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Sous Chef on River Cruise Ships
Crewing - Sous chef


Type of job
Required Level
Advanced Level (>5 years)  
Cruise Lines  
Working hours per day
Days off per month
Wage / Currency
3450 - 3450 EUR  
Candidate Gender
Candidate Age
24 - 35  
 Free Accommodations ?  Free Meals ?  Other Bonuses ?  Transport included ?  Medical Insurance included ?


HotJob Description
- Relieves the Executive Chef if necessary
- Co-responsible for the entire food department
- Assistance with organizing, managing and motivating all galley crew and staff
- Preparation and distribution of all daily meals including set up of the breakfast buffet according to the food manual (menu cycle)
- Co-responsible for the implementation and maintaining of the RC standards and budgets in the food department
- Co-responsible for the implementation of a correct food schedule for the crew, according to the RC crew food standard
- Assistance to the Executive Chef in ordering food supplies
- Assistance with the loading and checking of ship’s supplies
- Co-responsible for the correct handling and storing of all food stock, cleaning products and all equipment in the food department
- Co-responsible for an impeccable cleanness, hygiene and tidiness in the galley area
- Co-responsible for active cost controlling and maintaining of food cost
- Monthly stock-taking in co-operation with the Executive Chef
- Continuous training of the galley crew
- Participation in the onboard training program
- Co-responsible for the implementation of the correct appearance, as well as the standard of personal hygiene of the galley crew and staff
- Various preparatory duties prior to and at the end of the season
- Regular presence in the restaurant to ensure buffet standards
- Assistance in other departments if necessary as per supervisor’s directives

The candidate has to prove education in Hotel Management School, Culinary School plus supplementary experiences in five star Hospitality Operation and references. Fluent in English, any other languages can be an advantage.

Other Information

The employee is entitled to 10 days off per month. Per month or part thereof the days are calculated pro rata. Individual days off may be give onboard the ship according to the booking situation. The 120 days for the full year (12 month) include all days off/vacations days and public holidays according to Swiss law (52 Sundays and 9 public holidays = 61 per year)

Pension Plan / Insurances:
The employer insures the employee according to Swiss law for:
- Old age insurance (AHV)
- Unemployment insurance (ALV)
- Industrial and non-industrial accident insurance (SUVA)
- Sickness insurance (basic insurance - ÖKK)
- Daily benefit in case of sickness
- Pension plan (BVG – if applicable)

Please consider also the following additional information:
Uniform regulation on board


Sous Chef Work Experience