Culinary Internships in Spain: Everything you need to know!

Culinary Internships in Spain

Are you interested in doing a culinary internship abroad? Our Spain Internship Program offers aspiring chefs and hospitality professionals an unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the vibrant world of Spanish cuisine for up to six months.

Interning abroad is a wonderful blend of learning experiences – participants learn from top chefs and can explore incredible destinations while immersing themselves in the local culture.

What to Expect from a Culinary Internship in Spain

Culinary internships provide hands-on experience in professional kitchens. Participants work alongside seasoned chefs and kitchen staff, honing their food preparation, knife skills, cooking techniques, and kitchen management skills.  Beyond the kitchen, these internships are a gateway to personal and professional growth, offering exposure to diverse culinary traditions, international industry knowledge, and invaluable networking opportunities.

And as one of the world’s top tourist destinations, Spain’s restaurants are busy all year long, so you can choose between a summer or winter internship, depending on which season suits you better.

Why Choose Spain for Your Next Culinary Adventure?

Spain is one of the world’s most celebrated culinary destinations, boasting a rich and diverse food heritage. From Madrid’s bustling markets to the Canary Islands’ sun-kissed shores, Spain offers a tempting array of flavors and experiences.

Did You Know: In 2023, Spain boasted more restaurants on the World’s 50 Best list than any other country!

Our program offers ample opportunities to experience the richness of Spanish culture, from participating in local festivals to exploring historic towns or buzzing cities and vibrant markets. We provide placements in iconic destinations across Spain, including Madrid, Cadiz, Marbella, Andalusia, Galicia and the Canary Islands.

Each location has its unique charm and culinary diversity.  Imagine spending your days working alongside professional teams in Michelin-starred restaurants like La Alameda and Aponiente while exploring the best that each destination has to offer.

Benefits of Culinary Internships Abroad

Every internship offers participants free accommodation and meals, as well as a monthly stipend. Everything is set up before you arrive in Spain, and you also have 24/7 support from our team while on the program. Our team in Madrid personally connects with each intern, so you always have someone to rely on for any questions you may have during your time in Spain.

Why Choose Alliance Abroad?

For over 30 years, we’ve matched thousands of candidates with top hospitality employers all around the world, so we know exactly what it takes to make a successful experience for everyone involved.

Ready to take the first step? Follow these simple steps to start your culinary journey in Spain:

  1. Submit your application
  2. Choose your position
  3. Pay the program fee
  4. Request your visa
  5. Get ready for your adventure abroad!

Join us on an authentic culinary journey in Spain with Alliance Abroad.


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