Doulos Hope: Chief Cook

Leads the Catering team to cater for ships company of around 150 people, as well as catering for onboard events

• Manage and support the Catering Team Members of the Catering Department, and ensure that the Team Members are being trained and able to work safely, hygienically and efficiently, according to the right procedures and ISM regulations;
• Ensure that regular, nutritious meals are cooked and provided every day, and supervise all assisting staff with the preparation and storage of the food;
• Ensure that an overview of all the food provisions are maintained, use the provisions in the most cost-effective way, and manage the quantity and variety of stock until the next shipment of food arrives;
• Ensure that the galley and bakery remain clean and equipment is functioning well, and ensure that the food is prepared in an efficient, clean and hygienic environment;
• Ensure that catering for Onboard Events and the International Café is provided, and ensure that the requested needs are being fulfilled.

Essential Requirements:
• Work experience and/or educational
background in the area of Cooking or Catering
• Knowledge about professional standards of
cleanliness and cooking
• Planning and organizing
• Communication skills

Preferred Requirements:
• Team Leadership skills
• Good computer skills
• Service Focus
• Problem Solving & Decision Making
• People skills

Serving opportunities are unsalaried. Most people joining OM raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

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