Ameristar Casino offers an American Culinary Federation Certified Apprenticeship Training Program. Your journey begins at Ameirstar Council Bluffs, where you'll spend two years in a progressive learning environment working alongside a Certified Executive Chef and proven industry leader. From there, you have the opportunity to relocate to one of other Penn National Gaming properties accross the nation to complete your final year as Lead Cook. Program Completion will include American Culinary Federation Certification as a Certified Culinarian, the chance to grow with us at any one of our properties as a key culinary professional and progression through our brigade system of culinary leadership.
(The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job class and are not all inclusive for specific positions.)
To be qualified as an applicant, first and foremost you must demonstrate a sincere desire for a career as a Chef. You will have the opportunity to communicate this to our selection committee through the application process which will include a two page essay on why you are interested in a career in the Culinary Arts. Additional qualification requirements are as follows:
**The Following costs are covered by the company:
**Costs to Apprenticeship
Ameristar Casino Hotel Council Bluffs, which includes the largest riverboat in Iowa, was modeled after the historic riverboats that plied the waters of the Missouri River in the 1800s. Located in the greater Omaha metropolitan area, this property has received the prestigious Four Diamond designation from the American Automobile Association and, in 2004, was named "Property of the Year" by the Iowa Lodging Association. The property also features a 38,500 square-foot casino, five dining options, three bars, an entertainment venue and 8,000 square-feet of meeting and event space.
Ameristar Council Bluffs
2200 River Road
Council Bluffs, IA 51501