Nexus Culinary Internship

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Job Title: Nexus Culinary Internship

Organization: A Red Circle

Site Location: A Red Circle’s office, 6439 Plymouth Ave Suite W130, St. Louis, MO 63133, and North County Community Nexus, 9300 Lewis and Clark Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63137

About A Red Circle: North St. Louis County’s economy has been historically impacted by racist laws and policies. A Red Circle's mission is to restore North County to a safe, vibrant, sustainable, and economically viable community while promoting diversity and healing racial strife. Located in The Promise Zone, A Red Circle's programming includes education, community wellness, and the arts. The latest sustainable community development project is the North County Community Nexus.

About the North County Community Nexus: The Nexus is a center that will host various initiatives aiming to increase access to affordable healthy food, wellness resources, connection to the earth, small business innovation, and educational support. Situated in the old Hathaway Hills shopping center, the Nexus is to become a hub for community empowerment and economic revitalization.

Position Overview: The Nexus Culinary Internship helps develop the Bistro, encompassing responsibilities like menu creation, business operations planning, and ingredient sourcing. This role o ffers an immersive experience in various aspects of culinary management.

Internship Responsibilities:

  • 25%: Menu Development: Assist in the creation and refinement of the menu, ensuring it aligns with the mission of providing healthy and affordable food options to the community.
  • 50%: Business Operation: Participate in planning the day-to-day operations of the Bistro, including food preparation, customer service, inventory management, and ensuring compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • 25%: Sourcing: Help source ingredients from local suppliers, emphasizing sustainability and supporting local farmers and producers.


  • Passion for culinary arts, and healthy food access.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines effectively.
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and able to work independently.
  • Experience living, working, or volunteering in North St. Louis County preferred.
  • Personal transportation required.
  • Personal phone and laptop preferred.
  • Field of Study: culinary arts and related fields.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and a strong work ethic.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment, positive attitude, multitask, and self-motivated to produce high-quality work.

Site Supervisor: Jessica K. Carter, Nexus Site Director ( )

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position to . Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

For more information about A Red Circle and the North County Community Nexus, visit North County Nexus & A Red Circle .

Thank you for your interest in joining our team and contributing to the revitalization of North St. Louis County.

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6439 Plymouth Ave, W130, St. Louis, MO 63133, US

Mission Statement

To promote community betterment in North County, through a racial equity lens.


A Red Circle is located in North St. Louis County, Missouri. The organization focuses on maximizing community assets and strengths to allow residents to lead the changes they seek. Our work covers three focus areas: community wellness, education, arts.




We'll work with your schedule.


9300 Lewis and Clark BoulevardSt. Louis, MO 63136



  • Cooking / Catering




  • part time or full time

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