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Penn National Gaming Culinary Externship in Grantville, Pennsylvania


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

Culinary Externship

  • Are you a Culinary student seeking real-world experience?

  • How far would you like your career in cooking to go?

  • Do you love a fast and dynamic environment?

  • Would you like to enhance your culinary skills and learn everything needed to finish your Culinary program?

If you answered yes to these questions, we want you!

How does the Externship Program work?

  • We offer low-cost housing

  • Bi-weekly pay

  • Full-time hours

As a Restaurant Cook Extern

  • You prepare food items per guest order including, but not limited to, breakfast items, entrees, and desserts using proper cooking methods, cook to specifications, and handle, store, and rotate food properly.

  • You maintain current and accurate information regarding food items (i.e., preparation techniques, seasonings, ingredients), and maintain proper levels of operating supplies and food product for each workstation.

  • You engage in culinary tasks such as slicing, dicing, chopping and prepare raw products, as well as carving meats, portioning food on serving plates, add gravies and sauces, and garnish plates.

  • You will work with the culinary team and be supported in learning the skills and tasks needed to succeed in any Professional kitchen.

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

Experince Level:

  • Extern Cook I: 0-1-year experience in high volume kitchen.

Our Restaurants:

  • Epic Buffet: Buffet Cuisine

  • Mountainview: American Cuisine

  • Skybox Sports Bar: Casual dining American Cuisine

  • Final Cut Steakhouse: Fine dining Steakhouse

  • The Eatery by Fabio Vivani: Assorted Cuisine

For General Consideration:

  • You are 18 years of age and older.

  • You possess a high school diploma or GED.

  • You are currently enrolled in a Culinary Program that requires an Internship or Externship

  • You are able to read, write, speak and understand English.

  • You can work the assigned schedule, which may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.

  • Prior experience as cook in high volume food service operation or culinary education.

  • You are physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 lbs., reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces.

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 2019-61730

Casino Property Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

Category Food and Beverage