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Steakhouse Lead Cook - 3rd Shift ($19.00)

Posted August 1, 2020

Monarch Casino Resort Spa
Black Hawk, CO
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About This Job

Description

The Steakhouse Lead Cook delegates shift station responsibilities and supervises the staff when needed.

Responsibilities

  • 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

Requirements

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 25 lbs pounds and occasionally up to 45 lbs
  • 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.

Additional Information

Salary Range:  $19.00 Per Hour

Part Time and Full Time Team Members Will Enjoy:

  • Team Member (TM) Referral Program – Not only do we pay our current TM up to $600, we pay your referral to
  • Education/Tuition Reimbursement up to $6,000 per calendar year
  • Career Development and Advancement Opportunities
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • 1 Free Meal per Shift
  • Round Trip Bus Tickets for $4 per Day
  • Free Parking

Full Time Team Members Also Enjoy:

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

Applicants must already be authorized to work in the US and must be able to obtain and maintain a casino license in the state of Colorado.

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About this Employer

Monarch Casino Resort Spa

488 Main Street
Black Hawk, CO 80422

(303) 582-1000

About Us

Monarch Casino Black Hawk features hot, new Exclusive Premiere slots, exciting tables games, a sensational nightly Whole Maine Lobster, Crab and USDA Prime Rib buffet and Black Hawk’s friendliest team. With over 600 slots, video poker and action-packed table games, Monarch Casino Black Hawk offers great gaming, great benefits and great rewards. We have two floors of great gaming action!

Monarch Casino Black Hawk is conveniently located 45 minutes west of Denver in the historical mining town of Black Hawk. It is the first casino you see when you arrive from Denver on Highway 119. Valet and covered self-parking are available for your convenience. Monarch Casino – bet on fun!

Monarch Casino is a Monarch Casino & Resort, Inc. property. Visit us at Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, NV for more exciting gaming and resort options.

Careers

Monarch Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk is an exciting place to work. We bring together positive career minded team members who create memorable experiences for our guests. We work hard, we work fast, and we lock arms and sprint together as one to be the best at what we do.

If you have an unwavering passion for service, are hungry for growth, and are always aiming to be better, consider building your career with Monarch Casino Resort Spa Black Hawk. Join our team and build a career that you can be proud of.