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Sous Chef

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 977715BR Location Bay Lake, Florida, United States Business Parks, Experiences and Products Date posted May 10, 2022 Flex Type On-Site

Job Summary:

The Culinary team at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts creates unforgettable dining experiences for Guests from around the world. Here, you can use your skills in our fast-paced environment in areas that range from fine dining to quick service. No matter your role, you’ll help provide a magical experience for any dining occasion.

Responsibilities:

You're Role:
  • Ensure exceptional Guest service - Ensure consistent production and excellent presentation of well-prepared, flavorful food
  • Show your creativity - Assist in the creation and development of unique food offerings that provide our Guests with a variety of selections
  • Lead a team of culinary professionals - Provide leadership, support, motivation and development of Cast Members creating a positive environment that encourages ownership and accountability
  • Ensure the safety of our Guest and Cast - Ensure operational compliance to Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (WDP&R) Standards, Loss Prevention Standards with adherence to State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and WDP&R Food Safety Standards
  • Collaborate with key partners - Maintain good partnerships with the front-of-the-house team as well as strategic partners to provide a seamless Guest experience

Basic Qualifications:

What We’re Looking For:
  • Minimum five years culinary experience
  • Understanding of and ability to demonstrate fundamentals of cooking (e.g., mother sauces, seasonal product knowledge, etc.)
  • Proven ability to use cooking skills in the creation of menus that meet the dietary needs and trends of Guests
  • Dedicated desire to motivate and mentor Cast Members, with the ability to navigate and lead amidst constant change
  • Commitment to diversity and encourage an inclusive work environment that supports workforce diversity and diverse perspectives
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills with direct reports and strategic partners
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Proven computer skills
  • Proven ability to be a self-starter and initiator
  • Ability to work in a rapidly changing environment

Preferred Qualifications:

How To Stand Out:
  • Previous experience in a high volume restaurant or hotel
  • Previous experience in table service and quick service restaurants
  • Knowledgeable of industry trends and practical business applications
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and procure superior products in the development of quality menu items
  • Multi-lingual

Required Education

  • High School degree or equivalent

Additional Information:

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 https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits

This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.



About 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 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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