Penn National Gaming Sous Chef in Joliet, Illinois

Overview

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? Hollywood Casino Joliet 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

SUMMARY

Supervise food storage, preparation, production and the Utility Staff to ensure safe, efficient, clean and sanitary food handling in all Food and Beverage areas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • This position is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and promoting a positive attitude to create a fun and entertaining experience for our guests and Cast members.

  • Monitor all preparation and production procedures to ensure proper holding/heating temperatures, rotation, flavor, texture and presentation of all food products.

  • Monitor break schedules, waste log sheets, food time and temperature log books and MSDS books.

  • Conduct sanitation inspections to ensure that the staff is complying with all safe-handling procedures.

  • Expedite food orders, prepare and produce food items as required.

  • Hold pre-shift meetings to keep Cast members well informed about work related information.

  • Establish production levels for each shift based on computer generated guest levels.

  • Schedule departmental staff for adequate coverage, by following proper Union collective bargaining agreements and company guidelines.

  • Assist in the research and development of menu items.

  • Maintain the inventory of food products, organize coolers and storerooms, and requisition non-food supplies as needed

  • Communicate with guests, colleagues, and management in a polite, professional manner and always practice Red Carpet service training. Work as part of a team and direct Cast members as a team.

  • Consistently follow through with the appropriate actions when asked to complete projects or tasks.

  • Ensure that Cast members follow recipes to exact standards; follow recipes formulas, standards, cooking time, directions and quantities.

  • Attend scheduled meetings/classes/training as directed.

  • Lead by example and mentor fellow cooks at all times.

  • You must also comply with all company and department rules and policies.

  • Consistently follow through with the appropriate actions when asked to complete projects or tasks.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Specialized training equivalent to 2 years of college. 2 – 3 years’ experience in culinary arts is preferred. 2-3 years supervisory experience in a similar situation is preferred for this position. This position is responsible for providing a high level of customer service and promoting a positive attitude to create a fun and entertaining experience for our guests and cast members. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Must understand and speak the English language.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the Cast member is regularly required to talk and hear. The Cast member frequently is required to stand and walk. The Cast member is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, and crouch. The Cast member must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The Cast member requires manual dexterity to operate all necessary equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance. Must be able to push and pull carts and equipment weighing up to 250 lbs occasionally.

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2018-55491

Casino Property Hollywood Casino Joliet

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage