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Job description


The Chef de Partie is responsible to prepare meals to the fullest satisfaction of our employees in accordance with Viking Standards and HACCP rules. He/she works in a small team in our office restaurant and reports to the Executive Chef.
This role is based in our Operational Head Office in Basel, Switzerland.
Please note that we can only accept applicants who are eligible to work in Switzerland or in possession of a valid work permit.


• Professional preparation and distribution of daily lunch, as well as occasionally dinner, for our
employees in accordance with Executive Chef manual and menu cycle
• Ordering of stock in cooperation with Executive Chef
• Correct handling of all products and equipment
• Ensuring of perfect cleanliness in working area in accordance with HACCP rules
• Conducting stock takes; inventory according to company procedures
• Performance according to company standards and HACCP rules
• Correct storage of stock; establishing of par levels



• Min. 2 years professional experience in hotel/catering industry/restaurants
• International experience is an asset
• Fluency in English, German would be an asset
• Ability to work independently, service-oriented and guest-focused
• Flexibility and stress resistance, team player, commitment, positive personality, neat appearance
Job type
Basel, Switzerland
F&B kitchen
Starting in
As soon as possible
Contract duration
Other benefits
• Regular office working hours (Monday until Friday) • Free parking • Free soft drinks, juices and coffee • Regular company events, e.g. sports games, BBQ, cooking classes • A dynamic and fast-growing environment where you can drive your future • A free cruise for you and your +1 every two years


Viking Cruises was founded by Chairman Torstein Hagen in 1997. The company established headquarters in Los Angeles, California in 2000 and through rapid expansion has enjoyed double-digit growth in recent years.

With operational headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, Viking provides travel experiences for guests with an interest in geography, culture and history. Each journey includes daily shore excursions, and an exclusive Culture Curriculum program that provides destination immersion through music performances, cooking demonstrations, informative port talks and guest lecturers.

Viking River Cruises award-winning Longships offer a variety of stateroom categories and true two-room suites with verandas. Onboard amenities include a restaurant, bar & lounge, library and expansive sun deck. Itineraries range from 8 to 23 days and feature the rivers of Europe, Russia, Egypt, China, and Southeast Asia.

In 2015, Viking introduced its first award-winning ocean ship with the 930-guest Viking Star. Sister ship Viking Sea joined the fleet in 2016, along with Viking Sky and Viking Sun in 2017. By 2028 Viking will have a fleet of sixteen ocean ships, making it the largest small ship ocean cruise line. Each ship boasts a veranda in every stateroom, a choice of restaurants, an infinity pool, a Nordic-inspired spa, panoramic Explorers’ Lounge, and more. Itineraries range from 8 to 141 days and feature destinations such as Scandinavia and the Baltic, the Mediterranean, the British Isles, and the Caribbean.

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