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Vernon Downs Lead Line Cook in Vernon, New York

If you are looking for a fun and family oriented work place, Vernon Downs is the place to be! Vernon Downs offers great benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Generous 401k plan, Paid Time Off, and Holiday Pay for all Full Time employees. All Employees also receive meal discounts and many other amenities with working in the Family Atmosphere of Vernon Downs.

Established in the year of 1953, Vernon Downs is a Horse Racing Track, Casino and Entertainment Facility located in the town of Vernon in CNY. Vernon Downs has successfully operated for many years as it quickly attained status as one of the most popular harness tracks in the country.

Job Description summary:

Responsible for the preparation of all foods during an assigned shift, in accordance with company specifications and standards.


  • Provide excellent guest service to both internal and external guests.

  • Actively supports the company culture of creating a fun and entertaining experience for internal and external guests.

  • Assists in the supervision of all line production staff ensuring compliance with Company specs and standards.

  • Responsible for preparing, seasoning, finishing, and garnishing all food in kitchen preparation in accordance with established recipes.

  • Performs as a team member with Cooks, Dishwashers, Supervisors, Chefs, Servers, Utilities, and pertinent Company Associates in producing a smoothly and efficiently run operation on a scheduled shift.

  • Follows all recipes and control procedures.

  • Assists in all areas of food production as needed as well as planning menus.

  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary area at all times in full accordance with State Health Regulations.

  • All other duties as assigned.


    Directly supervises line cooks on a daily basis.

    Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training associates, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining associates, addressing complaints and resolving problems.