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Ameristar Casino Council Bluffs Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description

Be The Best You

Pinnacle Entertainment (PNK) is a dynamic and growing casino entertainment company with more than 15,000 team members working at 16 casinos and racetracks located in Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Ohio - and PNK has a management contract for Retama Park Racetrack outside of San Antonio, Texas.

At PNK, we are guided by our team member promise - Be the Best You. Through this promise we strive to support our team members in living their best lives by offering them challenging and rewarding work, a competitive benefits package and opportunities to build lasting relationships.

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  • Supervise all aspects of employee relations including hiring, developing, coaching, mediating, recognizing, and evaluating team members 
  • Lead the execution of food preparation according to quality standards, presentation techniques, portion control, and retention of nutrients 
  • Participate in the development of menu items focused on increased revenue and improved guest service 
  • Train team in cooking methods and mentor to develop advanced skills
  • Champion the Culinary School Philosophy to œinspect what you expect. 
  • Analyze and recognize any deficiencies or problem areas and provide corrective action to accomplish desired results 
  • Contol all 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 


  • Degree from a culinary institute 
  • Three to five years experience as a cook 
  • Supervisory skills, training skills and problem solving skills 
  • Be familiar with health requirements, OSHA regulations and Department of Labor regulations as they pertain to all kitchen and restaurant employees
  • Effective written and oral skills 
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint 
  • Must have excellent business communication skills an strong time management skills 
  • Must be able to do the work of those you supervise 
  • Strong organizational skills and excellent attention to detail 
  • Excellent interpersonal skill

Job Details

Date Posted January 10, 2018
Date Closes January 25, 2018
Requisition 2017-29594
Located In Council bluffs, IA
Work At Ameristar Hotel Casino
SOC Category 00-0000.00