Holland America Line

Sushi Chef TAM

Holland America Line
Galley Jobs
Chef de Partie
21 June 2024

Department: Galley

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reporting To: Chef de Cuisine TAM


Responsible for directing and overseeing team members and overall food preparation, production, and presentation in any of the following assigned specialty restaurants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Comply with company policy regarding waste separation and environmental compliance.
  • Assist the Executive Sous Chef in implementing and executing food handling and cleaning procedures for the galley in accordance with USPH standards.
  • Follows all HACCP procedures set by the company.
  • Directly supervise all food being prepared and served in assigned specialty restaurant according to standard menus and recipes as established by the company.
  • Responsible for Guest Satisfaction Scores pertaining to food taste, food variety and presentation, as well as general food experience.
  • Assists Executive Sous Chef with implementing menu cycles.
  • Ensure all food related budget and targets are met.
  • Assists the Executive Chef in directing, supervising and training of all employees assigned to the specialty restaurant.
  • Follows training program for all new hires.
  • Ensures all team members are adhering to company standards in their overall performance, appearance, crew and personal conduct.
  • Prepares work schedules for galley restaurant team members for approval by the Executive Sous Chef.
  • Monitors and controls actual hours worked and records and reports information to the Executive Sous Chef. Maintains all ILO regulations in regards to work hours.
  • Assists the Executive Chef in preparing objective performance reports for Petty officers and crew on a monthly basis in order to make recommendations for advancement.
  • Ensure quality and quantity of items ordered and received onboard. Ensures proper storage in accordance to USPH procedures and thereafter in accordance to standard corporate recipes, reporting any discrepancies to the Executive Sous Chef.
  • Supervises and inspects overall operation cleanliness and clean up after each service period following provided checklists and cleaning schedules.
  • Works closely with Chef de Parties to identify and assign all cleaning responsibilities.
  • Reports any malfunctioning equipment or furnishings in need of repair or refurbishing to the Executive Sous Chef.
  • Supervises and ensures proper maintenance and cleaning procedures in all kitchen areas in order to ensure good appearance, condition and adherence to all USPH standards.
  • Practices visible management during all meal hours to ensure an efficient food operation for both passengers and crew.
  • Works closely with galley leadership and other department leaders.
  • Perform other job related functions as assigned.

Core Capabilities

  • Multi-tasking and all around culinarian and leader.
  • Builds a strong team and fosters collaboration.
  • Able to manage high volume and fine dining teams.
  • Acts as a corporate brand ambassador with onboard teams supporting and driving all long-term company goals and brand direction.
  • Demonstrates strong business acumen and financial responsibility.

Note: Other duties as assigned included and not limited to Health, Environmental, Safety and Security responsibilities.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in a 5 star+ hotel, cruise ship or high-profile restaurant performing the functions of a similar position.
  • 3+ year experience in a supervisory position preferably in a multi-nationality setting with a proven ability to provide orientation and training.
  • Experience in high volume operation of at least 500 meals per service.
  • Certification from accredited advanced food safety program. Extensive knowledge in VSP preferred.
  • Extensive kitchen machinery and knife safety knowledge.
  • Experience working in all major culinary brigade stations with extensive knowledge in designated station.
  • Working knowledge of computers and the ability to navigate within a variety of software programs.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and speak English.
  • Preferred: Degree from accredited culinary college or university.
Holland America Line

Holland America Line


Holland America Line has been operating for more than 140 years and we are a recognized leader in the cruise industry, operating a fleet of premium mid-sized ships. We believe travel has the power to change the world and we take pride in playing our part in opening minds, building connections, and inspiring a shared humanity. Our fleet of 14 ships visits all seven continents and annually offers more than 500 cruises to more than 400 ports of call in close to 100 countries. Holland America Line crew members are the heart of the operation and work enthusiastically to ensure that each guest has a memorable vacation.

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