Junior Sous Chef- Ocean Cruises 6*

People Conquest
July 8, 2019
People Conquest
Food and Beverage Jobs
Sous Chef
not specified

PEOPLECONQUEST, a Human Resources National Company in ongoing expansion, is currently recruiting Junior Sous Chef for a renowned 6* deluxe Cruise Company with the following profile:

Position Title: Junior Sous Chef
Reports to: Executive Chef

Job Summary

Manage all food preparation in crew/officer galley, ensuring that company’s high culinary standards are maintained within the established budget. Assist the Executive Chef in his duties as requested.
Position directly supervises: Crew Cooks

Essential Functions

  • Assist with meeting budgeted food cost targets and savings for the entire operation.
  • Assist with maintaining company standards for food service and achieving the galley’s annual goal for scores on the crew comment cards.
  • Assist with establishing and monitoring standard operating procedures throughout the ship.
  • Ensure that HESS compliance and Public Health (US/UKPH) standards are upheld.
  • Supervise crew galley and crew/officer mess to minimize waste.
  • Evaluate performance of crew galley staff per Seabourn personnel policy.
  • Manage re-use and incorporation of surplus food from various outlets.
  • Ensure that policies and procedures for the food program and crew menu cycles are established and followed.
  • Ensure recipes are followed and high standards of cooking maintained.
  • Co-ordinate cleaning and maintenance of crew/officer mess facility with the Chief Steward.

Secondary Functions

  • Attend the crew/officer restaurant during service frequently to solicit feedback about cuisine.
  • Assist in training crew galley staff involved in food preparation.
  • Supervise the maintenance of, and staff training on crew galley equipment.
  • Control traffic to keep unauthorised personnel out of the crew galley area.
  • Attend comment card meetings with Executive Chef de Cuisine.
  • Control waste, minimize grocery breakage, and monitor garbage separation.
  • Ensure that company standards for uniforms and personal hygiene are followed.
  • Manage Time and Attendance of all crew/officer mess personnel, minimizing overtime.
  • Ensure that crew galley staff thoroughly understands dishes for all meals.
  • Ensure that crew galley requisitions adhere to company standards.
  • Assist with turning over stock of slow moving items in Provision.
  • Conduct physical spot checks of all fresh produce storage in Provision.

Job Requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of cruise ship catering operation and food preparation for various nationalities.
  • Thorough knowledge of food preparation, presentation and preservation procedures.
  • Knowledge of USPH and other international Public Health rules and regulations, supplemented by attending the company’s Basic Food Hygiene course every two years and achieving a minimum score of 80%.
  • Effective planning, problem-solving and implementation skills.
  • Strong command of the English language including writing skills.
  • Ability to create and maintain food promotions and other activities to support crew/officer wellness.
  • Ability to train and motivate a team.
  • Ability to innovate and foster creativity.
  • Ability to manage work schedules according to business levels.
  • Ability to organize and complete work to meet deadlines.
  • PC knowledge of: MXP and Windows.
  • Fluent in interpreting and implementing company work.
  • Updated passport is required

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.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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