Position Description

Cook III
Location Golden Gates Casino, Lakewood, CO
Req # 4124
# of openings 1
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Summary: The Cook III is responsible for supporting the Head Chef in a busy kitchen delivering consistently high-quality food. Ensures the highest standards and consistent quality in the daily preparation and keeps up to date with the new products, recipes and preparation techniques.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Expertise to prepare all menu items across all property venues.
  • Able to estimate the daily production needs and checking the quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met.
  • Manages food delivery check in for quality and quantity.
  • Ensure proper freezer and stock labeling and rotation on food items/ingredients.
  • Ensures all standardized recipes are utilized and followed.
  • Adhere to all food safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Opens shifts and prepares staff and venue for planned volumes.
  • Coordinates daily tasks with the Executive Chef/Sous Chef.
  • Covers off days for Head Chef
  • Ensure effective communication between staff by maintaining a secure and friendly working environment.
  • Ability to produce own work in accordance with a deadline and to assist and encourage others in achieving this aim.
  • Guides and trains the kitchen team on a daily basis to ensure high motivation and economical working environment.
  • Follows the instructions and recommendations from the immediate superiors to complete the daily tasks.
  • Maintain and set sanitation, hygiene, and safety standards.
  • Enforce strict health and hygiene standards.
  • Execute the function of his/her area to exceed set standards and guest satisfaction.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • May be responsible for cashier responsibilities, if assigned to a mobile/QSR outlet.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 

 

Supervision of Kitchen team members and their activities.

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

·       High school diploma/GED required, Culinary degree preferred,

·       Previous work experience in a professional kitchen is a MUST!

·       Five plus years of experience in food service environment preferred.

·       Must possess advanced knife skills, knowledge of all kitchen equipment usage, kitchen safety, and etiquette.

·       Must place an emphasis on a high level of guest service and give the best service possible

·       Minimum one (1) year in a supervisory role preferred

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Obtain necessary food handling / health department work cards as defined by local jurisdiction.
  • ServSafe Certification (preferred).
  • Valid Drivers’ License.

 

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS INCLUDE: 

Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, PTO, Employee Discount Network, Meals, Celebrations, Awards and more....

DISCLAIMER:

This job posting is intended to describe the general nature of this position.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Employee benefits may vary by location, position, length of service and employment status. 

Final candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check.  Many positions will require a state gaming license. Affinity Gaming is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, gender, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or marital status. 

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