Cook

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 can handle the heat in the kitchen!

This ‘someone’ has dreamt about bringing the most epic dining experience to life at sea! They are quick, quirky, and of course, have a very demanding palate!

In other words, this ‘someone’ needs to know how to Make Ship delicious! 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
  • Produces and prepares all basic menu food items
  • Able to work within any section of the outlet and identify flavor/seasoning balances and correct any discrepancies
  • Follows the menus, recipes, guidelines and methods provided
  • Assists in ensuring that any Sailor 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 Sailor complaints raised and seeks to resolve them
  • Be familiar with all cruise services/features and activations to respond to Sailor inquiries Accurately

Super Powers Required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Cook onboard a Cruise ship or 4/5* hotel/resort
  • Excellent knife handling skills
  • Good knowledge of food handling procedures with regard to public health standards
  • Good 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
  • 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.