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Culinary Job Fair, October 22, 2018- New Hire Bonus

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 600350BR Location: Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States; Orlando, Florida, United States Business: Walt Disney World Resort Date posted: 10/08/2018

Job Summary:

Are you ready to use your culinary skills in fast-paced environments that range from catering, to fine dining, to pastry and beyond?

The Walt Disney World Resort invites you to be our Guest and explore Culinary opportunities at our upcoming Job Fair on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 10:00am-2:00pm. Come meet our Chefs and Recruiters to learn more about our dynamic teams that provide unparalleled dining experiences. You will also have the chance to see what it takes to excel in this role through Meet and Greets with our talented Chefs!

This event is open to the public and will focus on finding talent for Culinary roles. Qualified candidates will have the opportunity to apply and interview on site. To assist with networking opportunities please bring resumes.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn more about what it’s like to make unforgettable memories for our Guests! Candidates are encouraged to apply online prior to the event, however computers will be available at the event to complete applications.

Full-time roles may include:
  • Full Time Chef Assistant (Lead Line Cook)
  • Full Time Chef Assistant Pastry/Bakery (Lead Baker)
  • Full Time Cook 1 (Advanced Line Cook)
  • Full Time Cook 1 Pastry/Bakery (Advanced Baker)

Starting pay for select hourly roles has increased, and with our new program, Disney Aspire, eligible hourly cast members receive 100% of tuition paid upfront for partner institutions.

Culinary roles receive a starting rate of $12.95 to $14.73/hour
Culinary roles will be eligible for our new starting rates of $15.00 to $16.00/hour effective 12/2/2018


Event Details

When: Monday, October 22, 2018 from 10:00am – 2:00pm
Where: ESPN Wide World of Sports– ESPN Wide World of Sports Grill
800 S. Victory Way
Kissimmee, Florida 34747

Parking: ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex parking is complimentary for all Guests

*To assist with networking opportunities please bring resumes.*

Please note
: If you are not able to attend the event on the specified date you can apply by clicking the following link.

Culinary Chef Assistant (Lead Line Cook)-Full-Time-$1500 Hiring Bonus

Culinary Cook 1 (Advanced Line Cook)-Full Time-$1000 Hiring Bonus

New Hire Bonus

Culinary Chef Assistant (Lead Line Cook)-Full-Time-$1500 New Hire Bonus

To be eligible for the new hire bonus, cast members must be hired between October 1, 2018 and November 24, 2018 and be in the position continuously for at least 30 days after hire and be employed by The Walt Disney Company at time of payment. A cast member is hired after the successful completion of Disney Traditions or one full day of employment. To be eligible for an incentive bonus after 90 days, cast members must remain employed in the position continuously for at least 90 days and be employed by The Walt Disney Company at the time of payment. Payments will be made approximately two weeks after the 30, and 90-day milestones, respectively. Bonus payments are subject to applicable taxes and other legal withholding. Disputes concerning eligibility to a bonus payment shall be resolved by Walt Disney World Recruitment in its sole and absolute discretion. The incentives offered herein are subject to change at any time, with or without notice.

Culinary Cook 1 (Advanced Line Cook)-Full Time-$1000 New Hire Bonus

To be eligible for the new hire bonus, cast members must be hired between October 1, 2018 and November 24, 2018 and be in the position continuously for at least 30 days after hire and be employed by The Walt Disney Company at time of payment. A cast member is hired after the successful completion of Disney Traditions or one full day of employment. To be eligible for an incentive bonus after 90 days, cast members must remain employed in the position continuously for at least 90 days and be employed by The Walt Disney Company at the time of payment. Payments will be made approximately two weeks after the 30, and 90-day milestones, respectively. Bonus payments are subject to applicable taxes and other legal withholding. Disputes concerning eligibility to a bonus payment shall be resolved by Walt Disney World Recruitment in its sole and absolute discretion. The incentives offered herein are subject to change at any time, with or without notice.



Responsibilities:

The Walt Disney World® Resort is searching for a talented Cooks who’s looking to push themselves to the next level in their career with our advanced culinary team.

Picture yourself where you would have the opportunity to:
  • Provide first-rate dining experiences while working for one of the world’s leading entertainment and hospitality companies
  • Grow in your craft through continual learning and development alongside our advanced culinary team with years of experience in the industry
  • Help generate dishes from scratch for a variety of locations throughout property from quick service to fine dining
  • Work in a high-volume, fast-paced environment where collaboration is essential to success


Basic Qualifications:

Recipe for Success
  • Show strong attention-to-detail, organizational, retention and problem-solving skills even while working under a sense of urgency and with quality ingredients
  • Ability to operate effectively as part of a team and communicate clearly to ensure smooth service operations and quality service
  • Proven knowledge of HACCP, proper food handling techniques, temperatures and food safety
  • Must have superior culinary, food production and high standards of excellence, including the ability to work cleanly, safely and efficiently
  • Possess proficiency in all stations of the line, including grill and sauté, as well as skills with knives, tools and kitchen equipment
  • Demonstrates the ability to follow recipes and an understanding of recipe conversion
  • Awareness of modern and classical cooking, including specialized culinary techniques and measurements, and possess the ability to propose menu items
  • Knowledge of basic butchering, food allergies, seasonal ingredients and menus
  • Have a minimum 3 years of line cook experience or culinary certification plus 2 years of line cook experience at a table service establishment - Fine Dining experience is a plus, but not required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Preferred Qualifications:

How to Rise Above the Rest
  • Bilingual preferred
  • H.A.C.C.P. (food safety training) certified


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.

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION
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IMPORTANT:
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KEYWORD: WDW Casting, WDWCASTING, Advanced Line Cook, Culinary, Cook

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.

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