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Penn National Gaming Cook II - Smashburger - Full-Time in Plainville, Massachusetts

If you're looking for an exciting and captivating working environment, you've come to the right place. Our various amenities include dining options ranging from sports bar to fine dining, over 1,000+ slots or electronic table games and live local entertainment. Join our team and you will be a part of an exciting experience and hometown hospitality, each and every time. Welcome to Plainridge Park Casino!

  • Responsible for fostering a fun environment

  • Responsible for being a gracious host to all guests and co-workers

  • Responsible for promoting a positive influence in the community and participating in company-sponsored events

  • Ability to perform assigned function within the kitchen such as broiler, sautĂ©, pantry, prep and production when needed.

  • Accepts direction during day to day operations to ensure culinary standards and operational guidelines within a specific outlet for a specific shift including kitchen areas, food preparation activities and facilities are met.

  • Efficient preparation of all food related items based on established recipes and plating procedures for both batch and individual plated with attention to maintaining appropriate volume, quality, cleanliness and attractiveness.

  • Adjust thermostat controls to regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, roasters and stem kettles.

  • Bakes, roasts, broils, and stems meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.

  • Adds seasoning to foods during mixing or cooking.

  • Observes and tests foods being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing with fork to determine that food is cooked.

  • Carves meats, portions food and serving plates, adds sauces, and garnishes serving to fill orders.

  • Exhibit knife skills, classic cuts and sharpening.

  • Washes, peels, cuts and shreds vegetables and fruits to prepare them for use.

  • Supports safety and accident prevention programs (nonslip footwear, knife handling, and proper lifting).

  • Partners with culinary leadership to work as a team to ensure coordinated workflow during shift to meet business demands and ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Acts as a role model to other employees and always presents oneself as a credit to the Company and encourages others to do the same.

  • Exhibit knife skills, classic cuts and sharpening.

  • Provide stellar customer service to internal and external customers and vendors including participation in and promotion of customer service programs to continuously improve customer service.

  • Assist in operation of other food and beverage venues as needed.

  • Attend all departmental and company training programs or meetings as directed.

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

  • Adhere to all gaming laws and regulations.

  • Perform all job duties in a safe and responsible manner including keeping areas clean and free of safety hazards, debris, and litter.

  • Meet department uniform, appearance, and grooming requirements.

  • Any job duty needed to promote productivity in the efficient administration of business, or any reasonable request made by your supervisor or management personnel.

  • Must have an outgoing, energetic and enthusiastic attitude

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Must enjoy hosting others

  • Must be comfortable initiating conversations and creating a fun environment with our guests

  • Knowledge of applicable food preparation methods and measures for menu planning, soups, sauces, meat and seafood items for batch or individual recipes.

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills

  • Good oral and written communication, must be fluent and literate in English

  • College degree or Culinary Arts degree preferred or a minimum of three years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

At Penn National Gaming, the opportunities are endless! Come find your passion and grow your career with the nation’s largest and most diversified regional gaming footprint. Penn National Gaming includes 41 properties across 19 states and continues to evolve into a highly innovative omni-channel provider of retail and online gaming, live racing, and sports betting entertainment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

$16.00 per hour

Job/Display ID: 2022-93554

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Street: 301 Washington Street