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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 catering to fine dining to pastry to quick service. No matter your role, you'll help provide a magical experience for any dining occasion. Learn more about Disney’s Culinary Careers below.

Cook 4 - Full-Time/Part-Time

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 711617BR Location Kapolei, Hawaii, United States Business Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Date posted Oct. 29, 2019

Job Summary:

Cast Members working in entry level culinary positions are responsible for execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for all restaurant menu items including timing, quality, temperature, portion, and presentation. A Cook 4 will be assisting with all overall culinary production, which includes preparing menu items from recipes, for consumption in hotel restaurants throughout the resort. They will also be responsible for promoting a fun and creative working environment and partner with Front of House to ensure Cast training/knowledge of product ensuring a smooth operation and delivery of exceptional dining experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares, seasons and cooks to order menu items for all meals throughout the day, including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner meal periods
  • Portions and arranges food on serving dishes and is responsible for portion control and plate presentation
  • May cook, mix, and/or season ingredients to make dressings, sauces, gravies, batters, fillings and spreads
  • May wash, peel, slice, scoop, dice and julienne vegetables and fruits
  • Prepares, measures, mixes (following recipes) and/or cooks and garnishes basic appetizers (hot or cold), salads, pastas, sandwich fillings, Waffles and other food items
  • Some knowledge of cooking equipment such as grill, gas range, electric range, broiler, deep fat fryer, serving table, waffle iron, griddle, skillets and other standard kitchen equipment
  • Ability to prepare products according to recipe guidelines
  • Knowledge and understanding of kitchen safety and sanitation including temperature requirements
  • Has good judgment of food quality and production, understands the impact of spoilage
  • Ability to assist Chef in preparing items for Guests with special dietary needs
  • Cleans kitchen equipment and practices HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) Procedures

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in culinary field/high volume restaurant minimum 3-6 months, or up to 1 year
  • Ability to multi task and work in a very fast paced team environment
  • Demonstrates a desire to work in a guest service and team environment
  • Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for working in the kitchen
  • Strong listening skills and ability to follow direction
  • Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Enrolled in a culinary education program or equivalent
  • Recommendation from school
  • Food Safety Certification or equivalent
  • Knowledge of Hawaiian/Japanese language preferred

Additional Information:


SCHEDULE AVAILABILTY
Full-Time requires full availability for any shift at any time - including early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays.

Part-Time requires full availability for any shift at any time on three (3) days per week - Saturday or Sunday required. For training purposes, extended availability for up to four (4) weeks may be required immediately following the start date.


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Keyword: 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 segment 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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