1st Cook

ORGANIZATION: MSC CRUISES
BUSINESS AREA: HOTEL
LINE MANAGER: EXECUTIVE CHEF

JOB PURPOSE
This position is responsible to create the best culinary experience for the guests, offering them an outstanding service, through the preparation of a large variety of international menus.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
•Works in compliance with the company operating standards and follows the Public Health and food safety procedures;
•Supervises the food display, ensures that food is properly stored, sets up the work stations and keeps it clean at all times;
•Is responsible for the stock control and inventory;
•Supervises team members performance;
•Coaches, trains and motivates the team members to reach departmental goals;
•Ensures batch cooking and preparation process practiced to eliminate waste;
•Participates in the daily briefings with Galley management to discuss the previous day’s operations and efficiency, upcoming products and events;
•Ensures to meet costs targets as per Executive instructions;
•Maintains professional effective work relationship considering and respecting the different cultures, personalities, and background.

QUALIFICATIONS (skills, competencies, experience)
•Fluent English, oral, and written skills. Any additional language is considered an advantage;
•High school diploma (or basic education equivalency), culinary school degree, and Food Safety Certificate (Equivalent to Food Safety Professional Certificate or Diploma);
•Great knowledge of VSP Manual, Shipsan Manual, Anvisa regulations;
•At last 5 years experience in a similar role in cruise line;
•Ability to work in a team;
•Accuracy and speed in handling emergency situations and providing solutions;
•Multitasking and ability in handling a high quality and high volume of culinary operations;
•Team management and conflicts resolutions;•Good communication skills and customer care.

VISA REQUIREMENTS (if any)
•Valid passport (at least with 6 months validity before joining);
•STCW95/2010 certification (basic firefighting, personal survival techniques, elementary first aid, personal security and social responsibility, security awareness, passenger ship familiarization) it’s compulsory before joining the vessel;
•Good Health declaration (released by a recognized doctor) it’s mandatory before joining the vessel;
•Criminal record (mandatory prior embarkation schedule).

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