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Head Chef - Expedition Sailing Vessel


Maritime, Expedition Cruise Vessel

Full Time

Fixed term


We are looking for a Head Chef to sail on our passenger sailing vessel.

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Job description

Oceanwide Expeditions is specialized in small scale expedition cruises to the otherworldly polar regions. With a fleet of ice-strengthened vessels we offer our passengers unique expeditions to the Antarctic and the Arctic.
Oceanwide Marine Services is the ship operator of the Oceanwide Expeditions Group. Our tours are constantly modified to guarantee the intended quality of our voyages. For an impression of our expedition vessels please visit:

Our three-mast schooner Rembrandt van Rijn is cruising in Svalbard and Greenlandic waters with a maximum of 33 passengers and 10 international crew.

We are looking for a Head Chef to sail on our passenger sailing vessel.

As Head Chef you are responsible for the consistent preparation of cuisine, resulting in outstanding guest satisfaction. You ensure the standards and consistent quality in the daily preparation as per company standards. Additionally, you are responsible for the smooth running of the small galley and manage areas of stock, wastage control and hygiene practices within the galley.

Job requirements

  • At least 5 years’ experience cooking in a well-established restaurant or hotel; Experience in an independent role and 1-year shipboard experience as an advantage; 
  • Good command of both spoken and written English;
  • Strong knowledge of the fundamentals of cooking;
  • Ability to work independently;
  • Able to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Hands-on approach to all operational aspects.

Our offer

  • Starting date: 24 August
  • Temporarily position +/- 8 weeks
  • Good employment benefits
  • Joining a professional and enthusiastic team
  • Exceptional sailing area’s

Company description

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