• Assistant Executive Chef

    Location US-MO-Riverside
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/30/2019 11:52 AM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Argosy Casino Riverside
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Food and Beverage
  • Overview



    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Argosy Casino Riverside 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 proper scheduling to ensure a clean, safe and healthy working environment 
    • Responsible for all labor and inventory control costs 
    • Responsible for controlling company assets 
    • Responsible for adherence to all safety regulations
    • Responsible for hiring, training and development of employees 
    • Responsible for the maintenance and preventive maintenance of all kitchen and dish room equipment. Maintain the stocking and correct inventory of chemical products
    • Responsible for the upkeep of proper tools 
    • Responsible for culinary standards and operational guidelines within a specific outlet for a specific shift including kitchen areas, food preparation activities and facilities
    •  Executes and audits supplies and inventory items insuring cost controls
    • Responsible for monthly china, glass, flatware and utensil inventories 
    • Responsible for ordering china, glass, flatware and utensils when supplies reach below par levels 
    • Administers all aspects of food preparation ensuring kitchen is clean, well stocked and problem-free
    • Recommends 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
    • Ability to perform the functions of any culinary task assigned within kitchen such as broiler, sauté, Asian and prep when needed
    • Accountable for meeting or exceeding all State and Company sanitation requirements (ServSafe)
    • Supports safety and accident prevention programs (knife handling, proper lifting) 
    • Monitoring/implementation of garbage separation and disposal as per standards 
    • Accountability for all kitchen staff for day to day operations to include hiring, training and developing employees which includes coaching, mentoring and appropriate performance management up to and including separation
    • Responsible for 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 
    • Presents oneself as a credit to Company and encourages others to do the same 
    • Communicates variances from established standards to Food & Beverage Director  

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

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from an accredited four-year college or university is preferred
    • Two years progressively more challenging experience in a large volume, high quality food establishment
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, coaching, team building and problem solving skills are required 
    • Experience in motivating staff through appropriate incentive programs and training 
    • 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
    • Successful or better performance against Performance Appraisal Standards
    • 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!




    Equal Opportunity Employer



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