Executive Pastry Chef

MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises
Galley Jobs
Executive Chef de Cuisine, Chef de Partie Pastry
January 9, 2023


In line with corporate offices guidelines and under the supervision of the Executive Chef, the Executive Pastry Chef supervises and trains the Pastry and Bakery teams to deliver excellent products to guests and crew in all food outlets.


  • Ensures compliance with Company Standards of food production and presentation, including portion and quality control to deliver the highest quality and product;
  • Ensures optimum daily delivery of pastry and bakery products;
  • Maintains the highest standard of sanitation;
  • Organizes daily working schedule for the Pastry and Bakery teams;
  • Prepares and regularly reviews the inventory of the small equipment in use;
  • Ensures that heavy equipment is maintained in good condition and trains the crew for correct usage;
  • Exemplary Leadership in this department.


  • Fluent English. Any additional European language is considered an advantage (Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish and French);
  • Pastry Diploma/certificate and diploma in food safety/HACCP;
  • Minimum 5 years experience in a similar position with high volume/fine dining operation and in managing F&B personnel;
  • Computer literate with MS Office applications;
  • Extensive knowledge of Pastry techniques and raw materials;
  • Good knowledge of ice-cream preparation, international desserts, chocolate and sugar;
  • Extensive knowledge of food handling and sanitation standards;
  • Ability to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining personnel;
  • STCW certification is compulsory (basic fire fighting, personal survival techniques, elementary first aid, personal security and social responsibility);
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work on board.


  • Passport (with a validity of more than 1 year)

STCW Certificates

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Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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