Penn National Gaming Cook 2 Buffet in Grantville, Pennsylvania

Overview

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course 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

  • Prepares and displays/plates foods as venue requires including banquets, receptions, buffets, ala carte in order to assist in reaching profitability, guest satisfaction, workforce strength and compliance goals.

  • Report to Sous Chef at start of shift to receive instruction as to daily specials and menu changes.

  • Set up mise en place as per posted instructions.

  • Report any spoilage or shortage to Sous Chef immediately.

  • Prepare recipe per standardized recipes and production sheets.

  • Prepare plated menu items as ordered, per specifications on hot food production line with strict attention to detail, speed and accuracy.

  • Must have knowledge of soups, sauces, quantity cooking, and proper food sanitation and handling.

  • Perform well under pressure, meeting production schedules and fulfilling requisitions in a timely manner.

  • Maintain work station and all storage areas in accordance with HCPN Standards and PA Department of Health Standards.

  • Assist in other areas of the kitchen as instructed by Sous Chef.

  • Complete assigned shift by properly storing all perishable foods and reporting to Sous Chef for closing details.

  • Maintain a consistent and regular attendance record.

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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Culinary degree preferred, or 3 to 5 years of previous relevant experience required.

  • Must have the ability to read, write and speak English.

  • Must have the ability to read and interpret documents, such as safety rules and operating and maintenance instructions.

  • Must have the ability to present information and respond to questions from employees.

  • Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret various metrics.

  • Must have the ability to perform basic math skills.

  • Must have the ability to identify problems, collect data, analyze, and draw valid conclusions.

  • Must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations.

  • Must have the ability to interpret a variety of instructions (i.e., written, oral, etc.)

  • Must qualify for a license with the Pennsylvania State Racing Commission and meet any credentialing requirements of the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

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 will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Walking 30% of the time.

  • Standing 70 % of the time.

  • Bending and lifting 30% of the time.

  • Climbing up heights in excess of 10 feet.

  • Lifting/moving maximum of 100 lbs.

  • Ability to see 20/20, color, and/or peripherally.

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

  • This is a smoking environment in guest areas and a non-smoking, with the exception of designated areas, employee environment.

  • Must be able to work in various weather conditions.

  • High Noise Level.

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 2018-55386

Casino Property Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage