• Buffet Chef / Kitchen Manager

    Location US-OH-Columbus
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/30/2019 7:02 AM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Hollywood Casino at Columbus
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Food and Beverage
  • Overview



    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Columbus 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


    The following and other duties may be assigned as necessary:

    • Administers the overall activates of the back of house restaurant operations at Epic Buffet
    • Responsible for supervising and managing staff in the F&B BOH department. Develops, implements and manages operational goals and monitors achievements of performance and profit objectives.
    • Demonstrate a commitment to freshly prepared foods and superior food quality.
    • Assists with the proper storage and rotation of all food items.
    • Performs routine self-inspections of operations, looks for compliance with health department and quality standards.
    • Assists will food cuttings on new products and include, Director of F&B and Purchasing.
    • Develop working knowledge of all food outlets, menu preparation as well as presentation.
    • Make determinations regarding types of materials, supplies or tools to be used.
    • Create effective and efficient schedules, while maintaining labor costs, meeting staffing objectives and achieving guest satisfaction.
    • Responsible for assisting in the budget process for the department and provide recommendations; ensuring compliance to departmental budget initiatives; reporting budget concerns to manager.
    • Responsible for staff development and training programs.
    • Responsible for rewards and recognition program to maximize employee engagement.
    • Maintain cost control methods and procedures by monitoring consistent pars and inventory.
    • Maintain established quality assurance procedures to ensure acceptable health department and customer service standards.
    • Oversees scheduling, breaks, floor plans, training, evaluating, counseling, team members on assigned shift.
    • Exhibits a friendly and helpful and courteous manner when dealing with customers and fellow team members.
    • Knowledge of and enforcement of all gaming laws and regulations which apply to the functions and duties of the Food & Beverage Department for which this position is responsible.
    • Establishes and administers training programs within the assigned restaurant and lounge. 
    • Maintains and instructs assigned personnel on safety policies and procedures, and follows up to ensure that hazards are eliminated.
    • Monitors appearance of food served and communicates deviations from standard.
    • Responsible for ensuring the compliance with all regulatory compliance within area of responsibility and reporting potential issues to Executive Management / GM.
    • Maintains strict confidentiality in all departmental and company matters.
    • Performs all other related & compatible duties as assigned.

    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.

    • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) preferred; Five years related supervisory or managerial experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
    • Previous supervisory experience in a full service/high-volume restaurant required.
    • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs
    • Flexible to work all shifts including holidays, nights, weekends, and overtime as business needs dictate.
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook programs.
    • Excellent motivational, communication and customer service skills required.

    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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