Cook 2

Job ID
Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course
Regular Full-Time
Food & Beverage


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  • 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.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 3 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.
  • 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.


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Being an industry leader means more than being a purveyor of fun. We are also committed to values like diversity and sustainability — for our community, our team members, our vendors, and our planet. 


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$15.00 Per Hour


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