Princess Cruises

Sous Chef

Recruiter:
Princess Cruises
Category:
Galley Jobs
Position:
Sous Chef
Published:
January 24, 2023

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 Sous Chef you will supervise the assigned galley team in ensuring the designated job duties are always completed correctly and promptly according to our company standards, policies and procedures.



Key Responsibilities

  • Supervises product delivery in the assigned Galley section, ensuring consistency by always requiring adherence to recipes, adequate production quantities, correct execution methods, and picture presentation as the minimum standard.
  • Continually ensures proper product execution in the assigned section through control of mise en place during the preparation and frequent tasting.
  • Always drives consistency by focusing on recipe accuracy, adequate production quantities, correct execution methods, and presentation of dishes through completion of the cruise
  • Successfully supervises production schedule and Galley manning by section, coordinating with appropriate Sous Chefs and department heads; always rearranges working and production schedules to reflect fluctuations in guest demand.
  • Always actively contributes to the formulation and implementation of Food and Beverage improvement strategies as directed by the Executive Chef / Food and Beverage Director.
  • Effectively supervises the assigned Galley staff, during operational activities as directed by the Executive Chef or his / her representative, including monitoring compliance with production and storage requirements such as temperature / blast-chiller log recording.
  • Conducts daily briefings with assigned staff as directed by the Executive Chef and ensures that 1st Cooks conduct their station briefings
  • Observes each crewmember’s performance using his or her role description as a guide and delivers prompt and appropriate correction, improvement, or reinforcement. Coaches and develops skilled, engaged team members.
  • Controls production levels of assigned galley operations based on fluctuating guest demand; always informs the Executive Chef of changes in production and demand/consumption patterns


Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Possess a formal qualification in culinary arts from a recognized culinary training institution 
  • Minimum of six years of experience in large volume hotel or food service operations preferably with cruise ship experience of which at least two years of experience was as Chef de Partie or equivalent rank 
  • Must be able to adjust production methods/production as necessary to maximize cost-effectiveness
  • Must be able to train a multicultural staff 
  • Ability to manage a large volume production schedule and team
  • 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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