Penn National Gaming, Inc.


Location US-LA-Bossier City
Job ID
Casino Property
Margaritaville Resort Casino




Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Margaritaville Resort Casino Bossier City, 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

SUMMARY:  Daily preparation of menu items according to departmental specifications to ensure a consistent and quality product each and every time.

DUTIES / QUALITICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, employees 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 employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Candidate must be able to work in the United States and be able to verify employment eligibility.

Develop and implement all Margaritaville Casino Resort Bossier City Guest Satisfaction Standards to all guests and all fellow employees.

Attend departmental orientation prior to beginning work in the department.

Familiarity with Asian cuisine, to include, Vietnamese, Szechuan, Cantonese, Laotian, Thai and other Asian inspired cuisine

Ability to motivate, staff, assign tasks, control labor and food costs. 

Must hold themselves and team members accountable to the highest culinary standards

Organize walk ins and coolers and keep venue clean and organized. 

Order food on the Red Rock system and be familiar with all internal computer programs to include, Word, Excel, Micros, ADP and others as required.  

Able to work in a Wok and a fast paced a la carte kitchen environment.

Create a positive guest employee experience.  Smile, be helpful and friendly.

Answer questions, take responsibility to get answers and anticipate our guests’ needs and problems.

Execution of all food production as determined by the Room Chef through production sheets.

Practice a “clean as you go” work ethic and utilize proper food handling techniques; i.e., wearing plastic gloves, proper uniform, including hat and clean kitchen towels.

Prepare the proper amount of food for business levels to maintain maximum profitability

Conduct self in a highly professional manner at all times.

Communicate with Stewards on all equipment cleaning needs.

Handle any special request made by the Executive Chef or external guest.

Maintain Margaritaville Casino’s food quality specifications as determined by the standard recipe.

Maintain a waste free department by controlling production and utilizing returned food.

Responsible for the cleanliness of immediate work area and the process walk-in cooler.

Completed attendance of Serv-Safe class if offered

Cut, dice and chop various food products

Using recipes, create soups sauces and stocks

Be aware of rotation and sanitation guidelines

Organize and clean coolers, storerooms and freezers as necessary

Prepare baked, grilled, heated, steamed and fried items

Ability to grill items to specific temperatures

Ability to sauté items and create pan sauce

Ability to help fellow employees accomplish their goals when able

Must attend all mandatory classes and meetings when required

Ability to follow all recipes, and plating pictures without deviation unless requested by the guest

Portion control various items using scales and other dry and wet measuring techniques

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

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; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; and taste or smell.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

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.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate. Employee may be exposed to extreme levels of heat or cold for short periods of time.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Employees must be able to speak, read, and write in English.  Employee will read order tickets, schedules, and memos.  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to guests and other employees of the organization. Preferable if candidate is able to speak Vietnamese or an Asian language is a plus.

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.


Equal Opportunity Employer



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