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Penn National Gaming Sous Chef - Buffet in Kansas City, Kansas


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway 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

Hollywood Casino is currenlty looking for a Sous Chef


  • Provide friendly, fast, and helpful customer service, through the consistent practice and delivery of Red Carpet Customer Service to all guests and team members.

  • Responsible for culinary standards and operational guidelines within a specific outlet for a specific shift including kitchen areas, food preparation activities and facilities.

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

  • Recommend changes on all standard menus and consistently strives through menu planning to improve food costs, volume, quality, attractiveness and efficient preparation of all food related items.

  • Perform the functions of any culinary task assigned within kitchen such as broiler, sauté, Asian and prep when needed.

  • Accountable for meeting or exceeding all State and Company sanitation requirements.

  • Support safety and accident prevention programs.

  • Coordinate work flow during shift to meet business demands and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Demonstrate a commitment to freshly prepared foods and superior food quality.

  • Assist in operation of all food and beverage venues as needed.

  • Assist in operation of all food and beverage venues as needed.

  • Effectively manage departmental expenses including effectively and efficiently managing labor costs and staffing objectives while achieving guest satisfaction.

  • Protect and preserve assets of the company.

  • Attend all departmental and company training programs or meetings as directed.

  • Compile information, complete and submit reports as needed.

  • Meet department uniform, appearance and grooming requirements. This includes purchasing and wearing slip resistant safety shoes when performing all job duties.

  • Perform other job related and compatible duties as assigned.

  • Must adhere to regulatory, department and company policies.

  • Understand and adhere to bargaining unit agreements.

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 at least 21 years of age.

  • Culinary or Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Three years progressively more challenging experience in a large volume, high quality food establishment preferred.

  • Knowledge of menu planning, soups, sauces, meat, poultry and seafood items

  • Knowledge of Food & Labor costs

  • Knowledge of the Stratton Warren System (SWS) preferred

  • Ability to write recipes preferred

  • Must be able to perform Ala Carte/Short order cooking

  • Ability to cook all meal periods (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)

  • Ability to earn and maintain ServSafe certification

  • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills required

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

Location US-KS-Kansas City

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/13/2019 4:58 PM)

Job ID 2019-70059

Casino Property Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage