Pastry Assistant

negotiable Expires in 6 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 willing to rise to the occasion and join our incredible pastry team.

Do you long to experience the modern romance of sailing, while filling the air with the smell of delicious baked goodies? Have you ever lazed on the beach and wondered why eating cake and paddle boarding the world isn’t a thing? … If you answered yes to these outrageous ideas, keep reading!

In other words, this pastry assistant needs to know how to make delicious and irresistible ship! 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 pastry 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 Pastry Sous Chef
  • Ensures 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 meets Virgin Voyages standards
  • Notifies Pastry Chef of any Sailor complaints raised and seeks to resolve
  • Is familiar with all cruise services/features and activations to respond to Sailor inquiries accurately

Super Powers Required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as Pastry Assistant onboard a Cruise ship or 4/5* hotel/resort
  • Basic knowledge of Pastry techniques and skills
  • Basic knowledge of food handling procedures with regard to public health standards
  • Basic 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.