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Hourly Chef - Full Time

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 843132BR Location: Anaheim, California, United States Business: Disneyland Resort Date posted: 08/12/2021

Job Summary:

Artists, visionaries, storytellers—that’s the Signature Dining team at Disneyland Resort. Under our Culinary Director, Chef Andrew Sutton, our fine dining restaurants offer incredible growth opportunities to develop your skills as a professional chef, culinarian, and craftsman. With access to the best ingredients, our award-winning restaurants set the backdrop for one-of-a-kind experiences that can only be brought to life through our connection to our food.

Hourly Chefs are responsible for the following:


Experienced Hourly Chefs, are responsible for execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for all bakery menu items including timing, quality, temperature, portion, and presentation. They are also responsible for overseeing all daily operations all restaurant locations and will be assisting with all overall culinary supervision promoting a fun working environment. Will also partner with Front of House to ensure Cast training/knowledge of product ensuring a smooth operation.

The starting rate for an Hourly Chef is $23.00



Responsibilities:

• Knowledge of all kitchen equipment, including adjusting thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters and steam kettles
• May create intricate specialty hors d'oeuvres (garde manger work) for high-end banquets and Fine dining
• Knowledge of all cooking techniques such as braising, baking, roasting (oven or rotating spit) and high level skillet/sauté work
• Proven ability to create menus, recipes & production procedures
• May be required to write and price custom menus for banquet events
• Ability to inventory product. Read menus (BEOs, Private Dining Orders, Restaurant Orders) and estimate food requirements to create a production plan
• Responsible for weekly schedules and daily food orders
• Assist with providing overall culinary supervision including recognition programs and appreciation events
• Partner with Front of House to ensure Cast training of product knowledge to ensure smooth operation
• Strong knowledge of meat fabrication and charcuterie making
• Working knowledge of cost controls
• Maintains standards and specifications related to food preparation/handling on a daily basis
• Execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for each menu item including timing, quality, temperature, portion and presentation
• Knowledge and thorough 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
• Responsible for checking and maintaining proper temperatures throughout preparation, cooling, holding and serving of food items including adjusting thermostat controls to regulate temperatures
• Observes and tests food being cooked by tasting, smelling and piercing with cooking utensil to determine that food is cooked properly, according to specifications
• Cleans kitchen equipment
• Ability to handle special dietary requests and to work with guests requiring special requests due to dietary concerns.

Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum 3-5 years of Fine Dining experience in high volume restaurant
• Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills
• Experience with coaching and motivating employees
• Adept at troubleshooting and can calmly handle difficult situations
• Proven ability to create, read and understand recipes
• Understands the purpose of the knife and when to use it
• Strong organizational skills; Ability to lead a team in a very fast paced environment
• Exhibits a positive, friendly and helpful attitude to our guests and fellow cast members
• Motivates and encourages cast members through daily reinforcement and coaching
• Demonstrates excellent guest service skills and is able to give appropriate service recovery
• Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for working in the kitchen.
• Proven knowledge of culinary techniques and terminology
• Food Safety Certification or equivalent • Ability to work with technology (plate costing buffet system, CAFÉ system, KDS, Workbrain)
• Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events

Preferred Qualifications:

• Culinary Education Degree or equivalent
• Certification from CIA or Equivalent
• Basic Wine Knowledge
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Restaurant Management related role

Preferred Education:

• Culinary Education Degree or equivalent
• Certification from CIA or Equivalent
• Basic Wine Knowledge
• Minimum 3 years’ experience in a Restaurant Management related role


Additional Information:

SCHEDULE AVAILABILTY
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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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 segment 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 fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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