Vesse type: River cruise ship
Purpose of Position
You prepare meals to the fullest satisfaction of our guests and support the Executive Chef within the set budget and in accordance with Viking River Cruises Standards.
- Professional preparation and distribution of daily meals (including breakfast, lunch, Tea Time, dinner, etc.) for crew and guests in accordance with Executive Chef Manual and menu cycle
- Replacement of Executive Chef in absence
- Assistance in supervising, training and motivating of galley team
- Ordering of stock in cooperation with Executive Chef
- Ensuring perfect order and cleanliness in accordance with HACCP rules
- Cost control for galley within the budget in cooperation with Executive Chef
- Separation and disposal of waste / garbage
- Ensuring correct handling of all equipment and products
- Conduction of stock takes; inventory according to company procedures
- Preparation of opening and closing ships at start and end of season
- Assistance in other departments upon instruction from supervisors (if required)
- Performance according to company standards and HACCP rules
- Participation in loadings
- Correct storage of stock; establishing of par levels
- Active participation in onboard training programs
Supervisor: Executive Chef
Gives instructions to: Utility, Commis de Cuisine, Chef de Partie
Receives instructions from: Executive Chef, Hotel Manager, Corporate Executive Chef, Corporate Operation Manager
- Graduated apprenticeship as cook
- Min. 3 years professional experience in all areas of a 4 or 5 star operation
- 1 year experience in same or similar position
- International experience /experience on a ship is an asset
- Good English skills, other languages are an asset
- Service oriented and guest focused
- Ability to work independently
- Professional knowledge in all parts of the kitchen
- Flexibility and stress resistance, team player, commitment, positive personality
- nd well groomed appearance
- Preferred age between 24 and 40 year
Guidelines and Regulations
Job Description • Contract • Company Rules and Regulations • Onboard ABC • Viking College • Uniform Regulation • Executive Chef Manual
Good knowledge of the English language is required.
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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.
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.
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.
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.