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Sous Chef - Osage Casinos

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Job Title:

Sous Chef


Osage Casinos


Skiatook, Oklahoma 74070
United States

Date Posted:

Dec 25, 2021

Ending Date:

Feb 23, 2022

Type of Position:

Full Time


Food and Beverage

Job Description

Assists the Chef in the daily operations of the kitchen, and provides leadership and direction to kitchen personnel including all cooks, and dishwashers. Ensures that all recipes, food preparations, and presentations meet Restaurant, Deli, Buffet, Bar, Hotel and Special Event specifications and quality.



  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • Associates Degree in Culinary Arts or related field with a minimum of two years of culinary cooking experience.
    • Or six years culinary cooking experience in a multiple food venue environment with one year in a supervisory capacity.
  • Experience in a full service property with multiple food outlets, full service restaurants and knowledge of banquet/catering operations preferred
  • Required to pass a pre-employment drug screening and obtain and maintain an Osage Nation gaming license.
  • Required to provide documents to show the applicant is eligible to work in the United States.
  • Osage, Native American, and Veteran preference shall apply to all positions at Osage Casinos.
  • Applicants must be able to perform all essential functions of job duties with or without reasonable accommodation.


  • Assists the Chef with overseeing all food storage preparation and production
  • Ensures that the proper amounts of food have been prepared in accordance with the production sheets. 
  • Trains all line cook employees the skills required of their specific position. Including but not limited to the use and care of the equipment, the use of knives and other culinary tools. 
  • Supervises the production, preparation and presentation of all foods for the casino food outlets to ensure that a quality, appearance and consistency of product.
  • Establishes and enforces nutrition and sanitation standards of cafeteria, kitchen, and related work areas.
  • Supervises methods of food preparation and cooking, portion size, and garnishing to ensure food is prepared in a prescribed manner and cost control measures are followed. Tests cooked foods through taste and smell and overall appearance.
  • Verifies that kitchen staff follows all recipes and portion servings correctly.
  • Ensures that kitchen, dish, and storage areas are clean and organized.
  • Places food and supply orders as needed.
  • Receives orders and verifies invoices and ensures quality and freshness of merchandise.
  • Assists in the creation and planning of menus and daily specials; implements the necessary production changes to attract new business and ensure current guest satisfaction.
  • Ensures optimum staffing levels by coordinating the schedules of the staff.
  • Maintains a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen.
  • Ensures that all recipes, food preparations and presentations meet restaurant specifications and commitment to quality.
  • Achieves financial objectives by monitoring labor and food costs to budgetary requirements.
  • Ensures food service outlets functions are executed according to gaming, health, sanitation regulations and established policies and procedures.
  • Informs wait staff of any food shortages well in advance of this occurrence.  Finds a suitable substitute for the menu item if at all possible.
  • Instrumental in organizing an efficient flow of production. Check all daily events, delegate and follow up
  • Maintain menus and food quality up to standards.
  • Ensures the cooks prepare a variety of foods in quantities according to the menu and number of patrons to be served.
  • Directs activities to one or more workers assisting with preparing and serving meals.
  • Completes required daily financial tools and reports.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all privileged information.
  • Contributes to a team effort and accomplishes related results as required.
  • Performs other duties as required.


  • Supervises and coordinates activities of culinary staff.
  • Oversees department and improves staff effectiveness by coaching, counseling, training and recommending disciplinary action for employees.
  • Plans, delegates, monitors, and appraises job tasks and results in a timely manner.
  • Directs assignments, approves work schedules, recommends training, and approves time.
  • Supports Chef with hosting regular staff meetings to ensure communication between personnel and business related activities.
  • Conducts daily shift meeting to review events of the day, upcoming events and the weekly standard


  • Required to stand for up to 8 hours per day.
  • Ability to sit, walks, stoops, kneel or crouch while performing duties.
  • Ability to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Ability to use arms to reach and lift above shoulders.
  • Must have normal auditory and good verbal communication.
  • Ability to lift, push, or pull upwards of 25 pounds.


  • Work is typically performed within a kitchen and Casino setting.
  • Exposure to second-hand smoke and a high noise level.
  • Exposure to heat, cold, fumes and steam.
  • Evening and weekend shifts may be required. Extended hours and irregular shifts may be required.
Additional Information

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

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Osage Casino – Human Resources
1211 W 36th St N
Tulsa, OK  74127

Osage Casinos are the largest economic enterprise of the Osage Nation. Osage Casinos operate in Tulsa, Sand Springs, Bartlesville, Skiatook, Ponca City, Hominy and Pawhuska. Osage Casinos has 3,042 electronic games at 7 locations. Guests 18 and over are welcome.
Osage Casino – Tulsa is located at 36 Street North off the L.L. Tisdale Parkway. The tribe invested $160 million into the new facility which opened in August 2018.  It features a 247,000 square-foot gaming floor with 1,500 electronic games and 16 table games. The resort also has a 141-room hotel with an event space, a 4,000 square-foot brewery, and a new parking garage. In addition, Osage Casino Tulsa has a 6,000-square-foot outdoor entertainment area with a 120,000-gallon pool, a fire pit, a poolside bar and a 15-person hot tub.

Osage Casino – Sand Springs is located at 301 Blackjack Drive, Sand Springs, and features 491 electronic games and video poker, with 16 flat screen TVs at TheBar sports bar. The café/restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Local, live entertainment is available at TheBar, Sand Springs, on Friday/Saturday at 8 p.m.
Osage Casino – Bartlesville is located at 222 Allen Road, and offers 449 electronic games, 6 table games. The property features a buffet, deli and NINE18 Bar. Local, live entertainment is available at NINE18Bar, on Friday/Saturday at 9 p.m.

Osage Casino Hotel – Skiatook is located at 5591 West Rogers Boulevard with 318 electronic games, a bar and Players Club. The Fiery Grille restaurant opens at 11 a.m. daily. The Tin Pint Bar features video poker, monthly drink specials and large screen TVs.
The 33-room hotel includes a fitness center, outdoor climate controlled pool with underwater speakers, hot tub, 2,500 square feet of meeting space. Hotel guests enjoy a free breakfast buffet.
The OC convenience store is open 24 hours, 7 days per week with 16 fueling stations, a beer cave and food.

Osage Casino Hotel – Ponca City is located at 6464 State Highway 60, offers 345 electronic games, 6 tables games and is open 24 hours, 7 days a week. The Salted Fork restaurant seats 60 people. The CopperTap Bar has large screen TVs, video poker.
The 55-room hotel includes a fitness center, outdoor climate controlled pool with underwater speakers, hot tub, 2,500 square feet of meeting space. Hotel guests enjoy a free breakfast buffet.
The OC convenience store is open 24 hours, 7 days per week with 16 fueling stations, a beer cave and food.

Osage Casino – Hominy is located at 39 Deer Ave., a few miles north of Hominy and was the first casino opened under Osage Nation Gaming in 2002. The casino offers 204 electronic games. The Jackpot Bar &Grill serves food and beer. The casino is open 10 am – 2 am, Sunday-Tuesday; and 10 am – 4 am, Wednesday – Saturday.
Osage Casino - Pawhuska is located at 2017 East 15th Street & Hwy 99. The casino offers 168 electronic games. Casino hours are 10 am – 2 a.m., Sunday – Wednesday and 10 am – 4 am, Thursday-Saturday.