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Buffet Lead Cook - Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park

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Job Title:

Buffet Lead Cook

Company Name:

Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park


Northfield (Cleveland Area), Ohio 44067
United States

Date Posted:

Feb 10, 2017

Ending Date:

May 11, 2017

Type of Position:

Full Time


Food and Beverage

Job Description
The incumbent in this position is responsible for properly preparing any and all foods listed on the respective menus that are to be grilled, fried, broiled, baked, boiled, braised, poached in an assigned kitchen outlet, or prepared in the pantry.
(These functions are intended as a general illustration of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position)
 Creates an atmosphere that induces guests to make Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park their choice for gaming entertainment; responsible for actively building and retaining guest relations and acts as a mentor to team members in order to provide superior guest service.
  1. Prepares foods that are to be grilled, fried, broiled, baked, boiled, braised, poached or prepared in the pantry; ensures that all plates or pans served are aesthetically appealing and cooked to the specifications of the customer and the chef.
  2. Recognizes a variety of sauces and properly places them on all entrees featured on daily menus.
  3. Keeps work station neat and clean.
  4. Assists coworkers to ensure efficient operation of the kitchen. 
  5. Assist Chef or Sous Chef with opening and closing duties for the venue
  6. Assist Chef or Sous chef with quality assurance and food expediting  of stations for the venue 
  7. On occasion may perform duties at the Casino Café, or for special events/ parties on the casino boat. 
  8. Ensures cleanliness of working area; reports all equipment for safety failures, hazardous areas and accidents. 
  9. Ensures the proper storing of any foods, including those from a previous function. 
  10. Ensures that items are fully stocked and equipment is in good working condition. 
  11. Ensures the proper closing down of work stations. 
  12. Attend and participate in meetings, completing follow up as assigned. 
  13. Perform work regularly and predictably 
  14. Other duties as assigned.

This knowledge and these abilities are typically acquired through 3 years’ experience as a professional cook in a hotel, resort, casino, or restaurant plus a High School Diploma or Equivalent. A culinary apprenticeship, an Associate’s Degree from a culinary institution or an equivalent.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (Licenses, Certifications, Testing, etc):
  • Must obtain and maintain a valid drivers and all licenses / certifications per Federal, State, and Gaming/Lottery regulations.
  • Must successfully pass background check.
  • Must successfully pass drug screening.
  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all appropriate licenses / certifications per Federal, State, and Gaming regulations.
  • Basic food preparation knowledge and line work experience.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of employees and guests.
  • Use all equipment associated with the position, including, but not limited to, choppers, slicers, mixers and grinders.
Additional Information
All applicants must be able to demonstrate their US work authorization during the employment verification process.

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Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park
10777 Northfield Rd.
Northfield, OH 44067

Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, is adjacent to the world-famous Northfield Park harness racetrack and is centrally located just 20 miles Southeast of Downtown Cleveland and 20 miles North of Akron. The world’s only “Rocksino” features the most exciting gaming floor in Northeast Ohio, many flavorful dining options, and one of a kind live shows and entertainment offerings. 

There are over 2,200 VLT (video lottery terminal) games from Pennies to High-Limit denominations and all of the latest and greatest titles. 

The Rocksino offers the luxurious Club Velvet, a 300-seat club featuring comedy and intimate sessions with headlining performers. Hard Rock Live is the rockin’ 1,800-seat concert hall featuring the world’s most renowned artists in the ultimate live music venue. Guests can take in free shows on the Hard Rock Cafe stage and Center Bar.

The Rocksino is jam-packed with dining options. Local football legend Bernie Kosar invites guests to Kosar’s Wood Fired-Grill. Fresh Harvest Buffet features over 64 different delectable items every day. For those on the go, Constant Grind Bistro offers up hot and cold deli favorites and a full coffee bar. And don’t forget, the world-famous Hard Rock Cafe…the original icon in rock n’ roll dining!

Its $1 million rock memorabilia collection includes Eddie Van Halen’s Harley Davidson, the Black Eyed Peas’ costumes, Shakira’s stunning dress, Madonna’s motorcycle cap and a Diana Ross gown just to name a few of the unique pieces.

Our mission at at the world’s only “Rocksino” is to create authentic experiences that rock …an explosive musical blend of sights, sounds, fun and taste.

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