PREP COOK - ASIA - Starting at $12 an hour

Requisition ID
2017-29439
River City Casino & Hotel - St. Louis, 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

Nestled along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, River City Casino & Hotel is a stunning 7-story hotel offering 193 elegant and comfortable guest rooms, six spacious 2-bay suites and a luxurious Presidential suite---all just steps away from the casino’s award-winning restaurants, Event Center featuring top-name entertainment and an expansive casino with non-stop gaming action.

 

River City Casino

777 River City Casino Boulevard

St. Louis, MO 63125

Overview

Responsible for a high skill area where a special skill set is required.  Examples: Cook specialty food such as Asian cuisine, Sushi chef, Butcher or Specialty Meat Carver.

Assist the Sous Chef /or Chef de Cuisine in providing general leadership, direction and training to the departmental culinary team. Assist in organizing, prioritizing and assigning workload to ensure that production and service run smoothly. Also assist the Chefs in enforcing departmental and company rules by informing their supervising Chef of any infractions of the rules.

Responsibilities

  • 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. 
  • Ability to work with small, delicate and sensitive equipment (i.e. knives) requiring fine finger dexterity. 
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling or piercing them with utensils. 
  • Assist in  work  direction  to  kitchen  staff  ensuring  work  procedures,  quality  standards  and  menu specifications are adhered to. 
  • Prepare a daily prep list and written daily orders. 
  • Maintain control of the kitchen and inform chefs if staffing levels are not appropriate based on business volumes. 
  • In an open kitchen environment, guest interaction is a must. Engage the guest each time they come to the line. Explain product, ask questions and build positive relationships with the guests. 
  • Coordinate and communicate on orders with dining room staff.

  • Receive and deliver food to the proper areas. 
  • Coach and direct all cooks and assistant cooks to work in a productive and efficient manner. 
  • Ability to work the line in different locations: wok station, sauté, broiler, appetizer, pantry, pasta, grill, etc… 
  • Expedite all food orders promptly in a timely manner.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain valid gaming registration to be paid by Team Member
  • Possession of and ability to obtain and maintain a valid ID within assigned state of employment and other jurisdictions
  • Require reading and math skills for recipes and measurements
  • Must successfully pass background check
  • Must successfully pass an alcohol and drug screening
  • Must be at least 18 years of age

Bilingual in English and Vietnamese is required.

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