Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Cook III *Open Interviews Every Friday from 9am - 4pm*

Location US-IL-Alton
Job ID
Casino Property
Argosy Casino Alton
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Food & Beverage



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Argosy Casino Alton, 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.




Every Friday 9am - 4pm


It is required to wear a face mask and get your temperature checked upon property entry.


You could be made job offer immediately after you interview. If you are made a job offer, you may be asked to complete a full application if you have not already done so.



Argosy Casino Alton

1 Piasa Street

Alton, IL 62002


Please use the Team Member/Visitor Entrance (maroon ramp) near ConAgra Mills. You will need to provide our security team with a state-issued photo ID so they can you a visitor's badge.


Reserve Your Spot:


Your daily responsibilities include


  • Must promote and maintain all steps of the Marquee Service program with each patron and employee you come in contact with.
  • Effectively responds to Supervisor’s requests in all areas of customer interaction and customer concerns. - Assists in preparing cold and hot food for buffet.
  • Follows written standardized recipes as well as spoken instructions for preparation.
  • Prepares stations prior to opening. Keeps necessary items in stock at all times. 
  • Prepares foods for all food service areas. 
  • Prepares ingredients and ready-to-Cook items for use by Cook iii in standard recipes.
  • Responsible for basic cooking of food items, including grilling baking, and frying. 
  • Cleans work station and keeps it neat while servicing.
  • Preps food items (e.g., soups, vegetables, baking as needed, etc.) for daily use. Preps line for each meal. 
  • Assists Cooks with various tasks as needed, and provides Cooks with needed items. 
  • Prepares and plates menu items, as ordered, per specifications on hot food production line with strict attention to detail, speed, and accuracy.
  • Breaks down station at closing: performs general cleaning duties.
  • Employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal job description where, in the Company’s judgment, it is necessary in the interest of efficiency, productivity, or improved guest service.

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

  •  Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred. 
  • Six months to one year of kitchen experience.
  • Manual dexterity to include using kitchen utensils and handling of food items.
  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry, and lift up to 25 lbs., and 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.

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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