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experience, innovate, grow


We believe in learning through experience. Everyone you will meet on the JAN Academy got their best experience on the job, and we want to create something just as relatable for you. The best part is, as you get better at something, you start thinking on your feet more. Before you know it, you’re doing things no one has ever thought of.
lessons from alumni
Living the Dream

For Paulina Kruiper, her journey into the vibrant world of culinary arts began with an enriching internship in the heart of the Kalahari.

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Striving for Excellence

Daniël de Bruin was still a hospitality management student when he secured his internship at Restaurant JAN. He shares the lessons learned from a group he calls family.

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our opportunities

The JAN Group comprises Restaurant JAN in Nice, our beloved mothership on the Côté d’Azur, Restaurant Klein JAN, Tswalu, our crown jewel in the Kalahari, JAN Franschhoek, our picturesque seasonal experience in the Cape Winelands, and JAN Innovation Studio, the creative and media heart of our brand in Cape Town. Opportunities include short-term, location-specific internships with a three-month duration, as well as long-term internships of up to twelve months across the hospitality and creative portfolios. Long-term hospitality internships can include rotational placement at each of the JAN Restaurant establishments. We don’t make food. We create experiences. If you have a passion for hands-on hospitality and storytelling across mediums, we want to hear from you.
* Some previous training is required.

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