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Sushi/Wok Chef

Medical,Dental, Vision, 401k with Match, PTO, Employee Dining Room

Posted September 6, 2022

Mount Airy Casino Resort Spa
Mount Pocono, PA
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Bring your culinary skills to our Four Diamond Resort!

Compensation

$20 per hour

About This Job

JOB OVERVIEW:

The Noodle Bar Cook is responsible for preparing recipes, hot & cold food items and assisting in all kitchen activities to ensure that guests receive high quality food items in a timely manner.  All duties are to be performed within the guidelines of the Mount Airy Casino Resort’s policies and procedures, Internal Control Standards and objectives.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Knowledge of Chinese Cuisine and preparation.
  • Knowledgeable of all recipes, presentations & criteria of service for their assigned station.
  • Must possess the ability to work various stations assigned by the chef or Sous chef within their designated outlet.
  • Must be able to identify and correct food preparation and presentation that is not in accordance with standards set by Executive Chef and outlet Chef.
  • Executes the methods of preparation, portion sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste. Must be able to follow and execute standardized recipes as instructed.
  • Actively participates in maintaining kitchens and contributes to cleaning regularly and that all health and sanitation standards are maintained; notify the Sous Chef of any needed repairs.
  • Review the following day’s menus, actively ensures that pars levels are maintained per their assigned station; qualities of product both raw and prepared meet MACR standards; maintain product rotations and ensures storage procedures are followed.  Assist with the regular inventory of food and kitchen supplies; advise Sous Chef when items are necessary to maintain adequate inventory levels, maintains and communicates changes in the par levels to the Sous Chef.
  • May be assigned by Sous Chef to check in food orders received during their shift. They are to check accuracy of the delivery against invoice and inspect the quality of the products received. Any discrepancies are to be brought to the attention of the Sous Chef.
  • Promote teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other employees and the Sous Chef.
  • Is responsible for their professional appearance and their adherence to MACR employee dress code.
  • As this is a lead position it is inherent and required that the individual be able to work with little or no supervision. At all times the Noodle Bar Cook will conduct him/herself in a professional manner.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to speak Mandarin and/or Cantonese strongly preferred.
  • One (1) to three (3) years Asian Culinary experience required. 
  • Degree or certificate in culinary arts preferred.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Moving about the kitchen
  • Handling objects, products and utensils
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling

Other:

Must be able to maintain a clean work environment and follow all health code standards.

Must be able to pass Cook 2 Competency Test with a minimum of 80%

                1) Knife Skills

                2) Basic Sauce and Stock Preparation

                3) Cooking Techniques (e.g. poach, broil, sauté, fryer, roast)

                4) Knowledge proper utilization of kitchen equipment pertaining to assigned work area.

                5) Safe Food Handling   

Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with the other cooks, wait staff or supervisors.

Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when preparing meals from a recipe or when monitoring inventory and par levels.

Mathematical skills, including basic math, percentages, quantities, and variances are used frequently.

  • Nights, weekends, and/or holidays are a requirement of this position.

ADA Requirements: 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentials functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to stand, walk and move through all property areas.  Must be able to stand or sit for long periods.
  • Maintain physical stamina and proper mental state of mind to work under pressure in a fast paced environment and effectively deal with guests, management, employees and members of the business community.
  • Adequate manual dexterity, including hand and wrist movement to operate office equipment and perform light lifting.

The Mount Airy Casino Resort is committed to achieving full equal opportunity without discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical disability, age or sexual orientation.

Note:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing need of the organization.  

JOB OVERVIEW:  Prepare recipes, hot & cold food items and assist in all kitchen activities to ensure that guests receive high quality food items in a timely manner.  All duties are to be performed within the guidelines of the Mount Airy Casino Resort’s policies and procedures, Internal Control Standards and objectives.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists with employee training and scheduling.
  • Monitors and reports to the Sous Chef and/ or Department Chef any waste, potential hazards, shortage of products and observations on the efficient operation of the outlet.
  • The Sushi Cook may be called on from time to time to act as the lead in the absence of the Sous Chef and/or department Chef. 
  • Knowledge of sushi, including preparations, ingredients, knife skills, and the overall style
  • Knowledge of Food safety procedures a must
  • A commitment to learn the style of our hotel / restaurant
  • The ability to learn and execute new techniques
  • Must have the ability to work under pressure within a fast paced atmosphere
  • Must be able to communicate with patrons at the sushi bar, as this is where you will be a majority of your time
  • The ability to speak Japanese and /or Chinese is a plus – Fluent in English is required
  • Knowledgeable of all recipes, presentations & criteria of service for their assigned outlet.
  • Must possess and maintain a current knowledge of all recipes and standard preparation methods.
  • Must be able to identify and correct food preparation and presentation that is not in accordance with standards set by Executive Chef.
  • Acts as a lead and coaches other staff in the absence of the chef.
  • Executes the methods of preparation, portion sizes, and timeliness of food preparation; control food usage to minimize waste.
  • Responsible for documenting any and all products that are wasted. This includes products coming back from banquets and/or buffet, any spoiled products, etc. All waste charts are to be reviewed with their Sous Chef.
  • Actively participates in maintaining kitchens and contributes to cleaning regularly and that all health and sanitation standards are maintained; notify the Sous Chef of any needed repairs.
  • Reviews the following day’s menus, actively ensures that pars levels are maintained per their assigned station; qualities of product both raw and prepared meet MACR standards; maintains product rotations and ensures storage procedures are followed. 
  • Assists with the regular inventory of food and kitchen supplies; advises the Sous Chef when items are necessary to maintain adequate inventory levels; maintains and communicates changes in the par levels to the Sous Chef.
  • May be assigned by Sous Chef to check in food orders received during their shift. They are to check accuracy of the delivery against invoice and inspect the quality of the products received. Any discrepancies are to be brought to the attention of the Sous Chef.
  • Promotes teamwork and quality service through daily communication and coordination with other employees and the Sous Chef.
  • Responsible for their professional appearance and their adherence to MACR employee dress code.
  • As this is a lead position, it is inherent and required that the individual be able to work with little or no supervision.
  • Must conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Five (5) years experience as a line cook or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience.
  • At least one (1) year experience as a sushi cook required. 
  • Degree or certificate in culinary arts preferred.

This job requires ability to perform the following:

  • Carrying or lifting items weighing up to 50 pounds
  • Moving about the kitchen
  • Handling objects, products and utensils
  • Bending, stooping, kneeling

Other:

Must possess current Serve Safe Certification.

Must be able to pass Cook 1 Competency Test with a minimum of 80%

                1) Knife Skills

                2) Basic Sauce and Stock Preparation

                3) Cooking Techniques (e.g. poach, broil, sauté, fryer, roast)

                4) Knowledge the use of all kitchen equipment

                5) Safe Food Handling   

Communication skills are utilized a significant amount of time when interacting with the other cooks, wait staff or supervisors.

Reading and writing abilities are utilized often when preparing meals from a recipe, when assisting in the scheduling of the kitchen staff, or when monitoring inventory.

Mathematical skills, including basic math, percentages, quantities, and variances are used frequently.

  • Nights, weekends, and/or holidays are a requirement of this position.

ADA Requirements: 

The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essentials functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Must be able to stand, walk and move through all property areas.  Must be able to stand or sit for long periods.
  • Maintain physical stamina and proper mental state of mind to work under pressure in a fast paced environment and effectively deal with guests, management, employees and members of the business community.
  • Adequate manual dexterity, including hand and wrist movement to operate office equipment and perform light lifting.

The Mount Airy Casino Resort is committed to achieving full equal opportunity without discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, national origin, politics, marital status, physical disability, age or sexual orientation.

Note:  This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive.  Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing need of the organization.   

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About this Employer

Mount Airy Casino Resort Spa

312 Woodland Road
Mount Pocono, PA 18344

(877) 682-4791

188 Room Resort

mountairycasino.com

MAKE A CAREER MOVE GAME PLAN

At Mount Airy Casino Resort, we value our employees and are always offering great career opportunities. As a direct reflection of who we are, employees are expected to live up to the high level of standards we set for ourselves, as an industry based on customer satisfaction. We do our best to provide employees with a quality work environment and treat each and every one with respect and care. It's our mission to provide everyone that walks through our doors with the best experience possible, including our employees.