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Sous Chef - Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos

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Job Title:

Sous Chef


Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos


Tacoma, Washington 98404
United States

Date Posted:

Nov 15, 2017

Ending Date:

Dec 30, 2017

Type of Position:

Full Time


Food and Beverage

Job Description
Provides superior guest service to patrons of the casino by ensuring the food produced is of exceptional quality. Trains new employees, cooks on the line and demonstrates excellent communications skills while delegating food orders. Assists Kitchen Manager with duties and serves as back-up when necessary. Performs additional job duties as assigned by the department manager
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Culinary school background (preferred)
Experience & Requirements:
  • Must have at least two years cooking experience in a dinner house
  • Experience in fish filleting, cutting, sauteing, grilling, steaming and making a variety of sauces
  • Must be fast and able to handle up to thirty-five orders at a time if necessary 
  • Must have good communication skills with the patience and ability to train others
  • Must have valid Washington State food handler’s card
Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to stand for longer than 8 hours
  • The ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • Mobility to climb stairs on a routine basis
  • Must be able to tolerate a smoke filled environment
Additional Requirements:
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Upon offer must obtain Class IIIA Gaming License ($273 - 355)
  • Must be able to work all scheduled shifts to include day, swing, graveyard and holidays
Additional Information
All Full-Time Employees Receive:

· 100% paid Medical, Dental, Vision
· $10,000 Life Insurance Policy
· 401(k) Retirement options after 90 days of employment with up to 6% company match
· 18 paid flex days per year (maximum accrual of 31 days per year after 12 years)
· Employee Assistance Program
· Supplemental Insurance option through voluntary payroll deduction


In addition, all employees receive free employee meals, free parking, 20% employee meal discounts in all casino restaurants, a great Employee Recognition Program and much more!


We offer onsite training for all employees that includes new certifications, renewals and mandatory training as it relates to each individual's position.

Applicants must submit a fully completed application to be considered for employment. Failure to fully and accurately complete your application may result in immediate disqualification.

We will maintain your application on file for 12 months and consider applications for future job openings.

We recommend reviewing our web site often and applying directly for the positions in which you are interested.

All employees are required to obtain a Class III Gaming License before being allowed to work.

The Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino observes a zero tolerance drug & alcohol policy and all employees are required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer while practicing Native American preference according to law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer while practicing Native preference according to law. 

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Emerald Queen Casino I-5
2024 E. 29th St.
Tacoma, WA 98404
Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino
5700 Pacific Highway E.
Fife, WA 98424
Phone: (888) 831-7655 ~ 253) 594-7777
Web Site:
The Emerald Queen Hotel & Casinos are located between Seattle and Olympia, Washington. The main casino is located in Tacoma and the second casino is in Fife.

Emerald Queen Casino I-5 in Tacoma features Las Vegas style gaming including 56 table games including Let It Ride, Blackjack, Spanish 21, Fortune Pai Gow, Craps and Roulette.  The property also has 1,640 video slots, including Progressive Jackpot machines and Keno.

Property restaurants include an International Restaurant, International Buffet, Asian Café and Palace Deli. Guests can enjoy nationally acclaimed entertainers and comedians and live professional boxing events in the Showroom. Local entertainment is offered nightly in the Bridge Nightclub which hosts local bands every Friday and Saturday night with music selections from country, rock, oldies, to jazz and top 40 with local DJ's.

The Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino in Fife features 104 hotel rooms and 2,060 video slot and Progressive Jackpot machines. The food and beverage venues offers the Tatoosh Grill and Pacific Rim Buffet and Paradise Deli. The property also has a convenience store, casino shuttle and outdoor pool.
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