Prairie Band Casino & Resort
Employment Status
Average Hours per Week

Cook (Buffet)



Provides excellent internal and external guest service while cooking all food orders in a quick and timely manner; when working in the Buffalo Grill completes cash handling transactions efficiently and accurately.
  • Responsible for fast and clean servicing of all menu items to the servers and ensures each order sent out is uniform and consistent
  • Controls food production to include: proper cooking methods, cooking time and temperature and ensures sanitation, handling and storage of prepared food and leftovers
  • Greets and rings all customer orders to include sundries while working in the Buffalo Grill or the Employee Dining Room (EDR) on cash register, accepts payment and accurately gives change back to customer
  • Delivers food items to Buffalo Grill guests
  • Adequately prepares for known peak business levels and effectively maintains a high level of guest service
  • Prepares all food items from standardized recipe
  • Adheres to regulatory, departmental, and company policies in an ethical manner and encourages others to do the same
  • Other duties as assigned
  • High School diploma or GED, preferred
  • Knowledge of kitchen sanitation, operations, and maintenance of kitchen equipment
  • Basic knowledge of food preparation techniques
  • Willingness to work various shifts including weekends and holidays, required
  • Ability to meet attendance guidelines set forth in the Prairie Band Casino & Resort Employee Handbook
  • Must present a well-groomed professional appearance and maintain uniform/appearance standards set forth in the Prairie Band Casino & Resort Employee Handbook
  • Must possess a pleasant personality and have the ability to work in a team
  • Physically mobile with reasonable accommodations
  • Must be able to respond to visual and aural cues
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English
  • Have the ability to operate in mentally and physically stressful situations
  • Must be able to tolerate extreme temperatures
  • Possess coordination and dexterity to use kitchen utensils, such as knives, spatulas, food tongs
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, crouch, kneel, push, and pull when rotating stock and cleaning work area
  • Able to operate the following kitchen equipment: stoves, grills, fryers, and other utensils when preparing food orders
  • Must be able to meet the level three or medium work requirements based on the Department of Labor Dictionary of Titles:  Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly
Prairie Band Casino & Resort reserves the right to make changes to the above job descriptions whenever necessary.