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Cook III, HooDoo - Full Time (Harrah's Casino)

Caesars Entertainment
New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Job Code
    26788
Harrah's New Orleans Casino & Hotel, a Caesars Entertainment company, earned recognition by The Time-Picayune and The New Orleans Advocate as one of the Top Workplaces for 2022 in the Greater New Orleans. As a destination property in the heart of the city, Harrah's New Orleans is looking for fun, professional, and responsible Krewe Members who love delivering extraordinary services to our guests. If you enjoy working in a fun and fast-paced environment, we may have a career opportunity for you!

BENEFITS:

Harrah's New Orleans is proud to offer our Krewe a professional, fun, and welcoming atmosphere. Our employees also enjoy exclusive benefits, such as:

  • FREE Employee Parking
  • Discounted Bus Passes
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Discount Program on Hotel Rooms
  • Fun and Free Employee Events

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

We are looking for an experienced Culinary Cook III at the HooDoo Food Outlet prepares and produces menu items to recipe standards in a quick and efficient manner. The Cook III will assist the Chef on duty in setting up assigned kitchen outlet, maintain kitchen areas, and act as a mentor to other line cooks. Team members in the kitchen are expected to collaborate and work together to assist each other as needed with business rushes or demands.

MORE SPECIFICALLY YOU WILL:

  • Create a welcoming and exciting atmosphere for a memorable fine dining experience
  • Prepare and cook foods to the specifications of the Chef and based on customer's request
  • Ensure that presentation meet expectation and leave a positive lasting impression
  • Follow all recipe standards ensuring consistency in each order meet recipe specifications
  • Prepare items such as but not limited to soups, sauces, salads, appetizers, sandwiches, entrees, breakfast items and desserts.
  • Be proficient in areas of the kitchen such as production, butchering, grill, broiler, saut, fry and garde manger / pantry stations.
  • Controls food production to include proper cooking methods, cooking time and temperature, insuring sanitation, handling and storage of prepared foods
  • Maintain assigned station and equipment in a clean and sanitary condition which includes common areas such as walk in coolers and freezers.
  • Be able to adapt to fast paced and changing work environment without losing focus on job demands.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment by following all established sanitation policies. Serve Safe Certification or the equivalent is preferred.
  • Meet the attendance guidelines of the job and adheres to regulatory, departmental, and company policies.
  • Comply with company regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Act as a role model to other employees and always present oneself as a credit to the Company and encourages others to do the same.
  • Perform all other related and compatible duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older. High school diploma or GED required.
  • 3-4 years minimum of previous culinary experience as a Prep/Production Cook or Fast Food Cook.
  • Serve Safe Certification or equivalent preferred.
  • Must have some working knowledge of Soups, Sauces, Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Dressings, Desserts and Salads. All of these with an eye for presentation and display.
  • Working knowledge and the ability to work in all classifications below a cook III level are required.
  • Ability to train and follow recipes.
  • Familiar with many phases of food preparation techniques.
  • Must have knowledge of kitchen sanitation, operation and maintenance of kitchen equipment
  • Must be able to work any shift to support business levels.
  • Must be able to get along with co-workers and work as a team.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Mobility and dexterity to move large, heavy objects up to 100 pounds.
  • Manual dexterity to include using kitchen utensils such as knives, spatulas, food tongs, etc and handling of food items.
  • Must be able to work inside a kitchen and on a line during the entire shift
  • Must be able tolerate areas with extreme hot and cold temperatures
  • Must stand for long periods of time and work throughout entire shift.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, crouch, kneel, push, and pull when rotating stock and cleaning work area
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to operate the following kitchen equipment: stoves, grills, fryers, and other utensils in preparing food orders
  • Must be able to respond to visual and aural cues
  • Must be able to work at a fast pace and in stressful situations.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English and be able to conduct conversations with peers in a distinctive and persuasive manner.

Harrah's New Orleans Casino & Hotel earned recognition as one of "Times-Picayune" Top Workplaces. As a destination property in the heart of the city, Harrah's New Orleans is looking for fun, professional, and responsible Krewe Members who love delivering world-class services to our guests. If you enjoy working in a fun and fast-paced environment with a positive attitude, we may have the career opportunity for you!

BENEFITS:

Harrah's New Orleans is proud to offer our Krewe a professional, fun, and welcoming atmosphere. Our employees also enjoy exclusive benefits, such as:

FREE Employee Parking

Discounted Bus Passe

Free Employee Fitness Center

Free Employee Assistance Program

Employee Discount Program on Hotel Room

Discount Program with Partner Businesses

Fun and Free Employee Event

As a part of the new hire process, finalist candidates will be required to complete a drug test and background check prior to an offer being extended, except where applicable law requires that such pre-employment screening occur post-offer. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against employees or applicants based on race, color, national origin, sex, age over 40, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





Posted: 2023-01-10 Expires: 2023-02-08
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