Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc.

  • Sous Chef

    Job Locations US-CO-Black Hawk
    Employment Type
    336 The Buffet BOH
  • Overview

    Are you interested in…..A Fast Track Career, Paid College Tuition, Free Meals, Discounted Transportation, Health Benefits?


    Interview now for on the spot hire!


    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.


    Don’t want to drive to Black Hawk?  You don’t have to!  Check out these casino bus routes at or As a Team Member of Monarch you can ride the casino bus for less than $5 per day!


    Benefits Include:

    • Employee Referral Program – Not only do we pay our current TM $450, we pay your referral up to $225!
    • Education/Tuition Reimbursement up to $6,000 per calendar year for part time and full time team members!
    • Up to $100 in Weekly Cash Prizes
    • 1 Free Meal per Shift!
    • Round Trip Bus Tickets for Less Than $5 per Day!
    • Free Parking

    Full Time Team Members also enjoy:

      • Paid Vacation
      • 6 Paid Holidays!
      • Health Benefit Insurance Package (medical, dental, vision, and disability and more)
      • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match!


    • Propose menus and recipes
    • Systemize food production to maximize efficiency and consistency
    • Enforce purchasing specifications, storeroom requisition systems, product storage requirements, standardization recipes and waste control procedures
    • Assist Executive Chef in recruiting, managing and disciplining kitchen personnel
    • Train kitchen personnel in food production principles and practices and ensure that all recipes and food production practices are followed
    • Assist Executive Chef in scheduling kitchen employees in conjunction with business forecasts and predetermined budget
    • Train service personnel regarding food preparation, ingredients, nutritional values and special dietary requests



    • 2 -3 years’ experience in kitchen lead supervisor role
    • Sous Chef serves as a role model and sets the standard for all team members to maintain high-quality and consistent customer service. This requires an advanced knowledge of industry best practices and customer service
    • Attention to details both verbally and non-verbally therefore, the Sous Chef must encourage cooperative and consistent levels of communication with kitchen staff, front-end staff and management.
    • Must adapt to different personalities of clients, vendors and coworkers without losing focus. Must possess high professional ethics and avoid extreme familiarity or conflicts with others
    • Must evaluate current practices and processes; immediately recognize potential areas of conflict; and initiate ways to improve current business methods, quality of products and services provided to the customers
    • A Sous Chef must recognize a problem when it arises and be able to resolve it appropriately by using good judgment, tact and initiative according to company policy and procedure. Requires the often-unbiased mediation skills to handle all types of conflicts that will occur at all levels of supervision and the ability to negotiate effectively
    • Must enhance the quality of food-preparation services including ingredient changes to promote the uniqueness of recipes
    • Must work overtime when needed and assist the workload of others
    • Understands health and sanitation requirements for State of Colorado
    • Familiar with computer/POS functions to include all MS Office functions
    • Ability to effectively supervise others as well as be self-disciplined
    • Must be familiar with how a restaurant and bar efficiently operates
    • Available to work flexible schedule including weekends and holidays, etc
    • Must pass a food handling and sanitation test
    • Understands measurements of liquid and weight and temperatures
    • Ability to work in high volume, sometimes loud and ever changing environment
    • Basic to intermediate computer knowledge
    • Must possess excellent guest service and communication skills with the ability to deal with guests.
    • Ability to speak and write English.
    • Ability to communicate information through spoken words and sentences that others will understand
    • Ability to read and understand information and instructions presented in writing.
    • 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.




    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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