This high-end resort spread across 4,000 landscaped acres is 7 miles from Zilker Botanical Garden and 8 miles from Austin Zoo.
The elegant rooms and suites have flat-screen TVs. Upgraded options also feature balconies and pull-out sofas. Suites add living rooms, DVD players and minibars. Upgraded suites have Jacuzzi tubs.
The resort has both indoor and outdoor pools, and there are 4 golf courses and 11 tennis courts. The 4 dining options include a formal restaurant with a veranda, as well as a poolside bar. There’s a spa and 43,000 sq ft of meeting and event space. The resort fee covers the use of Wi-Fi and access to the gym and steam room.
Austin, city, capital of Texas, U.S., and seat (1840) of Travis county. It is located where the Colorado River crosses the Balcones Escarpment in the south-central part of the state, about 80 miles (130 km) northeast of San Antonio. Austin’s metropolitan area encompasses Hays, Williamson, Bastrop, and Caldwell counties, including the cities of Round Rock and San Marcos. Inc. 1874. Pop. (2010) 790,390; Austin–Round Rock Metro Area, 1,716,289; (2020) 961,855; Austin–Round Rock–Georgetown Metro Area, 2,283,371.
The state’s fourth largest city, Austin originated as the riverside village of Waterloo, in a buffalo-hunting region occupied by Tonkawa and Comanche peoples. In 1839 it was selected by scouts as the site for the permanent capital of the Republic of Texas and renamed to honour Stephen F. Austin, father of the republic. By 1840 Austin was incorporated, with 856 residents. When Mexican invasion threatened Texas in 1842, the government moved to Houston, but the town’s citizens, determined to keep Austin the capital, staged the so-called Archive War, forcibly retaining government records. The government returned to Austin in 1845, the year in which Texas was admitted to the United States. Austin’s pink granite State Capitol (1888), modeled after the U.S. Capitol, succeeded an earlier structure (burned 1881).
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.