Celebrity Cruises is looking for dynamic, top-quality individuals to join our expanding family. As an industry leader in service and innovation, we provide a working environment that fosters career growth and development for our onboard team members. With a fleet of innovative cruise ships, each offering guests a premium vacation experience, there are almost countless opportunities to join us at sea. Join our team today as an Executive Sous Chef!
Reports directly to the Executive Chef or the F&B Director (during times the Executive Chef is not on duty).
The Executive Sous Chef ensures the efficient operation of his/her area of responsibility as assigned by the Executive Chef, which could be the entire galley or part of the galley (depending on the size of the vessel), i.e. Main Galley, Buffet or Specialty Restaurants.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
**Constantly analyzes cost and quality of food production, knows to manage within his set budget and adheres to all company policies. **Maintains all standard operational procedures (SOP) as set by the corporate office. **Assures safe, quality food products and complete guest satisfaction. **Establishes the manner and means to train personnel in their area of responsibility according to standard operating procedures. **Works within the food cost budget, always checks/adjusts food requisitions and controls waste. **Instrumental in assuring the highest health, sanitation and safety standards necessary in food handling and overall galley cleanliness. **Guarantees that menus, recipes, methods, pictures and specifications given by the corporate office are followed exactly. **Checks all assigned food outlets (restaurants, buffets, action stations, and food displays) for creativity, quality, cleanliness and food safety. **Shares the overall responsibility of proper storing procedures, food orders, food cost, equipment, sanitation and hygiene with the Executive Chef and F&B Manager who is overall responsible
? Minimum of five years experience as an Executive Sous Chef in an upscale hotel, resort, cruise ship or convention banqueting service (shipboard experience preferred). ? Culinary school degree required. ? Very strong management skills in a multicultural and dynamic environment
? Very strong communication, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal skills.
? Ability to read, write, and speak English clearly and distinctly
? Must meet all physical requirements, including the ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
? All international applicants must have the ability to obtain a C1/D1 Visa.
? Applicants must be able to accommodate a 4 months onboard, 2 month on vacation schedule
Celebrity Cruises offers comfortably sophisticated, upscale cruise experiences with highly personalized service, exceptional dining, and extraordinary attention to detail. Celebrity sails in Alaska, Australia/New Zealand, California, Canada/New England, the Caribbean, Europe, Galapagos Islands, Hawaii, the Pacific Coast, Panama Canal and South America. The line also offers unique cruisetour vacations in Alaska, Australia, Canada, Europe and South America. Noted for four of the top 10 "Top Cruise Ships in the World" in the large-ship category, as voted by the readers of Cond? Nast Traveler (February 2008 readers? poll), Celebrity?s fleet ? including the new Celebrity Solstice ? will be joined by Celebrity Equinox in 2009, Celebrity Eclipse in 2010, a fourth Solstice-class ship in 2011, and a fifth in 2012. For more information, call your travel agent, dial 1-800-437-3111 or visit