Lead Cook Sweet Tea - FT (Tunica)

at MGM Resorts International in Tunica, Mississippi, United States

Job Description


Robinsonville, Mississippi

  • starts at $15 an hour ************************************

AMAZING benefits including:

+ Full medical, dental and vision coverage starting at $22 a pay check for employee only (Coverage through Anthem Blue Cross/Blue Shield)

+ 401k Company Match Program

+ Student loan payback programs

+ Free, paid hot lunch

+ Free uniforms

+ Free onsite medical clinic for employees and their dependents

+ Much more!


As a Lead Cook, you will be responsible for operations of assigned stations. You will also set the stage for guest experience with your welcoming smile and service. By understanding their unique stories and needs, you will own their experience to create WOW memories they will carry with them far and beyond their stay with us.


+ Responsible for normal operation of assigned station

+ Follow recipe accordingly

+ Use proper food handling techniques, follow health & safety standards

+ Notify Room Chef or Sous Chef of problems that arise and how they have been corrected

+ Expedite and coordinate service, produce according to par levels

+ Assist in pantry and preparation area

+ Possess thorough knowledge of sauce station and recipes

+ Able to work sauté, sauce, grill, cold seafood, pastry and appetizer station

+ Perform other job-related duties as requested


+ Working knowledge of weights, measures and various cooking techniques

+ Knowledge of knives and knife skills, standard kitchen equipment and supplies, including, but not limited to toasters, refrigerators, and coolers, slicers, juicer and beverage machines, Cryovac machine, and small wares

+ Knowledge of health, safety and sanitation regulations

+ Excellent customer service skills and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with all business contacts


+ High school diploma or equivalent

+ One (1) year of experience as a Cook in a fast paced, high-volume restaurant

+ Work varied shifts, to include weekends and holidays


+ Four (4) years high volume cooking experience

MGM Resorts International is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, MGM Resorts International will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.

MGM Resorts International believes in providing opportunity for every employee to grow, develop and succeed in a work environment where you can be your best. We encourage you to explore our job opportunities. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact our Corporate Diversity and Disability Outreach department at 1-844-247-0370 or email

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Job Posting: JC196072606

Posted On: Oct 29, 2021

Updated On: Jan 25, 2022