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Penn National Gaming Cook 1 in Kansas City, Kansas

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino at Kansas Speedway, 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.

  • Follow recipes to prepare and/or cook food to meet departmental standards or as directed.

  • Measure, convert and make recipe substitutions without affecting quality.

  • Work closely with Sous Chef to monitor culinary standards and operational guidelines including kitchen areas, food preparation activities and facilities.

  • Administer all aspects of food preparation ensuring kitchen is clean, well-stocked and problem-free.

  • Efficient preparation of all food related items based on established recipes and plating procedures for both batch and individual plated with attention to maintaining appropriate volume, quality, cleanliness and attractiveness.

  • Complete knowledge and understanding of kitchen equipment to include safe operations and regulation of temperatures for proficient cooking times and temperatures.

  • Proficient at soups, sauces, starches, thickeners and emulsifiers.

  • Perform the functions of any culinary task assigned within kitchen such as broiler, sauté, Asian and prep when needed.

  • Proficient in the butchery of all meats and seafood.

  • Must adhere to regulatory, department and company policies.

  • Write prep list and take inventory.

  • Partner with culinary leadership to work as a team to ensure coordinated work flow during shift to meet business demands and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Exhibit excellent knife skills, classic cuts and sharpening.

  • Assist in operation of other food and beverage venues as needed.

  • Attend all departmental and company training programs or meetings as directed.

  • Must adhere to regulatory, department and company policies.

  • Properly maintains, cleans and sanitizes equipment and work areas to meet departmental standards or as directed.

  • Perform all job duties in a safe and responsible manner.

  • Meet department uniform, appearance and grooming requirements. This includes purchasing and wearing slip resistant safety shoes when performing all job duties.

  • Perform other job related and compatible duties as assigned

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent work experience

  • Knowledge of applicable food preparation methods and measures for assigned function

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

Starting Pay $17.00 per hour SIGN ON BONUS $1500

Job/Display ID: 2022-98217

External Company URL: http://www.pennentertainment.com/

Street: 777 Hollywood Casino Boulevard