Seabourn Cruise Line

Chief Baker

Seabourn Cruise Line
Galley Jobs
Chief Baker, Commis de Cuisine Baker
30 May 2024

Department: Galley

Employment Type: Fixed Term Contract

Reporting To: Executive Chef de Cuisine


Directs and oversees team members and all preparation of bakery products onboard for guests and crew. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Comply with company policy regarding waste separation and environmental compliance.
  • Conduct regular training with all departmental members on food waste separation and environmental compliance as per Global HESS policies.
  • Direct, supervise and assist the preparation of all bakery products onboard as per company standards.
  • Actively involved in daily bakery production while supervising, assisting, and training team members in bake shop.
  • Prepare daily schedule for all bakery team members.
  • Evaluate, and conduct monthly ratings for each member of the bakery department.
  • Responsible for performance, appearance, dress and personal conduct of all team members assigned to the bakery department.
  • Monitors and controls actual hours worked for all bake shop team members.
  • Implementing and executing food handling and cleaning procedures for the bake shop in accordance with USPH standards.
  • Follows all HACCP procedures set by the company.
  • Controls food cost by monitoring production, consumption and forecasts.
  • Check quality and quantity of items ordered and received from stores.
  • Works closely with the Executive Chef in order to achieve the highest possible Guest Satisfaction Scores from bakery products served.
  • Ensures proper food storage in accordance to USPH procedures and thereafter in accordance to standard corporate recipes, reporting any discrepancies to the Executive Chef.
  • Supervises and inspects overall operation cleanliness and clean up after each service period following provided checklists and cleaning schedules.
  • Assigns all cleaning responsibilities within the bakery department according to the cleaning
  • schedule and follows up on overall cleanliness of the work area and equipment.
  • Reports and malfunctioning equipment or furnishings in need of repair or refurbishing to the Executive Chef.
  • Works closely with galley leadership and other department leaders.
  • Perform other job related functions as assigned.

Core Capabilities

  • Multi-tasking and all around leader.
  • Builds a strong team and fosters collaboration.
  • Able to manage high volume.
  • Acts as a corporate brand ambassador with onboard teams supporting and driving all long- term company goals and brand direction.
  • Good communication skills.

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.
  • Ability to effectively read, write and speak English.
  • Preferred: Degree from accredited culinary college or university bakery program.
Seabourn Cruise Line

Seabourn Cruise Line

With Seabourn's world renowned reputation for excellence and luxury, it is only right that we recruit only the very best people to enjoy career opportunities working on one of our ships. Seabourn Cruise Line is an excellent place to begin your career at sea as well as further develop your career within this exciting industry. Seabourn provides an intuitive and gracious service which is delivered by staff that are passionate about maximising the guest experience onboard. We are seeking hospitality professionals to join the onboard family. Start your exciting new career at sea with one of our entry level positions in the hotel department onboard. For those already in Hotel Management we have exciting management positions in Food and Beverage, Galley, Guest Services and Human Resources departments.

If you feel you have the fine art of delight, genuine and heartfelt hospitality then please apply today!

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