Banquet Cook II

Company Name:
Penn National Gaming, Inc.
Penn National Gaming has thrilled and entertained guests since 1971 when it all began as a horse racing venue. From a single race track, we have grown to be one of the nation's largest gaming companies, operating properties that offer broad and diverse gaming and pari-mutuel wagering experiences. PENN is dedicated to becoming the undisputed leader in guest service by offering a Red Carpet experience for each and every guest.
Provides fast, friendly, professional and responsive customer service to culinary team members and guests. Greets, and makes welcome, each guest approaching their station
Prepares food items per guest order as required including, but not limited to, breakfast items, entrees and desserts according to guest request Employs proper cooking methods, cooks to specifications, and handles, stores and rotates food properly in accordance with established health and safety standards
Prepare and properly garnish all food orders in accordance with menu specifications
Prepare sauces, soups and hot entr es in accordance with menu
Production of orders to include Grilling, Roasting, and Baking fish, steaks, chicken and shellfish.
Coordinate completion of menu items with server
Set up for meal periods by ensuring that stations are set up based upon anticipated volumes
Slice, dice, chop and prepare raw products
Carve meats, portion food on serving plates, add gravies and sauces, and garnish plates as required
Adhere to company standards for safe food handling and storage
Keep equipment clean and in proper operating conditions
Maintain cleanliness and stocks coolers and storage areas
Operates and maintains all equipment and utensils as required in accordance with established guidelines and safety procedures
Provides personalized service and uses guests' names when possible
Perform work assignments to meet proper quantities within a necessary time frame.
Prepare a mixture of buffet and plated style items using proper plate presentation techniques
High school diploma or equivalent
Two years prior experience as cook in high volume food service operation
Knowledge of kitchen sanitation, operation, and maintenance of kitchen equipment
Basic knowledge of food preparation techniques
Knowledge of weights, measures and recipe yield
Read, write legibly, understand and speak English
Excellent customer service/communication skills
Available to work required schedule which may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed
Must meet professional appearance standards as prescribed by company policy
Must be physically mobile with reasonable accommodation
Must be able to respond to visual and oral cues
Able to work in constricting areas
Must be able to tolerate areas with high temperatures
Must be able to tolerate industry standard chemicals used for cleaning and sanitizing
Able to work at a fast pace in often crowded/noisy environment
Must be able to maintain a neat, professional, well-groomed appearance and uphold company appearance/dress standards
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
If you''re truly committed to a red-carpet service culture, then you need a team that is just as dedicated in pursuing that vision. Penn National Gaming is the place where we empower our cast members to deliver that WOW factor to our guests and in turn we will provide them an opportunity to build an "A" list career portfolio. You will soon understand why "It''s Good To Be PENN!"
Hollywood Casino Bay St. Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Date: 2014-04-14
Country: US
State: MS
City: Bay St Louis
Postal Code: 39520
Category: Food and Beverage
Job Type: Regular Part-Time
Req Number: 2014-19054

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