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Fine Dining Dinner Cook(FT)

Company Name:Disneyland Resort
This position requires candidates to have a US work permit. Please do not apply if you are not legally able to work in the United States.
Applicants to this position must reside within a 90 mile radius of the property.
Position Description:Experienced Dinner/Fine Dining Cooks, are responsible for execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for all menu items including timing, quality, temperature, portion, and presentation.

Dinner Cook Cast Members receive a starting rate of $12.80/hour.


-Knowledge of all cooking techniques such as braising, baking, roasting (oven or rotating spit) and high level skillet/saut? work
-Proficient in all stations in the kitchen and multiple cooking skills including: Pastry, Saut?, Fry, Grill, Pantry, Prep and Expo positions
-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
-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
-Partner with Front of House to ensure Cast training/product knowledge to ensure smooth operation
-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
-Able to handle special dietary requests and to work with guests requiring special requests due to dietary concerns

Basic Qualifications

-Strong communication/ leadership/interpersonal skills
-Exp. with coaching and motivating employees
-Adept at troubleshooting and can calmly handle difficult situations
-Able to create read and understand recipes
-Understands the purpose of the knife and when to use it
-Organizational skills; Able to lead a team in a very fast paced environment
-Positive, friendly and helpful attitude to our guests and fellow cast members
-Motivates and encourages cast members through daily reinforcement and coaching
-Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for working in the kitchen. Proven knowledge of culinary techniques and terminology
-Food Safety Certification or equivalent
-Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events
-At least 18 years of age to be considered
-This role is Full Time and requires full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week, including nights and holidays

Preferred Qualifications
Culinary Education Degree or equivalent
Certification from CIA or Equivalent
Minimum 2- 3 years experience in a fine dining environment
Basic wine knowledge
Recommendation from school
Bilingual preferred
Full availability SEVEN (7) days a week is preferred


Company Profile:Dreams. That's what you will find at the Disneyland? Resort. There are many guest service and entertainment roles in which our cast members bring Disney dreams to life. From our enchanted Theme Parks and world-class hotels to our spectacular shows and beloved character, Disneyland? cast members have a world of opportunity, and take pride in turning dreams into realities.
Job Profile:
Position: Cook
Start Date: Immediate
Job Category: Restaurant - Fine Dining
Job Type: Full-time
Compensation: Negotiable
Experience: 2 years
Education: Associate Degree
Job Location(s): California
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