Commis Chef



- Follow recipe standards, correct usage and care of equipment, proper storage and stock rotation
- Ensure preparation and presentation of all products on the restaurant’s menus as directed by Demi Chef de Partie and Chef de Partie
- Prep and peel vegetables, slice cheese, prepare salads
- Collect pots and pans, and complete other general culinary duties as assigned
- Rotate through various galley sections on a bi-monthly basis
- Clean and sanitize work station according to USPH standards
- Actively participate in all company island job responsibilities associated with position and line of business as directed by cruise line's leadership
- Execute additional job responsibilities, as assigned by company leadership, based on operational need
- Comply with all company set policies and procedures, along with all maritime and ship rules, regulations and procedures
- Participate in Emergency Duties as specified in the ship Assembly Plan


Basic Qualifications:

- Minimum two years recent cooking experience (this may include apprenticeship time) in a large, high-volume production kitchen (200+ covers per meal period, preferred)
- Flexibility to work in any section of the kitchen and rotate positions as well as working in cold prep rooms, necessary
- Be at least 21 years of age
- Be able to speak, read and write fluent English
- Willingness to live and work onboard one of our vessels for a certain length of time (based on position)
- Be able to work a seven-day, 70-84 hour week with limited time off
- Be able to adhere to the Cruise Line appearance guidelines
- Agree to share a cabin with other crew members
- Enjoy working in a high-volume, fast-paced, guest-service oriented environment
- Be flexible with your work schedule, job duties and work locations
- Appreciate diversity among guests and crew

Preferred Qualifications:

- Formal Culinary education, preferred
- Ship experience a plus
- Hygiene certification preferable

Applicants must:

- Be genuinely interested in a career at sea and willing to live and work onboard a company vessel
- Be committed to the position you are applying for at least 2-3 contracts before a transfer or promotion
- Be willing to follow and perform safety role, emergency duties and/or associated responsibilities as specified in the ship Assembly Plan
- Be willing and able to uphold the general safety management responsibilities specified in the Safety Management System in areas and operations under their control
- Be willing to follow and embrace United States Public Health requirements and guidelines as well as Environmentality requirements and Company practices
- Be willing to share a cabin with other crew members and appreciative of working and living in a multi-cultural environment
- Be comfortable living in a confined space with strict rules and regulations
- Adhere to a structured lifestyle, personally and professionally

Your Responsibilities:

- Have a valid passport and C1/D Seaman's visa (the cruise line will provide you with documents to obtain this)
- Complete a pre-employment medical
- Obtain a criminal background check
- Bring approved work shoes