Assistant Butcher

negotiable Expires in 9 months

JOB DETAIL

The Gig:

We’re on an exciting journey to create one of the most irresistible travel brands in the world and are building an epic team to help make our ambition a reality. We are on the hunt for a super talented ‘someone’ who is cut for the gig and will have our guests saying “well done”! Sound interesting to you?! … Keep reading!

This ‘someone’ will provide the most epic meat eating experience at sea. They will handle & prepare all raw meat and seafood products for our lovely guests. This person is the meat guru and is an expert at handling, storing, and preparing a variety of meats.

In other words, this ‘someone’ needs to know how to Make Ship Happen. Your excellent attention to detail and self-starter mentality means you can think quick on your feet and keep calm when ship gets real. Ultimately, we won’t be able to remember how we got by without you.

What You’ll be Up to:

  • Provide an epic experience for our guests at all times
  • Responsible for all raw meat products onboard in terms of portion control, thawing control, and ordering and stock rotation
  • Basic knowledge of butchers cutting techniques for beef, pork, poultry, veal, lamb and seafood items
  • Assist in the loading, receiving and safe storage of all meat products
  • Ensure proper control of raw products to minimize food cost, wastage and enhance food safety
  • Adhere to HACCP and USPH rules and regulations and ensure that they are followed on a daily basis
  • Report any machinery / technical faults to Executive Sous Chef
  • Assist in the ancillary preparation of all raw meat products including but not limited to margination, skewering and crumbing
  • Basic knowledge of advanced knife handling and butchery skills
  • Carry out clear down routines after service and ensure the appearance and condition of all items meet Virgin Voyages standards
  • Notify Chef De Cuisine of any guest complaints raised and seek to resolve
  • Be familiar with all cruise services/features and activitations to respond to guest inquiries accurately

Super Powers Required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Assistant/Junior Butcher onboard a Cruise Ship or 4 / 5* Hotel/Resort
  • Extensive knowledge of food handling procedures with regard to public health standards
  • Excellent understanding of food specifications, including but not limited to USDA meat and standards and grading
  • Knowledge of Vessel Sanitation Program regulations and procedures
  • All certificates as required by the STCW code for this position
  • Ability to read, interpret and demonstrate the preparation of recipes
  • Basic knowledge of HACCP rules and regulations
  • Strong written & verbal skills

What Matters to Us

At Virgin, your personality matters as much as how good you are at what you do. We want you to bring it to our hang out spot and help make the place even better. So, we won’t be surprised to hear that when people talk about you they say you are clever, on top of it, able to think ahead, intuitive, passionate and someone people respect and enjoy working with because you make things happen.

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.” The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.