Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Sous Chef - Full Time

Location US-OH-Dayton
Job ID
2021-80538
Casino Property
Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Food & Beverage

Overview

 

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

 

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway, 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

  • Responsible for fostering a fun environment.
  • Responsible for being a gracious host to all guests and co-workers.
  • Responsible for promoting a positive influence in the community and participating in company-sponsored events.
  • Provide for the safety of team members, including keeping areas clean and free of safety hazards, debris and litter and performing all job duties in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Develop, maintain and manage training programs.
  • Oversee and direct the preparation of food products including cutting, trimming, chopping, slicing, carving, mixing, cooking, sautéing, grilling, frying, broiling, baking, and steaming and application of other preparation techniques as required for preparation of food and beverage products with an emphasis on creation of pastry products for all venues.
  • Ensure that all team members follow appropriate food handling procedures to ensure safe, quality products.
  • Ensure that freshness by directing and overseeing the rotation of items and storage at appropriate temperatures.
  • Develop and suggest recipes and products to maintain a leading edge in the industry.
  • Develop menus for catering, sales, Grab and Go, and restaurants.
  • Safe and efficient use of all kitchen equipment.
  • Assist in operation of other food and beverage venues as needed.
  • Handle customer complaints and support all customer service programs.
  • Support, implement, administer and manage standards of excellence among team members.
  • Understand and adhere to regulatory, department and company policies and procedures.
  • Make determinations regarding types of products, materials, supplies, or tools to be used.
  • Supervise and manage attendance and time records of team members.
  • Effectively manage departmental expenses including effectively and efficiently managing labor costs and staffing objectives while achieving guest satisfaction.
  • Supervise and manage the work processes or procedures of team members.
  • Conduct individual or group pre-shift meetings with team members and provide daily positive feedback.
  • Administration of disciplinary action including but not limited to warnings, suspensions and recommendations of termination.
  • Protect and preserve assets of the company.
  • Understand and adhere to all bargaining unit agreements.
  • Attend all departmental and company training programs or meetings as directed.
  • Compile information, complete and submit reports as needed.
  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to all gaming laws and regulations.
  • Perform all job duties in a safe and responsible manner including keeping areas clean and free of safety hazards, debris and litter.
  • Meet department uniform, appearance and grooming requirements.
  • Any job duty needed to promote productivity in the efficient administration of business or any reasonable request made by your supervisor or management personnel.

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

  • Must have an outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Must enjoy hosting others.
  • Must be comfortable initiating conversations and creating a fun environment with our guests.
  • Associate degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school. 
  • Minimum of one-year experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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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