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Cook - Pizza

Posted January 16, 2023

Palms Casino Resort
Las Vegas, NV
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About This Job

Reporting to the Assistant Chef and/or Executive Sous Chef, it is the responsibility of the Cook to execute recipes, perform general production, and operate a specific station with others or individually, while ensuring preparation and service is of the highest possible quality in a timely manner.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Communicates effectively with management and co-workers with regards to the operations of the kitchen.

  • Prepares all menu items and follows recipes precisely, including conversion capabilities, and understands mis en place.

  • Monitors and maintains cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned work areas.

  • Transports supplies from the storeroom and stocks in designated areas.

  • Starts prep work on items needed for the particular menu of the day.

  • Ensures all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated area.

  • Assist Master Cook, Pantry and Kitchen workers in execution of service.

  • Maintain solid knowledge, understanding and preparation of base sauces, stocks and soups.

  • Work as a team, assist all guests and employees needs and inquiries Completes opening duties such as setting up workstation with required place, tools, equipment and supplies; inspecting the cleanliness and working condition of all tools, equipment and supplies; checking production schedule and pars; establishing priority items for the day; and informing the Assistant Chef and/or Executive Sous Chef or other co-workers of any supplies that need to be requisitioned for the day's tasks.

  • Continues prep work after the meal period for the next meal service.

  • Identifies and safely uses all kitchen equipment.

  • Properly labels and dates all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation.

  • Perform other job-related duties as requested.

  • The Cook performs other duties as assigned to support the efficient operation of the department and assumes other responsibilities, duties, tasks, and assignments that contribute to the mitigation or response to any public health emergency.

Qualifications

·Knowledgeable of weights, measures and various cooking techniques.

·Knowledge of knives and knife skills, standard kitchen equipment and supplies, including, but not limited to toasters, refrigerators, coolers, slicers, beverage machines, Cryovac machine and smallware’s.

·Knowledge of health, safety, and sanitation regulations.

·Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts. 

·High school diploma or equivalent.

·One (1) year of experience as a Cook in a fast paced, high-volume restaurant

·Work varied shifts, to include weekends and holidays Equivalent combination of education and progressive, relevant, and direct experience may be considered in lieu of minimum educational/experience requirements indicated above.

·Demonstrated experience developing department goals and action plans in accordance with property and overall company goals.

Physical Demands

·Work is performed in a fast pace setting.

  • Must be tolerant to varying conditions of noise level, temperature, illumination, and air quality.

  • May be exposed to smoke

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

  • Constant contact with executives, department management, employees, and guests.

  • Prolonged sitting or standing and mobility.

  • Balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, talking, hearing, repetitive motions Lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects and/or move up to 50 pounds occasionally

  • Eye/hand coordination.

  • Use of standard office equipment.

  • Ability to distinguish letters, numbers, and symbols

  • May be required to work evening, weekends, and holiday shifts.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Palms provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Palms, its affiliates and subsidiaries will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with applicable law.

We are committed to making a work environment where the growth and well-being of our team members is the top priority. Join our team today!

We are committed to making a work environment where the growth and well-being of our team members is the top priority. Join our team today!

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About this Employer

Palms Casino Resort

4321 W Flamingo Rd
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Telephone (866) 752-2236
Reservations (866) 752-2236

Casino Resort

www.palms.com

Palms Casino Resort is located just west of the center of the Las Vegas Strip off I-15 on Flamingo Road, in Nevada. It is owned and operated by the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. 

Our property reopened in April 2022 after a stunning, property-wide $690 million renovation, ushering in the next era of gaming and entertainment in Las Vegas. 

Our guests enjoy a collection of new award-winning restaurants, a 95,000 sq. ft. casino offering over 1,500 slots and 50 table games, such as Baccarat, Blackjack, Craps ,Pai Gow, Poker, Roulette, Three Card Poker, and Ultimate Texas Hold’em, 766 luxurious rooms and suites in two hotel towers, one-of-a-kind entertainment venues, and museum-worthy contemporary art.

Our resort also includes over 190,000 square feet of meeting, convention and event space; the Pearl, a 2,500-seat theater; an expansive pool and spa area; wedding chapel; the Brenden Theatres 14-screen cinema, a recording studio and nearly 600 units at Palms Place condominiums.

Our employees are critical to our success and the foundation of our core values. We provide competitive wages and exceptional benefits, perks, incentives, and opportunities for advancement.