• LEAD COOK - Harmar

    Requisition ID
    The Meadows Racetrack - Harmarville, PA
    Food & Beverage
    Position Type
    Starting Pay Rate
    USD $11.00/Hr.
  • What would I be doing?

    1 Anchor Drive , Pittsburgh, PA 15238 - Located at our HARMAR Location! 


     Produces high quality food in flavor and presentation. Adheres to the specifications, standards and proper recipe production of high volume food items set forth by the Kitchen Manager.



    • Maintains productions, temperature and waste charts
    • Ensures that all menu items are maintained and consistently stocked and rotated
    • Stores all foods at correct temperatures
    • Dates and labels all food items.
    • Uses knife skills to prepare raw ingredients
    • Utilizes ovens, slow cookers, grills, griddles, broilers, deep fryers, braisers, steam jacketed kettles, ranges, salamanders, steamers, electric slicers, knives, steam tables and other equipment for food preparation
    • Prepares hot and cold food items to according to specifications
    • Maintains consistency in food presentation and flavor
    • Utilizes cooking techniques that ensure consistent production results
    • Stocks production area for efficient daily operation
    • Assists Kitchen Manager in all areas of productions
    • Acts in a friendly and professional manner to guests and co workers
    • Maintains a clean, neat and sanitized work area
    • Sets up and stocks work station
    • Presents a professional, neat and clean appearance at all times
    • Any other assigned duties and responsibilities

    What are we looking for?

    • Must be 18 years of age
    • High School degree or equivalent
    • Minimum 1 year experience in full service restaurant
    • Maintains Food Certification FSP membership
    • Food and Safety Requirements for Kitchen
    • Knowledge and use of all kitchen equipment
    • Able to follow verbal and written instructions
    • Able to communicate clearly and effectively
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently
    • Provide quality food within menu specifications
    • Pass random drug tests
    • Ability to work in small spaces-100%
    • Able to work under physical and stressful situations-25%
    • Able to work in a hot and noisy environment-100%
    • Able to stand unassisted for long periods of time-100%
    • Able to walk unassisted for long periods of time-100%
    • Bends, stoops, and kneels-100%
    • Ability to push, pull and lift up to 75 lbs-25%
    • Ability to carry 25 lbs -50%
    • Vision and hearing within normal range
    • Must be able to work in smoking environment-100%



    • Food and labor costs
    • Follows standard recipes
    • Production quantity and quality
    • Cleanliness and safety
    • Communication
    • Teamwork



    • Current PA Harness Commission License
    • FSP member certification

    What would it be like to work at this property?


    Home of Pennsylvania’s largest jackpot ever paid, The Meadows is an all-inclusive entertainment destination featuring endless thrills with 82 table games and more than 3,100 slot machines; limitless flavors with over six unique restaurants, including Bistecca Steakhouse that serves up exciting views of the racetrack; pulse-pounding excitement with a racing grandstand with VIP suites; thrilling nightlife at Vibe Ultralounge; and an all-ages bowling center. With an adjoining Hyatt hotel, The Meadows is an all-in-one unforgettable getaway.

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