American Cruise Lines

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Sous Chef - Shipboard

Sous Chef - Shipboard

Job ID 
2016-1160
# of Openings 
10
Job Locations 
US-ALL-Shipboard
Category 
Shipboard - Hotel

More information about this job

Overview

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American Cruise Lines is the largest U.S. cruise line. Our fleet of ships travel the rivers and waterways of America, visiting a new town each day. Along the way we provide the finest service and cuisine to create a perfect vacation experience for each guest. Our people make the difference. We recognize that our employees have made, and will keep us America's leading river cruise specialist.

 

All American Cruise Lines chefs enjoy a comfortable living quarters onboard and fast-paced work environment. American Cruise Lines offers a competitive pay rate, comprehensive benefits, and a 401K program. Travel expenses are also paid for by the company.

Responsibilities

Working in the kitchen, you will be an integral part of the culinary team. Your goal will be to utilize the highest quality ingredients, including locally sourced specialty items, to create a unique array of dishes full of flavor. Second Chefs are involved with all aspects of food production including breakfast, lunch and dinner. You will work closely with other members of the culinary team every day to make sure the kitchen runs smoothly and service to the guests is flawless.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years culinary experience. Full service resort, hotel or cruise ship experience preferred 
  • Familiar with high quality ingredients and complex dishes
  • Adherence to food safety standards
  • Pre-employment drug test
  • Complete criminal background check
  • Training and teaching experience preferred as you will be a leader in the kitchen
  • Ability to be on a work rotation of 6 to 8 weeks onboard followed by 1 to 2 weeks off

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American Cruise Lines is the largest U.S. cruise company and operates the newest fleet of riverboats and small cruise ships around the country. Our people make the difference. We recognize that our employees have made, and will keep us America's leading river cruise specialist.

Our philosophy for success is simple; hire talented people then provide training, support systems and motivation so you will thrive. Long established and deeply experienced in cruise travel, American Cruise Lines has been honored with multiple awards, including Porthole Reader’s Choice Awards in 2014, World Travel Awards “World’s Leading River Cruise Company” in 2013, “Gold Award Winner” for Travel Weekly’s 2014 Magellan Awards and a 2014 finalist for Condé Nast Traveler's Reader’s Choice Awards.”