Lead Cook-Forest Buffet-Lake Tahoe

in Stateline, NV

Lead Cook-Forest Buffet-Lake Tahoe Job

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  • Job Location

    15 Highway 50
    Stateline, NV 89449, US

  • Job Category

    Food & Beverage

  • Job Type

    Entry Level

  • Travel



Prepares food in an accurate and timely manner to provide guests with a quality product.

Provides leadership for lower level cooks.


  • Performs all functions of a Cook I and Cook II.
  • Maintains adequate supply of menu items.

  • Maintains assigned facility in a sanitary condition and equipment in operational condition.

  • Inspects assigned areas and coordinates cleaning activities with the Kitchen Steward.

  • Regularly inspects food in steam tables to insure freshness.

  • Protects company assets against stealing, breakage and waste.

  • Maintains portion controls.

  • Provides leadership and training to lower level cooks.

  • Continues to update cooking knowledge through books, magazines and discussions with the Executive Chef and Executive Sous Chef.

Job Qualifications


  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred; Certificates in culinary arts, ACF Certification, etc., preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of cooking in a high quality establishment

  • Heavy experience in cooking soups, sauces and gravies or completed three-year apprenticeship program and/or completion of accredited culinary school


  • Ability to understand and respond to written order, recipes and directs in English      

  • Ability to work flexible time periods as required of a cook in a resort environment as well as be flexible enough to work in multiple outlets as needed

  • Knowledge of breads, pastries, bakery production

  • Ability to implement a la carte desserts

  • Demonstrated expert skill level on all cook stations

  • Demonstrated leadership skills with a focus on coaching for success; ability to mentor

  • Ability to oversee the daily operations of the kitchen in the absence of a Chef

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to uphold and demonstrate the highest level of integrity in all situations and recognize standards required by a regulated business

  • Acts as a role model to other Team Members and always presents oneself as a credit to Caesars Entertainment and encourages others to do the same. 

  • Adheres to all regulatory, company and department policies and procedures


  • Ability to correctly lift and transport objects weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • Ability to work a minimum of 8 hours with appropriate mobility and endurance

  • Ability to stand for 8 hours

  • Visual range must include immediate environment

  • Auditory range must include near and medium distances.

  • Dexterity to use food preparation machinery

  • Ability to use repetitive hand motion, holding and grasping

  • Ability to tolerate extreme temperatures

    Positions that have contact with the public require the ability to work in a noisy
    environment, and may be exposed to guests who use tobacco products.  Also, non-public contact positions may be required to enter public areas from time to time, in connection with their duties, and may be subject to the same environment.

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).

Additional Information

Who We Are

Enlisting Heroes, our company-wide veteran hiring initiative, is not just the right thing to do, it is also the smart thing to do.

Enlisting Heroes seeks to harness the skills and aptitudes veterans acquire throughout their military career and apply them to the business world. At Caesars Entertainment, there is no shortage of examples of veterans transitioning from successful careers in the military to successful careers in the gaming industry in a range of functions from property management, logistics, human resources, and more. Our mission “We inspire grown-ups to play” fuels our passion for an exciting guest experience and a rewarding career. If you have the desire to create memorable experiences, personalize rewards and delight every guest, every team member every time, we invite you to explore our dynamic yet unique career opportunities. Employees of the Caesars family of resort casinos are driven by our Mission, Vision, and Values. We take great pride in living our values:
+ Integrity & Rigor

+ Service with Passion

+ Celebrating Success

+ Diversity & Caring Culture

What We Offer


We're adding more experiences, expanding to more locations, innovating with more technology, and giving our guests more to talk about. #czrmomentum


With our strong promote-from-within culture, educational assistance programs, and leadership development courses, you'll have every opportunity to turn your job into something more. #lifeatcaesars


Supporting our communities comes naturally to us. We clocked 409,600 volunteer hours in 2016 and $73.5 million gifted from the Caesars Foundation to date. @citizencaesars

Perks & Benefits

Our Partners

FourBlock Veteran Career Development Hiring Our Heroes USO Military Spouse Employment Partnership ESGR

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