Penn National Gaming, Inc.

  • Demi Chef - Marquee Cafe

    Location US-KS-Kansas City
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/2/2020 12:12 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-71261
    Casino Property
    Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    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

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • 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.
    • Interview, select and train new team members.
    • Assist with the training and development of culinary staff, both demi chef and team members.
    • Coordinate work flow during shift to meet business demands and ensure customer satisfaction.
    • 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.
    • Meet department uniform, appearance and grooming requirements. This includes purchasing and wearing slip resistant safety shoes when performing all job duties.

    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

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to read and interpret documents In English, such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and communicate verbally in English. Written communication skills in in English may also be required.

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area,

    Possess ability to operate an adding machine and have basic computer skills.

     

    REASONING ABILITY

    Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

    Employee must be able to qualify for licenses and permits required by federal, state and local regulations.

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS 

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.

     

    The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and must have 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.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

     

    Employee will be exposed to an environment containing unrestricted second hand tobacco smoke.

    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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