Penn National Gaming, Inc.

  • Cook 2 - Cafe - Part Time

    Location US-KS-Kansas City
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2020 1:16 PM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway
    Position Type
    Regular Part-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 Cook 2 to join the 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.
    • Follow recipes to prepare and/or cook food to meet departmental standards or as directed.
    • Measure and convert recipes without affecting quality.
    • Perform assigned function within the kitchen such as broiler, sauté, Asian, prep and production when needed.
    • Accepts direction during day to day operations to ensure culinary standards and operational guidelines including kitchen areas, food preparation activities and facilities are met.
    • Efficient preparation of all food related items based on established recipes and plating procedures for both batch and individual plated with attention to maintaining appropriate volume, quality, cleanliness and attractiveness.
    • Knowledge/understanding of kitchen equipment to include safe operations and regulation of temperatures for proficient cooking times and temperatures.
    • Understands fundamentals of soups, sauces, starches, thickeners and emulsifiers.
    • Must adhere to regulatory, department and company policies.
    • Partners with culinary leadership to work as a team to ensure coordinated work flow during shift to meet business demands and ensure customer satisfaction.  
    • Must be familiar with and have exposure to prep list.
    • Take inventories.
    • Exhibit intermediate knife skills, classic cuts and sharpening.
    • Assist in operation of other food and beverage venues as needed.
    • Attend all departmental and company training programs or meetings as directed.
    • Properly maintains, cleans and sanitizes equipment and work areas to meet departmental standards or as directed.
    • Perform all job duties in a safe and responsible manner.
    • Meet department uniform, appearance and grooming requirements. This includes purchasing and wearing slip resistant safety shoes when performing all job duties.
    • Perform other job related and 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 18 years of age.

    • High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience
    • Knowledge of applicable food preparation methods and measures for assigned function 

    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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