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Pastry Chef

Requirements & selection criteria:
Specialist in pastry products, able to prepare and display creatively a variety of cakes, cookies, muffins, danishes etc. The candidate should be a good team player able to work under pressure. Knowledge of German or English is a must in order to be able to communicate with the Executive Chef.


  • preparation and presentation of pastry, desserts, tea time cakes and dessert buffet (passengers and crew) at international standards
  • Responsible of assigned station cleanliness regarding kitchen cleaning schedule
  • Responsible of assigned  refrigerator temperature documentation (daily)
  • Adherence of hygiene (HACCP), safety and environmental regulations in the galley
  • Proper garbage separation regarding company and ships regulations
  • Careful handling of all equipment and ma­chinery in the galley
  • Careful handling and measuring of all cleaning chemicals
  • Attendance during product loading
  • Participation in scheduled crew shows
  • Dessert show demonstration
  • Continuous maintenance and improvement of quality standards

Health requirements:
Once offered employment, all applicants must pass a medical examination by designated physicians. Applicants will be responsible for the cost of the examination. You must be physically fit to work on a cruise ship.

Length of contract:
In the summer season (from the end of March until the middle of November). Contracts are renewable in the next seasons. You may also choose to work in the Winter season for short-term contracts ( 2 to 3 months).

Food and accommodation on board:

Is free for crew members. These expenses are taken care of by the company. Living arrangements vary by ship and shipboard position. 

The company covers the costs for your medical insurance while onboard the ship. Therefore, you do not need to buy a travel medical insurance before joining the ship.

Transportation to and from the ship is usually covered by the company. In most cases, you will get a refund for your ticket to the ship, while the return trip will be organized directly by the company.

Place of embarkation
Each of the cities situated on the banks of the Danube, Rhine, Main or Mosel rivers can be an embarkation port. In most cases, you will embark in Budapest, Passau, Vienna, Köln or Amsterdam.

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