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Ship’s Cook / Second Cook
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Ship’s Cook / Second Cook

Are you a virtuoso at preparing excellent meals? Do you understand the importance of keeping a team well fed? Do you like being part of the action, but find that restaurants lack flavour? Well, come and cook on board!

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Description

As the Ship’s Cook or Second Cook, you will contribute to the health and energy of the crew by ensuring that everyone eats healthy food.

The Ship’s Cook prepares tasty, balanced and varied meals for the entire crew. You are responsible for managing the kitchen’s stock and supply, and you have to organize and manage the kitchen’s activities and staff.

You must ensure that the health and safety measures specific to a ship’s kitchen are respected.

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  • Job environment

    At sea

  • Main tasks
    and responsibilities

    Supervise the supply and management of food stocks and organize all kitchen activities

  • Prerequisites

    Obtain marine emergency duties (MED) training (IMQ-CFMU), be able to work independently, be organized and excellent at planning

  • Training

    DVS in Professional Cooking (several training centres)

  • Schedule

    Variable, depending on ship schedules

  • Salary range

    $50,000 to $85,000

  • Distinctive element

    The Ship’s Cook plays a crucial role on-board the ship. Your work will have a major impact on the crew’s morale while at sea.

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