City
Las Vegas
State
NV
Shift
All
Type of Shift
Full Time
Department
Food & Beverage

Buffet Chef

Stratosphere Casino Hotel & Tower

Description:

Summary:

Responsible for the operational direction and administration of activities within the kitchen and back of house for the buffet. Controls labor and expense costs, achieves the specified sales and labor margins and maintains the highest quality of food. Assist the divisional executive with the development and execution of the division’s strategic plans.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Hire, train, develop, measure performance, and discipline of assigned leadership staff
  • Oversee the execution of the division’s operational plans in the assigned areas
  • Monitor and control labor costs by ensuring adequate coverage based on business demands
  • Ensure work performance standards, and employee development programs maximize the individual growth and development of staff
  • Maintain knowledge of all recipes to ensure food preparation is correct and of high quality
  • Create new menu items and recipes and assists in determining the cost of the items
  • Ensure all plates that leave the kitchen meet the recipe specs and plate presentation guidelines of the room
  • Ensure proper handling, preparation, storage, portioning and presentation of food
  • Ensure the kitchen area remains clean at all times
  • Order and maintain all food and beverage supplies, ensuring proper expense controls
  • Ensure all food is served and prepared within health, safety and sanitation guidelines
  • Provide outstanding customer service in a timely manner to both guests and fellow team members
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a room chef or assistant executive chef
  • Previous experience overseeing kitchen operations
  • Experience using collaborative leadership and team building techniques to develop and facilitate a positive working environment
  • Experience overseeing and maintaining a professional workplace
  • Previous gaming experience preferred
  • Experience using POS systems and electronic ordering systems; InfoGenesis experience preferred
  • At least 21 years of age
  • Graduate of a culinary arts program preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish a plus
  • Obtain and maintain all work cards as required by the company
  • Verify right to work in the United States

 

Work Cards

  •   Clark County Health card

 

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently push and/or pull up to 35 lbs.
  • Frequently lift and/or carry up to 35 lbs. at floor, knee, waist, and/or chest levels
  • Occasionally sit
  • Frequently bend, reach, twist, squat, kneel, and communicate via radio
  • Constant use of hearing and vision, walk, stand, communicate using a paging system, distinguish between shades of color, taste, and use tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity

 

Work Environment Potential Conditions

  • Indoor
  • Smoky and noisy
  • Slippery surfaces

 

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Other duties, responsibilities, and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.