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 an expert at all types of Asian cuisine which obviously includes, sushi!
We are really passionate about food & that’s just how we roll… Pun intended! This ‘someone’ will be the sushi guru and know the right way to slice a fugu!
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
Maintains a complete knowledge of all menu items and methods of preparation and service of each for the Sushi station and works to minimize wastage
Monitors inventory and notifies Chef De Cuisine of any materials or products that require replenishment
Maintains a complete knowledge of designated silverware and tableware for sushi service
Interacts with Sailors and provides information of each item and makes suggestions based on palette
Works on the sushi production and will be directly involved in the quality, consistency and quantities of the product
Prepares sushi and sushi products for the entire vessel and crew dining area when required
Ensures that all sushi products, equipment and cleaning materials are used in a cost effective manner
Assists with the transportation of food items from the main stores to the work areas when required
Inspects cleanliness and condition of assigned stations and service areas and rectifies any deficiencies
Carries out clear down routines after service and ensures the appearance and condition of all items meets Virgin Voyages standards
Ensures Sushi station is open and ready for service as per advertised hours of operation
Notifies Chef De Cuisine of any Sailor complaints raised and seeks to resolve
Is familiar with all cruise services/features and activations to respond to Sailor inquiries
Super Powers Required:
Minimum 4 years’ experience as Sushi Chef onboard a Cruise ship or 4/5* hotel/resort
Extensive knowledge of food handling procedures with regard to public health standards
Demonstrated experience in motivating, leading and engaging a diverse workforce to increase synergy and improve productivity
Passionate about people and able to handle guest complaints with a smile!
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.