Cook - Employee Dining (Union) (MGM National Harbor)

  • MGM Resorts
  • Annandale, Virginia
  • Aug 03, 2022
Full time

Job Description

As a Cook, you will be responsible for skillfully applying culinary techniques. You will also set the stage for guest experience with your welcoming smile and service. By understanding their unique stories and needs, you will own their experience to create WOW memories they will carry with them far and beyond their stay with us.

  • Maintain solid knowledge of food products and skillfully apply culinary techniques
  • Identify and safely use kitchen equipment
  • Restock kitchen supplies and food items required for service
  • Properly label and date products to ensure safekeeping and sanitation
  • Maintain solid menu knowledge and attention to detail with plate presentation
  • Assist Master Cook, Pantry and Kitchen workers in execution of service
  • Maintain solid knowledge, understanding and preparation of base sauces, stocks and soups
  • Work as a team, assist all guests and employees needs and inquiries
  • Communicate with management, chef and service staff in order to fulfill and address any issue or needs requested by guests and employees
  • Perform other job-related duties as requested

  • Knowledgeable of weights, measures and various cooking techniques
  • Knowledge of knives and knife skills, standard kitchen equipment and supplies, including, but not limited to toasters, refrigerators, coolers, slicers, beverage machines, Cryovac machine and smallwares
  • Knowledge of health, safety and sanitation regulations
  • Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • One (1) year of experience as a Cook in a fast paced, high-volume restaurant
  • Work varied shifts, to include weekends and holidays

  • Two (2) years of experience in a similar resort setting
  • Formal Culinary training

Location: National Harbor, Maryland