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 loves to chop it like its hot!
This ‘someone’ will oversea the main section of the galley in their outlet, basically this person knows how to romaine calm when things heat up! They will be a leader in the galley and will work closely with the cooks & assistant cooks.
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 a main section of the galley in their assigned outlet and the entire food production ensuring the recipes, plating and service of food are followed
Able to work within any section of the outlet and identify flavor/seasoning balances and correct any discrepancies
Ensures economical food production monitoring costs and minimizing wastage
Carry out training and development of Cooks and Assistant Cooks assigned to their section
Responsible for communicating the status of their section in terms of food production, equipment, maintenance and performance
Responsible for the entire service line in their section during service hours in terms of quality, freshness and refilling of ingredient items
Ensures proper storage of all food items in their area according to USPH regulations
Prepares daily food requisitions by counterchecking items in the galley stores to avoid overstocking and wastage
Assists in ensuring that any guest requests for special food requests, diets or allergies are delivered such as gluten free products
Reports any machinery/technical faults to Chef De Cuisine
Ensure that they are working to company, HACCP and USPH guidelines
Maintains cleanliness and condition of assigned station and service areas
Carries out clear down routines after service and ensures the appearance and condition of all items meet Virgin Voyages standards
Notifies Chef De Cuisine of any guest complaints raised and seeks to resolve
Be familiar with all cruise services/features and activations to respond to Sailor inquiries accurately
Super Powers Required:
Minimum 2 years’ experience as Chef De Partie onboard a Cruise ship or 4/5* hotel/resort
Possess advanced knife handling skills
Extensive knowledge of food handling procedures with regard to public health standards
Excellent understanding of food specifications
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.