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Chef de Cuisine

Posted April 3, 2021

Riverside Casino and Golf Resort
Riverside, IA

About This Job


Riverside Casino & Golf Resort is looking for an experienced Chef de Cuisine for our premiere Fine Dining restaurant, Ruthie’s Steak and Seafood. The Chef de Cuisine will be given the opportunity to embellish their creative side and showcase their skills via rotating seasonal menus, catering to an elite group, while providing a one of a kind Fine Dining experience. Join us now in becoming the face of our flagship restaurant. 

Essential Functions

  • Must have extensive culinary knowledge
  • Responsible for all culinary quality aspects of the department
  • Create preliminary department menu development
  • Develop menu recipe cards and food production specifications to ensure quality, consistency and portion control measures.
  • Develop a food program that meets designated food cost goals.
  • Scheduling culinary staff members and meetings designated payroll costs.
  • Facilitate kitchen organization for fast and efficient functionality and service.
  • Establish and coordinate a program that meets all Iowa Department of Health, Internal controls and government rules and regulations.
  • Must be able to obtain all necessary licenses as required by local, state and federal governments.
  • Track systematically, all critical areas of food productions and ware-washing including food temperatures and sanitation levels.
  • Responsible for the hiring and development of all levels of the culinary team
  • Facilitate periodic team member evaluations and cultivate development strategies.
  • Responsible for all food service inventories including rotation, par levels, periodic physical inventories and discontinued inventory items.
  • Coordinate new food inventory items with the Food & Beverage Director and Purchasing manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • 4-5 years Culinary Management
  • 2 years Fine Dining experience
  • Culinary Degree: Preferred, Not Required


  • Full Time to include Days, Swings, Weekends, and Holidays.

Additional Information

Riverside Casino & Golf Resort® (RCGR) offers a wide variety of benefits intended to meet the many needs of our diverse employee population. We offer a comprehensive benefits package that helps our employees get and stay healthy, plan for their future, and maintain a healthy work-life balance. We encourage you to look through the different benefits below to discover all that we have to offer to our employees of Riverside Casino & Golf Resort!

Health & Wellness

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Center
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


  • Profit Sharing
  • Premium Pay Attendance Incentive
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Term Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Benefits

Rewards & Recognition

  • Internal Discounts
  • External Discounts
  • Above & Beyond Employee Recognition
  • Scholarship Program

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


About this Employer

Riverside Casino and Golf Resort

P.O. Box 720
Riverside, IA 52327

(319) 648-1234

About the company

Riverside Casino and Golf Resort , located in Iowa, offers players over 1,000 slot machines, 38 table games including Blackjack, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Craps, Roulette games, and a Poker Room. The hotel resort features 201 rooms and suites with full amenities, gourmet to casual food & beverage venues, an indoor/outdoor pool, spa/wellness center & exercise facility, an 18-hole championship golf course, and gift shop.