Princess Cruises

Chef De Partie Baker

Princess Cruises
Galley Jobs
Chef de Partie Baker
30 May 2024

Department: Galley

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reporting To: Chief Baker


Set a course for adventure with Princess Cruises! The employer of choice in the cruise industry, we operate a fleet of modern Love Boats each offering exceptional facilities and extensive professional development and recreational programs for our valued teammates who hail from more than 60 countries around the globe. 


An iconic brand beloved by millions, we love people who love what they do and work together to help our guests create a lifetime of wonderful memories while providing friendly and attentive service like only Princess can. 


As a member of the Princess Family, you’ll enjoy a truly adventurous career with excellent incentives, unlimited opportunities for growth, and ports of call that will leave you breathless.

As Chef De Partie Baker you will create lasting memories by providing exceptional service and beverage recommendations to all guests that selected Princess Cruises as their vacation getaway. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervises product delivery for the Bakery night shift in compliance with Company recipes, and always enforces picture presentation as the minimum standard.
  • Always ensures product quality in assigned stations through tasting and monitoring of mise-en-place during production as instructed by the Executive Chef / Chief Baker.
  • Ensure cooking/preparation processes (for Danish pastries, muffins, bread items, etc.) are followed according to Company recipes. Always ensures that Company recipe files are maintained and available to assigned staff.
  • Effectively supervises breakfast production by the night shift staff and supervises the staff during operational activities as directed by the Executive Chef / Chief Baker.
  • Always participates in daily briefings with the Chief Baker to discuss the previous day's operational performance and efficiency, and upcoming production and events.
  • Always conducts briefings with the Bakery staff in the assigned station at the beginning of each shift.
  • Always controls food consumption in the assigned production areas through portion and production control and by ensuring adherence to Company recipes.
  • Always meets Bakery cost targets as directed by the Executive Chef / Chief Baker.
  • Always creates an effective and efficient daily/shift production schedule for assigned section, under the direction of the Chief Baker, as required by the itinerary and various outlets.
  • Always monitors the consumption of ingredients required for daily production and plans orders accordingly; keeps the Chief Baker informed regarding production needs and order status.
  • Continually demonstrates knowledge of new trends and production methods and regularly seeks guidance from the Executive Chef / Chief Baker on implementing suggestions.
  • Observes each Bakery Staff's performance using role descriptions as guidelines and identifies top performers and mentors them for career advancement or promotion.
  • Continually trains and coaches assigned Bakery staff in the correct production methods and skills, culinary techniques, menu and recipe knowledge, product-holding techniques, and presentation and delivery of the product.
  • Assists in all training and orientation for all new-to-vessel / first-contract Bakery Staff as directed by the Executive Chef / Chief Baker.

Skills, Knowledge & Expertise

  • Formal qualification in Pastry/Bakery from a recognized training institution.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the Bakery with at least 2 years experience as CDP Baker from high-volume production. Previous cruise ship experience is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of international bakery recipes and preparation, including but not limited to Danish pastries, muffins, and bread items.
  • Good English language skills, both verbal and written.
  • Understanding of the foundation of guest service; ability and willingness to deliver outstanding service to our guests. 
  • Personable communicator with outstanding social/supervisory skills and a warm, friendly, caring personality. 
  • Ability to continuously surprise and delight guests throughout their cruise experience. 
  • Commitment to establish and maintain courteous and professional working relationships in a diverse cultural environment.


Princess Cruises offers many benefits. This position is afforded comfortable, double 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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