Cook $2,000 Bonus Eligible (Buffet 020419)

Title: Cook $2,000 Bonus Eligible (Buffet 020419)
Department: Sands - Buffet Kitchen
Location: NV - Sands Regency - Reno
Employment Duration: Full time
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General Summary of Job Duties

To provide freshly prepared quality food to our guests in our Buffet ensuring a quality dining experience each and every time they join us.

Essential Job Responsibilities and Duties

  • Maintain a high quality of guest service according to Jacobs Entertainment, Inc. Mission Statement and F.A.S.T. Track Values Statement.
  • Responsible for handling all station functions of assigned kitchen. 
  • Responsible for preparing, finishing and garnishing all menu items of assigned kitchen. 
  • Maintains proper supplies to meet daily forecast. 
  • Insures that preparation, quality and presentation are according to standards and procedures. 
  • Cuts and serves meats, poultry and fish in accordance with daily production schedule. 
  • Checks and insures quality and trim of meats, poultry and fish. 
  • Practices proper procedures and methods of minimize waste. 
  • Insures that station is kept clean during and at the end of shift 
  • Understands and follows sanitary and proper food handling procedures. 
  •  Ensures that all food items are properly stored and rotated.
  • Provides input to Chef regarding kitchen employee performance reviews.
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable Company and departmental policies and procedures as well as the willingness to learn and follow any policy or procedure that may be introduced in the future.
  • Adhere to all appearance and uniform standards.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with Management.
  • Maintain a positive and professional demeanor during all interactions with guest, fellow Employees, and Vendors.
  • Ability to accept performance feedback in a professional manner.
  • Regular attendance and arriving on time to all scheduled shifts and mandatory meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

General Job Responsibilities and Duties

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following F.A.S.T. Track Principles:?


  • Offer a warm greeting to everyone you encounter with a smile and eye contact.
  • Practice mutual respect by dealing honestly in all interactions.
  • Use genuine listening skills and offer sincere responses.
  • Promote positive interactions with both external and internal guests through sincere greeting and communications.
  • Be approachable, listen and lead by example.


  • Be proactive and positive.
  • If I don’t know, I’ll find out and if we don’t have it, I’ll try to get it.
  • Support and practice the F.A.S.T. Track Principles from the executive level to the front line staff level.
  • Acquire knowledge, training and education. Communicate it to all employees.

Service Excellence

  • Anticipate our guests’ needs before they ask.
  • Contribute ideas and solutions to improve customer service.
  • Escort our guests rather than point.
  • Take personal pride in the quality of your work.
  • Actively seek feedback from our guests concerning our service and atmosphere.

Team Work

  • Share and explain information.
  • Great teams consist of great performers.
  • Create a culture of two-way communication with employees and guests.
  • Be courteous, kind and patient with each other.

Skills, Education and Other Requirements

  • Basic Reading and Writing skills.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Communication skills that contribute to smooth working relationships with co-workers.
  • Ability to function as part of a team.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional when under pressure.
  • Ability to make good decisions that will benefit the kitchen operation.
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent Work Experience.
  • Minimum of one year experience working in a food preparation and cooking environment.



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