Penn National Gaming Lead Cook in Bangor, Maine


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Bangor you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

Your daily responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for ensuring products meet all recipes standards

  • Responsible for maintaining proper production levels

  • Knowledge of all applicable food preparation methods and measures

  • Knows and understands all cooking tools and measurement conversions

  • Communicates and maintains proper staffing levels with daily volume

  • Insures proper handling and storage of food items as per internal and Health Department standards

  • Maintains integrity with food and labor controls

  • Has good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Understands and follows all policies and procedures

  • Ability to communicate with cultural differences

  • Relieves line cooks as needed

  • Makes recommendations in ordering supplies

  • Ability to give direction, assign tasks, follow up with assigned tasks, coach for success and administer counseling of policy and procedural violations

  • Must show skills in garde manger, broiler, sauté stations, saucier, and large quantity cooking according to recipe specifications

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Leadership I & II classes

  • Familiar with all phases of food preparation techniques

  • Local Health Department sanitation certificate

  • Three years back of house restaurant experience

  • Health and Sanitation class completion - Sanitation Certification Required

  • Familiar with all phases of food preparation and production methods

  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 lbs., and the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2019-58143

Casino Property Hollywood Casino Bangor

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage