Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

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Lead Buffet Cook

Lead Buffet Cook

ID 
2017-5457
Employment Type 
Full-Time
Department 
336 The Buffet BOH
Job Locations 
US-CO-Black Hawk

More information about this job

Overview

Monarch Casino Black Hawk is a central part of a vibrant and diverse mountain community that focuses on providing an outstanding experience for our guests.  Build your career in a dynamic and fast paced environment where you can pursue your interests.

 

This person will contribute to our success by prepping and cooking soups, meats, vegetables, or other food in the Buffet to restaurant specifications and in a timely manner.

Responsibilities

  • Delegates shift station responsibilities and supervise the buffet when needed.
  • Handles various business items with little assistance.
  • Take inventories, plate presentation and possesses the ability to create and execute recipe development and menu specials.
  • 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.
  • Excellent memory skills allowing for preparation of many dishes at the same time.
  • 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.
  • Must accurately distinguish flavors of salty, sweet, burnt, sour, bitter, spicy, and spoiled. 
  • 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.
  • Substitute for or assist other cooks during emergencies or rush periods.
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of food storage, knife handling and sharpening, weights & measures, stocks, soups and sauces, plate presentations, recipes and yields, Health department regulations, sanitation and safety regulation
  • Determines the nature of guest concerns and takes appropriate action to resolve general concerns, obtaining assistance from the appropriate team members
  • Be able to use various types of kitchen equipment
  • Breakdown and clean equipment
  • General knowledge of food and safety sanitation standards
  • Work in a fast paced environment
  • Know the entire menu and be able to follow recipes
  • Produce a consistent and quality product
  • Must be able to stand for duration of shift.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop and continuously use hands.
  • Ability to push and pull up to 25lbs pounds and occasionally up to 45lbs
  • Ability to work all shifts including weekends and holidays when needed.
  • Successfully pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.

 

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Free Meals
  • Free Parking
  • Paid Vacation
  • Holiday Pay
  • Discounted Bus Tickets
  • Weekly Cash Prizes
  • Health Benefit Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision, and disability)
  • 401k Retirement Plan (with Company Match)
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Discounted Carpool Program

 

 

An Equal Opportunity Employer: Monarch Casino Black Hawk does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information or any other status protected by law or regulation. It is Monarch’s intention that all qualified applicants are given equal opportunity and that selection decisions be based on job-related factors.

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