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Culinary Cook 2 (Prep Cook)- Full Time/Part Time, Walt Disney World

Lake Buena Vista, Florida | Orlando, Florida

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.

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Here are some of the top qualities that will help you achieve success in this role:

  • Helpful
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem-Solving
  • Team player
  • Focused

Disney gives me all the tools to be successful, and it helps me in my job to teach others what I've learned from the company. It’s given me great opportunities. It’s given me a great career. Just a great company to work for.

- Jay, Chef – Disneyland Resort

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I love working for Disney because of the experiences and opportunities available, being able to work in various roles within the kitchen, as it provides me with many different culinary experiences.

-Crystal,
The Wave at Disney’s Contemporary® Resort

Responsibilities

Job ID 584591BR Location Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States Business Walt Disney World Resort Date posted Aug. 10, 2018

Job Summary:

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.

Culinary Cook 2 roles receive a starting rate of $11.40.
Culinary Cook 2 new hires will be eligible for our new starting rate of $12.40/hour effective 12/2/2018




Responsibilities:

The Walt Disney World® Resort is seeking Full Time and Part Time (Prep Cook) Cook 2 looking to start their culinary career with an award-winning, industry leader.

Imagine being a Cook 2 where you would have the opportunity to:
  • Cook and prepare dishes for our Guests
  • Grow in your craft through continual learning and development alongside our exceptional Chefs and experienced culinary team with years of experience in the industry
  • Work in fast-paced, environments serving up delicious cuisines using the freshest and highest quality ingredients available from around the world




Basic Qualifications:

Recipe for Success
  • Perform consistent production and presentation of well-prepared, flavorful food while ensuring the highest sanitation standards (HACCP – Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) and exceptional Guest service
  • Able to understand the importance of and follow a recipe, including identify various food products, dairy, meats and produce
  • Demonstrate good judgment of quantity, quality and production
  • Knowledge and basic understanding of basic temperatures, food safety and proper food handling
  • Display proficient knife skills and knowledge of basic cuts
  • Possess passion for the culinary arts and desire to learn more in the Food & Beverage industry
  • Able to stand/walk for the entire shift, lift up to 50 lbs. and work in a variety of locations including indoors and outdoors
  • Part-Time requires full availability for any shift, a MINIMUM of (3) THREE days per week
  • Full Time requires full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays

Preferred Qualifications:

How to Stand Out
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Serve Safe Certified
  • Previous experience in full-service/fine-dining restaurants


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. Please note that the principles of seniority are used to schedule all roles.

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KEYWORD: WDW Casting, WDWCASTING, Cook 2, Cook II, Culinary, Cook 2


About Walt Disney World Resort:

Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.

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 Walt Disney World 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.

Rewards

  • Weekly Pay

  • Healthcare Coverage

  • 401K/Retirement Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Continuing Education

  • Disney Theme Park Experiences

*Benefits subject to change at any time.

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