Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

Prep Cook - Buffet

US-CO-Black Hawk
Employment Type
336 The Buffet BOH


Join a dynamic and growing Team -$12.50 per hour! Play a key role in the Buffet by preparing, seasoning, and cooking soups, meats, vegetables, desserts, and other dishes.


  • Apply various cooking methods to meats, fish, vegetables, and other foods.
  • Execute prep lists and check lists in a timely manner as outlined by the supervisor.
  • Inspect food preparation and service areas to ensure observance of safe, sanitary food-handling practices.
  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been cooked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling, piercing them with utensils, and through the use of thermometers.
  • Portion, arrange, and garnish food, and serve food to patrons in a timely manner.
  • Regulate temperature of ovens, broilers, grills, and ranges.
  • Season and cook food according to recipes.
  • Turn or stir foods to ensure even cooking.
  • Wash, peel, cut, and seed fruits and vegetables to prepare them for consumption.
  • Weigh, measure, and mix ingredients according to recipes, using various kitchen utensils and equipment.
  • Perform all duties associated with any kitchen station including pantry, runner, carver, bakery, prep cook and line cook.
  • Follow new recipes and procedures with minimal direction.
  • Shut down and or clean assigned areas as required


  • Basic knowledge of food production and preparation techniques
  • Guest Service orientated
  • Must pass a food handling and sanitation test.
  • Understands measurements of liquid and weight and temperatures.
  • Conversion of recipe yields.
  • Ability to work with the public in a fast paced environment.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Able to lift heavy items consistently throughout shift.
  • Basic knowledge of food safety regulations


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