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Penn National Gaming Lead Cook - Grill - Full Time in St. Louis, Missouri


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino St. Louis 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

  • Must adhere to concessions and beverage policies.

  • Reads menu to estimate food requirements and orders food from supplier or procures food from storage.

  • Adjusts the thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roaster, and steam kettles.

  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe to prepare soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces, and casseroles.

  • Bakes roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.

  • Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking.

  • Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with fork to determine that it is cooked.

  • Carves meats, portions food on serving plates, adds gravies and sauces, and garnishes servings to fill orders.

  • Washes, peels, cuts and shreds vegetables and fruits to prepare them for use.

  • Butchers chickens, fish, and shellfish.

  • Cuts, trims, and bone meat prior to cooking.

  • Bakes bread, rolls, cakes and pastry.

  • Ensures kitchen is clean and organized upon closing.

  • Ensures kitchen floors are properly swept and mopped.

  • Reports directly to Chef/Kitchen Manager.

  • Supervises cooks and makes sure food is being served properly. Over see work area and give instruction on proper closing procedures.

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

  • Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combinations of education and experience. Must have at least one-year management or supervisory experience.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure to include all proportions, percentages, area, circumference, using whole numbers and decimals.

  • Must qualify for licensing with the West Virginia Racing Commission.

  • Must obtain proper Food Handler Certification.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or scheduled form.

  • 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 may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or to move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States 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-MO-St. Louis

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (11/15/2019 4:34 PM)

Job ID 2019-69436

Casino Property Hollywood Casino St. Louis

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage