Starting Salary
USD $20.00/Hr.
Job ID
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk
US-CO-Black Hawk
Regular Full-Time
Food & Beverage


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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!


Position is open until filled

Ameristar Casino Resort Spa offers Team Members:


Now hiring candidates 18 or older for all positions, including gaming licensed positions (excluding Beverage Server, Barback, Bartender)

  • $1,500 Retention bonus offered for all newly hired hourly positions – Receive $250 on your first check! Additional $250 paid after 6 months, $1000 paid after one year (based on completion of pay period anniversary date)
  • Non-Accrued Additional Time Off – After 90 days of employment, Team Members will be granted 80 hours for FT or 40 hours for PT for immediate use
  • Health Benefits Insurance package effective Day 1: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and Short-Term Disability for FT team members
  • $700 Referral Bonus Program ($350 at 90 days $350 at 6 months) – for Team Members who refer new applicants
  • Discounted Casino bus tickets  
  • Discounted RTD EcoPass for Team Members and up to 2 other family members
  • Hot meal served by the Leadership Team once a month
  • 20% discount for Starbucks, Ara Spa, and all food outlets 
  • 100% Colorado Gaming License reimbursement after 90 days of employment 
  • Hotel discounts available at all 43 PENN properties, plus discounts on goods and services
  • Education reimbursement program and Annual Scholarship Program 
  • Career development opportunities 

Responsibilities include: 

  • Adheres to established department and property policies and procedures regarding guest service standards.
  • Demonstrates ability to produce all recipes on restaurant menus in a consistent manner in accordance with menu standards.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform advanced production and service skills to include set-up tasks of every station in the kitchen.
  • Practices safe food handling and sanitation duties as assigned by management.
  • Demonstrates ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Demonstrates willingness to assist other team members as needed without being asked.
  • Complies with departmental policies as well as Company rules, regulations, and policies set forth in the Employee Handbook.
  • Maintains station in a neat and orderly manner; reports equipment malfunctions.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • A degree or certificate from a major culinary institute preferred.
  • At least six (6) months of experience as a line Cook in a major hotel or food chain.
  • Working knowledge of American and European pastries.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with Team Members at all levels of the organization.
  • Must have working knowledge of food storage, knife handling and sharpening, weights & measures, stocks, soups and sauces, plate presentations, recipes and yields, Health Department regulations, sanitation and safety regulations


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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