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Sous Chef (Disneyland Hotel)

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 10080497 Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disneyland Resort Date posted Mar. 21, 2024

Job Summary:

As a Sous Chef you will manage an entire culinary operation daily. Run the location like your own business, deepening your skills in large events with a restaurant quality style food. You have a passion for mass production without sacrificing the quality and developing the up and coming cooks and culinarians. You enjoy collaborating with other chefs in the area for a better guest experience and you aspire to be the next Executive Chef of the Resort. As a Sous Chef at the Disneyland Resort Hotels, you will help make magical and grand experiences by leading a group of experienced individuals who have the same goal: Deliver an exceptional guest experience and engaging with a diversified positive environment where you can be yourself and have the room to grow individually and as a leader!

Responsibilities/You Will

  • You will manage all culinary operations daily including sanitation; product presentation; cost control; labor cost; timing & execution of quality service and preparation.
  • You will schedule and train all hourly staff; and maintain the cleanliness, organization, safety and sanitation of all culinary areas.
  • You will lead a positive environment and maintain Disney quality and ethical standards set by the Walt Disney Company.
  • You will lead by example and projecting positive vibes.
  • You will manage a large production kitchen that supports the restaurant outlets of the hotel and banquet functions at the same time.
  • You will be an ambassador of Safety, Courtesy, Show, Efficiency and Inclusion.

Basic Qualifications/You Will Have

  • Minimum two years' experience in banquet style setting.
  • You have the ability to manage all levels of staff and function in a team-oriented environment.
  • HACCP-or Serv-Safe(or similar) food safety training certification.
  • Open to flexible work schedule, including weekends and holidays
  • Work with specifications related to food preparation and handling daily
  • Demonstrated a strong Guest Service Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to overcome misunderstandings
  • Ability to uphold policies and procedures set by The Walt Disney Company

You Might Have:

  • Proven experience and strong understanding of Food and Beverage inventory process

  • Proven experience with staffing, training and employee relations

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Windows suite.

Preferred Education:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Bachelors Degree in Culinary Arts or Equivalent

Benefits and Perks:

Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at



Job Posting Statement The hiring range for this position in Anaheim is $77,100 to $103,400 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate’s geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.

About Disneyland Resort:

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” Since then, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed more than 800 million guests, expanding to become an approximately 500- acre, multifaceted, world-class family resort destination, complete with two renowned Disney theme parks, three hotels and the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment area known as Downtown Disney District. Through a combination of creativity, technology and innovation, the resort brings storytelling to new heights, and Disneyland Resort cast members play an integral part in bringing that Disney magic to life for thousands of guests every day.

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 that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. 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 Disneyland 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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