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Lead Cook

Posted March 29, 2021

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area
Lake Buena Vista, FL
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About This Job

What you will be doing

  • Lead and guide the cook staff in consistent safe and sanitary food storage, preparation and cooking.  Monitor and control maintenance/sanitation of the kitchen and equipment.  Adherence to all safety protocols including handling and transportation of foods and knife work.
  • Recognize and follow quality standards for meats, vegetables, fruits, dairy products and grains, including proper storage of these items.  Effective utilization of leftovers and control of waste.
  • Understand and ability to properly use seasonings for a range of culturally diverse foods.  Knowledge of common food allergens and their substitutes.
  • Cook using a repertoire of cooking methods including poaching, braising, roasting, charbroiling, sautéing, grilling, frying, and baking.  
  • Produce from scratch menu quality food in appropriate portion size, cut and quantity.  Ensures all food is prepared and presented in accordance with appropriate recipes, presentations and with guest orders.  Acknowledge any special requests and prepare the menu item accordingly.

Benefits

We offer a highly competitive benefits package!

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurances
  • Disability Insurances
  • Supplemental Life Insurances (Employee, Spouse and Child coverage)
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(k)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday
  • AMAZING HOTEL DISCOUNTS to brand hotels and any hotel in the TPG portfolio!

An Equal Opportunity Employer

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About this Employer

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Area

1850 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830

(407) 828-4444

394 Room Resort

www.wyndhamhotels.com

Apply to be a member of our TPG Hotels & Resorts family,
a Top 10 Hotel Management Team and "hospitality employer of choice!"

Our Resort

Wyndham Lake Buena Vista’s 232 lakehouse-themed guest rooms feature amazing views of the surrounding theme parks and Disney Springs

With 25,000 square feet of premier event space accommodating groups from 12 to 1,200, Wyndham Lake Buena Vista makes planning easy! For planners of any type of Orlando-area meeting or event. From corporate conferences to association conventions. SMERF gatherings to product launches. Plus awards dinners, recognition lunches, civic breakfasts or class or family reunions. Even weddings!

To be sure, Wyndham Lake Buena Vista’s meetings, banquets and catered events are among the best of all official Walt Disney World® hotels.