American Cruise Lines Jobs – Executive Chef

Website American Cruise Lines

Job Description:

We make it a top priority to offer a first-class dining experience at every meal. Exceptional cuisine is prepared by chefs who have extensive culinary credentials and training from some of the most prestigious culinary institutes. Using only the freshest ingredients, menus are inspired by regional and local specialties. The Shipboard Executive Chef is responsible for delivering the best tasting food a culinary experience at every meal. This is a hands on working position. The Executive Chef will be intimately involved with every plate served to our passengers through general planning, preparation, and presentation. We are seeking those who will possess leadership and management skills while directing, coaching, supporting, supervising, and evaluating the performance of all Galley Crew Members.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares and serves items in accordance with established procedures, recipes, portion size and presentations standards
  • Adapt and adjust on a daily basis as last minute requests or changes may occur
  • Be in direct contact with other culinary team members to keep track of product shortages and equipment maintenance issues
  • Taste all products produced to assess quality
  • Oversees the preparation of all the meals for our passengers
  • Ensure that each guest has a positive and memorable experience
  • Maintain a professional relationship with all coworkers
  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures
  • Report to work as scheduled, in uniform, clean shaven (for males) and ready for the daily tasks at hand
  • Maintains a professional appearance at all times
  • Schedules production of all fresh ingredients to maintain an inventory of food at all times
  • Maintains accurate counts on all food items prepared insuring no discrepancies in amount of food needed verses amount of food prepared
  • Set-up, maintain, and breaks down station according to FDA Standards
  • Commitment to quality service, and food & beverage knowledge
  • Use food production equipment according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Clean and maintain station while practicing exceptional safety, sanitation and organizational skills

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to take direction
  • Complete criminal background check
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test
  • Familiar with food safety standards
  • Minimum 3 years Executive Chef experience in full service resort, hotel or cruise ship
  • Training and Teaching experience
  • Capability to multi-task
  • Ability to work with composure under pressure
  • Must be able to speak, read, and understand basic cooking recipes and adhere to directions
  • An effective leader who is able to effectively control his/her time management
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19
  • MUST be a team player
  • Possess problem solving skills, self-motivation, and organization
  • Excellent oral communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be on a work rotation of 6 to 8 weeks onboard followed by 1 to 2 weeks off

Job Details:

Company:  American Cruise Lines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Tampa, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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