Royal Caribbean Group

Executive Chef

Royal Caribbean Group
Galley Jobs
Executive Chef de Cuisine
11 June 2024

Use your culinary and managerial expertise to give our guests an unforgettable gastronomic journey at sea. You will manage the operations of our state-of-the-art galleys, ensuring compliance with all recipes, menus, preparation, safe food handling, and sanitation standards. You will also work with your Sous Chefs in training all the members of the Food Production department. We want you to be our next Executive Chef if you have worked for at least five years as an Executive Chef or Executive Sous Chef, managing large culinary teams in an upscale hotel or on board luxury cruise ships. You must also have extensive knowledge of basic and advanced international cooking techniques, and excellent communication skills.


Shipboard experience is a must.

Ten to twelve years experience cooking and preparing food together with a managerial background in 4 or 5 star hotels, restaurants or high volume food service facilities.

Written references from former employers are required.

 Ability to read, interpret and demonstrate the preparation of recipes for all basic meat, fish, sauce and side dishes according to Royal Caribbean International’s The Royal Way. The demonstration includes advanced cooking methods such as braise, sauté, broil and grill and the use of a variety of knifes to slice, dice, chop, julienne, etc.

 Demonstrate 'quantity cooking' ability, and knowledge of the proper utilization of technologically advanced kitchen equipment.

 Extensive knowledge of food handling procedures with regard to public health standards.
 Extensive knowledge of USPH codes and regulations preferred.

 Ability to work positively and cooperatively in a diverse team environment to meet overall established timeframes for the entire food service operation.

 Demonstrated aptitude for the financial aspects of a food operation, including the successful identification of expense reduction through cost control.
 Ability to manage the international staff in a positive and productive manner.

 Working knowledge of computers, internet access, and the ability to navigate within a variety software packages such as Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

 Bachelor’s degree in hospitality management, business administration or related field from an accredited college or university or the international equivalent.

Work Experience Requirements

All applicants must have previous experience in working on a Cruise Ship, in a 4/5* Hotel or in an Upscale Restaurant.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Royal Caribbean Group

Royal Caribbean Group

Royal Caribbean Group (NYSE: RCL) is a cruise vacation company comprised of three award-winning global brands: Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, and Silversea Cruises. Royal Caribbean Group is also a 50% owner of a joint venture that includes TUI Cruises and Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Together, our brands operate a global fleet of 60 ships traveling to more than 800 destinations worldwide.

We’re proud of the way our team members from different cultural backgrounds, ages, races, religions, education levels, sexual orientation, genders, and disabilities come together to create the incredible vacation experiences we’re known for. We believe that the diversity of our employees plays a major role in our success.

We are proud of our entrepreneurial spirit, the force that drives us to innovate. It’s that state of mind that helps us see opportunity where others see only risk.

Come join our RCG family and journey with us!

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