Chef De Partie - Butcher
Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises and Cunard Line. We are passionate about providing world class customer experiences and operate a winning culture to achieve unrivalled business success and delivering our vision of being the most spectacularly successful Cruise Company in Britain. Our award winning prestigious brands of great British heritage, employ engaged and passionate people to deliver the highest customer service standards to our adoring and loyal customers.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for Chefs to travel the world, whilst getting paid and having the opportunity to work with our celebrity chefs.
We are currently recruiting for Chef De Partie Butcher positions to work onboard our 5 Star luxury vessels, in a structured and developmental environment, with quality produce and superb equipment in highly professional, diligent and dedicated teams. Our galleys deliver in excess of over 1000 covers, freshly prepared at every sitting. You will be working in large teams of up to 165 chefs from mixed nationalities. You will work 10 hours a day over a period of 2 – 3 shifts, 7 days a week for the duration of your contract.
Reporting to the Head Butcher, you will be responsible for managing an allocated area within the Gally operation and to ensure that all staff comply with relevant Company standards and procedures, with the aim of providing the Company desired service product. You will be providing professionally prepared quality food product within budget and in line with the Corporate Menu Cycle. You are also responsible for complying with all legal, safety, hygeine and administration procedures as well as HR and HS&E policies.
The duties will be varied working across different sections and a number of dining outlets, including the potential opportunity of working with our celebrity chefs; Marco Pierre White & Atul Kucher. In addition to your professional duties you will also have to deliver staff training and have ship safety duties & responsibilities.
To be considered for the role it is essential that you are professionally trained with relevant qualifications, NVQ 3 Food production or equivalent, and be computer literate. A certificate in Basic Food Hygiene is desirable.
To succeed in this role you need to be professional, diligent, disciplined and committed to consistent quality assurance on a large scale. In return, we offer exceptional rates of pay, which is potentially tax free, all accommodation costs covered, all meals & uniform provided. You will also get the opportunities to meet new people & see the world, interspersed with 2 month leave periods.
Work Experience Requirements
All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Cruise Ship, in a 4/5* Hotel or in an Upscale Restaurant.
Good knowledge of the English language is required.
A world of excitement, fun and possibilities
A market leader in the cruise industry, we operate ships all over the world. We’re most widely recognised by our famous brand names P&O Cruises and Cunard Line.
Working together, it’s our mission to be the most successful - the most spectacular - cruise company in Britain. To do this, we focus on providing the finest cruise experience for each and every customer. And of course, this isn’t possible without the skill and commitment of our people on board and ashore. That’s where you come in.
P&O Cruises is the largest cruise operator in the UK and, perhaps, the best-known in the world. Working on board the seven-ship fleet of Aurora, Oriana, Arcadia, Adonia, Oceana, Ventura and Azura, you’ll have the opportunity to experience luxury cruises to the Mediterranean, the Baltic, the Norwegian Fjords, the Caribbean, the Atlantic Islands, and round-the-world voyages.
Cunard Line offers the only regular transatlantic crossing service on board the world famous Queen Mary 2. The 1,968-passenger Queen Victoria, launched in November 2007, undertakes a number of different voyages, while the latest ship, the Queen Elizabeth, joined the fleet in Autumn 2010.
It takes great passion and real commitment to maintain our position at the top. That’s why we’re always looking for people, both shipboard and shoreside, who share our obsession and drive to provide the most memorable experiences imaginable.
This is your chance to join us on our journey.