Pastry and Assistant Pastry Chefs urgently wanted: APPLY HERE
Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
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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 to design their ideal cruise vacation. Norwegian operates a total 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 “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line” for the fourth consecutive year by the World Travel Awards. In the summer of 2017, we will launch our 15th ship, Norwegian Joy, sailing exclusively in China; https://www.ncl.com/norwegian-joy
The Baker ensures a successful link between the Chief Baker and the bake shop. His/her primary role includes a professional, hands-on approach, which involves: leading, training, and demonstrating exemplary culinary skills and knowledge. The Baker is accountable for ensuring all NCL policies, procedures, and recipes are followed consistently. He/she will be assigned to train and coach new team members in the department.
Ensures all food is prepared fresh and is of the highest quality
Strictly adheres to all standards, safety controls, portion specifications, methods and instructions from supervisor
Continually trains, coaches, and recognizes team members to improve food quality while motivating team members
Assists Chief Baker by documenting and maintaining a waste log to improve forecasting and production models
Assists Chief Baker by adjusting daily requisitions to reflect trends and forecasts
Completes daily walk-thru upon arrival to outlet to ensure equipment is in good repair and outstanding safety and sanitation issues have been resolved
Conducts daily walk-thru prior to leaving to ensure cleanliness, rotation, and proper labeling of all food items, proper storage of all food items, proper removal/disposal of leftover item to crew mess, buffets, etc.
Actively participates daily focus meetings with team members to ensure communication and daily expectations
Maintain USPH/FDA standards for outlet
Inventory and ordering of all food items
Reconciliation of items upon receipt
Assists Chief Baker in adhering to budget constraints in regards, to labor, product, and equipment
Assists Chief Baker by completing and delivering all reports, documents, and other items requested by supervisor to the chef’s office/personal assistant.
Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SEMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.
Intermediate level English verbal and writing skills, including the proper use of English grammar is required.
Minimum one year experience performing all baking techniques and skills is required.
Comprehensive knowledge of formulas and measurements including gluten development and staling is required.
Comprehensive knowledge of starches, fats, sugars, liquids, eggs, leavening agents, salt, and flavorings is required.
Comprehensive knowledge of all dough types and techniques is required.
Basic to Intermediate ability to create basic bread displays and showpieces is required.
Minimum of one year of experience on cruise ship or high volume hotel/restaurant is required.
Minimum of one year of experience in a bake shop is required.
Minimum of two years of culinary experience (may be combined with formal culinary training) is required.
High School Diploma or foreign equivalent is required.
Two year degree from a recognized culinary education establishment or foreign equivalency is preferred.
Proactive, Team Player, Problem Solver
Passionate about hospitality and customer service driven
Must have a professional appearance and good hygiene
Respect for all co-workers and guests
Pride in your work by creating positive energy, excitement and fun
Able to work 7 days a week
Demonstrate positive behaviors; smiling, being polite and courteous
Able to develop a camaraderie with team members
Ability to live in close quarters, share limited space with other cabin-mates
If you’re interested to be considered for this position, please click the blue APPLY button at the top of the page to get started.