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Penn National Gaming Cafe Prep Cook in Bossier City, Louisiana


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Margaritaville Resort Casino Bossier City, 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

  • Develops and implements all Margaritaville Casino Resort Bossier City Guest Satisfaction Standards to all guests and all fellow employees.

  • Attends departmental orientation prior to beginning work in the department.

  • Creates a positive guest employee experience. Smiles and is helpful and friendly.

  • Answers questions, takes responsibility to get answers, and anticipates our guests’ needs and problems.

  • Execution of all food production as determined by the Sous Chef through production sheets.

  • Practices a “clean as you go” work ethic and utilizes proper food handling techniques (i.e., wearing plastic gloves and proper uniform, including hat and clean kitchen towels).

  • Prepares the proper amounts of food as requested by the Sous Chef.

  • Conducts self in a highly professional manner at all times.

  • Communicates with Stewards on all equipment cleaning needs.

  • Handles any special request made by the Sous Chef.

  • Utilizes any piece of kitchen equipment in work area in a safe and professional manner, maintaining the integrity of the equipment.

  • Maintains Margaritaville Casino’s food quality specifications as determined by the standard recipe.

  • Maintains a waste-free department by controlling production and utilizing returned food.

  • Responsible for the cleanliness of immediate work area and the process walk-in cooler.

  • Completes attendance of Serv-Safe class if offered.

  • Cuts, dices, and chops various food products.

  • Uses recipes and plating guidelines to ensure a consistent finished product.

  • Be aware of rotation and sanitation guidelines.

  • Organizes and cleans coolers, storerooms, and freezers as necessary.

  • Ability to help fellow employees accomplish their goals when possible.

  • Ability to follow all recipes and plating pictures without deviation unless requested by the guest.

  • Portion controls various items using scales and other dry and wet measuring techniques.

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


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED); six months of culinary experience and/or culinary degree.


  • Employees must be able to speak, read, and write in English.

  • Employee will read order tickets, schedules, and memos.

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions and short correspondence.

  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to guests and other employees of the organization.


  • Ability to calculate figures, amounts, and percentages and apply to practical situations.


  • Ability to interpret a variety of instruction furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Ability to deal with problems with a variety of concrete variables.


  • Sanitation Certificate preferred but not required.

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-LA-Bossier City

Posted Date 1 month ago (1/14/2020 4:16 PM)

Job ID 2020-71818

Casino Property Margaritaville Resort Casino

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage