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Cook 2 - Full Time

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 1016523BR Location Kapolei, Hawaii, United States Business Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Date posted Sep. 07, 2022

Job Summary:

Experienced Dinner Cooks, Cook 2, are responsible for execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for all bakery menu items including timing, quality, temperature, portion, and presentation. They are also responsible for overseeing all daily operations all restaurant locations and will be assisting with all overall culinary supervision promoting a fun working environment. Will also partner with Front of House to ensure Cast training/knowledge of product ensuring a smooth operation.

Responsibilities:

  • All stations in the kitchen and multiple cooking skills including grill, gas range, electric range, broiler, deep fat fryer, serving table, waffle iron, griddle, skillets and other standard kitchen equipment

  • Portions and arranges food on serving dishes and is responsible for portion control and plate presentation

  • Prepares, seasons and cooks stocks, soups, sauces, meats, vegetables and desserts

  • Prepares, measures, mixes (following recipes) and/or cooks and garnishes basic appetizers (hot or cold), salads, pastas, sandwich fillings, waffles and other food items

  • May create intricate specialty hors d’oeuvres (garde manger work) for high-end banquets and fine dining

  • Ability to prepare products according to recipe guidelines

  • Ability to inventory product, read menus (BEOs, Private Dining Orders, Restaurant Orders) and estimate food requirements to create a production plan

  • 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

  • Ability to assist guests with special dietary needs in absence of Cook 1

  • Cleans kitchen equipment

  • May be required to communicate with guests on stage, when needed, to explain cooking techniques or answer questions

  • Cold and hot holding equipment and food checklist conducted daily

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in culinary field/high volume restaurant

  • Strong communication, leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Proven ability to read and understand recipes

  • Strong organizational skills; Ability to multi task and work in a very fast paced team environment

  • Demonstrates excellent guest service skills and is able to give appropriate service recovery

  • Proven knowledge of culinary techniques and terminology

  • Strong listening skills and ability to provide good judgment with food preparation

  • Food Safety Certification or equivalent

  • Ability to work with technology

  • Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Vocation school training or high school certification

  • Culinary Education Degree or equivalent with less than 3 years experience

Additional Information!:

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Keyword: AULANICASTING, AULANI CASTING

About Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa:

Combining the natural beauty and spirit of the Hawaiian islands with a touch of Disney magic, Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa embraces and celebrates Hawaiian culture and storytelling. Situated on 21 acres of oceanfront property on the island of O‘ahu, the resort was uniquely designed for families to discover the culture, history and traditions of Hawai‘i against a backdrop of blue skies and beautiful views. Cast members are integral to bringing these stories of Hawai‘i to life, while upholding Disney’s renowned service and enchanting entertainment offerings.

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 Disney Vacation Club Hawaii Management Company, LLC, which is part of a business we call Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa.

Disney Vacation Club Hawaii Management Company, LLC 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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