Penn National Gaming, Inc.

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Sous Chef

Sous Chef

Job ID 
Casino Property 
Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley
Posted Date 
Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Food and Beverage

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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

  • Responsible for culinary standards and operational guidelines within a specific outlet for a specific shift including kitchen areas, food preparation activities and facilities 
  • Administering all aspects of food preparation ensuring kitchen is clean, well-stocked and problem-free
  • Recommending changes on all standard menus and consistently strives through menu planning to improve food costs, volume, quality, attractiveness and efficient preparation of all food related items
  • Performing the functions of any culinary task assigned within kitchen such as broiler, sauté, Asian and prep when needed
  • Meeting or exceeding all State and Company sanitation requirements (ServSafe)
  • Supporting safety and accident prevention programs (knife handling, proper lifting) 
  • Monitoring/implementing garbage separation and disposal as per standards 
  • Coordinating work flow during shift to meet business demands and ensure customer satisfaction  
  • Visibility to customer, soliciting/requesting feedback on food quality and responds to guest concerns appropriately and professionally to resolve any issues 
  • Presenting oneself as a credit to Company and encourages others to do the same 
  • 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

  • Associate degree from accredited college/university of related culinary management program
  • Four years progressively more challenging experience in a large volume, high quality food establishment
  • Knowledge of menu planning, soups, sauces, meat, poultry and seafood items is required 
  • Knowledge of Food & Labor costs
  • Proven problem solving and critical thinking skills required
  • Must possess excellent customer service and employee relations skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills, must be fluent and literate in English
  • Must be able to listen and respond to visual and aural cues
  • Teamwork – ability to work collaboratively with other departments and leaders to complete property/corporate initiatives and effective day to day operations
  • Compliance with all regulatory, governmental, and safety requirements
  • Effective labor management to minimize overtime and ensure appropriate staff assignment to guest traffic flow
  • Development of team to include completion of all required training and knowledge of all policies and procedures relating to their positions
  • Ability to meet deadlines and effectively manage multiple priorities in a demanding work environment
  • Knowledge of and compliance with department, property and company policies and procedures
  • Maintain health department standards and regulations – inspection scores should be at or above standards.  Cleanliness of restaurant
  • Price/value of outlet
  • 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!




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