Sample cover letter for Internship position at hotel
Food and beverage
Please accept this letter and my resume as my application for the food & beverage internship with Marriott Vacations Worldwide. I became aware of the opportunity through my advisor, at University. I am currently a senior pursing a Bachelor of Science degree in Hospitality Management with a minor in Business Administration. I strongly believe that my 8 years of experience in food and beverage along with my academic degree makes me an ideal candidate for this position.
As my resume indicates, I have worked in many different positions in the hospitality industry to become better rounded and gain professional skills in the area of management. I am a hard working student that has received training in the hospitality industry since I was 15. I have regularly worked 40+ hours a week while taking a full course load and also operating my own disc jockey business venture. Specifically, last summer I assisted the Director of Food and Beverage of a Minor league baseball stadium that held over 9,000 patrons. During that time, I was directly involved in leading operations of establishing schedules, receiving product, and inventory management. I also had the responsibility of placing orders with distributors and training new employees. My goal is to find a position within the hospitality industry with opportunities for career progression. I enjoy working in this industry and look forward to contributing to Marriott in any way I can.
In researching your organization, I was impressed by the 6% RevPar growth rate that has experienced last year. Additionally, I am very interested in the many innovative ideas that your organization has implemented and admire the college programs that provide students with reputable experience. I recently had the privilege of speaking with a local Manager discussing the company’s beliefs and standards. After learning about these, I found myself agreeing and holding similar beliefs of which the company stands on. Specifically, the value of putting people first is something I have always taken very seriously.
With my related experience and educational background, I believe I am well qualified for this position and can make a significant contribution to I look forward to an opportunity to discuss the position and my qualifications with you. You can reach me at Thank you for your time and consideration.
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Dear (Mr. Thomas),
I am very much interested by your recent advertisement as listed in (Sous Chef Daily) for the available position of Apprentice Chef at (name of hotel/restaurant/Brasserie).
I recently completed my Senior Fist Aid certification and hold a (list your education diploma) in (Culinary Arts) from (name of university/school). I would very much like to advance in my career and believe that I am ready for this position of Apprentice Chef that you are offering.
The job requirements appear to be far more challenging and varied than those I know and have grown used to at my current job at (name of current job/restaurant etc.). I would like to expand my knowledge, learn new responsibilities and be able to further my career within the field.
I have for the last (3) years been working as an Apprentice Chef where my responsibilities were:
- Clearing the kitchen stations of all unnecessary utensils and food.
- Clearing/cleaning cooking vessels and utensils from all the work surfaces and sinks.
- Chopping, peeling various vegetables for prep
- Daily verification of our dairy products expiration dates and disposing of any out of date products.
- General assistance in food presentation for selected events.
The opportunity with you at (name of Restaurant/Hotel) I feel would allow me to express my culinary expertise and valuable, gained experience through a larger array of tasks and responsibilities.
I am a fast learner and work well in a team.
I believe that I would excel at menu suggestions and planning, cooking meals, guiding the serving staff as to what the daily/weekly specials were all while being able to continue to learn along side the chefs during their daily tasks.
I wish to thank you for your time today and I very much hope to hear from you soon and being given the opportunity to discuss your expectations further.
(Your name + full contact details)