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