TI_tahoeTreasure Island Job Corps Center has whipped up a strong partnership with Lake Tahoe Hyatt Hotel.

Treasure Island graduates make up 20 percent of the hotel’s full-time culinary staff, said Chef Alan Kubler, who has been conducting job fair interviews with the Center for eight years. This year Kubler even invited interviewees on a tour of the hotel’s culinary facilities. Students visited the kitchens, met with chefs and participated in a Q&A with human resources.

They also met with T.I. graduates Jonathan Abney and Khashoggi Soalabai who shared their experiences with the hotel