The Line Cook position prepares, cooks, and presents food items for consumption in multiple foodservice outlets in the casino. The Line Cook is responsible for properly and safely preparing food items and completing tasks as directed with integrity and in accordance with set recipes and production levels. Engages with dignity, kindness and respect to all team members. Adheres to company standards and directives at all times.
Demonstration of proficiency in Grilling, Frying, Baking, Broiling, Sautee and Pantry preparation and production.
Essential Job Functions
Adheres to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Shows and provides great teamwork with all.
Must be detail oriented and ensure that all tasks are completed correctly and safely, perhaps hundreds of times over.
Completion of all daily assigned tasks in a safe manner within a set time frame.
Reports any poor or inferior quality product to supervisor or above immediately upon noticing.
Proper food handling in accordance with the Serv Safe and State of Maine Health Code requirements.
Reports any facilities needs or equipment failures to a supervisor or manager as soon as noticed.
Maintains confidentiality and security of relevant information and an awareness of applicable laws and operates within those guidelines.
Possess the ability to pass the Serv Safe Exam.
Coordinates own activities with other line cooks to have meals orchestrated for delivery
Follows standard recipes for food preparation, tests cooked foods to determine if properly cooked and seasoned.
Evaluates cooking methods, times, and temperatures to avoid over or under production
Successful interpersonal skills in regard to working with diverse people and levels of authority.
Must have ability to multi-task.
Participates in the routine preparation and cooking of food
Assists in maintaining kitchen and dining area equipment and utensils in a safe and sanitary manner.
Receives food deliveries, rotates and stores properly to prevent spoilage.
Performs other duties of a similar or related level as necessary or assigned.
Possess a basic knowledge of kitchen operations and flow including the dishwasher,
Demonstrate working ability of advanced cooking skills, knife skills, and food identification & fabrication skills.
Physical Demands and Work Environment
May need to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Required prolonged standing and walking with mobility. Bending and reaching from a level height to 6 feet. Ability to lift, carry, push, and push items up to 40 pounds with no hindrance. Normal hearing, vision, and hand/eye coordination and manual dexterity.
Oxford Casino, which joined the Churchill Downs, Incoporated family in July 2013, opened in June, 2012 and underwent two expansions, one in October 2012 and another in December 2013. The hilltop Casino is located on 100 acres, 40 minutes northwest of Portland, in Maine’s lakes and mountains region.
The property includes a 30,281 square foot, single level, gaming floor with more than 850 Class III slot machines and 26 table games. It also hosts Oxford Grill, a 140 seat casual restaurant, Oxford Express, a grab-and-go restaurant, and a 12 seat, video poker bar.
Location/Region: Oxford, ME (US)