Requisition ID
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa - St. Charles, MO
Food & Beverage
Position Type

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


Safely prepare food items, following menu specifications and standard recipes, for service to Guests in all outlets (Must strive for picture perfect plate presentation).



  • Prepare all food items according to standard recipes and menu to ensure consistency of product to Guests.
  • Always conduct oneself in a manner that reflects a positive and professional image.
  • Create order lists for recipe preparations.
  • Communicate clearly with other Cooks and Sous Chefs.
  • Train lower level Cooks how to properly use equipment.
  • Read recipes and gather all necessary items for recipe execution.
  • Cook, prepare, dish-up and assemble all food for the outlet.
  • Adhere to control procedure for food cost and quality.
  • Perform all assigned side work to include replenishing/restocking work station with supplies.
  • Check station before, during and after shift for proper set-up and cleanliness.
  • Organize and prioritize work, and meet deadlines.
  • Work the line in different locations i.e. Sauté, Broiler, Appetizer, Pantry, Pasta, Grill etc.
  • Prepare hot and cold sauces.
  • Perform all duties at a higher level of accuracy and speed than a Assistant Cook
  • Work with small, delicate, and sensitive equipment (knives) requiring fine finger dexterity.
  • Operate kitchen equipment including slicer, steamer, deep fryer, ovens, broiler, grill, mixer, braise, kettle, and      flat top.
  • Grasp, bend, lift and/or carry, or otherwise, move or push goods weighing a maximum of 150 lbs.
  • Perform tasks requiring bending, stooping, kneeling, standing, and walking significant distances.


  • One year minimum experience in food preparation and food knowledge
  • Must be able to perform all cooking duties
  • Knowledge of how to prepare sauces.
  • Requires reading and math skill for recipes and measurements
  • Possess knowledge of two stations with some familiarization of two others
  • Must have basic knife skills
  • Knowledge of the MSDS program
  • Must be able to complete any classes or certifications required by the state of Missouri or Ameristar Casinos, Inc.
  • No schooling is required but culinary education is encouraged


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