Skip navigation
Epic Buffet Cook 1
Advertisement
 

Epic Buffet Cook 1

Job Description

Penn National Gaming has thrilled and entertained guests since 1971 when it all began as a horse racing venue. From a single race track, we have grown to be one of the nation’s largest gaming companies, operating properties that offer broad and diverse gaming and pari-mutuel wagering experiences.  PENN is dedicated to becoming the undisputed leader in guest service by offering a Red Carpet experience for each and every guest.

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.
  • Performs all other related and compatible duties as assigned.
  • 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, Asian 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.
  • Must acquire all necessary skills to act as Sous Chef within 18 months. 
  • Write prep list and take inventory.
To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set:

Job Requirements

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
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 Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Restaurant - Food Service, Skilled Labor - Trades
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Entertainment, Hotel - Resort
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 2014-18979
CareerBuilder Tip:
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.

By applying to a job using CareerBuilder.com you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder.com Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.

Epic Buffet Cook 1


Enter notes about this job:

Cancel