Chef de Rang (Waiter)

Recruiter
Viking River Cruises
Location
United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Position: Chef de Rang (Waiter)

PURPOSE OF POSITION
You ensure a friendly and professional service in the restaurant and bar area to the fullest guest satisfaction and in accordance with Viking River Cruises Standards.

ASSIGNMENTS/RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for the entire service operation onboard


Professional, welcoming and sales orientated F&B service
Assignment in restaurant (station of approx. 25 to 30 guests) and bar
(including coffee station and sundeck)
Restaurant and bar setup following instructions from supervisor
Preparation and operation of F&B activities (cocktail parties, Tea time, Caf?? lunch) and special events
Correct handling of all products, materials and equipment (glasses, cutleries and crockeries etc.)
Tallying of sales transactions
Cleaning of service working areas in accordance with HACCP rules
Conduction of stock takes; inventory according to company procedures
Preparation of opening and closing ships at start and end of season
Assistance in other departments upon instruction from supervisors (if required)
Performance according to company standards and HACCP rules
Correct storage of stock; establishing of par levels
Active participation in onboard training programs
Luggage duty on embarkation and disembarkation day
Participation in loadings




Supervisor: Ma??tre D'Hotel / Food & Beverage Manager
Receives instructions from: Ma??tre D'Hotel / Food & Beverage Manager, Hotel Manager, Corporate Operation Manager

DUTIES


The holder of the position undertakes not to pass over the company's information, manuals, information on business developments and EDP data to any third party or publicize or retain same for personal use after leaving the job.
The company reserves the right to demand compensation for damages in the event of a breach of this instruction and take legal action against the staff.
Conduct and appearance in accordance with the rules and regulations of Viking River Cruises AG



QUALIFICATION PROFILE


Min. 2 years professional experience as Chef de Rang in 4 or 5* operation
Knowledge of wines and other beverages
International experience / experience on a ship is an asset
Excellent English skills, other languages are an asset
Ability to work independently, service and sales oriented and guest focused positive personality, neat appearance
Flexibility and stress resistance, team player, commitment




GUIDELINES AND REGULATIONS
Job Description • Contract • Company Rules and Regulations • Onboard ABC •Viking College • Uniform Regulation • F&B Manual

Viking Cruises?? offers destination-focused river and ocean cruises that are carefully designed with a mix of cosmopolitan cities and collector ports. Founded in 1997 as Viking River Cruises, the company has undergone rapid expansion in the river cruise industry, holding the largest market share and operating the largest fleet with 52 modern river vessels including innovative and award-winning Viking Longships??. In 2013, Viking?? announced the launch of its ocean cruise division leveraging the company's managerial experience in ocean cruising as well its success in the river cruise sector.

Viking employs nearly 4,000 of its own highly trained, English-speaking crew worldwide-all dedicated to making its guests' stay memorable. Viking's Swiss management team overseas global operations-from shore excursions to catering and nautical-and offers Viking College, a custom employee training program. Viking has one of the highest retention rates in the industry due to its comprehensive compensation package, employee-friendly benefits and team building spirit.

Viking Cruises is an equal opportunity employer.