Culinary Apprentice

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

Nestled along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, River City Casino & Hotel is a stunning 7-story hotel offering 193 elegant and comfortable guest rooms, six spacious 2-bay suites and a luxurious Presidential suite---all just steps away from the casino's award-winning restaurants, Event Center featuring top-name entertainment and an expansive casino with non-stop gaming action.

River City Casino

777 River City Casino Boulevard

St. Louis, MO 63125


Pinnacle Entertainment is launching an American Culinary Federation Certified Apprenticeship Training Program that begins at River City in St. Louis, MO. After the Apprentice's successful completion of two years of progressive learning at River City, he or she will have the opportunity to relocate to one of Pinnacle Entertainment's other properties to complete the final year of the program as a Lead Cook.

Our mission at Pinnacle Entertainment is to be the Best Casino Entertainment Company in the world, and our Food and Beverage operations are no exception to this goal. Our restaurant operations cover virtually every line of business offered in the industry. Our kitchen operations give the Apprentice the opportunity to work in every station in the back of the house.

Program completion will include American Culinary Federation Certification as a Certified Chef, the chance to grow with PNK at any one of our properties as a key Culinary professional, and progression through our Brigade system of Culinary Leadership.


Program Benefits:

* Paid program, allowing the apprentice to "earn while you learn"

* Hands on mentoring and training from accomplished chefs

* Real world practical experience in all stations of the kitchen - not always available in culinary institutions

* A progressive learning cycle that begins with the basics and advances to the most complex culinary techniques and practices

* Leadership and career development

* The opportunity for advancement and growth to the highest levels of culinary leadership

* An affordable alternative to cost prohibitive culinary educational institutions

* Subsidized housing for apprentices

* A company culture driven by culinary excellence

* American culinary federation certified training material


To be qualified as an applicant, first and foremost the candidate must demonstrate a sincere desire for a career as a Chef. He or she will have the opportunity to communicate this to our selection committee through the application process that includes a two page essay on why you are interested in a career in the Culinary Arts. Additional qualification requirements are as follows:

* Possess the aptitude and desire for learning the trade

* Have completed a high school education or the equivalent

* Possess the basic mathematical skills associated with measurement and recipe costing

* Effective use of a personal computer including basic knowledge of Microsoft Office software and ability to effectively utilize the internet as a learning tool

* Physical ability to walk and stand for long periods of time


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