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6* Luxury Ocean going Cruise Line, requires an experienced executive Pastry Chef, you will have a minimum of 8 years' experience in a similar position within 5* Hospitality and or/restaurant environment and hold advanced pastry and baking skills including chocolate and sugar work.   Shipboard experience is desired but not essential for this role.

  • Work closely with the Kitchen Steward to accomplish tasks related to inventory, equipment control &
  • maintenance, training & re-enforcement and all Public Health Policies.
  • Provide the Crew & Officers’ Mess with a selection of pastry and bakery goods for all meals.
  • Ensure that regular recipe reviews are conducted & adjusted accordingly and communicate findings to
  • the Executive Chef & Corporate Office; make use of daily checklists to monitor production and
  • preparation levels.
  • Regularly communicate with the provisions team to utilize highly perishable food items and check fresh
  • produce chillers, to avoid shortages/wastage during the cruise.
  • Ensure that Bakery/Pastry personnel transport their provisions with the correct utensils, countercheck
  • daily Storeroom deliveries, for accuracy.
  • Assist in conducting the Dinner Service Line, which includes but is not limited to, ensuring smooth and
  • efficient service, presentation, and final plating; and tour all outlets during service hours.
  • Be present during loadings for quality control and assurance; prepare daily electronic requisitions.
  • Ensure that all menus, recipes, methods, and specifications are adhered to, and spot-check all venues
  • serving pastries/baked goods daily to ensure that all pastry/bakery outlets & displays are in
  • line with the quality & cleanliness of all Public Health Policies.
  • Assist the Executive Chef with preparing additional working schedules (Embarkation Day, Special
  • Functions, etc.) for Pastry/Bakery personnel; have an in-depth understanding of the working hours