• LEAD COOK (DESERT ROOM)

    Requisition ID
    2018-31156
    Property
    Cactus Petes and The Horseshu - Jackpot, NV
    Category
    Food & Beverage
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Lead Cook for the Desert Room properly handles, prepares, cooks and stores food in accordance with established health and safety standards. Responsible for maintaining levels of operating supplies and cleanliness of work environment.

     

    We recognize that the hard work and dedication of our Team Members has a positive impact on our property's success, therefore along with competitive wages, full-time Team Members are eligible to receive Medical, Dental, and Vision following 60 days of continued employment.  Matching 401K plan is available after 90 days of continued employment.

     

    The commute to Cactus Petes is easy and comfortable, our exclusive Team Member bus stops in Twin Falls and Hollister six times a day. We also have several types of housing available on property for rent to Team Members, subject to availability.

     

    If you are seeking to join a winning team and the Best Casino Entertainment Company in the World, then Cactus Petes is your destination! 

    Responsibilities

    • Provides fast, friendly, professional and responsive customer service to culinary team members and the restaurant service delivery team.
    • Prepares food items as required for production including, but not limited to soups, sauces, salads, appetizers, sandwiches, entrees, breakfast items and desserts according to established recipe standards.
    • Stores and rotates food properly in accordance with established health and safety standards.
    • Slices, dices, chops and prepares raw products.
    • Carves meats, portions food on serving plates, adds gravies, sauces and garnishes as required.
    • Maintains cleanliness of designated areas as directed in accordance with established health and safety standards.
    • Maintains par levels of operating supplies and food product for each workstation, obtaining replacement stock from warehouse inventory in accordance with procedures.
    • Operates and maintains all equipment and utensils as required in accordance with established guidelines and safety procedures.
    • Adheres to established ticket time production standards.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Basic knowledge of food preparation techniques.
    • Basic knowledge of weights, measures and recipe yield.
    • Reading and math skills necessary to calculate recipe ingredients.
    • Possess and maintain culinary tools (knives) and demonstrate the dexterity and coordination to perform the necessary job functions.
    • Must possess the coordination and knowledge to use kitchen utensils, tools, and appliances to appropriate specifications.
    • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
    • Ability to sustain a high level of confidentiality and professionalism.
    • Ability to maintain a high level of energy and take a proactive and strategic approach to dealing with issues.
    • Ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively with team members at all levels of the organization.
    • Ability to provide excellent customer service skills.
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented.
    • 2 to 5 years prior experience as a cook in a high volume food service operation required. Culinary Certificate can substitute for years of experience on a year for year basis.
    • Previous guest service experience preferred.

    Property Details

    Since 1956, Cactus Petes has provided Northern Nevada and Southern Idaho with gaming and entertainment excitement. The casino is over 26,000 square feet with over 600 slot machines and 20 table games. The award-winning hotel has 296 rooms, the buffet is legendary and the classic showroom buzzes with headliners month after month. For added fun, guests can visit Horseshu's 3,000 square feet of western-inspired gaming space, filled with 60 slot machines and the latest electronic table games.

     

    Cactus Petes Resort Casino

    1385 Highway 93

    PO Box 508

    Jackpot, NV 89825

    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.

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