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Penn National Gaming Assistant Cook - Fireside Kitchen in Black Hawk, Colorado


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Ameristar Black Hawk, we think 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

  • Responsible for learning and being familiar with all of Ameristar Casino Resort and Spa’s room outlets, and for being able to answer general questions regarding the property.

  • Reads food orders from computer printouts, and prepares food items, according to established menu plans.

  • Prepares all food items according to standard recipes and menu to ensure consistency of products to the guests.

  • Washes, slices, peels and/or cuts various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.

  • Observes and tests foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.

  • Ensures work procedures, quality standards, and menu specifications are executed according to established guidelines.

  • Coordinates and communicates orders with dining room staff.

  • Prepares all food items accurately in a timely manner.

  • Completes all assigned prep items as written on prep sheet.

  • Maintains all assigned areas and equipment in a sanitary, safe, and effective manner.

  • Attends company training programs as scheduled.

  • Completes opening, closing, and other side duties as assigned by the supervisors.

  • Communicates as needed with Cook, Lead Cook and Sous Chefs.

  • Performs all job functions in conjunction with the guidelines described in the Standard Operating Procedures manual to ensure consistent execution of company and department standards.

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

  • At least six (6) months experience directly related to the accountabilities specified.

  • Must have full knowledge of the SDS program.

  • Possession of and ability to maintain a valid ID within assigned state of employment.

  • Must have basic reading and math skills for recipes and measurements.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare a wide variety of food items, to standard, in a high-volume, fast-paced operation.

  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the application of sanitation procedures.

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

Location US-CO-Black Hawk

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (2/4/2020 4:03 PM)

Job ID 2019-71006


Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage