Cape Town student off to France for internship at Michelin-star Restaurant JAN

20-year-old Daniël de Bruin is off to France in December for a two-month internship at Michelin-star Restaurant JAN. Restaurant JAN is a fine-dining experience in Nice on the French Riviera that captures the essence of South African food. De Bruin will be learning from Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen – South Africa’s first Michelin-star chef. De Bruin and fellow IIE School of Hospitality & Service Management (HSM) student Marc Trollip were chosen for a paid internship at the restaurant with all their flights and accommodation covered. How it started De Bruin was drawn to hospitality while on holiday after a positive experience with an attentive server. He believes in providing people with an outstanding experience that leaves a lasting impression. “I believe the opportunities in the hospitality industry are endless and there’s plenty of room for growth in South Africa and on the global stage.” De Bruin is in his second year of study towards a hospitality and service management degree – and now he’ll be working front-of-house at a renowned restaurant overseas. A dream come true! What the future holds De Bruin will be doing silver service waitering and hosting at Restaurant JAN where he’ll be building upon his skills … Continue reading Cape Town student off to France for internship at Michelin-star Restaurant JAN