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Commis de Rang - Specialty Restaurant Job Description and Duties:

Cruise ship Commis de Rang

- Reports to the Chef de Rang, Assistant Maitre D’ and Maitre D’/ Specialty Restaurant

- Directly supervises, supports and evaluates the performance of the subordinate position in the Specialty Restaurant

- Assist the Chef de Rang in coordinating trolley and flambé service on each table of the cruise ship Specialty Restaurant

- Provides efficient and courteous service of food and beverages to passengers and demonstrates the ability to cook, carve and flambé

- Ensures that all guests expectations are met during the restaurant experience and reports to the Assistant Maître D’- Specialty Restaurant any special requests or complaints made by passengers

- Communicates with the Chefs and other Specialty Restaurant personnel and assist the Chef de Rang with the management of his/ her section making sure that the cruise line standards are met with attention to detail

- Must posses a thorough knowledge about all menu items, be able to describe them to passengers, suggest various courses, apply up-selling and suggestive selling techniques thus boosting sales and achieving and exceeding revenue targets set by the cruise line

- Follows company guidelines regarding uniforms and personal hygiene and ensures that the assigned work station is clean and sanitized according to the cruise line standards and USPH and/or UKPH rules

Commis de Rang - Specialty Restaurant Job Requirements:


  • Minimum of 2-3 years previous experience in a food service and preparation field in an upscale restaurant, hotel or resort

  • Cruise ship experience is preferred

  • Culinary and wine knowledge as well as experience in silver service

  • Excellent communication skills and good command of the English language, knowledge of additional language(s) is a plus

  • Candidates must be able quickly to calculate discounts, interest, commissions, tips, proportions and percentages

  • High school diploma or basic education equivalent is preferred

Commis de Rang - Specialty Restaurant Salary Range:

$2200-2700 U.S. per month depending on the cruise line, size of ship, commission and gratuities from passengers. Strong possibilities for promotion to Chef de Rang position.


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