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Culinary arts internship Programs - Spain

  • Europe, Spain, Bilbao
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  • Duration : 1 to 24 Weeks

Program Highlights

  • Opportunity to travel and explore the vibrant culinary scene of Spain
  • Immerse yourself in the local culture and cuisine
  • Learn about traditional Spanish dishes and cooking techniques
  • Expand your culinary skills through hands-on experience
  • Develop a professional network in the hospitality industry
  • Gain valuable experience for your future career
  • Enhance your language abilities by practicing Spanish in daily life
  • Discover the rich history and diverse regional cuisines of Spain
  • Flexible program dates, allowing you to choose your preferred time to participate

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals:

Decent Work and Economic Growth Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

This program is ideal for

Enthusiastic individuals who possess a love for culinary arts, a strong curiosity for Spanish cuisine, and a desire to expand their skills and knowledge in the hospitality sector. Volunteers who are passionate, adventurous, and eager to embrace new cultures and languages will thoroughly enjoy participating in this program.

Join our culinary arts internship program in Spain and immerse yourself in authentic Spanish cuisine. Learn from renowned chefs, intern in restaurant kitchens, and enhance your Spanish language skills. Explore this unique opportunity to grow both personally and professionally.

Are you passionate about culinary arts and dream of a culinary adventure in Spain? Look no further than our Culinary Arts Internship Programs in Spain. This program offers a unique opportunity for individuals to gain culinary expertise, participate in internships, and enjoy the exquisite flavors of Spanish cuisine, all while enhancing their professional skills and language fluency.

Learn the Culinary Arts in Spain:

Immerse yourself in the vibrant culinary heritage of Spain while receiving guidance from celebrated chefs. Our practical cooking classes encompass an array of genuine dishes, ranging from soups, meats, and seafood to rice, vegetables, and desserts. You and your fellow learners will have the joy of savoring the delightful creations you prepare.

Professional Internship: 

Once you've completed the cooking course, you'll have the chance to bolster your professional CV with an internship in a restaurant kitchen. Gain practical experience and learn the tricks of the trade in a real culinary environment.

Enhance Your Spanish: 

This program offers Spanish language courses customized to your skill level, spanning from novice to advanced. Enhance your communication abilities and deeply engage with the local culture, enhancing the fulfillment of your experience in Spain.

Flexible Scheduling: 

Our program is designed to accommodate your busy schedule. You can choose your preferred program dates, making it convenient for you to participate throughout the year.

Financial Compensation: 

Participants in our internship program receive monetary compensation of €200 per month, making your culinary journey even more rewarding.

Certificate and Reference: 

Upon completion of the program, you'll receive a certificate from the Hemingway Institute, validating your culinary skills. Additionally, you'll receive a letter of reference from the experienced chef with whom you completed your internship, a valuable asset for your future culinary endeavors.

Embark on an unforgettable journey of culinary exploration, professional growth, and cultural immersion with our Culinary Arts Internship Programs in Spain. Don't miss this opportunity to master the art of Spanish cuisine and add a unique chapter to your career. Join us today!


You will have the opportunity to enjoy various activities during your free time. Here are some suggestions:

  • During the week, we organize free leisure and cultural activities, such as sports, wine tourism, wine tastings, excursions, visits to tapas bars or to museums. All are free for our volunteers.
  • On the weekends, students can also enjoy their hobbies, such as hiking, surfing or winery tours. The area is perfect to enjoy outdoor activities.
  • Explore the Guggenheim Museum: Visit this iconic museum known for its contemporary art exhibits and striking architecture.
  • Wander through Casco Viejo: Take a stroll through the charming old town, with its narrow streets, historic buildings, and lively atmosphere.
  • Indulge in pintxos: Experience the local culinary tradition of pintxos, Basque-style tapas, by hopping from one bar to another and trying different delicious bites.
  • Visit the Bilbao Fine Arts Museum: Immerse yourself in the world of art by exploring the impressive collection of Spanish and international artworks.
  • Take a walk along the Nervion River: Enjoy the scenic beauty and tranquility of the river as you walk along its banks, admiring the architecture and bridges.
  • Explore San Juan de Gaztelugatxe: Take a day trip to this stunning coastal spot with its iconic hermitage perched on a rocky island, offering breathtaking views.
  • Attend local festivals: Experience the vibrant cultural celebrations and festivities that take place throughout the year, such as Aste Nagusia or Semana Grande.
  • Enjoy outdoor activities: Take advantage of the surrounding natural beauty by going hiking in nearby mountains, cycling along the trails, or even trying water sports like surfing.
  • Relax at the beaches: Bilbao is located close to beautiful beaches, such as Playa de la Concha, where you can sunbathe, swim, or simply unwind.

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