Food Area Supervisor

MSC Cruises
January 22, 2020
MSC Cruises
Food and Beverage Jobs
Assistant F&B Manager
not specified


In line with Company guidelines, the Assistant Food & Beverage Manager supports the F&B Director in the daily running of Food Operations supervising the buffets, the crew messrooms and the galleys. The job holder needs to have a knowledge of food Safety (Vessel Sanitation Program and USPH Manual).


  • Assists the Buffet Manager to monitor the overall F&B operation of the Buffet (personnel, procedures, stocks) in accordance with Standard Procedure;
  • Is accountable for the performance and achievement of Company budgetary goals, participating to manage financial aspects of F&B operations;
  • Supervises F&B team members, supporting and training them to enhance their current performance and evaluates their skills;
  • Complies with set Company F&B service standards and follows the Company Sanitation Protocols (sanitation, hygiene and personnel management).


  • Fluent English, oral and written. Any major language is considered an advantage (Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish and French);
  • High school/Professional school diploma; Food Safety proficiency certificate issued by recognized authorities;
  • 2 years of proven work experience as Ast. F&B Manager;
  • Experience in the cruise industry/hotelier is an advantage;
  • Good knowledge of computer software programs (MS Office, hotel management software, POS,) (knowledge of Fidelio-MMS is an advantage);•Proven ability to manage personnel;
  • Guest oriented and ability to spot and resolve problems efficiently.


  • Possess a valid passport and when possible a seaman book copy;
  • STCW course are compulsory (Basic fire fighting, personal survival techiniques, elementary first aid, perosnal security and social responsibility);
  • Proficiency in security awareness is required;
  • Compulsory medical tests will be carried out by MSC.

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Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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