Job: Sous Chef Full Time

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Job Description

Requisition Number: 1151615
Job Title: Sous Chef Full Time
Date Posted: 8/4/2017
Department: Food & Beverage
Property: Harrah's Ak-Chin
Shift: Varies
Status: Full-Time

Caesars Entertainment Corporation is the world's most geographically diversified casino-entertainment company. Since its beginning in Reno, Nevada, more than 75 years ago, Caesars has grown through development of new resorts, expansions and acquisitions, and now operates casinos on four continents. The company's resorts operate primarily under the Harrah's®, Caesars® and Horseshoe® brand names. Caesars also owns the World Series of Poker® and the London Clubs International family of casinos. Caesars Entertainment is focused on building loyalty and value with its guests through a unique combination of great service, excellent products, unsurpassed distribution, operational excellence and technology leadership. Caesars is committed to environmental sustainability and energy conservation and recognizes the importance of being a responsible steward of the environment.

Job Description:

Harrah's Ak-Chin, where we inspire grown-ups to PLAY!

The Sous Chef establishes leadership, direction and accountability for all lead and line level employees in respective culinary areas.



· A degree or certification from an accredited culinary arts institute, or apprenticeship certification from the American Culinary Federation or the equivalent years experience as a Professional Chef for a hotel, resort or chain concept restaurant corporation is required.

· Experience must include room service, continental cuisine, high volume three meal/coffee shop, steakhouse and Italian.

· Must have been exposed and/or experienced enough to have strong working knowledge of Asian, Mexican, Southern, Italian, Cajun, Continental, Seafood and East Coast cuisines.


The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to fulfill the obligations of this position.

· Must be able to communicate effectively through written policy, memorandum, E-mail and verbally communicate through public speaking and one on one.

· Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel (required) and AS/400 Stratton/Warren system (preferred).

· Must have an established reputation of being a dynamic and team-oriented leader with a proven ability to manage multiple priorities, inspire and elevate an individual or a team’s performance.

· Must be extremely guest and employee focused. Successful completion of Superlap is required.

· In addition, it is recommended that all internal candidates complete the Exploring Supervisor Opportunities (ESO) readiness activities.

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

· Must have an expert working knowledge and be highly proficient and skilled in the following: Food Storage and Identification; Food Cooling and Thawing; Food Re-thermalization; Managing and Expediting Orders; Recipe Formulization and Yield; Knife Handling and Sharpening; Stock, Soup and Sauce Production; Dry, Moist and Combination Cooking; Pantry, Garde Manger Preparation; Weights and Measures.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Must be able to be on feet twelve hours per day

· Must be able to withstand frequent changes in temperature.

· Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, crouch, kneel, push and pull.

· Must be able to lift 70 pounds above or below shoulders

· Must be able to push or pull weights of 125 pounds on a cart.

· Must be able to tolerate chemicals for cleaning and sanitizing kitchen areas.

· Must be able to work in an area which contains second hand smoke

· Must be flexible with schedule

· Must be able to maneuver to all areas of the kitchen and outlets

· Must have visual acuity

· Must have manual dexterity to work with kitchen utensils and equipment

Preference is given to Ak-Chin community members and members of other recognized Arizona tribes.

The Company's Alcohol and Drug Policy prohibits use of or being under the influence of marijuana and other illegal substances, regardless of whether an individual meets the criteria of Arizona's medical marijuana law and its enabling regulations.