Viking Cruises

Assistant Cook

Reference:
1521
Published:
July 11, 2019
Recruiter:
Viking Cruises
Category:
Food and Beverage Jobs
Position:
Cook / Commis de Cuisine
Salary:
not specified

Vessel type: Ocean-going cruise ship

Job Description

ASSISTANT COOK

Purpose of Position

Preparation of dishes and food preparations requiring basic culinary skills in any section of a kitchen operation

Your Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading and supporting a multi cultural team of Galley personnel, ensuring the highest level of crew satisfaction and productivity.
  • Preparing basic food items.
  • Basic food knowledge.
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow recipes.
  • Be able to work in any section of a kitchen.
  • Must have a confirmed culinary background from an international brand hotel.
  • Must be proficient in effective tasks, work efficiently and productive.
  • Must have basic knife handling skills.
  • Be cost conscious and avoid wastage

​Your Profile

  • Personality and Appearance: Must have a pleasant and courteous personality.  Must be well groomed and presentable.
  • Health: Must be physically fit and in good health, able to lift up to 50 lbs (30 Kilos) on a daily basis and a minimum of eleven hours per day, seven days a week.
  • Professional Experience and Education: Requires a minimum of three years in the profession (Quality Hotels or Restaurants).
  • Communication and Language Skills: Must be able to read and speak English clearly in order to interpret documents such as recipes and manuals.    Other languages are Considered a plus.
  • Work Ethic: Must be a serious professional and take pride in their work.  Adherence to Company Rules and Regulations is a must for success in the job

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Viking Cruises

Viking Cruises

www.vikingcruises.com/careers/

JOIN OUR FAMILY

As the World’s Leading River Cruise Line® and the #1 Ocean Cruise Line, we are constantly innovating our business and growing our fleet. With more than 64 river ships and 6 ocean vessels cruising across 6 continents, we are the largest, most award-winning company in the industry. There is tremendous opportunity to join our dynamically growing company — whether on board our ships or in our corporate offices.

HISTORY

Viking Cruises was founded in Russia in 1997. The company established headquarters in Los Angeles, California in 2000 and through rapid expansion has enjoyed double-digit growth in recent years. With operational headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, Viking provides travel experiences for guests with an interest in geography, culture and history.

RIVER

The award-winning Viking Longships offer a variety of stateroom categories and true two-room suites with full-size verandas. Onboard amenities include a restaurant, bar & lounge, library and expansive sun deck. River cruises range from 8 to 23 days, with itineraries featuring Europe’s Rhine, Main, Danube, Seine, Rhône, Douro, Moselle, Elbe, Dordogne, Garonne and Gironde Rivers; Russia’s Volga, Neva and Svir; Ukraine’s Dnieper; Egypt’s Nile; China’s Yangtze; and Southeast Asia’s Mekong.

OCEAN

In 2015, Viking introduced its first ocean ship with the christening of the 930-guest all-veranda Viking Star. One year later, Viking launched its second ocean ship, Viking Sea, which was joined by sister ships Viking Sky and Viking Sun in 2017 and by Viking Orion in 2018. The fleet welcomes Viking Jupiter in 2019. Four more yet-to-be-named ships are scheduled to launch by 2023. Ocean itineraries are designed to maximize the amount of time travelers spend in their destination. These enriching itineraries include base and combination cruises sailing to Scandinavia and Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, Australia and New Zealand, Asia, Alaska, the Americas, and Africa.


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