Penn National Gaming Cook 1 Full-time in Columbus, Ohio

Overview

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Columbus 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

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Works closely with Sous Chef to monitor culinary standards and operational guidelines within a specific outlet for a specific shift including kitchen areas, food preparation activities and facilities

  • Administers all aspects of food preparation ensuring kitchen is clean, well-stocked and problem-free.

  • Efficient preparation of all food related items for both batch and individual plated recipes with attention to maintaining appropriate food costs, volume, quality, and attractiveness.

  • Ability to perform the functions of any culinary task assigned within kitchen such as broiler, sauté, pantry and prep when needed.

  • Accountable for meeting or exceeding all state and Company sanitation requirements (ServSafe).

  • Supports safety and accident prevention programs (non slip footwear, knife handling, and proper lifting).

  • Monitoring/implementation of garbage separation and disposal as per standards.

  • Partners with Sous Chef to coordinate work flow during shift to meet business demands and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Acts as a role model to other employees and always presents oneself as a credit to the Company and encourages others to do the same.

  • Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.

  • Must acquire all necessary skills to act as Sous Chef within 18 months.

  • Write prep list and take inventory.

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

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

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.

  • Knowledge of applicable food preparation methods and measures for menu planning, soups, sauces, meat and seafood items for batch or individual recipes

  • Ability to cost out recipes

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills

  • Good oral and written communication, must be fluent and literate in English

  • College degree or Culinary Arts degree preferred or a minimum of four years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in a progressively more challenging large volume high quality food establishment

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 2018-48483

Casino Property Hollywood Casino at Columbus

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage