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Penn National Gaming Lead Baker in Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Don’t just work. Work Happy.

A career in gaming? At Penn National Gaming we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Anticipate the guests’ needs and respond appropriately with a sense of urgency.

  • Read food orders from computer printouts and prepare food items according to established menu plans.

  • Prepare all food items according to standard recipes and menu to ensure consistency of products to the guests.

  • Wash, slice, peel and/or cut various foods to prepare for baking or serving.

  • Ability to work with small, delicate and sensitive equipment (i.e. knives) requiring fine finger dexterity.

  • Observe and test foods to determine if they have been baked sufficiently, using methods such as tasting, smelling or piercing them with utensils.

  • Assist in work direction to kitchen staff ensuring work procedures, quality standards and menu specifications are adhered to.

  • Prepare a daily prep list and written daily orders.

  • Maintain control of the kitchen and inform chefs if staffing levels are not appropriate based on business volumes.

  • In an open kitchen environment, guest interaction is a must. Engage the guest each time they come to your area. Explain product, ask questions and build positive relationships with the guests.

  • Coordinate and communicate on orders with dining room staff.

  • Assume limited charge of kitchen on respective shifts.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Atleastthree (3) years of experiencedirectlyrelatedto the accountabilities specified.

  • Requirereading and math skills for recipes and measurements

  • Mustbe at least 18 yearsof age

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare a wide variety of food items, to standard, in a high-volume, fast-paced operation.

  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of the application of sanitation procedures.

Something to leave you with

Penn National Gaming is more than you may realize. We have properties throughout the United States and Canada and are embarking on an aggressive growth mode. Our departments and areas of opportunity are ideal for just about any skill set. And our company-wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment.

Now that you have read about who we are, here is your opportunity to see what we're about!

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job ID 2019-62883

Casino Property L' Auberge Casino & Hotel Baton Rouge

Position Type Regular Full-Time

Category Food and Beverage