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Restaurant chef

Company Name:
Ameristar Casino and Hotel
JOB DESCRIPTION:
Responsible to create food items following menu specifications and standard recipes to provide a great experience for our Guests and our Team Members while maintaining a clean and safe environment in multiple food outlets. This position must meet all performance assessment and financial goals.Will lead the passionate charge for food quality and service, every time.
_Duties and Responsibilities:_
Adhere to all Guest service standards for the position
Supervise all aspects of employee relations including, but not limited to, hiring, coaching, mediating, recognizing, and evaluating Sous Chefs and hourly Team Members
Strategically train and develop for succession Sous Chefs and hourly Team Members
Train team in cooking methods and mentor to develop advanced skills
Help the development of menu items focused on increased revenue and improved Guest service
Manage execution of food preparation in venue or department according to quality standards, presentation techniques, portion control, and retention of nutrients
Champion the Culinary School Philosophy to "inspect what you expect"
Analyze and recognize any deficiencies or problem areas and provide corrective action to accomplish desired results
Manage venue / department financial operating expenses including, but not limited to, budget, P&L;, labor costs, controllables, and cost of goods
Adjust or balance the size of staff in order to maximize productivity or control labor costs without sacrificing Guest service
Supervise all aspects of employee relations including hiring, developing, coaching, mediating, recognizing, and evaluating team members
Implements, adheres, and monitors all department and property policies and procedures including but not limited to standards of conduct, attendance, appearance, cash handling, confidentiality, safety, Signature Sequence of Service, and sanitation
Resolve food quality and service opportunities; communicate with appropriate Team Members and leaders on Guest feedback
Interact with Guests and Team Members by maintaining a visible presence in Team Member and Guest areas
May fill in from time to time performing the duties and responsibilities of the front of the house supervisor position including but not limited POS transations. NOTE: The Team Member must have completed Cash Handling class.
Work with all departments to successfully execute Ameristar strategies to maximize operational efficiencies and improve both the Guest and Team Member experience
Maintain the morale of the department through open communication and teamwork by deploying targeted communication strategies that inform and build support
Ensure accountability for all compliance issues, regulations, laws and health requirements as related to food and beverage operations
Comply with all training initiatives, including, but not limited to attendance of all required participants, ongoing assessment of individual or department performance, and follow-up
Perform all administrative duties as required to successfully manage the department
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
_Required Education and Work Experience:_
Degree or certificate from a Culinary Institute desired
Minimum of five (5) years Culinary experience with a minimum of three (3) year leadership experience
Property: Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs
Job Code: CH007
Location: Council Bluffs, IA
Employment Status: Full-Time
Category: Star Club

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