Jan 24, 2023


  • Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento
  • 3317 Forty Mile Rd, Wheatland, CA 95692
Full time Hospitality Restaurant-Food Service

Job Description


The incumbent is responsible for overseeing, directing and performing the daily execution of all assigned kitchen food production and service execution while establishing and maintaining standards of operation in the areas of food quality, time lines of food, cleanliness and maintenance, profitability and supervision of staff.


(These functions are inteded as a general illuatriation of the work performed in this job classification and are not all inclusive for this position) 

  • Creates an atmosphere that induces guests to make Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain their choice for gaming entertainment; responsible for actively building and retaining guest relations and acts as a mentor to team members in order to provide superior guest service.
  • Responsible for training, evaluating, and supervising staff with equipment and keeping accurate logs of date, time, temperature of specific products.
  • Develops training procedures to ensure superior guest service standards are achieved.
  • Checks methods of food preparation and cooking, sizes of portions, and garnishing of foods by tasting.
  • Responsible for food purchasing, staffing, food preparation and food inventory in order to control food and labor cost and waste, ensuring adherence to the budget within specific department.
  • Creates recipes and standards for meat preparation by observing cooking techniques and tasting results to ensure food quality and consistency according to standards.
  • Develops detailed log book documenting all grinding procedures as well as a documented equipment breakdown schedule and cleaning schedule.
  • Monitors and advises on storage of food items to ensure quality of food and compliance with health requirements.
  • Supervises all Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain food outlets, and kitchen personnel.
  • Writes schedules and adheres to established budgetary guidelines for labor control, while understanding labor costing formulas.
  • Assists Executive Chef in inventory and pricing as required.
  • Assists in procuring food supplies and kitchen equipment from approved suppliers.
  • Oversees and ensures that all health code standards including safe food handling and sanitation requirements are maintained in kitchen operation areas at all times.
  • Attend and participate in meetings, completing follow-up as assigned.
  • Perform work regularly and predictably.
  • Other duties as assigned.


(Related education and experience may be interchangeable on a year for year basis)

This knowledge and these abilities are typically acquired through the completion of a culinary arts degree or accredited apprenticeship and 4 to 8 years of progressive food preparation experience with at least 3 to 5 years in a management capacity. Previous experience in a high quality hotel or freestanding restaurant highly desirable.  

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: (Licenses, Certifications, Testing, etc):

  • Must obtain and maintain all licenses / certifications per Federal, State, and Gaming regulations.
  • Must successfully pass background check.
  • Must successfully pass drug screening.
  • Must be eighteen (18) years of age.


  • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations.
  • Standard safety and sanitation practices for food and beverage service.
  • Food, food product, food preparation, etc.
  • Standard safety and sanitation practices for food and beverage service.
  • How to prepare stocks, soups, mother sauces, all varieties of meat including veal, pork, beef, lamb, poultry, game and seafood.
  • Complete understanding of kitchen operations.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, budgeting experience and full understanding of financials.
  • USDA laws and regulations as it related to meat processing. 


  • Present an image of excitement, enthusiasm, and outgoing personality, while being able to project a professional appearance.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Be flexible to work varying shifts and time schedules as needed.
  • Deliver programs which create a service level of excellence for internal and external guests.
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of team members and outside contacts.
  • Act professionally with a constantly changing internal and external environment.
  • Monitor and control cash flow and security of assets.
  • Link scheduling to customer flow.
  • Observe and direct actions of subordinates monitor all activity within the dining room and to inspect and maintain areas for which responsible.
  • Use all tools associated with the position including but not limited to knives, slicers and choppers.
  • Review and comprehend recipes and other necessary documentation.
  • Inspect quality of all food items.
  • Operate all meat production equipment such as grinder, patty machine, etc.


The Tribal Council gives first preference in all of its employment practices to members of the Enterprise Rancheria Tribe who meet the job requirements.