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Hotel Culinary & Fine Dining - Full Time

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 1195281BR Location: Anaheim, California, United States Business: Disneyland Resort Date posted: 06/24/2024

Job Summary:

Are you ready to use your culinary skills in an innovative and fast-paced environment? Hotel Culinary creates magic at our impressive Resort Hotel fine dining, casual restaurants, banquets and special events by ensuring the highest standards of culinary excellence!

Opportunities may include:
  • Restaurant Dinner Cook
  • Banquets Dinner Cook
  • Banquets Pantry
  • Fine Dining/Dinner Cook
  • Fine Dining/Specialty Cook


Responsibilities:

Fine Dining Specialty Cook
  • Knowledge of cooking techniques such as braising, baking, roasting (oven or rotating spit) and high level skillet/sauté work
  • Knowledge of all kitchen equipment, including adjusting thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters, and steam kettles
  • Ability to inventory product, read menus (BEOs, Restaurant Orders) and estimate food requirements to create a production plan
  • Maintains standards and specifications related to food preparation and food handling on a daily basis, understands measurements requirements
  • Knowledge and understanding of food safety and sanitation guidelines including temperature requirements and HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) while understanding the science in cooking temperatures
  • Must demonstrate advanced culinary technical skills required in food preparation and use of kitchen equipment
  • Must demonstrate ability to present and discuss menu item preparation with Dinner Cooks, Order/Grill Cooks, and Guests

Dinner Cook
  • Prepares, seasons, and cooks stocks, soups, sauces, meats, vegetables, desserts and other foodstuffs for consumption in hotels and restaurants
  • Reads menu to estimate food requirements and procures it from storage
  • Adjusts thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters and steam kettles
  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe, using variety of kitchen utensils and equipment, such as blenders, mixers, grinders, slicers and tenderizers to prepare soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces and casseroles
  • Bakes, roasts, broils and steams meats, fish, vegetables and other foods. Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking according to personal judgment and experience. Observes and tests food being cooked by tasting, smelling and piercing with fork to determine that it is cooked
Order Cook
  • Prepares, seasons, and cooks to order menu items for all meals throughout the day, including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner meal periods
  • Ability/Knowledge on use of grill, gas range, electric range, broiler, deep fat fryer, serving table, waffle iron, griddle, skillets, and other standard kitchen equipment.
  • Prepares all breakfast items to order, (including eggs any style), meats, fish, poultry, and vegetables, to be fried, broiled or grilled
  • Knowledge and understanding of basic temperatures and food safety
  • Prepares exhibition omelets, pastas, sandwiches and pizzas
  • May be assigned as an attendant at a carving station

Pantry
  • Prepares, measures, mixes, (follows recipes) and/or cooks basic appetizers (hot/cold), garnishes, salads, entrees, sandwich fillings and other food items temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters and steam kettles
  • May wash, slice and peel vegetables and fruit. May carve and slice meat and cheese. Produces garde manger work for banquets and restaurants May assist Pastry/ Chef Head Baker with cake decorating.
  • Portions and arranges food on serving dishes and is responsible for portion control and plate presentation. May prepare sandwiches to individual order or on a production line basis.
  • May cook, mix and/or season ingredients to make dressings, batters, fillings and spreads. May bake, broil, cook, fry or steam food items as required to complete assigned production.
All roles
  • Responsible for ensuring food is cooked to proper standards.
  • Cleans kitchen equipment and practices all HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Passion for Culinary and delighting our Guests with food!
  • Minimum 2 years experience in culinary field with a focus on high volume production
  • Culinary Education Degree or equivalent experience required with less than 2 years experience
  • Must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for this role
  • Proficient knife skills
  • Proven knowledge of culinary techniques and terminology
  • Proven ability to read and understand recipes
  • Organizational skills; Ability to multi task and work in a very fast paced team environment
  • Speed, accuracy and efficiency are required and ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to adapt to production requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Vocation School training or High School certification
  • Culinary Education Degree or equivalent
  • Certification from CIA or equivalent
  • Basic Wine Knowledge
  • Recommendation from school

Preferred Education:

  • Vocation School training or High School certification
  • Culinary Education Degree or equivalent
  • Certification from CIA or equivalent
  • Basic Wine Knowledge
  • Recommendation from school


Additional Information:

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 Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

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Ready to learn more about the exciting Culinary opportunities at the Disneyland Resort? Watch our recent Virtual Culinary Webinar and hear directly from our chefs and discover all the possibilities a career with Disney Culinary could provide. Learn about the variety of experiences and cuisines our teams bring to life! To watch the recording, click HERE

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This posting is seeking candidates to fill multiple roles in California. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.
  • The pay rate for this Restaurant Dinner Cook role is $27.00 per hour.
  • The pay rate for this Banquets Dinner Cook role is $27.00 per hour.
  • The pay rate for this Banquets Pantry role is $24.50 per hour.
  • The pay rate for this Fine Dining/Dinner Cook role is $27.00 per hour.
  • The pay rate for this Fine Dining/Specialty Cook role is $29.00 per hour.


About Disneyland Resort:

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” Since then, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed more than 800 million guests, expanding to become an approximately 500- acre, multifaceted, world-class family resort destination, complete with two renowned Disney theme parks, three hotels and the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment area known as Downtown Disney District. Through a combination of creativity, technology and innovation, the resort brings storytelling to new heights, and Disneyland Resort cast members play an integral part in bringing that Disney magic to life for thousands of guests every day.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business we call Disneyland Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney champions a business environment where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a constantly evolving world.

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