Plaza Hotel & Casino FRY COOK in Las Vegas, Nevada

FRY COOK

About the Organization

The Plaza Hotel and Casino redefines Downtown Las Vegas luxury and creates a perfect combination of comfort and sophistication. Anchoring the Fremont Street Experience, the Plaza has been an iconic hotel in Downtown Las Vegas for the past 40 years and a recent property reinvention has allowed the Plaza to retain its classic Las Vegas charm and embrace a new world look. Boasting real values, real people and classic fun.

Description

POSITION SUMMARY: It is the primary responsibility of the Fry Cook to prepare and cook food on all stations in the kitchen. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental and property policies, practices, and procedures.

Top 5 Specific Job Functions:

  • Prepare items according to recipe

  • Ensure food quality

  • Set up station and breakdown station

  • Prepare food items in a timely manner

  • Assist co-workers throughout shift

Other Specific Job Functions:

  • Ensure all products are rotating on a first-in, first-out philosophy

  • Ensure all requisitions are processed properly and placed in designated area

  • Identify and safely use all kitchen equipment

  • Regularly restock all kitchen supplies and food items required for service

  • Properly label and date all products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation

  • Read, measure and execute recipes

  • Maintain a solid menu knowledge and attention to detail with plate presentation

  • Versatile in preparing both hot and cold items

  • Assist co-workers in execution of service

  • Maintain a solid knowledge, understanding and preparation of base sauces, stocks and soups

  • Work as a team, assisting all guests' and employees' needs and inquiries

  • Effectively communicate with management, chefs and service staff in order to fulfill and address any issues or needs requested by guests and or other employees

  • Perform all other job related duties as requested

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.

Position Requirements

Required:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • At least 1 year of experience in a high-volume/fine dining restaurant

  • Ability to take initiative and exhibit flexibility

  • Ability to apply basic knife skills

  • A highly motivated and energetic personality

  • Working knowledge of all food products and is able to skillfully apply culinary techniques

  • Working knowledge, understanding and application of various cooking techniques

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays

  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Food Handler’s Card

PlayLV Gaming is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, PlayLV Gaming will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

Location

PLAZA HOTEL AND CASINO

EOE Statement

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position is currently accepting applications.