LINE COOK - Delvins

Pinnacle Entertainment
May 19, 2017
May 20, 2017
Job Type
Full Time
Be the Best You

Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) is a dynamic and growing casino entertainment company with more than 15,000 team members working at 16 casinos and racetracks located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Ohio - and PNK has a management contract for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

At PNK, we are guided by our team member promise - Be the Best You. Through this promise we strive to support our team members in living their best lives by offering them challenging and rewarding work, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to build lasting relationships.

Property Details

Home of Pennsylvania's largest jackpot ever paid, The Meadows is an all-inclusive entertainment destination featuring endless thrills with 82 table games and more than 3,100 slot machines; limitless flavors with over six unique restaurants, including Bistecca Steakhouse that serves up exciting views of the racetrack; pulse-pounding excitement with a racing grandstand with VIP suites; thrilling nightlife at Vibe Ultralounge; and an all-ages bowling center. With an adjoining Hyatt hotel, The Meadows is an all-in-one unforgettable getaway.

The Meadows

210 Racetrack Rd

Washington, PA 15301


Produces high quality hot and cold ala carte food in flavor, presentation, and proper temperatures for Delvin's Snack Bar, Meadows Lanes, Banquets and Special Events


* Utilizes superior sanitation practices, and culinary skills in menu preparation, production, specifications, and standards in a high volume kitchen.

* Produces ala carte menu items according to guest's request (micros) with-in the time standards set for the specific meal period.

* Works in a very fast paced, high volume, short order food production type environment with frequently changing menus and specialty request

* Maintains production, time/temperature and waste and any other assigned production charts

* Stocks and rotates product using proper FIFO techniques

* Stores all foods at correct temperatures

* Dates and labels all food items

* Uses knife skills to prepare raw ingredients

* Utilizes ovens, grills, griddles, broilers, deep fryers, ranges, salamanders, steamers, combi-ovens, electric slicers, knives, steam tables, impinging conveyor oven, pizza deck oven, and other equipment for food preparation

* Prepares hot and cold food items to according to established departmental specifications

* Prepares and presents all menu items in accordance with departmental standards

* Utilizes departmental standard cooking techniques to ensure proper product results

* Stocks production area for efficient daily operation

* Prepares large and small batch recipes as assigned

* Demonstrates proper Garnishing techniques in the preparation and presentation of all ala carte menu items

* Prepares food for the utilization by teammates in the production of ala carte and special event type foods

* Acts in a friendly and professional manner to guests and co workers

* Maintains a clean, neat and sanitized work area

* Sets up and stocks work station in a self motivated manner

* Presents a professional, neat and clean appearance at all times

* Cleans and organizes kitchen areas, including storing incoming goods, sweeping, mopping & scrubbing as assigned

* Reports daily & advanced product needs with complete product requisitions based on accurate department needs

* Provides feedback to Chefs on quality of incoming goods

* Provides guests feedback regarding food and other issues to management

* Reports product shortages, equipment issues and safety concerns to Chefs immediately

* Sets up, cleans and maintains special event food areas as assigned.

* Works live action food stations, (carving, saut?ing and other culinary techniques) provided for guests

* Interacts with guests, producing special requests, answering questions and providing guidance for food choices

* Assists Chefs with other tasks as assigned

* Accurately labels food on display for guests

* Possesses excellent communication skills, ability to interact with guests in a professional, personable manor is essential

* Maintains a clean uniform at all times when in the performance of executing a chef attended action station

* Able to work at a very fast pace in a short order production kitchen and adheres to production goals and guidelines

* Other tasks as assigned by management


* Must be a self motivated

* Must be fluent in verbal and written English

* Must have 1 year experience with short order cooking

* Ability to learn at a fast pace and help train others

* Have accurate high production knife skills.

* Hot food production knowledge including grilling, steaming, deep frying, char broiling , soup and sauce preparation

* Working knowledge of American food production techniques

* Cold food production knowledge including but not limited to salads, fruit platters, sandwich preparation, desserts, and specialty sweets.

* Must be able to obtain a Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board non-gaming license

* Must have valid original copy of birth certificate or passport

* Requires knowledge of Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture ? Department of Food Safety and Sanitation regulations

* Serve Safe Certification preferred

* Culinary degree, culinary vocational school diploma, or work experience equivalent is preferred.

* Ability to maintain cooking station at a speed that yields 145 covers within the 1 hour of dining time

Essential Physical Requirements

* Normal range of vision and absence of color blindness ? 100%

* Stands unassisted for substantial periods ? 100%

* Walking at a fast pace forward, backward and laterally unassisted 100%

* Regularly walks distances in excess of 300' at a fast pace.

* Lifting unassisted waist high ? up to 100 lbs- 100%

* Bending at the knee- 100%

* Bending at the waist- 100%

* Pulling up to 200 Lbs on wheels- 50%

* Pushing up to 200 Lbs on wheels- 50%

* Reaching to the side, below the waist, waist level, above the waist and above the shoulders- 100%

* Normal hand eye coordination - 100%

* Grasping hot and cold items using necessary heat resistant or cold resistant gloves or cloths? 100%

* Normal sense of smell, taste , touch and hearing- 100%

* Repetitive motions, including , chopping , slicing, dicing, grasping, scooping, flipping, tossing, squeezing- 100%

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