The Walt Disney Company Culinary Cook 2 (Prep Cook)- Full Time, Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Florida

The Culinary team at Walt Disney World® Resort creates unforgettable dining experiences for Guests from around the world. Here, you can use your skills in our fast-paced environment in areas ranging from catering to fine dining, and pastry to special events. No matter your role, you’ll work alongside world-renowned Chefs to take any dining occasion or celebration to the next level.

Culinary roles receive a starting rate of $11.40.

Responsibilities : The Walt Disney World® Resort is seeking a Full Time (Prep Cook) Cook 2 looking to start their culinary career with an award-winning, industry leader.

Imagine being a Cook 2 where you would have the opportunity to:

  • Cook and prepare dishes for our Guests

  • Grow in your craft through continual learning and development alongside our exceptional Chefs and experienced culinary team with years of experience in the industry

  • Work in fast-paced, environments serving up delicious cuisines using the freshest and highest quality ingredients available from around the world

Basic Qualifications :

Recipe for Success

  • Perform consistent production and presentation of well-prepared, flavorful food while ensuring the highest sanitation standards (HACCP – Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) and exceptional Guest service

  • Able to understand the importance of and follow a recipe, including identify various food products, dairy, meats and produce

  • Demonstrate good judgment of quantity, quality and production

  • Knowledge and basic understanding of basic temperatures, food safety and proper food handling

  • Display proficient knife skills and knowledge of basic cuts

  • Possess passion for the culinary arts and desire to learn more in the Food & Beverage industry

  • Able to stand/walk for the entire shift, lift up to 50 lbs. and work in a variety of locations including indoors and outdoors

Preferred Qualifications :

How to Stand Out

  • Bilingual preferred

  • Serve Safe Certified

  • Previous experience in full-service/fine-dining restaurants

Company Overview :

Our Winning Combination

The Walt Disney Company offers a comprehensive total rewards package inclusive of:

  • Complimentary theme park admission

  • Cast-exclusive offerings and events

  • Discounts at select merchandise and dining locations

  • Laundered chef whites and shoes

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • Vacation, holiday and sick pay

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. Please note that the principles of seniority are used to schedule all roles.


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KEYWORD: WDW Casting, WDWCASTING, Cook 2, Cook II, Culinary, Cook 2

Job ID: 471305BR

Location: Lake Buena Vista,Florida

Job Posting Company: Disney Parks & Resorts