Cultural Representative Program - France with Bocuse
Chefs de France: Bocuse on Walt Disney World®
Since 1982, the Bocuse house has been making the guests of Walt Disney World park dream about France by giving them the opportunity to live a unique and wonderful experience at the French pavilion of EPCOT. They can live a typical French experience and taste the most famous French meals.
To make this experience real, every year, hundreds of young French candidates are representing their country and their culture while working at Walt Disney World® for the Bocuse family.
Composed of a luxurious French Brasserie, a fine-dining restaurant"Monsieur Paul" and a French Bakery, the "Chefs de France" offer many job opportunities for young French eager to represent the culture and the French "savoir-faire".
Discover Chefs de France:
The Cultural Representative Program
To work in the United States, you will need a visa. Our agency will assist for the visa demand. The cultural representative program is giving you the opportunity to work in the USA while representing your country towards the international guests of Walt Disney World®.
This program is for the young French people willing to share their culture: French gastronomy, touristic places, their accent and their traditions!
Our team will be assisting you with every step of the process, including the request of the cultural representative visa, Q1. A few weeks before your departure, you will have your visa appointment at the US Embassy in order to officially request your visa.
Conditions to participate:
Be at least 18 years old
Have French nationality
Be available 6or 12 months (only a few possibilities for 6 months programs)
We are recruiting all year long for Chefs de France program. Many positions are available, don't hesitate to share with your friends!
The next selection will be held in October in Lyon.
Applications - first recruitment
Dates of selections - Lyon
Departure for Orlando
From July to the end of September 2019
Between February and June 2020
From November to the end of January 2020
Between June and September 2020
From March to the end of May 2020
Between September 2020 and January 2021
My life in Orlando
You will register with Disney® in order to book your accommodation before your departure.
You will live in one of the 4 residences with roommates from all around the world. The residences are close to the Walt Disney World® park (near to all amenities: supermarket, bank...)
Your bedroom will be shared with 1 or 2 other persons. 8 persons per appartment maximum.
The Disney® residence are fully furnished: internet, swimming pool, fitness room (you will need to bring your linens).
The rent will be directly deducted from your salary.
Events are often organized by Disney® Housings, you will be able to participate for free.
International Services is assisting you for every step!
For 25 years, our agency has been recruiting and assisting the candidates in their international career.
Once you have been selected for the program, our team will be assisting you in every step in the process, until your departure to Orlando (visa appointment, medical insurance, travel...).
You will be able to follow-up your process in your online profile and have a quick access to your file and to the important documents.
What budget should I prepare?
Program Participation Fee
The PPF of US$375 should be paid to Disney. Payment wll be requested when you are selected and have a departure date. This fee is used to book your Disney housing. It includes a pre-payment of US$135 towards the first week of housing costs, access to transportation for the duration of your program, and access to events organized in your Disney residence.
US embassy Fee
You will need to book an appointment at the US embassy and will be ask to pay a US$190 fee. We remind you that the Q1 visa cost is supported by your employer, Chefs de France.
Medical coverage is strongly recommended when you start working on the United States, you may want to contract a medical insurance policy for the first 3 months of your program (estimated cost is 150€).
You will be responsible for the cost of your flight and local transportation to reach Walt Disney World. Since we are assisting hundreds of candidates every year, our agency is proposing a Travel Package including : the flight + hotel + shuttle to travel with the other participants of the program.
The "Travel Package" International Services includes:
Your flight (booked with regular airlines only) ; it can be modified without extra fees
1 hotel night with breakfast
Shuttle (airport -> hotel and hotel -> Disney housing)