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Lead Line Cook - P.J. Clarke's Restaurant - Tioga Downs Casino & Resort

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Lead Line Cook - P.J. Clarke's Restaurant


Tioga Downs Casino & Resort


Nichols, New York 13812
United States

Date Posted:

Oct 19, 2018

Ending Date:

Nov 19, 2018

Type of Position:

Full Time


Food and Beverage

Job Description

The Lead Line Cook is responsible for preparing all foods during their assigned shift, in accordance with company specifications and standards

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides exceptional guest service to both internal and external guests.
  • Actively supports the company culture of creating a fun and entertaining experience for internal and external guests.
  • Assists in the supervision of all line production staff ensuring compliance with Company specs and standards.
  • Responsible for preparing, seasoning, finishing, and garnishing all food in kitchen preparation in accordance with established recipes.
  • Performs as a team member with Cooks, Dishwashers, Supervisors, Chefs, Servers, Utilities, and pertinent Company Associates in producing a smoothly and efficiently run operation on a scheduled shift.
  • Follows all recipes and control procedures.
  • Assists in all areas of food production as needed as well as planning menus.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary area at all times in full accordance with State Health Regulations.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Directly supervises line cooks on a daily basis.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. 
  • Responsibilities include training associates, planning, assigning, and directing work, addressing complaints and resolving problems.


    • High School diploma or GED and one to two years experience as a cook’s apprentice in a large, full service hotel or restaurant preferred. 


    • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the Associate is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. 
    • The Associate frequently is required to stand and walk.  
    • The Associate is frequently required to lift up to 25 lb., and occasionally required to lift up to 50 lb.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. 
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • The Associate regularly works around mechanical moving parts.
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
    Additional Information

    Starting Salary:  $13.75 Per Hour


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

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    Company Information

    Tioga Downs Casino Resort
    2384 West River Rd.
    Nichols NY, 13812 

    Tioga Downs Casino Resort is located at the gateway to Finger Lakes Wine Country in New York. With 950 slot machines, 32 table games, including the World Series of Poker sanctioned Poker Room, it’s a gambler’s retreat.

    Add in the best barbecue from around the country at Virgil’s Real Barbecue, fresh food at the County Fair Buffet grown in our garden and on local farms, headline concerts, live music from the best regional bands on the weekends and live racing all summer long and Tioga Downs is a sure bet for fun.

    The property features a 161-room hotel, spa, P.J. Clarke’s Restaurant, swimming pools, a water slide and 33,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.

    Tioga Downs Casino is the most inviting, entertaining and rewarding experience that the region has to offer. With the excitement of harness racing and the thrills of casino gaming in a friendly and casual atmosphere, this destination is rivaled by none.

    Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer