Penn National Gaming Chef de Cuisine Skybox in Charles Town, West Virginia

Overview

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Charles Town 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

SUMMARY

Supervises and coordinates activities of Sous Chef, Lead Cook, Cooks, and other workers engaged in preparing and cooking foodstuffs at Charles Town Races by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Must adhere to concessions and beverage policies.

Must be able to run multi-outlets simultaneously.

Must be well organized and use to high volume atmosphere.

Works and trains team members to understand their functions in the back of the house.

Works with executive chef to plan strategic guidelines for upcoming high volume events.

Adheres to all local and state Health and Sanitation guidelines.

Makes sure that all food products are utilized every day to ensure that maximum profit has been made of every item.

Continues to work on new menu creations for the outlets with the Executive Chef

Ensures that all financial records are kept up dated for correct Daily food and Labor costs

Scheduling of all back of the house employees in their area of responsibility.

Observes workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing and sizes of portions are as prescribed.

Inspects kitchen, utensils, and equipment to ensure sanitary standards are met.

Gives instructions to cooking personnel in fine points of cooking.

Assigns and coordinates work of employees to promote efficiency of operations.

Cooks and carves meats, and prepares dishes, such as sauces, during rush periods and for banquets and other social functions.

Assumes responsibility for kitchen in absence of Executive Chef.

Reports any and all unusual activity to the Executive Chef.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises 10 to 20 employees. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

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

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in multi-outlet or large restaurant operations. Culinary training.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must qualify for licensing with the West Virginia Racing Commission. Must be able to obtain proper Food Handler Certifications. Must be ServSafe Certified in accordance with the WV Health Code Regulations.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to hot, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, risk of burns and electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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 2018-50507

Casino Property Hollywood Casino at CharlesTown

Position Type Regular Full-Time