Princess Cruises

Executive Pastry & Bakery Chef

Recruiter:
Princess Cruises
Category:
Galley Jobs
Positions:
Executive Pastry Chef, Chief Baker
Salary:
Competitive Salary
Updated:
June 11, 2022

Princess sails the world connecting guests to what matters most – their loved ones, destinations and each other. We proudly deliver memorable cruise vacations to millions of guests each year, visiting all seven continents and hundreds of ports of call.
As a worldwide leader in premium cruising, Princess now offers the MedallionClass™ experience, an even more personalized vacation. Our smart ships feature everything from TrulyTouchless™ embarkation to on-demand delivery of drinks, food and more that makes cruising effortless and supports the wellbeing of our guests and teammates.
Our Princess team lives by our Shared Purpose and Core Values of Respect, Protect and Connect. We seek out people who want to share their passion for travel, work with the latest technology and join a friendly, diverse team to serve our guests and show them the world. We understand our responsibility to safeguard our teammates, our guests and our oceans, and our highest priority is to operate in a safe and socially responsible way every day.
Join our team and enjoy an adventurous career with great incentives, unlimited growth and worldwide travel opportunities. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the production and delivery of baked and pastry items for all food outlets, always ensuring compliance with Company recipes and picture presentation as the minimum standard.
  • Always ensures product quality in all food outlets through tasting panels and by managing and participating in mise en place during preparation periods.
  • Continually demonstrates knowledge of new bakery and pastry trends and production methods and regularly seeks guidance from the Corporate Pastry Chef / Corporate Bakery Chef / Executive Chef on implementing suggestions.
  • Always ensures that section recipe files are maintained and available to staff.
  • Effectively manages Pastry and Bakery galley staff during all operational activities and service periods, ensuring adherence to Company standards.
  • Plans and updates the weekly pastry and bakery schedule to ensure cross utilization of resources/manpower as well as cross training opportunities.
  • Conducts daily briefings with the Pastry and Bakery galley teams to discuss the previous day's operational performance and efficiency, and upcoming production and events.
  • Always participates in daily meetings with the Chief Baker to review the previous week’s/day's operational efficiency; offers suggestions for improvement.
  • Always participates in daily meetings with Galley management to review the previous day's operational efficiency; offers suggestions for improvement.
  • Conducts regular briefings with the Galley and Dining Room staff in alternative food outlets regarding Pastry/Bakery products with the Chief Baker’s support as needed.
  • Participates in the Executive Chef’s and Food and Beverage Director's meetings as requested.
  • Trains and leads the Pastry-Bakery team to always produce and deliver the Pastry-Bakery product within budgetary targets.
  • Always monitors costs and expenditures of pastry and bakery operations, and controls production levels, targets, and par levels to ensure they fall within the established budget.
  • Always monitors consumption trends in the various outlets and sets production levels accordingly, consistently informing the Executive Chef of changes within an appropriate time frame.
  • Always ensures that products are utilized for their intended application and that staff are monitored during production periods to ensure compliance.
  • In coordination with the Chief Baker, observes each crewmember’s performance using their role description as a guide and delivers prompt and appropriate correction, improvement, or reinforcement. Coaches and develops skilled, engaged team members to become the Consummate Host.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a tertiary qualification in Culinary Arts / Pastry/Bakery Production from a recognized institution.
  • Must have at last five years of experience as Executive Pastry Chef in a large Food and Beverage establishment and, preferably, have shipboard experience.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of Pastry/Bakery products and demonstrable cooking techniques.
  • Must have the ability to lead and train subordinates and provide clear direction under pressure.
  • Command of the English language, both verbal and written.


Princess Cruises offers many benefits. This position is afforded comfortable, single cabin accommodations, meals, exceptional amenities, and extensive learning and recreational programs available to all of our teammates.


Regardless of the rank or role, we are all one Princess team. Princess Cruises is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Work Experience Requirements

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Cruise Ship.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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Set sail on an exciting career course with Princess Cruises! One of the best-known names in cruising, Princess Cruises is a global cruise company operating a fleet of modern ships renowned for their innovative design and wide array of choices in dining, entertainment and amenities.

As a worldwide leader in premium cruising, Princess now offers the MedallionClass™ experience, an even more personalized vacation. Our smart ships feature everything from TrulyTouchless™ embarkation to on-demand delivery of drinks, food and more that makes cruising effortless and supports the wellbeing of our guests and teammates.

Our Princess team lives by our Shared Purpose and Core Values of Respect, Protect and Connect. We seek out people who want to share their passion for travel, work with the latest technology and join a friendly, diverse team to serve our guests and show them the world. We understand our responsibility to safeguard our teammates, our guests and our oceans, and our highest priority is to operate in a safe and socially responsible way every day.

As part of the Princess family, you’ll gain valuable cruise ship career experience representing one of the largest cruise lines in the world. We are extremely passionate about our work and offer a variety of reward programs to recognize employees who go above and beyond to provide our guests the best possible vacation experience.

Join our team and enjoy an adventurous career with great incentives, unlimited growth and worldwide travel opportunities.

 

 


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