Culinary Cook 1 Food and Wine Festival Seasonal Walt Disney World
Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Careers - Lake Buena Vista, FL

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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. With more than 300 Food & Beverage locations throughout property, Culinary cast members experience a world of options, from quick service to Five-Diamond dining.

Culinary roles receive a starting rate of $11.45/hour.

Regardless of the kitchen, our restaurant leaders and chefs are committed to using the freshest and highest quality ingredients available. Working with exceptional chefs and an experienced staff in a "back to the basics" environment ensures that each culinary cast member can gain the experience necessary to work at any of our food and beverage locations across property.

Basic Qualifications

You must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for this role.

This role is Seasonal and requires full availability for any shift, any day of the week, including nights, weekends, and holidays.

Minimum 3 years experience or culinary certification and 2 years related experience in fine dining

Experienced in all stations in the kitchen and multiple cooking skills

Demonstrates knowledge of proper food handling

Proficient knife skills

Demonstrates good judgment of quantity, quality and production

Knowledge and understanding of basic temperatures and food safety

Knowledge of HACCP

Demonstrated passion for the culinary arts and desire to learn

Demonstrates knowledge of proper food handling

Exhibits clean work habits and ownership of a safe clean area

Demonstrates the ability to follow recipes

Ability to propose menu items

Proficient with basic tools, measurements and kitchen equipment

Proficient with culinary techniques specialized to the location

Demonstrates good judgment of quantity and production

Proven ability to accomplish all previous tasks

Guest service focus

Knowledge of kitchen lingo and etiquette

Understanding of recipe conversion

Knowledge of ingredients specialized to the location

Knowledge of kitchen equipment specialized to the location

Knowledge of small wares specialized to the location

Knowledge of culinary techniques

Awareness of modern and classical cooking

Knowledge of basic butchering

Experience with seasonal menus

Knowledge of food allergies

Training will begin on September 8, 2013 and availability is required through November 16, 2013.

Must have the ability to work up to 40 hours per week if needed.

This is a seasonal role with no guarantee of placement at the end of the event.

Preferred Qualifications

Bilingual preferred.

Serve Safe certified.

Full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays is preferred.

Additional Information
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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