Cunard - Sous Chef
As a market leader in the cruise industry, Cunard sails spectacular ships all over the world. Join us and you’ll discover that working at sea is more than just a job. It’s a way of life. During your Cunard career you could explore all four corners of the world, visiting destinations from Alaska to Japan, and more than 70 countries in between. Explore new cultures, meet incredible new friends, and gain experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.
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 Sous Chef 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, 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 Premier Sous, you will be responsible for managing an allocated area within the Galley 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 or City and Guilds 7061/2 with Intermediate Food Hygeine Certificate and be computer literate. In addition, you will also need a Management or supervisory qualification.3 years operational experience in high volume catering facilities such as conference and events, banqueting or large scale 4 or 5 star hotel is also crucial.
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.
Carnival UK is a market leader in the cruise industry, widely recognised by our famous brands P&O Cruises and Cunard. We operate ships all over the world and provide unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests. At Carnival UK, we are about to go through a huge amount of growth and with 2 new ships on the horizon, Carnival UK has big plans for the future!
At Carnival UK as part of Carnival Corporation, our highest responsibility and top priorities are to operate safely, to protect the environment, and to be in compliance everywhere we operate in the world. On this foundation, we aspire to deliver unmatched joyful vacations for our Guests, always exceeding their expectations. We are committed to a positive and just corporate culture, based on inclusion and the power of diversity. We operate with integrity, trust and respect for each other - seeking collaboration, candour, openness and transparency at all times. And we intend to be an exemplary corporate citizen leaving the people and the places we touch even better.