Plaza Hotel & Casino FRY COOK in Las Vegas, Nevada
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.
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.
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
- 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.
PLAZA HOTEL AND CASINO
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.