Chef De Cuisine at La Hacienda in Epcot's Mexican Pavilion
The Chef de Cuisine is responsible for coordinating with the Executive Chef in order to lead all culinary activities within each of the restaurants. Ensuring high standards are always maintained, an individual in this position is expected to make daily decisions for all kitchens that will drive guest satisfaction, team engagement, and financial success.
The Chef de Cuisine must ensure that every menu item is prepared safely, according to recipe, and to the highest possible standard. This individual must be able to effectively delegate responsibilities, maximize productivity, and build strong relationships with team members, vendors and guests.
In addition, all Chefs must uphold and maintain safety standards at all times, ensuring compliance with local, state, and federal food safety, as well as occupational safety guidelines.
In order to be successful, a Chef de Cuisine must possess a vast knowledge of culinary techniques, restaurant management, business leadership and food safety regulations.