Assistant Pastry Chocolatier

ORGANIZATION: MSC CRUISES 

BUSINESS AREA: FOOD SERVICES/ GALLEY

LINE MANAGER:  2ND PASTRY / 1ST PASTRY / CHIEF PASTRY

 

JOB PURPOSE

  • To assist the Chief Pastry and Pastry team to prepare pastries, cakes, and other related items.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Working to company guidelines, the incumbent is to follow instructions of his superiors to ensure high standards of food production and presentation, including portion and quality control.
  • To follow all food safety and sanitation standards in the assigned section in compliance with MSC Sanitation standards.
  • Specialised knowledge in baking techniques in chocolate pastries and confectionaries. 
  • In-depth knowledge about baking processes and different types of chocolate ingredients.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS (skills, competencies, experience)

  • Fluent in oral and written English (The Working & Safety language of the Company).
  • Ability to speak, read and write in any other major European languages preferred.
  • Proven successful experience for at least 1 completed contract in a similar position on a Cruise Ship or in a major hotel operating under global Food Safety standards.
  • High school graduate. 
  • Sound knowledge of MSC Sanitation Standards protocols relating to food safety and HACCP controls.
  • Certified medically and physically fit and acceptable to work in a food preparation area.
  • Physically fit to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 Kg.

 

VISA & OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Current documentation to certify that all medical requirements relating to this position are met.
  • Basic Safety Training Certificate.
  • STCW 95 certification.
  • Valid Passport.

 

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