Cook - Buffet

Job ID
2023-111513
Property
Ameristar Casino Hotel Vicksburg
Location
US-MS-Vicksburg
Type
Regular Part-Time
Category
Food & Beverage

WE’RE CHANGING ENTERTAINMENT. COME JOIN US.

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We’re always looking for talent that believes in having fun. At PENN Entertainment, you’ll get to be a part of an exciting industry, where the days and nights are fast paced. You’ll work with an incredibly diverse set of co-workers driven by their enthusiasm for helping people find and have more fun. You’ll also get to work at a company that cares about your career growth and will help you get the support you need to expand your possibilities. 

 

Click HERE to learn more about our Day 1 Benefits, 401k Program, Company Perks, Career Opportunities, Advancement Programs, Scholarships and more!

WE LOVE OUR WORK.

  • Responsible for learning and being familiar with the facility’s room outlets, and for being able to answer general questions regarding the property.
  • Reads food orders from computer printouts, and prepares food items, according to established menu plans.
  • Prepares all food items according to standard recipes and menu to ensure consistency of products to the guests.
  • Washes, slices, peels, and/or cuts various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.
  • Observes and tests foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, or piercing them with utensils.
  • Ensures work procedures, quality standards, and menu specifications are executed according to established guidelines.
  • Coordinates with and communicates orders to dining room staff.
  • Prepares all food items accurately in a timely manner.
  • Completes all assigned prep items as written on prep sheet.
  • Uses and maintains all assigned areas and equipment in a sanitary, safe, and effective manner.
  • Observes and enforces Health Department regulations regarding food handling, storage, proper steam table temperature, and cleanliness of work environment.
  • Attends company training programs as scheduled.
  • Completes opening, closing, and other side duties as assigned by the supervisors.
  • Communicates as needed with Lead Cook and Sous Chefs.
  • Performs all job functions in conjunction with the guidelines described in the Standard Operating Procedures manual to ensure consistent execution of company and departmental standards.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality in all company matters.

BRING US YOUR BEST.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required; degree in culinary arts or recognized apprenticeship preferred.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience as a line cook required.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills; must be fluent and literate in English.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Must have basic reading and math skills for recipes and measurements.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare a wide variety of food items, to standard, in a high-volume, fast-paced operation.
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the application of sanitation procedures.

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We’ve grown to become the leading provider of integrated entertainment, sports content, and casino gaming experiences thanks to our 43 destinations across North America, online sports betting and iCasino via ESPN BET™ and theScore Bet Sportsbook and Casino®.

 

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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STARTING SALARY

Starting pay $11.50 an hour, based on experience

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