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1st Cook

Responsibilities:

- Plan, prepare, and cook meals for guests and crew members according to menu specifications and dietary restrictions

- Ensure that all food is cooked and presented in a timely and professional manner

- Maintain a clean and organized kitchen, following all food safety and sanitation standards

- Monitor inventory levels and order supplies as needed

- Train and supervise kitchen staff to ensure they are following proper cooking techniques and safety procedures

- Collaborate with other departments, such as the dining room and housekeeping, to ensure a smooth and efficient operation

- Adhere to budget and cost control measures to minimize food waste and expenses

- Follow all company policies and procedures, including safety regulations and dress code

- Assist with menu planning and development, taking into account guest feedback and dietary trends


Requirements:

- Minimum of 2 years of experience as a cook in a high-volume kitchen, preferably in a cruise ship or hotel setting

- Culinary degree or equivalent experience

- Knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices

- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks

- Excellent communication and teamwork skills

- Strong organizational and time-management skills

- Flexibility to work long hours and adapt to changing schedules

- Must have a valid food handler's certificate or equivalent

- Must pass a pre-employment medical examination and drug test