Penn National Gaming, Inc.

  • Asian Cuisine/Wok Cook

    Location US-WV-Charles Town
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/31/2020 4:11 PM)
    Job ID
    Casino Property
    Hollywood Casino at CharlesTown
  • Overview



    Don’t just work. Work Happy.


    A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Charles Town 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

    • Reports to Lead Cook and works with Cooks for job assignments for the day. 
    • Prepares, seasons, and cooks soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other food stuffs for consumption in dining areas at the Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
    • Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe to prepare soups, salads, gravies, desserts, sauces, and casseroles.
    • Bakes, roasts, broils, and steams meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
    • Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking.
    • Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with fork to determine that it is cooked.
    • Carves meats, portions food on serving plates, adds gravies and sauces, and garnishes servings to fill orders.
    • Washes, peels, cuts, and shreds vegetables and fruits to prepare them for use.
    • Butchers chickens, fish, and shellfish.
    • Cuts, trims, and bones meat prior to cooking.
    • Bakes bread, rolls, cakes, and pastries.
    • Ensures kitchen is clean and organized upon closing.
    • Any task assigned by Lead Cook, Sous Chef, Room Chef, and/or Restaurant Manager.

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

    • Applicant must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age to apply.
    • Associate degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and one to three years of related experience and/or training in a high-volume restaurant with emphasis on Asian Cuisine; or equivalent combination of education and experience is preferred.
    • Must be knowledgeable in the preparation and service of Chinese/Cantonese cuisine.
    • Must have extensive experience cooking with a wok.
    • Must have experience with sushi.
    • Must work well in stressful, high pressure situations.  Must maintain composure and objectivity under pressure.  Must be effective in handling problems in the workplace, including anticipating, preventing, identifying, and solving problems as necessary.
    • Must have extensive knowledge of Asian Cuisine and be able to appropriately communicate job assignments to staff members.
    • Applicant must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
    • Must be bilingual and have the ability to read, write, and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Must have understanding of food cost formulas.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Must qualify for licensing with the West Virginia Racing Commission.  Must be able to obtain proper Food Handler Certification.

    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; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    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.

     While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


    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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