Cook - Day Shift- Toucan Charlie's Buffet & Grille
- Employment Type
- Food & Beverage
Come join Team Atlantis! As a Cook at Toucan Charlie's Buffet within the Atlantis Casino Resort and Spa, you will play a crucial role in providing an exceptional dining experience for our guests. Your culinary expertise, attention to detail, and passion for creating delicious and visually appealing dishes will contribute to the success of our renowned buffet restaurant.
- Prepare a wide variety of dishes, including appetizers, entrees, salads, and desserts, while ensuring adherence to standardized recipes and presentation guidelines.
- Follow proper food handling and sanitation procedures to ensure food safety and quality.
- Collaborate with fellow kitchen staff to ensure efficient production and timely service.
- Utilize various cooking techniques such as grilling, frying, sautéing, baking, and roasting to create flavorful and visually appealing dishes.
- Adjust cooking methods and timings based on ingredient freshness and guest preferences.
- Execute menu items with precision, maintaining consistency in taste, appearance, and portion size.
- Monitor inventory levels and communicate any shortages or excesses to the sous chef or kitchen manager.
- Taste and evaluate dishes for flavor, seasoning, and quality before they are served to guests.
- Implement corrective actions when necessary to ensure the highest standard of dishes.
- Work closely with fellow cooks, kitchen staff, and sous chefs to coordinate cooking times and maintain a smooth kitchen operation.
- Participate in training and mentoring junior kitchen staff members.
- Adhere to strict hygiene, health, and safety standards, including proper use of equipment, utensils, and personal protective equipment.
- Keep workstations clean and organized, practicing good sanitation habits throughout the shift.
- Manage multiple orders simultaneously, ensuring timely completion while upholding quality standards.
- Assist in maintaining kitchen inventory, rotating stock, and minimizing food waste.
- Other duties as assigned my management
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl; talk, and hear. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to focus.
- Proven experience as a Cook, preferably in a buffet or high-volume restaurant setting.
- Knowledge of various cooking techniques and methods.
- Familiarity with food safety regulations and best practices.
- Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
- Strong communication and teamwork skills.
- Flexibility to work shifts, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
- Culinary degree or relevant culinary certifications are a plus.
**Physical Requirements: **
- Ability to stand for extended periods and lift heavy pots, pans, and trays.
- Comfortable working in a hot and fast-paced kitchen environment.
***MUST adhere to all grooming standards, no "visible" tattoos/piercings or unnatural hair colors***
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa fosters a team working environment and an environment that is focused on Team Member recognition and appreciation. Some of the ways in which we accomplish this is by offering the following:
- Comprehensive benefits (medical, dental, vision, supplemental coverage)
- 401K retirement savings plan + discretionary match
- Education Tuition Reimbursement Program
- Scholarship Opportunity
- Paid Vacation
- Holiday Pay
- Recreation /Fitness Discounts
- Weekly Resort Prizes
- Career Development and Training Workshops
- FREE daily meal
- Internal Advancement