ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Provides fast, clean and efficient service of all menu items to the service team. Ensures each order is consistent with recipe and menu guidelines. Controls food production and ensures proper cooking methods. Completes work assigned in a timely manner to ensure freshness and quality. Prepares foods according to business demands. Provides a consistent flow of product and service to our guests. Ensures economical utilization of all products. Acts as a role model and presents oneself as a credit to Harrah's and encourages others to do the same. Adheres to all department and company policies and procedures. Performs all related duties as assigned REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma required; culinary degree preferred. Wide range of food knowledge. Must be familiar with production, ala carte and fast food cooking. Must know proper cooking temperatures, holding temperatures and sanitation practices to ensure safe food handling and safe food products to our guests. Possesses knowledge of all kitchen equipment including break down, set-up and sanitation. Board of Health Sanitation Certificate in sanitation and food handling preferred. Must be able to work a flexible schedule to include nights, holidays and weekends. Great personality and a team-player attitude are required. JOB DEMANDS: Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. above and below shoulder level and carry objects weighing up to 50 lbs. Position requires 30% standing, 70% walking. Requires very frequent bending, pushing, twisting, kneeling, climbing, stooping and reaching overhead. Must be able to respond to touch, speech, smell, aural and visual cues. Must be able to work in an area containing secondary smoke. Must possess coordination and dexterity to use kitchen utensils. Must be able to tolerate industry standard cleaning/sanitizing chemicals. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment involving constant internal and external customer contact.