Culinary Chef Assistant (Lead Line Cook)-Full-Time, Walt Disney World
The Culinary cast members at Disney Parks and Resorts create unforgettable dining experiences for guests from around the world.
Here, you can use your skills in our fast-paced environment in areas ranging from catering to fine dining, and pastry to special events.
No matter your role, you’ll work alongside world-renowned Chefs to take any dining occasion or celebration to the next level.
Full-time and Part-time Opportunities
Laundered chef whites and kitchen shoes. Opportunities for career growth and culinary development.
Culinary cast members at the Walt Disney World® Resort have the opportunity to provide first-rate dining experiences while working for one of the world’s leading entertainment and hospitality companies. Culinary cast members experience a world of options in our Hotels and Theme Parks, from quick service to Five-Diamond dining.
Chef Assistants receive a starting rate of $17.00/hour.
Chef Assistants will be eligible for our new starting rate of $18.00/hour effective 09/29/2019
The Walt Disney World® Resort culinary team is seeking a Chef Assistant to help lead a team of talented culinary professionals to create unforgettable dishes for our Guests.
Picture yourself being a Chef Assistant and having the opportunity to:
Assist the Chef with overall culinary direction and development of the team, while promoting teamwork and a fun work environment
Oversee the daily operation and execution of all menu categories and recipes to ensure the quality and efficiency for every dish
Continue to grow in your culinary career by working in a variety of kitchens and locations without ever having to leave the company
Create dishes from around the world with endless ingredients at your fingertips
Recipe for Success
Possess a minimum 5 years’ experience or culinary certification, plus 3 years of related experience
Proven experience in all stations of the kitchen and multiple cooking skills
Knowledge of kitchen equipment, basic tools, small wares, culinary techniques and ingredients specialized to the location
Demonstrates knowledge of HACCP, basic food temperatures, proper food handling and good judgment of quantity, quality and production
Showcases passion for the culinary arts, continual learning and guest service
Able to follow recipes, make recipe conversions, adhere to food allergies and propose menu items
Basic understanding of kitchen lingo and etiquette
Receptive to working on-stage and working on the chef's table, if needed
Awareness of modern and classical cooking, as well as knife skills and basic butchering techniques
Exhibits clean work habits and ownership of a safe, clean work area
Support the chef in their absence and meet with the chef(s) for an overview
How to Stand Out
Possess bilingual communication skills
Be Serve Safe certified
Proven prior experience as a lead line cook
SCHEDULE AVAILABILITY Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and some shifts may start as early as 5:00am while some may end as late as 3:00am, 4:00am or 5:00am. Please note that the principles of seniority are used to schedule all roles.
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