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Banquet Cook 3 - Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Job ID:

46690

Job Title:

Banquet Cook 3

Company:

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino

Location:

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233
United States

Date Posted:

Oct 26, 2017

Ending Date:

Dec 24, 2017

Type of Position:

Full Time

Category:

Food and Beverage

Job Description

Potawatomi Hotel & Casino (PH&C), owned by the Forest County Potawatomi tribe, is one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art entertainment properties in the Midwest, including slot machines, table games, poker tables, bingo, off-track-betting, a theater, event center, award-winning restaurants, full-service catering, and a luxury hotel, with a variety of business meeting and special occasion venues.  In addition to being the premier entertainment destination in the Midwest, PH&C sets the bar high for responsible citizenship through its dedication to charitable giving, responsible gambling, and sustainability.  

PH&C operates on growth-oriented Mission, Vision, and Values statements that emphasize providing opportunities, being the premier entertainment destination in the Midwest, and most importantly, acting with integrity in everything that we do.  While carrying out the job duties listed below, the Banquet Cook 3 contributes to our continued business success by providing unsurpassed guest service, personal and professional dedication to our Mission, Vision, and Values, and demonstrating a high level of integrity and ethical standards.   

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions)

  1. *Perform intermediate to advanced food preparation and cooking duties, including but not limited to braising, blackening, and searing foods; preparing pasta; and grill or wok cooking.
  2. *Act as a saucier to prepare sauces, stews, and made to order sautéed menu items.
  3. *Use and clean kitchen surfaces, equipment, and utensils safely, including but not limited to ovens, grills, fryers, broilers, and knives.
  4. *Maintain a safe, sanitary, and organized work environment, working closely with Stewards at all times.
  5. Assist in training other members of the culinary team.
  6. Assist in storing and rotating all inventories as needed.
  7. Perform opening and closing duties as needed.
  8. Work in different kitchens/venues as assigned, based on business needs, to gain knowledge, and to assist with advanced food preparation.
  9. Perform job duties in full compliance with departmental Internal Controls, policies, and procedures.
  10. Perform other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  1. The ability to demonstrate advanced cooking skills is required.
  2. A high school diploma or equivalent is preferred. One year of related experience is required.
  3. The ability to successfully achieve ServSafe certification within 90 days.
  4. The ability to successfully complete Culinary Academy within 12 months.
  5. The ability to use basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and counting using whole numbers and fractions.
  6. The ability to maintain discretion in handling confidential information.
  7. The ability to interact with guests and team members in a professional manner.
  8. The ability to work irregular hours and extended shifts including late nights, early mornings, weekends, and holidays.
  9. The ability to stand and walk for prolonged periods of time in a physically demanding, fast paced environment.
  10. While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to talk, hear, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, stand, and move for duration of scheduled shift. The team member is frequently required to use hands to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The team member will be required to lift or move objects up to 25 pounds on a regular basis and up to 50 pounds occasionally. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions

The noise level is usually moderate to loud. When on the casino floor, the noise level increases. The facility is not smoke free. While performing the duties of this job, the team member will work near moving parts and extreme noise, such as kitchen equipment, and will be required to work in a hot environment, such as over and near ovens, cook-tops, and open flames, and in a cold environment such as in freezer/production prep kitchen areas.

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all qualifications, responsibilities, duties, and skills required.

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

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Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
1721 W. Canal Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: 1-800-PAYSBIG
Web Site: www.paysbig.com 
 
Potawatomi Hotel & Casino, located in downtown Milwaukee, WI. is one of two casinos owned and operated by the Forest County Potawatomi Community.

With 100 table games, 3,000 slot machines, a 1,440-seat Bingo Hall, Poker Room and Off-Track Betting Room, the Casino offers thrilling action 24/7. The Casino also has a 500-seat theater, seven unique restaurants and over 60,000 square feet of banquet space. Plus, our new 19-story, 381-room hotel is now open. 
 
Must be at least 18 years of age to apply. We support a safe, healthy and drug-free work environment through background checks and pre-employment drug testing.

As authorized by Federal Law, Forest County Potawatomi Community reserves the right to exercise preference for qualified Tribal/Indian members in connection with all job postings.
 
We like to reward and recognize team members for a job well done. So, we offer some awesome perks, like festival tickets, tickets to sporting events and more, as well as team member-only amenities, including our on-site dining area and fitness center.
 
Check out all of the benefits we offer:
-  Medical
-  Dental
-  Vision Care
-  Prescription
-  Basic Life and Accident Death Dismemberment Insurance
-  Short Term Disability
-  Flexible Spending Account
-  Employee Assistance Program
-  401K Retirement Services
-  Competitive Wages
-  Paid time off
-  Free parking
-  Free uniforms
-  Wellness Program
-  Fitness Center
-  Free or discounted tickets to area attractions, festivals and events
-  Guest Service Award program
-  Team Member of the Month and Team Member of the Year programs
-  Paid training and advancement opportunities
-  Team member appreciation events ...and much more!

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