Penn National Gaming Lead Pastry Cook 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

  • Prepare, bake and finish cakes, pies, French Pastries, creams tarts and other dessert items according to recipe and presentation specifications

  • Prepare requisitions for food product for following day's production

  • Prepare/create show pieces not limited to sugar and chocolate. Establishes and monitors daily production sheets

  • Dish ice cream and other pastry items for banquets as per production sheets

  • Prepare and submit requisitions for items from the food storeroom

  • Maintain clean and sanitary work station within ServSafe and Hollywood Casino guidelines

  • Co-ordinate schedule and staffing levels with the Executive Pastry Chef according to the budget

  • Give guidance and assist Pastry Cooks in the production areas of the Bakery, in particular, with following established recipes and determining quantities to be produced

  • Develop, understand, and follow production logs and quantities precisely

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

  • 2-3 years of culinary experience

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

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

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

  • Must have the ability to perform basic math skills

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 20% of the time

  • Sitting 5% of the time

  • Standing 75% of the time

  • Bending and lifting 20% 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

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

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 2018-52797

Casino Property Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage