Train as a Demi chef at a fantastic Restaurant located in Music City!
Discover the history of Music City USA, visit the the Vanderbilt University campus in Midtown, this sleek hotel is 0.9 miles from The Parthenon replica as well!
Gain culinary experience at this 4 Diamond Hotel in downtown Nashville by training under the direction of the Executive Chef who is passionate about farm-to-table cooking starting as a cook and gaining chef de partie experience at the end of your program.
Rate of pay: $15.00/hr
You will need to bring your own non-slip black shoes and your own knives. You will need to take a shuttle from the airport to the hotel upon your arrival.
Benefits: The hotel will provide up to 14 days of complimentary accommodations to cover room and tax only (based on available accommodations). The hotel will provide a complimentary chef uniform and free meal provided per shift worked.
Housing: Housing in Nashville can be scarce around Vanderbilt because of location, which is why HRC recommends that you begin searching prior to your arrival. Housing costs downtown Nashville range from $1,000-$2,000 month for a for a one-bedroom apartment, or shared would be $800 or more.
The most affordable areas in Nashville are in the neighborhoods of Hillsboro Village, 12 South and Sylvan Park. Ask your colleagues if they recommend any neighborhoods as well. Here are some resources to help find housing in Nashville.
- Twenty & Grand Apartments
- Americana Apartments
- Vanderbilt Properties
- Blythewood Apartments
- Metropolitan Apartments
- Scarritt Bennet Center (Temporary Housing)
- Airbnb (Temporary Housing)
There is bus service within the city limits if you live in downtown. Otherwise we might suggest you purchasing a car or bike to get around. Visit Nashville MTA to learn some more about the bus service! A monthly bus ticket is around $60 a month.
Nashville has a humid subtropical climate with moderately cold winters, and hot, humid summers. Monthly averages range from 37.7 °F (3.2 °C) in January to 79.4 °F (26.3 °C) in July.
Snowfall occurs during the winter months, but it is usually not heavy. Average annual snowfall is about 6.3 inches (16 cm), falling mostly in January and February and occasionally in March and December. Rainfall is typically greater in November and December, and spring, while August to October are the driest months on average. Spring and fall are generally warm. Relative humidity in Nashville averages 83% in the mornings and 60% in the afternoons.
|Restaurant||Cook/demi chef||5 Months|
|Banquets||Cook/demi chef||3 Months|
|Restaurant||Supervisor / Chef de partie||3 Months|