Family Dinner Night Internships

Project Description

FDN is a weekly $5, three course meal that features local groups & individuals. Each semester restaurants, student organizations, Slow Food interns & alumni (and more!) are invited to host and guest chef a meal. FDN interns strive to make local, tasty eats affordable, allowing attendees to easily build time to eat with others into their busy schedules. Anyone & everyone are welcome.

Interns Involved

4 FDN cooks

1 director

Open Positions

2 FDN cooks


FDN Cook Position Description

Plan, prepare, and serve dinner to ~100 community members every Monday night at 6:30 pm. The guest chefs will be found by YOU, who will schedule them at the beginning of the semester. With the chefs, or student organizations, you will plan, prepare and serve a locally sourced, fair, clean meal that is within the budget of $5 a plate.

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Participate in sourcing local, fair food ingredients
  • Coordinate with local chefs, student organizations and other community/campus partners to arrange guest chefs for each Monday night meal
  • Help guest chefs prepare a menu
  • Be a cooperative and contributing member of a team
  • Weekend availability is important for sourcing and prepping

Average Time Commitment: 13-15 hrs/ week to plan, source, prepare, serve, and clean

To Apply

Please email all FDN internship applications to Giulia Buffa,
Include a resume and cover letter, which must answer the following questions:

  • How did you find out about Slow Food UW?
  • How do you interpret “good, clean, fair food for all”?
  • Why do you love food?