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Lisa Ricourt

Dynamic Head Chef Required For 65m+ M/Y Based In The Uae (Cool) 
Ref No: COOL
Position Location: Uae
Min Quals: Qualified Chef - Ship's Cook Certificate

Hiring Lead: Lisa Ricourt
Status: Closed
Opened on: 30 November 2017


Dynamic Head Chef required for 65m+ M/Y based in the UAE (COOL) 

·  Do you have previous experience as a Mega Yacht Head Chef? 

·  Looking for a new challenge? 

·  Is perfection your middle name?  

We are looking for a Head Chef  with at least 2 years’ experience on a similar sized Yacht or Passenger/Cruise ships.

This is a permanent position based in the UAE, working a 5 day week with accommodation ashore when not cruising the local waters.  You will be working in a galley team of two.  A high preference is given to Italian Chef candidates.

Desired Qualifications & Attributes:

  • You MUST have at least 2 years’ experience as Head Chef on 80m+ yachts or Cruise/Passenger ships.

  • Culinary Trained with a Chef Certification including Advanced Hygiene and Food Preparation

  • Ship’s Cook Certificate

  • Food Safety & Hygiene Level 2

  • You MUST be fluent in English - spoken and written

  • Valid Passport & Seaman’s Discharge Book

  • ENG1  Seafarers Medical fitness certificate

  • STCW Basic Safety Training including Security Awareness 

  • Driving License.

Experience you should have:

  • Minimum of 2 years on large yachts or cruise ships

  • the ability to work together  with owner’s Galley Staff

  • Have exceptional culinary knowledge, style and presentation skills, including a broad knowledge of international cuisine and techniques

  • Have a keen eye for detail and standard in relation to all aspects of the galley’s activities

  • Enthusiasm, willingness to learn and a positive attitude

  • Have the ability to adapt quickly and effectively to change arising from the unpredictable nature of the vessel’s program or itinerary

  •  Have prior experience with menu development

  • Possess an exceptional culinary repertoire that is developing on a daily basis

* Male candidates required - due to cabin arrangements

Salary:  Depending on experience.  30 days paid leave per year (based on a 5 day working week) and 1 return, economy flight to your homeport.

Start Date: Immediate

Position Requirements.

Criteria Requirements
Work Type Full time
Market sector Yacht Power
Position Head Chef
Recruiting Area Northern Europe, Baltic Sea, Germany, United Kingdom, Holland, Western Mediterranean, Gibraltar, Spain, Barcelona, Palma, South of France, Antibes, Italy, Genoa, Eastern Mediterranean, Croatia, Greece, Turkey, Middle East, Canary Isles, Azores, South Africa, East Coast USA, Maine, New Port, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Northern Caribbean, St Marten, Antigua, Southern Caribbean, West Coast USA, San Diego, San Francisco, East Coast Canada, West Coast Canada, Alaska, Central America, South America, Eastern Pacific, Western Pacific, Hong Kong, SE Asia, Philippines, Pattaya, Phuket, Singapore, Bali, Langkawi, Penang, Indian Ocean, Red Sea, South Pacific, Tahiti, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand
Min Exp 5 years
Position Status Single
CV Recent CV

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