Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Kitchen Steward - Full Time

Location US-IN-East Chicago
Job ID
Casino Property
Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Food & Beverage



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Ameristar Casino East Chicago, 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

  • Works as a member of a dishwashing crew, ensuring soiled items are placed in proper racks or containers which carry them through a dishwashing machine.
  • Inspects, removes, and properly stores all clean items from the dishwashing machine.
  • Washes steam kettles, tilt fryers, and food preparation equipment too large to put in dishwashing machines.
  • Washes pots, pans, and traps; maintains neat appearance of working areas and cleaning equipment storage areas.
  • Supplies dishware to food preparation stations as needed; removes soiled dishware and cooking equipment from food preparation stations. 
  • Keeps work area (floor, machine, shelving, carts, etc.) clean at all times.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties, such as polishing silver, working in store room, and preparing for banquets, special events, etc., as assigned. 
  • Maintains organization and ensures proper rack stacking, silver presoaking, and operation of dish machine.
  • Ensures proper set-up, breakdown, and maintenance of all special events.
  • Performs special cleaning projects as assigned.
  • Trains new Stewards as required.
  • Cleans ovens, hoods, filters, drains, hot boxes, steam tables, flat boxes, and ceiling vents, according to schedule or as needed.
  • Responsible for sweeping and mopping floors; keeps floors clean and dry; picks up wet spills immediately.
  • Uses proper measurements of detergent and sanitizer in the dish machine.
  • Breaks down, cleans, and sanitizes the dish machine at the end of a shift.
  • Restocks all dishes, glassware, utensils, pots, and pans. Removes all garbage.

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

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Six (6) months of experience in stewarding, kitchen maintenance, kitchen operations, or similar role required.
  • Knowledge of Food and Beverage service operation is preferred. 
  • Ability to operate dish machines according to company and manufacturer specifications.

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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