Penn National Gaming COOK 2 - Full Time in Youngstown, Ohio

Overview

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley 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

  • Providing fast, friendly, professional and responsive customer service to team members and buffet guests. Greeting, making welcome, each guest approaching their station

  • Maintaining current and accurate information regarding food items (i.e., preparation techniques, seasonings, ingredients)

  • Preparing food items per guest order as required including, but not limited to, breakfast items, entrees and desserts according to guest request

  • Employing proper cooking methods, cooks to specifications, and handling, storing and rotating food properly in accordance with established health and safety standards

  • Slicing, dicing, chopping and preparing raw products

  • Carving meats, portioning food on serving plates, adding gravies and sauces, and garnishing plates as required

  • Wiping counter areas, sinks and floors as required to maintain a clean and safe work station

  • Maintaining cleanliness of designated areas as directed in accordance with established health and safety standards

  • Maintaining par levels of operating supplies and food product for each workstation obtaining replacement stock from warehouse inventory in accordance with procedures

  • Operating and maintaining all equipment and utensils as required in accordance with established guidelines and safety procedures

  • Providing personalized service and using guests’ names when possible

  • Knowing and promoting current events and programs and can give guests directions to all areas

  • This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and team members may also be asked to perform other reasonable related duties as assigned. Hollywood Gaming Mahoning Valley reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises with appropriate notification to Team Members.

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

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Three years prior experience as cook in high-volume food service operation

  • Must be able to obtain Serve Safe certification

  • Kitchen sanitation, operation, and maintenance of kitchen equipment knowledge

  • Basic knowledge of food preparation techniques

  • Required to taste and smell foods

  • Knowledge of weights, measures and recipe yield

  • Possessing and maintaining culinary tools (knives) to perform the necessary job functions

  • Excellent customer service/communication skills

  • Working required schedule which may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed

  • Meeting professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy

  • Responding to visual and oral cues

  • Working in constricting areas and tolerate areas with high temperatures

  • Tolerating industry standard chemicals used for cleaning and sanitizing

  • Working at a fast pace in often crowded/noisy environment

  • Maintaining a neat, professional, well-groomed appearance and upholding company appearance/dress standards

  • Must stand for long periods

  • Must be able to follow directions

  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry and lift up to 25 lbs., and the ability to push, pull, reach, bend, twist, stoop, stack, crouch, kneel and balance when performing job duties in varying work areas such as confined spaces

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 2018-55346

Casino Property Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley

Position Type Regular Full-Time