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Preparation of standard pastry (creams, sponge cakes, basic dough, fillings, ice cream, etc.) that require basic professional pastry skills.




  • Preparing basic pastry items.
  • Basic knowledge in pastry.
  • Good equipment handling skills (piping bag, knife handling etc).
  • Be able to take on basic tasks (creams, ice creams, preparation of basic dough).
  • Must have a confirmed culinary background from an international brand hotel (pastry experience is required).
  • Must be proficient in effective tasking, be productive and work efficiently.
  • Be cost conscious and avoid wastage.
  • Prepare pastry goods such as sponge cakes, basic dough, creams, fillings etc.
  • Must be able to read, understand and follow recipes.
  • Will work in any section assigned by their supervisor; the section can change at any given time for training purposes and/or in convenience to the operation.
  • Maintain immaculate cleanliness of his/her working station at all times.
  • Required to have basic USPH knowledge and comply with it at any given time.
  • Must be familiar with Ship Rules and Regulations (SMS) and participate in all required Drills



  • Must have a pleasant and courteous personality, be well groomed and presentable.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs (30 Kilos) on a daily basis and able to work a minimum of eleven hours per day, seven days a week.
  • Professional Experience and Education:  Requires a minimum of five years in the profession (Quality Hotels or Restaurants).   Must possess basic pastry skills in order to perform duties productively.
  • Communication and Language Skills: Must be able to read and speak English clearly in order to interpret documents such as recipes and manuals.    Other languages are considered a plus.
  • Work Ethic: Must be a serious professional and take pride in their work.
  • Adherence to Company Rules and Regulations is a must for success in the job.


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Job type
Basel, Switzerland
F&B kitchen
Starting in
As soon as possible
Duration of the contract


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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