Penn National Gaming, Inc.

  • Cook II- Part-Time

    Location US-IL-Alton
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/23/2019 3:03 PM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Argosy Casino Alton
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    At Argosy Casino Alton, every night feels like opening night. Imagine a movie premiere --- and red carpet excitement. A front row seat --- and the buzz of the crowd. When you’re this close to the fun, you really are part of the action. If you want to be part of an organization where team members smile as much as the guests, consider all we have to offer.



    Don't just work, work happy!

    Your daily responsibilities include

    • Promote and maintain all steps of the Marquee Service program with each patron and employee you come in contact with.
    • Effectively respond to Supervisor’s requests in all areas of customer interaction and customer concerns.
    • Assist preparing cold and hot food for buffet.
    • Follow written standardized recipes as well as spoken instructions for preparation.
    • Prepare stations prior to opening. Keep necessary items in stock at all times.
    • Prepare foods for all food service areas
    • Prepare ingredients and ready-to-cook items for use by Cook III in standard recipes.
    • Basic cooking of food items, including grilling baking, and frying.
    • Clean work station and keep it neat while servicing.
    • Prep food items (e.g., soups, vegetables, baking as needed, etc.) for daily use. Prep line for each meal. 
    • Assist cooks with various tasks as needed, and provide cooks with needed items.
    • Prepare and plate menu items, as ordered, per specifications on hot food production line with strict attention to detail, speed, and accuracy
    • Break down station at closing: perform general cleaning duties.
    • Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal job description where, in the Company’s judgment, it is necessary in the interest of efficiency, productivity or improved guest service.

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

    • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
      • High school diploma or equivalent preferred 
      • Manual dexterity to include using kitchen utensils and handling of food items
      • Six months to one year kitchen experience
      • 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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