RIVER - Chef de Partie

Viking is a strong and dynamic company - with a growing fleet of more than 80 river ships and seven ocean vessels cruising over 100 itineraries around the world. In 2022, our guests will experience all the comfort and elegance of our award-winning fleet with two expedition ships built specifically to explore the world's most remote destinations. We will also expand our operations to the U.S. with the addition of a new Mississippi River ship.


PURPOSE OF POSITION
Prepare meals to the fullest satisfaction of our guests in accordance with Viking River Cruises Standards and HACCP rules.


YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Professional preparation and distribution of daily meals including breakfast, lunch, teatime, dinner, etc. for crew and guests in accordance with Executive Chef manual and menu cycle
  • Ordering of stock in cooperation with Executive Chef
  • Correct handling of all products and equipment
  • Ensuring of perfect cleanliness in working area in accordance with HACCP rules
  • Conducting stock takes; inventory according to company procedures
  • Preparation to open and close ships at start and end of season
  • Assistance in other departments upon instruction from supervisors (if required)
  • Performance according to company standards and HACCP rules
  • Participation in loading processes
  • Correct storage of stock; establishing of par levels
  • Active participation in onboard training programs
  • Luggage duty on embarkation and disembarkation day

Duties

  • The holder of the position undertakes not to pass over the company’s information, manuals, information on business developments and EDP data to any third party or publicize or retain same for personal use after leaving the job.
  • The company reserves the right to demand compensation for damages in the event of a breach of this instruction and take legal action against the staff.
  • Conduct and appearance in accordance with the rules and regulations of Viking River Cruises AG

Teamwork

  • Outstanding flexibility: must be able to work alone, in different shifts (daytime or nighttime) as scheduled by the management, under pressure and reflect at all times, even under difficult conditions, a positive can-do attitude and the best image of Viking


YOUR PROFILE

  • Min. 2 years professional experience in hotel /catering industry/ restaurants
  • International experience /ship experience is an asset
  • Good English skills, other languages are an asset
  • Ability to work independently, service-oriented and guest focused
  • Ability to train and motivate subordinates
  • Flexibility and stress resistance, team player, commitment, positive personality, neat appearance


GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS

  • Implement SOP policies, procedures, standards, as laid out by the management
  • Ensure appropriate appearance and clothing according to the updated grooming standards


The company reserves the right to change/extend this job description, if necessary, at any point of time during her/his employment.

Position:                                          Chef de Partie
Supervisor:                                     Executive Chef, Sous-Chef
Gives instructions to:                   Commis de Cuisine
Receives instructions from:        Sous-Chef, Executive Chef, Corporate Executive Chef, Corporate
                                                          Operation Manager


APPLICATION AND JOB RELEVANT INFORMATION

Our roles will be subject to our appearance standards (including in relation to visible tattoos) and employees are expected to project a professional image at all times. Visible tattoos are not permitted. Tattoos concealed with make-up, skin-colored sleeves or any covering other than the company uniform will still be considered visible for the purposes of our appearance standards. Exemptions to this may be considered on a case-by-case basis where appropriate. Tattoo removal may not result in successful employment and therefore is not encouraged and is the candidate’s personal decision. Furthermore, any offer of employment is subject to you passing all mandatory medical examinations as required by the company. After submitting your CV, we might ask you to introduce yourself with a personal video recording. We always encourage our candidates to take this step to add their personality to any written application. Please note, however, that this step is optional and not a mandatory part of the recruiting process. For further information please refer to our Recruitment Guidelines.


DISCLAIMER
As part of any recruitment process, Viking collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. We are committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and to meeting our data protection obligations. If you would like to find out more about how your information will be used, please view the privacy notice on our careers page.

“As for conditions — in terms of contracts, special benefits and vacations during the season — Viking is far above average within the industry.”


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