Penn National Gaming, Inc.


6 days ago
Job ID
Zia Park Casino
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Food and Beverage




Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming 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

  • Safe efficient production of food products including quality and quantity control, par levels, food storage, and product rotation, cutting, slicing, sauté, frying, mixing, grilling, etc.
  • Assist with set up and operation of multiple stations within area, coach Cook Level I for cross utilization of
  • labor and upward mobility opportunities.
  • Produce Stocks, Soups, Sauces as part of preparation of daily food (meal period) service.
  • Follow Standard Operational Procedures (SOP’s) and production list to meet required par levels and specifications for assigned station or duties.
  • Maintains standards of sanitation, kitchen and personal hygiene and cleanliness, as well as food service techniques and safety all with regard to the safe handling of food products for guest’s consumption.
  • Display knowledge of all emergency procedures including familiarity with MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheets) for chemical usage.
  • Communicate on a consistent basis with supervising Chef keeping them abreast of all department activities, and ensure that kitchen and equipment are in good working order and that the work area is clean and hazard-free.
  • Notify supervising Chef immediately if kitchen and equipment are not in good, safe working order.
  • Must work well under pressure, and meet multiple and sometimes competing deadlines.
  • Adhere to all corporate and local policies, procedures, and operating guidelines.
  • Must at all times demonstrate ethical and cooperative behavior with guests, co-workers and leadership.

Performs other duties as may be assigned by department and/or company management.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D preferred.
  • Associate’s/Technical Degree in Culinary preferred.
  • 2 Years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Moderate food knowledge consisting of Cook Level 1 plus sauce, soup, stock production, seasonings, cooking styles, and techniques, plating presentation and components, grades of meats, produce, dairy products, etc. based upon the USDA standards.
  • The position requires math skills as well as the ability to measure, and estimate, and the ability to multi task, posses proper knife skills, basic food knowledge inclusive of specifications (size, shape, color, package size, weight) as defined by hiring management.
  • Position requires scheduling flexibility, may be required to work weekends, holidays, overnight, or overtime, based upon scheduling and business needs.
  • Must be able to demonstrate and ensure that daily work performed is conducted within HACCP, NSF, OSHA, local department of health guidelines.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English required.
  • Strong customer service and interpersonal skills are required.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to promote cooperative approach between departments.
  • Ability to work unsupervised.

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




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