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Chef D'Cuisine - Fine Dining - Philadelphia

Posted August 10, 2020

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

About This Job


The Chef D’Cuisine is responsible for managing the activities and processes, procedures and training of chefs, cooks, and other kitchen workers engaged in preparing and cooking food and ensuring a quality, efficient and effective food service and product. The Chef D’Cuisine will be the focal point for enhancing the gaming and entertainment experience of dining guests with quality food offerings while maintaining operational culinary excellence. 


Core Service Standards

  • CLEAN: Must make the property shine and look impeccable while maintaining a neat CLEAN and crisp personal appearance.
  • SAFE: Must make guests feel SAFE and comfortable through creating a worry free, carefree experience.
  • FAST: Provide FAST and efficient service with accuracy. Meet service time requirements and anticipate guest needs.
  • FRIENDLY: Greet each guest with FRIENDLY welcomes, making eye contact and smiling. Use H.E.A.R.T. steps to ease guest concerns. Say thank you to departing guests.
  • FUN: Work passionately as a team to create a FUN experience both for everyone who works and plays here.

Specific Responsibilities and Duties

  • Development and management of the budget and food cost %. Trains kitchen personnel in safe operating procedures of all equipment, utensils, and machinery.
  • Establishes maintenance schedules in conjunction with manufacturer’s instructions for all equipment within assigned food venue.
  • Is the creative manager in determining the menu and food offerings.
  • Development of staff, to include, interviewing for new hires and performance management inclusive of disciplinary counseling and conducting performance evaluations.
  • Manages restaurant personnel in preparation all menu offering while retaining the maximum amount of desired nutrients special and dietary request to include low-fat, sodium, vegetarian and low-calorie meals.
  • Manage food costs and establish purchasing specifications for restaurant food and beverage offerings.
  • Manage programs and processes to control and reduce loss time injuries.
  • Plans plating of foods in assigned restaurant to maximize visual impact and minimizing waste
  • Other duties as assigned.


Educational Requirements

  • A four (4)-year degree in a related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years experience as a Kitchen/Restaurant Supervisor and/or Sous Chef.
  • Must be able to comply with all state gaming regulations, which may include obtaining a license.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to stand for long periods of times without sitting or leaning.
  • Ability to handle multi-tasking heavy work-exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and up to 50 pounds of force occasionally or to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Ability to walk continually throughout a scheduled shift.
  • Ability to bend, stoop and reach oven, hotel pans, trays, weighing up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions

  • 24/7 high energy casino with over 300,000 sq. ft of gaming and entertainment space and approximately 3000 employees.
  • Exposed to alcohol, cigarette and cigar smoke, bright lights, and loud noises.
  • You will work in an environment where smoking is allowed.

Additional Information

All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.


About this Employer

Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia

900 Packer Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19148


The Cordish Companies is widely recognized as the preeminent international developer of large-scale, urban revitalization projects and entertainment districts, often branded as "Live!" districts. With more than a century of operations, Cordish has also become a leading developer and operator of gaming and hospitality projects, and a market leader in pioneering a new standard in sports-anchored mixed-use developments.

Recently, The Cordish Companies has extended its Live! brand into hospitality with the launch of Live! Hotels. The first Live! Hotel, located in Maryland, opened in 2018 as an expansion of the Live! Casino Maryland and was recently award the AAA Four-Diamond rating.  We are excited to announce the opening of the second property slated to open in late 2020 as part of Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.  The Live! Hotel is part of the transformation of the Philadelphia Stadium District into an integrated sports, entertainment and casino resort destination.  The opening of the Live! Casino & Hotel will transform the Philadelphia Stadium District into the only place in the country to experience big league action from four major professional sports teams, best in class dining and entertainment, and world-class gaming and hotel accommodations.

Why people like to work here

Are you ambitious and outgoing? Do you thoroughly enjoy people and are not afraid to smile? Does doing a good job and getting fairly compensated for it excite you? Then you just may be the person we are looking for to work at the new and exciting Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. 

We are looking for talented, energetic individuals to work in what promises to be the most exciting gaming and entertainment experience in the region. 

Live! Casino & Hotel is an equal employment opportunity employer. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will recruit, hire, train, and promote persons in all job titles without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status under local, state, or federal law.