The Walt Disney Company Fine Dining Line Cook - Full Time in Anaheim, California
Food & Beverage Line cooks could be working at any of our award winning restaurants such as, Napa Rose, Carthay Circle, Steakhouse 55, or Club 33. Line Cooks are responsible for execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for all bakery menu items including timing, quality, temperature, portion, and presentation. Cooks at key production stations in the preparation of meats, fish, and poultry by braising, baking, roasting, (oven or rotating spit) and high-level skillet/sauté’ work required in a four star fine dining restaurant.
The starting rate for Fine Dining Line Cook is from $17.00 to $17.60 per hour.
Fine Dining Line Cook will be eligible for our new starting rate of $18.10/hour effective 1/31/2019.
Knowledge of cooking techniques such as braising, baking, roasting (oven or rotating spit) and high level skillet/sauté work
Knowledge of all kitchen equipment, including adjusting thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters and steam kettles
Ability to inventory product, read menus (BEOs, Restaurant Orders) and estimate food requirements to create a production plan
Knowledge of basic butchering
Maintains standards and specifications related to food preparation and food handling on a daily basis, understands measurement requirements
Knowledge and 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
Cleans kitchen equipment
Ability to handle special dietary requests and to work with guests requiring special requests due to dietary concerns
May prepare sauces “a la minute” using advanced sauce preparation techniques
Prepares confits and compotes
Creates seasonings, cures and rubs
May bone and clean shellfish, cut, trim or grind meats, fish or poultry
Must demonstrate advanced culinary technical skills required in food preparation and use of kitchen equipment for a four star fine dining restaurant
Must demonstrate ability to present and discuss menu item preparation with Dinner Cooks, Order/Grill Cooks and Guests
Basic Qualifications :
Must be at least 18 years of age
Minimum 5 years experience in culinary field/high volume restaurant or Culinary Degree and 3 years related experience
Previous experience in a Fine Dining Restaurant
Strong communication, proven leadership and interpersonal skills
Experience with coaching and motivating employees
Adept at troubleshooting and can calmly handle difficult situations
Proven ability to create, read and understand recipes
Understands the purpose of the knife and when to use it
Strong organizational skills; Ability to lead a team in a very fast paced environment
Exhibits a positive, friendly and helpful attitude to our guests and fellow cast members
Motivates and encourages cast members through daily reinforcement and coaching
Demonstrates excellent guest service skills and is able to give appropriate service recovery
Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for working in the kitchen.
Proven knowledge of culinary techniques and terminology
Food Safety Certification or equivalent
Ability to work with technology (plate costing buffet system, CAFÉ system, KDS, Work brain)
Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events
This role is Full Time and requires full availability for any shift, any day of the week, including nights and holidays
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification from CIA or equivalent
Vocation school training or high school certification
Culinary degree or equivalent
Recommendation from school
Basic wine knowledge
Minimum 3 years experience in a restaurant management related role
Full availability for any shift, seven (7) days per week, including nights, weekends, and holidays is preferred
Additional Information :
Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and some shifts may start as early as 5:00am while some may end as late as 3:00am, 4:00am or 5:00am Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.
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Keyword: DLR CASTING, dlrcasting, DLRResortRoles, DLRCulinary
Job ID: 597264BR
Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products