Buffet Wok Cook (Tunica)

  • MGM Resorts International
  • Robinsonville, MS 38664, USA
  • Jan 12, 2019
Chefs, Cooks, Food Preparation Workers

Job Description

**POSITION SUMMARY:**

To prepare hot food items from the wok station according to outlets menu and recipe standards and customer request. To assure preparation and service is of the highest possible quality in a timely manner.

**ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND TASKS**

+ Follows recipes and/or product directions for preparing and wok-cooking all specified menu items; works with a sense of urgency to meet time goals while adhering to recipe standards, and displays an attention to detail and food presentation.

+ Tastes products, follows menus, estimates food requirements, checks production and keeps records in order to accurately plan production requirements and requisition supplies and equipment as needed.

+ Maintains quality control for all products, including monitoring freshness of product.

+ Cleans and sanitizes work stations and equipment

+ Identifies and informs the Chef regarding any problems on station.

+ Utilizes proper food handling techniques following health and safety standards.

+ Maintains proper stocking of assigned stations knows the _mise en place_ .

+ Maintains good communication skills.

+ Assists Chef in menu preparation, service and breakdown of function.

+ Capable of working in public on live stations and maintaining superior appearance standards.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to give all details or a step-by-step account of the way each procedure or task is performed. The incumbent is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department.

**SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:**

-None-

**EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE** :

High School Diploma or equivalent and three years high volume wok cooking experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

**CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:**

-None-

**KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:**

+ Extensive knowledgeable of wok style techniques and cooking methods.

+ Must have knowledge of kitchen equipment and good knife skills

+ Must be capable of following directions

+ Must possess good recall and memory

+ Must be able to speak, read and write English

**PHYSICAL DEMAND:**

+ While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly standing, walking, listening, speaking and smelling.

+ Frequently walking distances of 10 to 30 ft., between various areas of department. Frequently walking distances up to 300 ft.

+ Frequently using wrist motion, dexterity, and eye-hand coordination, reaching, twisting and balancing.

+ Frequently lifting 55lbs.

+ Occasionally carrying, pushing, and pulling up to 1200 lbs.

**WORKING CONDITIONS:**

Work performed in climate-controlled environment with occasional hot and cold temperature changes. Employee will be required to stand on concrete floors, tiles/mats and walk on uneven or wet surfaces. Employee will be exposed to Knives, and mechanical kitchen equipment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

**WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:**

Regular scheduled hours. Must be flexible if needed for occasional work outside of normal business hours.

MGM Resorts International develops, builds and operates unique destination resorts designed to provide a total resort experience, including first-class accommodations and dining, world-class entertainment, state-of-the-art meeting and convention facilities, and high-quality retail and gaming experiences.

With 77,000+ employees, the Company is one of the world's leading global hospitality and entertainment companies with 23 resorts. We?re proud to be recognized for our commitment to being socially responsible, including an industry-leading diversity and inclusive culture, community engagement and philanthropy initiatives, and a commitment to environmentally sustainable approaches in development and operations.

While we operate leading resorts and amenities, ultimately it is the people of MGM Resorts who make the difference daily by providing the ultimate guest experience. We welcome you to join us.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact our Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at 1- or email .

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are also committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to our employment application site, including the protection of any personal information provided to us. For more information about MGM Resorts International, including our privacy policy at and commitment to diversity and inclusion, please visit at careers.