Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Sushi Chef

Location US-LA-Baton Rouge
Job ID
Casino Property
L' Auberge Casino Hotel Baton Rouge
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Food & Beverage



Don’t just work. Work Happy.


A career in gaming? At L'Auberge Baton Rouge, 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 a high skill area where a special skill set and knowledge of a wide variety of cuisines, soups, and sauces is required.  Examples: Cook specialty food such as Italian, Indian, and Asian cuisine, sushi preparation. Has the full capabilities to be able to prepare and execute functions as a leader.


Assist the Sous Chef /or Chef de Cuisine in providing general leadership, direction and training to the departmental culinary team. Assist in organizing, prioritizing and assigning workload to ensure that production and service run smoothly.


(The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job class and are not all inclusive for specific positions.)


  • Ability to prepare wide variety of, sushi rolls, sauces and sushi rice.
  • Deep knowledge of culinary operations in Asian cuisine, preparation of sushi rice and rolls and how menus are executed.
  • Ability to work with small, delicate and sensitive equipment (i.e. knives) requiring fine finger dexterity.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling or piercing them with utensils.
  • Assist in work direction to  kitchen  staff ensuring  work procedures, quality  standards and  menu specifications are adhered to.
  • Prepare a daily prep list and written daily orders.
  • Maintain and control of the sushi bar and/or work area and inform chefs if staffing levels are not appropriate based on business volumes.
  • Receive and deliver food to the proper areas.
  • Coach and direct all cooks and assistant cooks to work in a productive and efficient manner.
  • Perform all duties as assigned by management.


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


  • At least three (3) years’ experience directly related to the accountabilities specified.
  • Require reading and math skills for recipes and measurement.
  • Must successfully pass background check.
  • Must successfully pass an alcohol and drug screening.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age



Basic food preparation and knowledge of Asian food and/or medium to high level of sushi work experience.


These skills are typically acquired through a minimum of one-year prior experience and/or through the completion of a degree in culinary arts or recognized apprenticeship.

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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