Culinary Trainee Catering & Banquets
US-NV-Las Vegas

Job Title: Culinary Trainee Catering & Banquets

Location: Wynn

Job Description and Responsibilities:

Wynn Resorts is a Fortune 500 company led by hospitality industry visionary Steve Wynn. Currently operating in the top two casino gaming markets in the world, Wynn is financially stable and growth oriented. Our 12,000 employees at our Wynn Las Vegas and Encore properties have helped us win more Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star Awards than any other independent hotel company in the world. Wynn resorts are known for their innovative design, luxury offerings, and exceptional guest service. Joining Wynn means working for a leader in the global resort industry, one that has set today’s standards and will likely define them tomorrow.

As a Culinary Trainee - Catering and Banquets Kitchen your role will include:

Job Responsibilities:

* Responsible for assisting chefs as needed in execution of production, assist in the daily preparation of basic recipes, unloading, stocking and rotating products.
* Maintains the cleanliness and sanitation of work area and equipment in accordance with the health department standards.
* Must inform the chef of any shortages before the item runs out.
* Maintain complete knowledge and use of equipment.
* Must be able to breakdown work station and complete closing duties by returning all food items to the proper storage areas, rotate all returned product, wrap, cover, label and date all items being put away, straighten up and organize all storage areas, clean up and wipe down food prep area, reach-in and walk ins.

Job Requirements:

* Candidate must be able to communicate in English, read and follow recipes 2nd language a plus.
* Requires a minimum of 1 year of work experience in a restaurant kitchen.
* Experience in a 5 star banquet and catering operation or fine-dining restaurant preferred.
* Candidates must exhibit basic knife skills and the willingness to learn and take direction from chefs and cooks.
* Basic culinary knowledge a plus.
* Requires the ability to work within a team environment.
*Must be able to obtain and maintain any licensing or active work cards required, at present or in the future, for this position at all times
* Candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age.