J-1 Program providers, a regional ITN representative will guide you through a streamlined registration process, thanks to ITN and ODYSSEY’s all-inclusive approach. ITN and ODYSSEY will be on hand to provide you with the very best personalized service from the time that you arrive in the United States until your departure from the United States upon completion of your program.
Description of the Location:
Vail is one of the most popular and iconic ski resorts. The town is surrounded by stunning views of the Gore Range, allowing you to have a wonderful experience. There are two modern villages located at the base of the slopes, Vail Village and Lionshead Village. Both of these are full of wonderful shops, exquisite restaurants, and lodging. The towns are filled with events for almost every season; during winter the town hosts free concerts and festivals, and summer and spring are filled with art and music festivals.
Number of positions: 3
Accommodation is provided by the host company at an additional cost.
• Advanced English required.
• Must be a current student of a Hospitality or Tourism post-secondary academic institution.
• Or recent graduate (less than 12 months ago) of a Hospitality or Tourism post-secondary academic institution.
• Or a graduate of a Hospitality or Tourism post-secondary academic institution (more than 12 months ago,) with 12 months of verifiable related work experience.
• Or must have 5 years of verifiable related work experience
Language required: English.
The International Trainee Network (ITN) is a cultural exchange organization based in Los Angeles, California with almost 20 years of experience working with the J-1 Visa Exchange Program.
ITN is currently the largest provider of J-1 luxury hospitality programs in the United States thanks to our network of 6 international ITN offices, 40 international partner universities and over 200 partner hotels.
Our mission is to provide culturally immersive experiences and world-class hospitality training to students and young professionals from around the world. Enrolling in an international exchange program is the beginning of a journey that can impact your life both professionally and personally.