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Penn National Gaming *Cook - Barstool Restaurant - ($3,000 Sign-On Bonus) Competitive Pay - Full Time* in East Chicago, Indiana


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Ameristar Casino East Chicago, we think you'll enjoy an exciting industry, fast paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Provides fast, friendly, professional and responsive customer service to culinary team members and buffet guests. Greets, and makes welcome, each guest approaching their station

  • Maintains current and accurate information regarding food items (i.e., preparation techniques, seasonings, ingredients)

  • Prepares food items per guest order as required including, but not limited to, breakfast items, entrees and desserts according to guest request

  • Employs proper cooking methods, cooks to specifications, and handles, stores and rotates food properly in accordance with established health and safety standards

  • Slice, dice, chop and prepare raw products

  • Carve meats, portion food on serving plates, add gravies and sauces, and garnish plates as required

  • Wipes counter areas, sinks and floors as required to maintain a clean and safe work station

  • Maintains cleanliness of designated areas as directed in accordance with established health and safety standards

  • Maintains par levels of operating supplies and food product for each workstation obtaining replacement stock from warehouse inventory in accordance with procedure

  • Operates and maintains all equipment and utensils as required in accordance with established guidelines and safety procedures

  • Provides personalized service and uses guests’ names when possible

  • Knows and promotes current casino events and programs and can give guests directions to all casino areas

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • At least one (1) year experience directly related to the accountabilities specified.

  • Team members may be required to obtain a Gaming Commission license, depending on position and state to be paid by Team Member.

  • Require reading and math skills for recipes and measurements.

  • Must successfully pass background check.

  • Must successfully pass drug screening.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare a wide variety of food items, to standard, in a high-volume, fast-paced operation.

  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the application of sanitation procedures with the guidelines described in the Standard Operating Procedures manual to ensure consistent execution of company and department standards.

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family. The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set. Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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LocationUS-IN-East Chicago

Job ID 2020-77323

Casino PropertyAmeristar Casino Hotel East Chicago

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food & Beverage