Baker

negotiable Expires in 7 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 a baking guru!

This ‘someone’ is a whisk taker and will take on the challenge of making the most delicious pastries at sea. In fact, they’ve dreamt of doing things a little bit differently but never had the opportunity to do so.

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
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of various baking techniques, skills, and experience from Europe, France, and Italy
  • Responsible for the production, preparation and baking for different bread rolls, Danish, breads, and croissants and ensuring that standards are the highest quality
  • Follow the menus, recipes, guidelines and methods provided
  • Ensure that any guest requests for special food requests, diets, or allergies are delivered such as gluten free bread products
  • Report any machinery/technical faults to Executive Pastry Chef
  • Ensure that they are working to company, HACCP, and USPH guidelines
  • Carry out the clear down routines after service and ensure the appearance and condition of all items meet Virgin Voyages standards
  • Notify Executive Pastry Chef of any guest complaints raised and seeks to resolve
  • Be familiar with all cruise services/features and activations to respond to Sailor Inquires accurately

Super Powers Required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Baker onboard a Cruise Ship or a 4 / 5* Hotel/Resort
  • Bakery school qualification
  • Extensive knowledge of food handling procedures with regard to public health standards
  • Excellent understanding of food specifications and bakery techniques
  • Knowledge of Vessel Sanitation Program regulations and procedures
  • All certificates 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

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.