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

Restaurant Cook (Brand New Venue)

Stratosphere Casino Hotel & Tower

Description:

In a business that’s mostly flash, The Strat is the real deal! Including a brand-new, innovative bar and dining experience that’s upbeat, fun, and exciting! Make the move to join the excitement of opening our newest tavern dining concept at one of the most iconic properties in Vegas. Competitive pay, benefits, and the chance to be a part of creating an exciting new venue on The Strip makes The Strat a special place to "elevate" your career!

 

Summary:

Plan, prep, set up and provide quality service in all areas of food production of menu items and specials in accordance with room standards and plating guide specifications. Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of work areas and equipment. Deliver exceptional, authentic guest service to care for the guests.

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure work station is properly prepared for dining service
  • Prepare all sauces for menu items
  • Fabricate meat, fish, and fowl for menu items
  • Prepare all menu items following recipes and yield guides
  • Ensure dishes are appropriately prepared in a timely manner
  • Inform Room Chef of any shortages before the item runs out
  • Check production schedule and pars
  • Transport supplies from the storeroom and stock in designated areas
  • Perform prep work and production of items needed for the day
  • Disinfect and sanitize cutting boards and worktables
  • Transport used dishware to the proper washing station
  • Break down work station and complete closing duties according to department standards
  • Monitor and maintain cleanliness, sanitation, and organization of assigned work areas
  • Ensure all food is served within health, safety, and sanitation guidelines
  • Provide outstanding guest service in a timely manner to both guests and fellow team members that meets the company’s guest service culture standards
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

 

Qualifications

  • At least six months previous cooking experience in a full service, restaurant, tavern or bar environment
  • Previous experience working all stations of a line
  • Experience providing high-touch guest service expected in fun, high-energy environment
  • Must be team-oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and remain calm in a very high-paced, busy environment
  • Previous experience exercising sound judgment when dealing with difficult situations
  • Proven experience providing high level of guest service
  • Ability to compute basic mathematical calculations quickly
  • At least 21 years of age
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both written and verbal
  • Obtain and maintain all work cards as required by the company
  • Verify right to work in the United States

 

Work Cards

  • Alcohol Awareness
  • Health
  • Non-Gaming
  • Gaming

 

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently lift and/or carry up to 75 lbs. at floor, knee, waist, and/or chest levels, and over head
  • Occasionally bend, reach, climb, squat, kneel, communicate via radio, and distinguish between shades of color
  • Constantly walk, stand, and use of hearing and vision

 

Work Environment Potential Conditions

  • Noisy
  • Smoky
  • Hot or cold environment

 

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.