Located along Lake Tahoe in the Sierra Nevada, Harrah's and Harveys Lake Tahoe properties are the premier employer of choice. Here are just a few perks of working for Caesars Entertainment, the largest casino-entertainment company in the US. Professional and leadership development Paid breaks and a free meal during each shift PTO/FTO Access to the on-site team member gym Health and Wellness benefits after 90 days of service On-site Wellness Center and monthly health and wellness initiatives Employee Assistance Program Robust educational benefits, including tuition assistance, student loan repayment options, and access to Caesars University Optional 401(k) plan eligibility after 90 days of service Sign on bonus for select positions Our Caesars family is driven by our Mission, Vision and Values. We take great pride in living these values - Together We Win, All In On Service and Blaze the Trail - every day. Our mission, 'Create the Extraordinary'. Our vision, 'Create spectacular worlds that immerse, inspire and connect you'. We don't perform magic; we create it with excellence. '. If you are ready to create some magic, we invite you to explore our dynamic, yet unique, career opportunities.The Cook is responsible for preparing recipes and food items in accordance with the Executive Chef's requirements.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Prepare, saut ed, broiled, fried, baked and grilled food items in accordance to kitchen needs. Perform various job duties that will include operation of grill, fryer, broiler, oven, French top, and blast chiller in accordance with kitchen needs. Perform preliminary preparation work in a timely manner. Ensures ingredient supply levels are accurate. Move items from shelves to carts and transport to assigned stations for restocking purposes. Maintains the required par of food items in their assigned station from support areas throughout the property. Maintains a sanitary and organized work area. Understand proper safety and health codes and regulations and maintain them regularly. Ensure all areas assigned are clean and free of debris. Demonstrates proper care, storage, use and cleaning of all tools and equipment. Follows proper zoning procedures, returning/ storing product and equipment to designated areas. Demonstrates competent product knowledge by correct storing and handling of all perishables, maintaining quality, security, value and integrity. Prepares food products according to standard recipes and specifications and demonstrates positive responses to training by chefs. Effectively communicates with other team members, including service and kitchen maintenance personnel, chefs and managers. Verbally acknowledges chef's instructions, responds in a professional manner. Assist with any other job related duties that may be assigned. Follows management directives.QUALIFICATIONS: Work requires effective communication in English, both verbal and written form in a professional manner. Work requires a minimum of one year experience as a cook. Work requires a neat appearance with good personal hygiene. Work requires the ability to read, understand and follow recipes precisely. Work requires competent knowledge and compliance of local health codes.PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS: Loud, fast paced environment, multiple tasks to be handled under time constraint. Front-line cooks will have a great deal of direct public contact. Because this is a celebrity Chef concept, cooks will be held to a higher standard than cooks at other restaurants at this property. Requires standing, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, lifting and reaching throughout the shift. Must be able to handle a heavy business volume in a timely manner. Work requires pushing carts up to 70lbs, lifting full pots up to 100lbs, repetitive stirring, extreme hot and cold work conditions, and bending at the waist. Work requires ability to work from a standing position for extended periods of time. Disclaimer: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the current job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs or technical developments).