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COOK - BANQUETS

COOK - BANQUETS

Requisition ID 
2017-28461
Property 
L'Auberge Casino Resort - Lake Charles, LA
Category 
Food & Beverage
Position Type 
Full & Part Time
Starting Pay Rate 

Be the Best You

Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) is a dynamic and growing casino entertainment company with more than 15,000 team members working at 16 casinos and racetracks located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Ohio - and PNK has a management contract for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

At PNK, we are guided by our team member promise - Be the Best You. Through this promise we strive to support our team members in living their best lives by offering them challenging and rewarding work, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to build lasting relationships.

Property Details

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L’Auberge Casino Resort is located two hours from the Houston metropolitan area. This premier facility is ideal for the business traveler or guest looking for the ultimate in hospitality and dining experiences, plus non-stop gaming action. The property includes a 26-story hotel complex; an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio; 26,000 gross square feet of meeting space, including a full-service business center and landscaped terrace space plus outdoor poolside lawn and beach; two resort swimming pools, lazy river and private cabana courtyard; full-service salon, spa and cardio fitness center; unique retail stores; ten innovative dining outlets; and top-name entertainment. And the expansive 70,000 square foot casino features Vegas-like gambling action.

 

L'Auberge Casino & Hotel

777 Avenue L'Auberge

Lake Charles, LA 70601

Overview

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When we say “BE THE BEST YOU here at L’Auberge Lake Charles, we live it every day. What could be better than providing entertainment and excitement as a career?  We’re looking for individuals who are committed to not only excelling in their profession, but also in having fun and enjoying what they do. 

 

Be part of the team that prepares and serves the delicious meals for our world-class restaurants. Show us your culinary skills, train to sharpen them or deliver these delicacies to our guests with style and grace.  

 

The Banquet Cook is responsible for providing superior service to both the internal and external customer. The Banquet Cook is also responsible for properly preparing any and all foods listed on the respective menus that are to be grilled, fried, broiled or prepared in the pantry and banquet kitchen.

Responsibilities

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


1. Provides superior customer service, positively effects interactions with customers and employees, and has the resiliency to deal with difficult customers in all types of business conditions and the ability to work harmoniously with coworkers.

2. Prepares foods that are to be grilled, fried, broiled or prepared in the pantry; ensures that all plates served are aesthetically appealing and cooked to the specifications of the customer.

3. Recognizes a variety of sauces and properly places them on all entrees featured on daily menus.

4. Keeps work station neat and clean.

5. Assists coworkers to ensure efficient operation of the line.

  • This position operates in a working environment that is subject to varying levels of heat and noise. 
  • At times subjected to hazards such as wet floors and dangers associated with the use of heavy duty cutlery, knives and choppers.
  • Ability to use all equipment associated with the position, including, but not limited to, choppers, slicers, mixers and grinders.
  • Ability to review and comprehend recipes and other necessary documentation.
  • Ability to determine if food items are cooked to proper specifications.
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively move around work area.
  • Ability to stock and retrieve all necessary food items and supplies.
  • Ability to lift, carry, and push/pull up to 50 pounds so as to be able to move and stock all necessary supplies.
  • Ability to communicate with customers and all levels of employees.

Qualifications

  • Basic food preparation knowledge and line work experience.

 

These skills are typically acquired through a minimum of one-year prior experience as a cook trainee or coffee shop line cook, and/or through the completion of a degree in culinary arts or recognized apprenticeship.

Banquet experience preferred.

 

All offers of employment are contingent until clear, timely results from the following have been approved:

  • Drug Test
  • Criminal Background Investigation
  • Employment Verification
  • Education Verification
  • Motor Vehicle Records, if applicable (for applicable positions that drive company vehicles)