Assistant Cooks wanted immediately: APPLY HERE
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal 4001
Norwegians have more fun at work!
Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 50-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility. Today, Norwegian invites guests to “Cruise Like a Norwegian” on one of 14 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, resort style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea. Recently, the line was named “Europe’s Leading Cruise Line” for the sixth consecutive year, as well as “Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Line” and “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” by the World Travel Awards.
Come join our team!
The Assistant Cook is responsible for delivering products of the highest quality in terms of freshness, taste, and consistency, with strict adherence to Public Health guidelines. Assistant Cooks are responsible for batch, a la minute, and line cooking techniques. He/she reports directly to the Chef Tournant. The Assistant Cook is responsible for following all standardized recipes and notifying the Chef Tournant or Cook of any shortages or discrepancies in products or ingredients. The Assistant Cook is responsible for keeping their immediate work area clean at all times.
Minimum one year experience preparing food in the following methods is required: roast, broil, braise, sauté, fry and grill (including breakfast items
Minimum one year experience working in a food production and/or line capacity is required.
Minimum one year experience in a high volume hot production operation is required. Formal culinary training may substitute at an equivalent rate
Minimum of six months experience in basic cooking techniques and skills, such as knife skills, basic cuts, and all cooking methods is required.
Minimum of six months experience in using/operating basic culinary equipment such as a steamer, fryer, kettles, and robocoup is required
Intermediate level English verbal and writing skills, including the proper use of English grammar is required.
High School Diploma or foreign equivalent is required.
Two year degree from a recognized culinary education establishment or foreign equivalency is preferred.