This upscale hotel 2 miles off I-635 is also 2 miles from the Galleria Dallas shopping mall and 3 miles from the Cavanaugh Flight Museum.
The traditional rooms have flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels, desks and coffeemakers. Wi-Fi is available. Some rooms have access to a lounge with free breakfast and evening snacks. Suites add separate living areas and iPod docks, plus wall beds, mini fridges and/or wet bars.
The property offers a bar and restaurant for regional fare and a Starbucks, plus an outdoor pool and a 24/7 fitness center. Other amenities include 31 meeting rooms and a business center.
Dallas, city, Dallas, Collin, Denton, Rockwell, and Kaufman counties, seat (1846) of Dallas county, north-central Texas, U.S. It lies along the Trinity River near the junction of that river’s three forks, in a region of prairies, tree-lined creeks and rivers, and gentle hills. Its winters are mild with brief cold spells, but summers are hot with moderate to high humidity. Dallas is the state’s third most populous city (after Houston and San Antonio) and the metropolis of the sprawling Dallas–Fort Worth urban area, known locally as the Metroplex. Fort Worth lies 30 miles (48 km) west; other major cities in the metropolitan region include Arlington, Carrollton, Denton, Garland, Grand Prairie, Irving, Lewisville, Mesquite, Plano, Richardson, and University Park. Dallas has a council-manager form of government that was established there in 1931. Inc. town, 1856; city, 1871. Area city, 385 square miles (997 square km). Pop. (2010) 1,197,816; Dallas-Plano-Irving Metro Division, 4,235,751; Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Metro Area, 6,371,773; (2020) 1,304,379; Dallas-Plano-Irving Metro Division, 5,129,966; Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington Metro Area, 7,637,387.
In 1841 John Neely Bryan, a lawyer and trader from Tennessee, built the first cabin (now restored) in the area on the riverbank. Other settlers moved into the region, and a town site was laid out in 1844. The origin of the community’s name is uncertain; most likely it is named for early settler Joseph Dallas or for George Mifflin Dallas, vice president (1845–49) of the United States. Its early settlement was augmented by Swiss and German immigrants and in the late 1850s by French artisans from the unsuccessful Fourierist utopian colony at nearby La Réunion. Large numbers of African Americans moved into the area after the American Civil War.
Commercial growth was stimulated by the arrival of the railroads in the 1870s. A huge wholesale market developed, with many of the city’s retail stores serving the American Southwest; one, Neiman-Marcus, has become internationally known. The adjacent communities of East Dallas and Oak Cliff were annexed in 1889 and 1903, respectively, greatly expanding the city’s size.
Host Company offers progressive CULINARY Arts training programs through a specific training department focus/concentration (Commissary, Garde Manger, Banquets, casual Quick Serve, Cascades Garden Upscale) & common phases may include: (See Training Plan for Specifics)
Depending on the specific training dept. assigned, Exchange Visitors may learn or gain experience with preparations used to make resort operations run successfully, methodologies, recipes, quality & presentation standards, oven, grill & other equipment operations, while learning productivity and time management skills. They may learn ways to be flexible with guests and gain experience with Grill, Saute’, Sushi and various stations. They may learn banquet operations and commissary storage, how to create a unique culinary experience, and how to plate & execute upscale a la carte dining.
Housing and Transportation
Your Host Organization will arrange temporary housing on-site for the first 14 days.
The above information is accurate at this time but final placement arrangements are subject to change. When you have been selected, please carefully review your final placement details in your Program Information Guide. It is your responsibility to read and understand your placement details BEFORE signing your work agreement and Program Information Guide acknowledgment form that indicates the acceptance of your placement details.