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MGM Resorts International Cook - Morimoto (MGM Grand) in Las Vegas, Nevada


Las Vegas, Nevada

Become one of the stars behind the show and become part of the world’s most powerful entertainment brands. Our Company has one exciting mission: To entertain the human race.

It is the primary responsibility of the Cook to perform advanced cooking procedures in accordance with the standards set forth by the Executive Chef in conjunction with Chef Morimoto, under the direct supervision of Master Sushi Chef, Executive Sous Chef and/or Sous Chef. The Cook operates a specific station with others or independently. All duties are to be performed in accordance with departmental policies, practices and procedures, with adherence to Morimoto recipes and standards.

  • Follows the methods of food preparation, cooking, sizing of portions, mixing of sauces, seasoning, and garnishing of foods and serving, if necessary, to ensure food is prepared in an approved manner prescribed by the Executive Chef, Master Sushi Chef, Executive Sous Chef and/or Sous Chef in conjunction with Morimoto Brand Standard.

  • Sets up workstation based on pars established by Executive Chef, Executive Sous Chef and/or Sous Chef by following station set-up organization.

  • Operates a specific station with others or individually.

  • Complies with occupational, health and safety standards.

  • Ensures foods are stored and kept at proper holding temperatures through the use and reading of thermometers.

  • Attends all scheduled staff meetings when required.

  • Completes all closing requirements as directed by Chef, Executive Sous Chef and/or Sous Chef.

  • Expedites all food orders to set quality standards and presentation.

  • Operates a line position, assuming the accountability and the responsibilities without direct supervision from the Chef, Executive Sous Chef and/or Sous Chef.

  • Ability and willingness to work all stations in the kitchen time of need.

  • Maintains safety and Health Department standards.

  • Perform all other job related duties as requested.


  • Minimum of at least 21 years of age.

  • At least 3 years of experience in a high-volume Japanese or Asian restaurant.

  • Ability to handle a fast-paced, busy, and somewhat stressful environment, work under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Working knowledge of basic kitchen equipment.

  • Excellent customer service skills.

  • Have interpersonal skills to deal effectively with all business contacts.

  • Professional appearance and demeanor.

  • Work varied shifts, including weekends and holidays.

  • Able to effectively communicate in English, in both written and oral forms.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Bilingual.

  • Previous experience working in a similar resort setting.

MGM Resorts International develops, builds and operates unique destination resorts designed to provide a total resort experience, including first-class accommodations and dining, world-class entertainment, state-of-the-art meeting and convention facilities, and high-quality retail and gaming experiences.

With 77,000+ employees, the Company is one of the world's leading global hospitality and entertainment companies with 23 resorts. We’re proud to be recognized for our commitment to being socially responsible, including an industry-leading diversity and inclusive culture, community engagement and philanthropy initiatives, and a commitment to environmentally sustainable approaches in development and operations.

While we operate leading resorts and amenities, ultimately it is the people of MGM Resorts who make the difference daily by providing the ultimate guest experience. We welcome you to join us.

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