Sous Chef - Cruise Ships

CCS Cruise – Hospitality /
Contractual /
Position Summary / Job description
We are looking for an experienced Sous Chef to join our onboard team.
The Sous Chef onboard the cruise ship Club Med 2 will a key member of the culinary team, supporting the Executive Chef in overseeing the galley operations. The culinary skills, leadership abilities, and teamwork will contribute to delivering exceptional dining experiences for our guests and maintaining the highest standards of food preparation and presentation.

Primary Responsibility of the Role:
· Assist the Executive Chef in supervising and coordinating the galley team.
· Ensure smooth and efficient kitchen operations during meal service, maintaining high culinary standards.
· Oversee the preparation, cooking, and presentation of dishes, ensuring quality and consistency.
· Implement standardized recipes and plating guidelines to maintain a consistent guest experience.
· Mentor and guide the kitchen staff, including chefs de partie and other team members.
· Foster teamwork and maintain a positive work environment to enhance productivity.
· Assist in managing inventory levels and ordering supplies as needed.
· Minimize waste and maintain cost efficiency to meet budgetary guidelines.
· Enforce strict adherence to food safety and sanitation standards, following local and international regulations.
· Conduct regular inspections to ensure cleanliness and hygiene in the galley.
· Work closely with other departments to ensure seamless coordination of dining experiences.
Maintain open communication with the culinary team and other onboard staff.

Position Requirements:

    • Previous experience as a Sous Chef or relevant culinary experience.
    • Proficiency in English.
    • Ability to lift up to 25 kilograms.
    • Willingness to work on board for 4 to 10 months at a time.
    • Strong leadership and teamwork abilities.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Passion for culinary arts and commitment to delivering exceptional dining experiences.
    • Knowledge of food safety regulations and best practices.
    • Physical fitness and health suitable for demanding duties in the galleys.

Employment Terms & Conditions

    • 4 months +/-1 months

    • We would appreciate to receive your application including your CV with all references of employers, proof of previous sea service, completed training's and certificates by clicking on the “apply” button below.