COOK - BANQUETS

Requisition ID
2017-29064
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa - St. Charles, MO
Category
Food & Beverage
Position Type
Full-Time

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

Photo - St. Charles

 

Overlooking the Missouri River, this 130,000 square-foot casino and AAA Four Diamond full-service luxury suite hotel is in historic St. Charles. With an architectural design derived from the historic wharf and train stations, Ameristar Casino Resort Spa St. Charles hints at the action inside. The streetscape continues the theme by following the design cues of St. Charles Port District complete with seven dining outlets, 12 bars, an entertainment venue, a full-service luxury day spa, indoor/outdoor pool, gift shop and 22,000 square-foot conference center.

 

Ameristar St. Charles

One Ameristar Blvd.

St. Charles, MO 63301

Overview

Responsible for various assigned work stations within the kitchen, which include, but not limited to, working with equipment such as, knives, steamers, sauté station, frying, ovens, braiser, steam kettle, char broiler, griddle, rotisserie, smokers, woks, slicers, food processors, etc…. The Assistant Cook will artfully prepare wholesome foods as directed either verbally or by reading order tickets or banquet event orders in accordance with the company standard recipes and presentation techniques, while maintaining all applicable state sanitation rules and regulations.

 

Responsibilities

 

 

If working with the public anticipate the guests’ needs and respond appropriately with a sense of urgency.

 

Read food orders from computer printouts, and prepare food items, according to established menu plans.

 

Prepare all food items according to standard recipes and menu to ensure consistency of products to the guests.

 

Wash, slice, peel and/or cut various foods to prepare for cooking or serving.

 

Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling or piercing them with utensils.

 

Ensure work   procedures,   quality   standards and menu specifications are adhered to.

 

In an open kitchen, guest interaction is a must. Engage the guest each time they come to your area. Explain product, ask questions and build positive relationships with the guests.

 

Coordinate and communicate on orders with dining room staff.

 

Prepare all food items accurately in a timely manner.

 

Complete all assigned prep items as written on prep sheet.

 

Use and maintain all assigned areas and equipment in a sanitary, safe and effective manner.

 

Qualifications

At least one (1) year experience directly related to the accountabilities specified.

 

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