Penn National Gaming Buffet Asian Cook - Full Time in St. Louis, Missouri

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Prepares food, including hot entrees for our Asian dishes, to specification in an accurate and timely manner to provide guests with a quality product.

  • Prepares food items as directed, ensuring each order sent out is uniform and consistent.

  • Controls food production to include proper cooking methods, cooking time and temperature, ensuring sanitation, handling and storage of prepared food and leftovers.

  • Demonstrates competent product knowledge by correct storing and handling of all perishables, maintaining quality, security, value and integrity.

  • Responsible for fast and clean servicing of all menu items to the servers.

  • Oversees proper care, storage, use and cleaning of all tools and equipment.

  • Demonstrates competent product knowledge by correct storing and handling of all perishables, maintaining quality, security, value and integrity.

  • Prepares for a rush period of work without falling behind incoming orders.

  • Effectively communicates with other team members, including service and kitchen maintenance personnel.

  • Able to provide relief for Sous Chefs while providing assistants in all kitchen areas and other duties as assigned.

  • Maintains assigned station in a clean and sanitary condition in accordance with department service standards and job functions.

  • Recognizes and corrects any product discrepancies and variations in quality, standards and specifications.

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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Minimum 1-2 years previous experience in high volume food service operation/preparation is preferred (Asian Cuisine preferred).

  • Must have excellent customer service/communication skills.

  • Must have knowledge of kitchen sanitation, operation and maintenance of kitchen equipment.

  • Must be able to work any day of the week and any shift, including holidays and weekends.

  • Must pass background check and hair follicle drug test.

  • Must present a well-groomed appearance.

Physical, Mental, and Environmental demands:

  • Must be able to bend, twist, turn, push and pull a minimum of 100 lbs. in a cart.

  • Must be able to reach above and below the shoulder while carrying a minimum of 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to work independently and with a team.

  • Able to cook using industry and property standard techniques, procedures and equipment.

  • Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time and/or entire shift.

  • Flexibility in fingers and hands to utilize kitchen equipment, bottles/glasses/knives/, etc.

  • Responds to visual and aural cues along with experiencing extreme temperature changes.

  • Mathematical abilities including addition and subtraction required.

  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and in stressful situations.

  • Is able to tolerate areas containing second-hand smoke, high noise levels, bright lights and dust.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

  • Familiar with all phases and operations of the kitchen and able to have a sense of urgency and react to changing business demands express excellent communication skills.

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 2018-51274

Casino Property Hollywood Casino St. Louis

Position Type Regular Full-Time