Princess Cruises

Executive Pastry Bakery Chef

Recruiter:
Princess Cruises
Category:
Galley Jobs
Position:
Chief Baker
Published:
July 31, 2022

Department: Galley

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reporting To: Executive Chef

Description

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. As a Executive Pastry/Bakery Chef you will lead the Pastry team in ensuring the designated job duties are always completed correctly and promptly according to our company standards, policies and procedures.



Key Responsibilities

  • Effectively manages the production and delivery of 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 pastry trends and production methods and regularly seeks guidance from the Corporate Pastry Chef / Executive Chef on implementing suggestions.
  • Effectively manages Pastry and Bakery galley staff during all operational activities and service periods, ensuring adherence to Company standards.
  • Conducts daily briefings with the Pastry and Bakery galley team to discuss the previous day's operational performance and efficiency, and upcoming products and events.
  • Continually trains and coaches Pastry and Bakery galley staff in the correct production methods and skills, culinary techniques, menu, and recipe knowledge, product-holding techniques, and presentation and delivery of the product.
  • 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


Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Degree in Pastry Arts from a recognized culinary institution or three-year apprenticeship in lieu thereof
  • Minimum of six years of experience in large volume hotel or pastry operations preferably with cruise ship experience of which at least two years of experience were as Chef de Partie Pastry or equivalent rank 
  • Must be familiar with menu cycles and daily consumption of products by itinerary
  • Ability to manage a large volume production schedule and team
  • Must possess a large repertoire of menu knowledge and pastry skills
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Office and job-related computer software
  • Command of the English language, both verbal and written 


Benefits

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.

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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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