Requisition ID
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa - Black Hawk, CO
Food & Beverage
Position Type
Starting Pay Rate
USD $13.50/Hr.

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 - Black Hawk

Stepping into Ameristar Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk is like entering a landmark mountain lodge in one of the West’s best-loved National Parks. Set in the Rocky Mountains, this modern casino hotel is 1.4 miles from Central City Opera, 8 miles from the tours at Argo Gold Mine and Mill, and 10 miles from I-70. With its soaring ceilings, timber beams and massive floor-to-ceiling stone fireplaces, this two-story casino has a rustic elegance. Ameristar Black Hawk also boasts a luxury full-service hotel with 536 well-appointed rooms including 64 luxurious suites, a roof-top pool and full-service ARA Day Spa.


Ameristar Black Hawk

111 Richman Street, PO Box 45

Black Hawk, CO 80422


Primary focus will be on facilitating through Pastry Chef the timely execution of all menu items, making sure all food items are cooked to the guests’ requirements and company standards as well as greeting guests and cashiering as required.


  • Adhere to established department and property policies and procedures regarding guest service standards.
  • Demonstrates ability to produce all recipes on restaurant menus in a consistent manner in accordance with menu standards.
  • Demonstrates ability to perform advanced production and service skills to include set-up tasks of every station in the kitchen.
  • Practice safe food handling and sanitation duties as given to by management. 
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle varying business with little assistance.
  • Demonstrates willingness to assist other team members as needed without being asked.
  • Complies with departmental policies as well as with Company rules, regulations, and policies set forth in the employee Handbook.
  • Reports any equipment malfunctions. Maintains station in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Reports with proper tools clean uniform and recommended footwear at the stated time.
  • Must have working knowledge of food storage, knife handling and sharpening, weights & measures, stocks, soups and sauces, plate presentations, recipes and yields, Health department regulations, sanitation and safety regulations.


  • Must have excellent guest service skills.
  • Uses appropriate language when engaging guests and co-workers in conversation, communicating clearly and courteously, provides continued service to all guests.
  • Determines the nature of guest concerns and takes appropriate action to resolve general concerns, obtaining assistance from the proper personnel, as necessary.
  • High School Diploma and GED equivalent.
  • A degree or certificate from a major culinary institute
  • 1-6 months experience as a line cook in a major hotel or food chain
  • Working knowledge of American and European pastries.
  • Strong organization skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with Team Members at all levels of the organization


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