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The Walt Disney Company Demi Chef Patissier. $1500 Hiring Incentive in Washington, District Of Columbia

At Disney Cruise Line , you can set sail on the job opportunity of a lifetime! Disney Cruise Line has established itself as a world-renowned leader in hospitality and entertainment, and has been recognized as the top cruise line for families. Our crew members bring the magic to life to deliver exceptional guest service and create family-friendly fun onboard the Disney Magic, Disney Wonder, Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, and on our private island paradise in the Bahamas – Castaway Cay ! With incredible itineraries that visit exciting destinations around the world, crew and Officers can chart the course for an unforgettable adventure with Disney Cruise Line . Ongoing training and development allows our crew to continuously learn and grow personally and professionally, and Disney Cruise Line offers a unique opportunity for those looking to grow, excel and work for one of the most innovative and welcoming companies in the world. Apply today to Embark on Your Career and Navigate Your Future!

Responsibilities :

  • Assist Chef Patissier Remy to implement, maintain and review all approved pastry and bakery offerings in Remy

  • Prepare all desserts, cakes and pastries for the restaurant menus

  • Monitor and ensure opening and closing procedures for Remy pastry area

  • Oversee allergy and dietary needs and ensure production is in accordance with strict company LOG’s and guidelines

  • Under guidance of Chef Patissier, oversee proper preparation and presentation of all Remy pastry offerings

  • Strive to meet and exceed guest expectations, never compromising safety and quality, and taking corrective action whenever necessary

  • Ensure Disney Cruise Line and USPH sanitation requirements are met in area of responsibility

  • Prepare showpieces, displays, ice cream and sorbets, as well as special request items when needed

  • Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by DCL leadership, based on operational need

  • Comply with all company set policies and procedures, along with all maritime and ship rules, regulations and procedures

  • Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

Basic Qualifications :

  • Second interview by Culinary Recruiter required

  • Minimum five years experience in culinary management

  • Certified Pastry Chef or equivalent degree in Culinary Arts

  • Excellent technical and functional understanding of high level pastry operation

  • Proven track record of delivering a high quality product

  • Ability to work on a multi-cultural team in a confined environment

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Be able to speak, read and write fluent English

  • Willingness to live and work onboard one of our vessels for a certain length of time (based on position)

  • Be able to work a seven-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off

  • Be able to adhere to Disney Cruise Line appearance guidelines

  • Agree to share a cabin with other crew members

  • Enjoy working in a high-volume, fast-paced, guest-service oriented environment

  • Be flexible with your work schedule, job duties and work locations

  • Appreciate diversity among guests and crew

Additional Information :


To be eligible for the hiring incentive, crew member must be in the eligible position continuously for at least 90 days after hire and be employed by Disney Cruise Line at the time of payment. A crew member is hired after successfully starting a Disney Cruise Line Crew contract, completing Disney Traditions and embarking the assigned vessel. Payment will be made approximately two-three weeks after the 90 day milestone is achieved. Disputes concerning eligibility to a hiring incentive shall be resolved by Disney Cruise Line Recruitment in its sole and absolute discretion. The incentive offered is subject to change at any time, with or without notice. Crew members hired prior to June 1, 2022 and after September 1, 2022 will not be eligible for an incentive award.

This is a SHIPBOARD role.

Applicants must:

  • Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a Disney Cruise Line vessel

  • Be committed to the position you are applying for at least 2-3 contracts before a transfer or promotion

  • Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan

  • Be willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control

  • Be willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines as well as Environmentality requirements and Company practices

  • Be willing to share a cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment

  • Be comfortable living in a confined space with strict rules and regulations

  • Adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally

Your Responsibilities:

  • Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (DCL will provide you with documents to obtain this)

  • Complete a pre-employment medical

  • Obtain a criminal background check

  • Bring approved work shoes

** Disney Cruise Line is a drug-free workplace. All new hires are required to undergo drug/alcohol testing within the first week onboard and throughout their contracts. Failure to pass the drug/alcohol testing will result in immediate termination.

Job ID: 902634BR

Location: United States

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks, Experiences and Products

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