Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Sous Chef

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



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Aurora, 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

  • Demonstrates outstanding internal and external service in accordance with “Red Carpet Service” program guidelines.
  • Oversees the production and management of all food safety standards.
  • Executes recipes approved by the Executive and/or the Production Chef.
  • Identifies cost savings ideas and suggestions for implementation.
  • Observes workers engaged in preparing, portioning, and garnishing foods to ensure that methods of cooking and garnishing and sizes of portions are as prescribed.
  • Instructs Culinary staff in cooking methods for continuous improvement.
  • Attends departmental and company meetings as required.
  • Directly supervises: Sportsbar Cooks and Production Cooks.
  • Executes or participates in:
    • Interviewing, hiring, and training team members
    • Planning, scheduling, assigning, and directing work
    • Appraising performance
    • Rewarding, disciplining, and separating team member employment
    • Maintains accurate departmental records
    • Making recommendations for promotions
    • Making recommendations for improving operational efficiencies
    • Manages guest and team member complaints


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

  • College degree or equivalent work experience related to supervision or business.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret written and/or oral instructions.
  • Ability to communicate with internal and/or external guests.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical operations such as: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, and commissions, and apply to practical situations using fractions, percentages, measurements, proportions, and problem solving.
  • Ability to read, write, comprehend, and speak English.
  • Ability to understand and perform duties in accordance with:
    • Hollywood Casino Aurora Core Values
    • Departmental, property, and company policies and standards
    • Illinois Gaming Board requirements
    • Sarbanes-Oxley - internal Controls
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time
  • Physical mobility with reasonable accommodations including ability to push, pull, carry, and lift up to 75 lbs.


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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