• SOUS CHEF - SPORTS BAR

    Requisition ID
    2018-32984
    Property
    Ameristar Casino Resort Spa - St. Charles, MO
    Category
    Food & Beverage
    Position Type
    Full-Time
  • What would I be doing?

    Provide direct and general supervision to culinary team in assigned outlet on assigned shift to ensure quality food preparation and guest satisfaction while supporting Pinnacle’s vision, mission and values.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Staff, schedule, evaluate, train, develop and monitor culinary team. Recommend wage increases, promotions, demotions, discipline and other employment actions for team members.
    • Understand department objectives, standards, guidelines and budget to achieve effective supervision of department; adjust daily schedule according to business levels.
    • Oversee all cooking operations, including methods of preparation, portion control, monitoring timeliness of food delivery and garnishing; ensuring a high quality preparation and attractive presentation of all food to meet corporate standards and policies.
    • Observe and monitor staff adherence to health department regulations regarding food handling, storage, temperature, and cleanliness of work environment.
    • Assist Chef de Cuisine in developing and implementing department management plans including budgets, labor schedules and systems of accountability.
    • Assist Chef de Cuisine in developing and implementing policies, procedures and rules including operations manuals, to promote compliance with company and regulatory guidelines.
    • Ensure proper communication between front of house and back of house operations while taking ownership of all responsible areas.
    • Ensure periodic quality checks for all products, i.e., temperature checks are conducted.
    • Meet daily deadlines of opening, creating, and posting table-talks for specials and produces sample dishes for pre-shifts in a timely manner and reviews nightly special postings, prep level reports, and critical inventory comparisons.
    • Ensure periodic quality checks for all products, i.e., temperature checks are conducted.
    • Monitor food purchasing, staffing, food preparation and food inventory in order to control food and labor cost and waste, ensuring adherence to the budget. Monitor and evaluate food preparation by observing cooking techniques and tasting results to ensure food quality and consistency according to standards.
    • Open and close work area at scheduled times, ensuring full preparation for operation/function; ensure cleanliness and security of company assets.
    • Assist in developing menu changes to ensure variety and food quality.
    • Monitor and advise on storage of food items to ensure quality of food and compliance with health requirements.
    • Coordinate with front-of-the-house staff to ensure effective expedition of food orders and service. Monitor work areas to ensure cleanliness standards are achieved and customer requests are addressed and resolved.
    • Help write and cost recipes while developing a collection of recipes in a recipe book.
    • Oversee and ensure all stations are properly stocked and set up.
    • Initiate periodic  kitchen  walkthroughs  to  ensure  quality  of  food  meets  corporate  specifications  and cleanliness standards.
    • Oversee and ensure all kitchen equipment and working conditions are well maintained.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

    What are we looking for?

    • Completion of a culinary arts degree or accredited apprenticeship
    • Four (4) years of progressive food preparation experience.
    • Minimum of one year in a supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of training, education and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the
    • Computer literacy to include Excel Spreadsheet and Word experience.

    Knowledge of:

    Operations, services and activities of comprehensive regional operations program; general business practices, strategic planning and organizational development; broad knowledge of the gaming/casino industry and related operational activities, including products and services offered in various environments; understanding of the assigned geographic markets; principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation; principles and procedures of proper record keeping; principles of writing and basic report preparation; principles and procedures of proper record keeping; principles of writing and basic report preparation; quantitative and qualitative analysis; methods and techniques of budget preparation and administration; office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, email, spreadsheets, and databases to include excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point; pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.

     

    ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (Licenses, Certifications, Testing, etc.):

    Possession of, and ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers and gaming license within assigned state of employment and other jurisdictions

    Must successfully pass background check

    Must successfully pass an alcohol and drug screening

    Must be 21 years of age

     

    CUSTOMER SERVICE REQUIREMENT

    Delivers superior internal and external guest service the Pinnacle Way by ensuring every interaction includes our PEAK Service Standards and works harmoniously with fellow team members.


    What would it be like to work at this property?

    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

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