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Assistant Sous Chef (Lead Line Cook) Full Time - Walt Disney World

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID: 1179630BR Location: Orlando, Florida, United States; Lake Buena Vista, Florida, United States Business: Walt Disney World Resort Date posted: 04/08/2024

Job Summary:

Do you have a passion for the Culinary Arts and experience working in all stations of a kitchen? If so, Walt Disney World Resort is seeking Culinary Assistant Sous Chefs! Culinary Cast Members at Walt Disney World have the opportunity to provide first-rate dining experiences while working for one of the world’s leading entertainment and hospitality companies. In this role, we experience a world of options in our Hotels and Theme Parks, from quick service to Five-Diamond dining.

The pay rate for this role in Florida is $25.60 per hour. 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.

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Responsibilities:

  • We assist the Chef with overall culinary direction and development of the team, while promoting collaboration and a lively work environment
  • We supervise 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years of recent line cook experience; including grill and sauté or a culinary certificate and 2 years of recent line cook experience; including grill and sauté
  • 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
  • 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 as well as exhibits clean work habits and ownership of a safe, clean work area
  • 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
  • Additional Personal Protective Equipment (face shields, goggles, refillable hand sanitizers, etc.) may be required, and Cast Members will be required to handle cleaning chemicals and supplies
  • Good Communication Skills

Preferred Qualifications:

How to Stand Out
  • Possess bilingual communication skills
  • Be Serve Safe certified
  • Proven prior experience as a lead line cook


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, Chef Assistant, Culinary, Lead Line Cook WDW: Walt Disney World Casting Hourly Jobs

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 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, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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