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Senior Chef

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Mercy Ships
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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, CN, Spain
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Published 5 months ago
Senior Chef

Summary:

The Senior Chef with Mercy Ships is responsible for the daily planning and preparation of the on-board menus, training of the Galley Team, hygiene, safety and cleanliness of the Galley areas. This position supports the Food Services Manager by ensuring the Galley Team Leaders have everything they need to complete their daily tasks and supply the crew with well-balanced, nutritious, and enjoyable meals.

Day to Day:

  • Serves as assistant Food Services Manager
  • Ensure coordination for supplies and food preparation between Galley Teams
  • Contribute and coordinate with Food Services Manager for the 6 week menu and long term supply order
  • Oversight of cleanliness and hygiene of Galley areas by conducting daily spot checks
  • Carry out final walk through of the Galley in the evening to ensure high standard of cleanliness and all equipment is switched off and stowed
  • Train Galley crew in preparation, hygiene and safety procedures as laid out in Food Services SOP
  • Take lead on special functions and coordinate for events requiring catering
  • Working outside of regular hours as required
  • Attend departmental meetings on work days
  • Due to the ever changing staffing levels and field service rotations, all staff may be re-assigned to temporarily fill roles in other departments in a time of need
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Supportive of Mercy Ships mission and vision, and committed to its core values
  • Understand and apply servant leadership, work collaboratively with integrity and demonstrate accountability
  • Able to live in and contribute to community life, requiring stable and healthy interpersonal skills
  • Cooking experience required
  • Food safety training required
  • Management experience highly desirable.

Lastly...Education and Experience:

  • Successful completion of On-Boarding program will be required
  • Culinary certificate/degree or five years cooking experience preferred

Summary:

The Senior Chef with Mercy Ships is responsible for the daily planning and preparation of the on-board menus, training of the Galley Team, hygiene, safety and cleanliness of the Galley areas. This position supports the Food Services…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    Full time (30+ hrs/wk)
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Fee Required: $0
  • Training Provided
  • Housing Available
  • Language / Cultural Support Available
  • Groups Welcome
  • Families Welcome
  • International Volunteers Welcome

Location

On-site

Mercy Ships

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Las Palmas, Spain
Directions

This role will be onboard our hospital ship, which is currently docked in Las Palmas. Our headquarters is in Lindale, TX.

Apply to This Volunteer Opportunity

Instructions:

Start Date: Now

Application Deadline: December 30th 2021

Please apply directly online by following the link below. Once you submit your application, our team will be in touch shortly!

https://opportunities.mercyships.org/stewards/food-service/senior-chef/

If you have questions you can email Ethan Borrero at ethan.borrero@mercyships.org

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