• Demi Chef - Cafe - Full Time

    Location US-KS-Kansas City
    Posted Date 4 days ago(2/11/2019 12:55 PM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Food and Beverage
  • Overview



    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway 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

    Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway is currently looking for a Demi Chef to join our team.



    • Provide friendly, fast, and helpful customer service, through the consistent practice and delivery of Red Carpet Customer Service to all guests and team members.
    • Responsible for culinary standards and operational guidelines within a specific outlet for a specific shift including kitchen areas, food preparation activities and facilities.
    • Administer all aspects of food preparation ensuring kitchen is clean, well-stocked and problem-free.
    • Recommend 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.
    • Perform the functions of any culinary task assigned within kitchen such as broiler, sauté, Asian and prep when needed.
    • Supports safety and accident prevention programs.
    • Coordinate work flow during shift to meet business demands and ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Meet department uniform, appearance and grooming requirements. This includes purchasing and wearing slip resistant safety shoes when performing all job duties.
    • Interview, select and train new team members.
    • Assist with the training and development of culinary staff, both demi chef and team members.
    • Must adhere to regulatory, department and company policies.
    • Perform all job duties in a safe and responsible manner.
    • Perform other job related and compatible duties as assigned.
    • Understand and adhere to bargaining unit agreements.

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



    To perform this 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 at least 21 years of age.


    • Culinary or Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Two years related experience and/or training is preferred.
    • Knowledge of menu planning, soups, sauces, meat, poultry and seafood items is required
    • Knowledge of Food & Labor costs
    • Knowledge of the Stratton Warren System (SWS) preferred
    • Ability to write recipes preferred
    • Must be able to perform Ala Carte/Short order cooking
    • Ability to cook all meal periods (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner)
    • Ability to earn and maintain ServSafe certification


    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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