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Chef Assistant - Up to a $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS

Company: Palmas Restaurant Group
Location: Orlando
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

TITLE Chef Assistant - Up to a $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Palmas Restaurant Group has been an Operating Participant with Walt Disney World since 1982. We operate a variety of food and beverage locations at Epcot Theme Park, Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, and Disney Springs. We offer a fun and fast-paced working environment, competitive pay rates, and many Disney perks. Our Company prides itself on creating unique, memorable dining experiences by providing our guests with world-class service, exceptional cuisine, and beautiful restaurant atmospheres.EOE STATEMENT Palmas Restaurant group is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected category.DescriptionWe offer a $2,000 Sign On Bonus for eligible new employees! An additional $3,000 bonus is offered to new hires residing outside of a 125 mile radius of Walt Disney World! Bonuses are subject to applicable taxes and legal withholdings as well as eligibility requirements. Proof of current residency require for relocation bonus. All bonuses are subject to change at any time, with or without notice. Come join our team....we have positions available at Mexico Pavilion, Epcot, Disney Springs and various locations in Disney's Coronado Springs Resort! General Description The Chef Assistant supports the kitchen leadership team by assisting in leading the daily culinary activities within the restaurant. An individual in this position is expected to assist in coaching and supervising the culinary team, helping them to achieve daily goals of safety, quality, productivity, efficiency and guest satisfaction. A Chef Assistant must be certain that each menu item is prepared with the highest quality in mind. This individual ensures that recipes are followed and high culinary standards are upheld. A successful Chef Assistant is able to effectively perform kitchen duties and maximize productivity, as well as build strong relationships with fellow cast members and guests. In addition, all Chef Assistants must uphold and maintain safety standards at all times, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal food safety, as well as occupational safety guidelines. Work Duties

  • Work in a variety of kitchen stations including, but not limited to, pantry, grill, fry, saut--, prep and expo
  • Prepare all food items according to recipe and food safety guidelines
  • Maintain food costs through portion control and minimizing waste
  • Document food safety procedures through daily logs
  • Set up and break down kitchen stations
  • Clean and sanitize kitchen areas and equipment
  • Safely and properly operate food preparation equipment
  • Receive food shipments and properly store food items
  • Assist Chefs in daily kitchen operations as needed
  • Communicate effectively with Chefs, kitchen team and entire restaurant team
  • Train kitchen team members as needed
  • Follow the Disney 5-Keys Basics, Service Basics and Company Guidelines at all times
  • All other tasks as assignedNOTE: This Job Description is subject to change at any timePOSITION REQUIREMENTS Work Experience & Education Requirements
    • Minimum of 4 years culinary experience; culinary education strongly preferred
    • Previous experience supervising kitchen operations preferred
    • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Must have or be able to obtain a State of Florida Food Safety Certificate
    • Must have extensive knowledge of food safety - including proper holding temperatures, cooking temperatures, date marking procedures, cleaning and sanitizing procedures etc.
    • Must be highly skilled in food preparation and cooking techniques - including knife skills, saut--ing, grilling, braising, baking, frying etc.
    • Must be able to read and follow recipes to completion
    • Knowledge of Mexican cuisine a plus Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
      • Must be able to perform all necessary job functions
      • Must be able to stand and be mobile for up to 4 consecutive hours
      • Must be able to function in narrow spaces, such as those found in kitchens and dining rooms
      • Must be able to lift and carry equipment/food up to 50 pounds
      • Must possess dexterity in lifting and carrying trays and other restaurant items
      • Must be able to push and pull (carts, doors etc.)
      • Must be able to reach, bend, kneel, stoop and crouch
      • Must be able to perform repetitive tasks
      • Must be able to complete work duties in a variety of environmental conditions, including coolers, freezers, kitchen environments and outdoors
      • Must be able to work with foods containing various food allergens
      • Must be able to communicate and interact politely and effectively with guests of all types
      • Must be able to effectively satisfy guest demands
      • Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
      • Basic communication in the English language is necessary; ability to communicate in Spanish a plus
      • Must be available to work weekends and holidays
      • Must be able to arrive for all assigned shifts on-time
      • Must be able to comply company appearance guidelines POSITION Prep Chef (Chef Assistant)DIVISION Palmas Services LLCLOCATION FL, OrlandoPI185790912

Keywords: Palmas Restaurant Group, Orlando , Chef Assistant - Up to a $5,000 SIGN ON BONUS, Hospitality & Tourism , Orlando, Florida

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