Employer: Omni Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton Woods
Length of Apprenticeship: 3 years, including 503 hours of classroom instruction at White Mountains Community College. Apprentices who complete this program will earn a Culinary Arts Associate Degree from the college.
Start Date: Orientation begins August 12, WMCC courses begin August 26.
Program Overview: The Omni Mount Washington Resort has paired with White Mountains Community College to offer a three year Culinary Apprentice program. The purpose of the apprentice program is to offer future chefs the opportunity to train in a highly respected food operation, receive an Associate in Science Culinary Arts degree, and learn from a variety of chefs.
Throughout the program students will gain experience working in all areas of the kitchen. White Mountains Community College and Bretton Woods Culinary Academy will share in teaching the courses required of the Culinary Arts degree. At the completion of the program students will have a minimum of 5,000 hours of experience working in all aspects of the kitchen. The Bretton Woods Culinary Academy Apprentice Program will provide future chefs with the experience needed to work at any Omni property or food & beverage establishment.
- High School Diploma
- 18 Years of age or older
- Must apply and be accepted in the Associate in Science Culinary Arts program at White Mountains Community College
- Ability to lift 50 pounds or more and to multi-task
- No culinary experience necessary
- Requires guidance from managers, supervisors, or fellow teammates on prioritizing or understanding recipes
- Flexible Schedule to include nights, weekends, and holidays
Costs and Wages: Apprentices are responsible for costs associated with tuition at WMCC, however scholarship and financial support is available through ApprenticeshipNH. Apprentices are paid a progressively increasing wage over the course of the program and are offered full-time hours upon hire as well as a generous benefits package.