Penn National Gaming Prep Cook - Zen Noodle - Full-time in Columbus, Ohio

Your daily responsibilities include


The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

  • Works closely with Sous Chef to monitor culinary standards and operational guidelines within Zen 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.

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

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


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. Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • 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 two 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.

Job ID 2018-49786

Casino Property Hollywood Casino at Columbus

Position Type Regular Full-Time