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Sous Chef

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 10033734 Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted Jan. 18, 2023

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.

  • 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

The hiring range for this position in Anaheim is $77,080 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.

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



About Disney Parks, Experiences and Products:

The Disney Parks, Experiences and Products segment includes Disney’s iconic travel and leisure businesses, which include six resort destinations in the United States, Europe and Asia, a top-rated cruise line, a popular vacation ownership program, and an award-winning guided family adventure business. Disney’s global consumer products operations include the world’s leading licensing business across toys, apparel, home goods, digital games and apps; the world’s largest children’s publisher; Disney store locations around the world; and the shopDisney e-commerce platform.

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 Disney Parks, Experiences and Products.

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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