Penn National Gaming Cook 1 - Oyster Bar in Plainville, Massachusetts
Don’t just work. Work Happy.
A career in gaming? At Plainridge Park Casino 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
Responsible for fostering a fun environment
Responsible for being a gracious host to all guests and co-workers
Responsible for promoting a positive influence in the community and participating in company-sponsored events
Works closely with Sous Chef to monitor culinary standards and operational guidelines within a specific outlet 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
To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set
Must have an outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic attitude
Must enjoy hosting others
Must be comfortable initiating conversations and creating a fun environment with our guests
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 four 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
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 2019-57823
Casino Property Plainridge Park Casino
Position Type Regular Full-Time
Category Food and Beverage