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  • Cook 2

    Posted: 10/29/2023

    SUPERVISOR: Chef, Sous Chef, Lead Cook EXEMPT (Y/N): No

    CLASSIFICATION: Non-Key Employee



    Responsible for the proper and efficient frying, roasting and grilling of all meats, fish, or poultry. Accountable for the efficiency and operation of the areas of the kitchen they are assigned.


    This list of duties and responsibilities is illustrative only of the tasks performed by this position and is not all-inclusive.



    • Ability to work the grill, deep fryer, saute and ovens proficiently.
    • Training staff of all stations of the kitchen.
    • Ability to follow recipes and SOP's.
    • Ability to work with others as a team.
    • Must have good knife skills.
    • Must be serve-safe oriented, knowledge of proper sanitation practices and systems.
    • Must have knowledge of proper cooking temperatures and knows how to use a thermometer correctly.
    • Must have ability to set-up and break- down station assigned.
    • Season all food, add garnish, sauce or vegetable, on the order, as determined by the Chef.
    • Must understand the importance of "Clean as You Go" Concept.
    • All job tasks and prep lists must be completed in timely manner to Chef's Standard.
    • Assure that your designated area is closed down properly.
    • All food must be wrapped, dated, and labeled after each shift.
    • Prepare for rush periods for buffet, sports bar and any special events.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    • High School Diploma or GED.
    • Culinary arts degree preferred.
    • Minimum two (2) year experience in High Volume Food Operation (a casino atmosphere preferred).
    • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
    • The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and /or ability required.
    • A test will be given at the interview process that you must complete and pass to proceed.
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
    • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, background investigation, obtain and maintain gaming license.
    • Tribal preference.



    Members of the Jena Band of Choctaw Tribe shall be given absolute preference with respect to hiring, promotions, training, contracting and separation from employment. For persons who meet the minimum qualifications, preferential treatment shall be based on the following criteria and shall be given in the following order:

    • Enrolled members of the Jena Band of Choctaw tribe who satisfy the minimum job qualifications;
    • Spouses of enrolled members of the Jena Band of Choctaw who satisfy the minimum job qualifications;
    • Enrolled members of other recognized tribes who satisfy the minimum job qualifications;
    • Military Veterans;
    • All others who satisfy the minimum job qualifications.


    • High school diploma/GED.
    • Culinary arts degree preferred.


    • To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to stand long periods of time in one's location.
    • Requires lifting up to 50 lbs.
    • Requires transporting, pushing, pulling and maneuvering large loads weighing up to 300 lbs.
    • Requires normal sense of smell, taste, touch and sound.
    • Requires the use of electrical equipment and sharp utensils.
    • Requires regular, consistent attendance.
    • Work area may be small with heavy production.