Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

3 job(s) at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Kapolei, Hawaii
Apr 19, 2024
Full time
Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa's Catering and Convention Services Team provides professional event planning services to create and design unique and memorable experiences for multi-day Conventions and Events, Disney Catered Events, and internal Disney meetings at the resort. At Aulani, we work to inspire and create magical events for our clients, while "celebrating the beauty, history and welcoming spirit of the island." At Aulani, you will help inspire that magic by helping our clients and partners push the limits of their creativity to produce never-before-seen events! This position reports to the Banquets & Events Services Director and will be working onsite at our breathtaking Aulani Resort on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. What will you do? Assist the Banquets & Events Services Director in daily office operations Support and oversee Convention Services Managers and other Events support staff Manage assigned small and large-scale accounts, multi-day conventions and events, high-end social events and high-profile Disney groups to include meeting/event planning and program execution Venue site inspections, inquiries, proposal creations, space audits and file turnover verification, general file management, client correspondence, banquet event order (BEO) creation and resumes for contracted groups/events in a timely manner and with strong accuracy Assist in running BEO, Resume and Hotel Forecast Meetings Assist in the financial planning and forecasting to maximize revenue while reducing costs Mentor and train new C&CSM's and Support Staff Job shadow key operating partner roles to understand the interface with Catering & Convention Services & those operational departments that deliver contracted services for our clients Assist with managing event vendor relationships and rev-share agreements Understand banquet menus, food and beverage minimums and help to revise and maintain standard policies for events held at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa Conduct Planning Sessions/Meetings for large groups Handle deposits and ensure PCI compliance and paperwork are handled according to company guidelines Follow the amenity guidelines for client gifts and proper request procedures; assemble amenities as needed Learn key operating systems DSCS, WebBEO, Meeting Matrix, Siebel, Lilo, Cvent Passkey, Docusign and Microsoft Office and related software programs In addition to the above outlined key responsibilities, this individual may be assigned responsibilities and tasks as needed to support any team within Aulani's Sales and Services teams Here's what you'll need to be successful in this role: Proficient in Microsoft Office & other related event planning software such as the ones listed above Demonstrated advanced technology skills Obtain or work to obtain Certified Meeting Professional (CMP) within first year of becoming a Senior Services Director Ability to work within a team environment Strong, professional and exemplary written and verbal communication skills Demonstrate strong organizational skills Strong attention to detail and planning skills Ability to work within established timelines, manage time to maximize productivity Demonstrated strong Guest Service skills Flexible work schedule, including weekends/evenings/holidays as needed Ability to handle confidential information/programs Ability to manage senior level managers and support teams, ensuring accountability and high work standards. It would be a plus if you also have these skills and education: Understanding of Disney Culture Flexible and able to assist multiple partners Understanding of Meeting/Event Industry Culinary Experience Understanding of Hawaiian Culture & Cuisine Bachelor's Degree Benefits and Perks: Disney offers a rewards package to help you live your best life. This includes health and savings benefits, educational opportunities and special extras that only Disney can provide. Learn more about our benefits and perks at The hiring range for this position in Hawaii is $92,800 to $124,400 per year. The base pay actually offered will take into account internal equity and also may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. A bonus and/or long-term incentive units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to the full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered.
Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Kapolei, Hawaii
Apr 19, 2024
Full time
Responsible for execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for all bakery menu items including timing, quality, temperature, portion and presentation. Assist Leads and Chefs to ensure proper delivery and production of exceptional bakery items for all Resort outlets and banquets. Responsibilities : Knowledge of all pastry techniques which include, scaling, mixing, proofing, baking, decorating, finishing, wedding cakes, and showpieces Ability to prepare, decorate, finish and platter all bakery items to Resort standards Ability to read and interpret BEO's, Private dining orders, restaurant orders, amenity requests to estimate food requirements to create a production plan Ability to create and decorate cakes, wedding cakes, and custom amenities Knowledge and thorough understanding of food safety and sanitation guidelines including the company HACCP Responsible for checking and maintaining proper temperatures throughout all bakeshop food preparation May be required to communicate with guests on stage when needed to explain cooking techniques or answer questions Ability to conduct inventory of products Has good judgment of food quality and production, understands the impact of spoilage Ability to assist in preparing guests for special dietary needs Portions and arranges food on serving dishes and is responsible for portion control and plate presentation Basic Qualifications : Minimum 3 years experience in culinary field/high volume bakery Strong communication and interpersonal skills Cake decorating experience highly preferred Adept at troubleshooting and can calmly handle difficult situations Accredited Food safety certification or equivalent Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends holidays and special events Preferred Qualifications: Culinary Education Degree, Certification or equivalent preferred Recommendation from school Food Safety Certification or equivalent Knowledge of Hawaiian/Japanese language preferred Additional Information : SCHEDULE AVAILABILTY Full-Time requires full availability for any shift at any time - including early mornings, late nights, weekends and holidays. Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Keyword: AULANI CASTING, AULANICASTING The pay rate for this role in Hawaii is $32.52 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. To learn more about our benefits visit:
Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Kapolei, Hawaii
Apr 19, 2024
Full time
Cast Members working in entry level culinary positions are responsible for execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for all restaurant menu items including timing, quality, temperature, portion, and presentation. A Cook 4 will be assisting with all overall culinary production, which includes preparing menu items from recipes, for consumption in hotel restaurants throughout the resort. They will also be responsible for promoting a fun and creative working environment and partner with Front of House to ensure Cast training/knowledge of product ensuring a smooth operation and delivery of exceptional dining experience. Responsibilities : Prepares, seasons and cooks to order menu items for all meals throughout the day, including Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner meal periods Portions and arranges food on serving dishes and is responsible for portion control and plate presentation May cook, mix, and/or season ingredients to make dressings, sauces, gravies, batters, fillings and spreads May wash, peel, slice, scoop, dice and julienne vegetables and fruits Prepares, measures, mixes (following recipes) and/or cooks and garnishes basic appetizers (hot or cold), salads, pastas, sandwich fillings, Waffles and other food items Some knowledge of cooking equipment such as grill, gas range, electric range, broiler, deep fat fryer, serving table, waffle iron, griddle, skillets and other standard kitchen equipment Ability to prepare products according to recipe guidelines Knowledge and understanding of kitchen safety and sanitation including temperature requirements Has good judgment of food quality and production, understands the impact of spoilage Ability to assist Chef in preparing items for Guests with special dietary needs Cleans kitchen equipment and practices HACCP (Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points) Procedures Basic Qualifications : Currently enrolled or graduated within six months of application submission, in an accredited college/university Ability to multi task and work in a very fast paced team environment Demonstrates a desire to work in a guest service and team environment Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for working in the kitchen Strong listening skills and ability to follow direction Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events Preferred Qualifications: Recommendation from school Food Safety Certification or equivalent Knowledge of Hawaiian/Japanese language preferred Additional Information : SCHEDULE AVAILABILTY Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Keyword: AULANI CASTING, AULANICASTING The pay rate for this role in Hawaii is $28.48 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the level and position offered. To learn more about our benefits visit: