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Sous/2nd Chef


  • Start Date: 30th Apr 2020
  • Job ID #1001087
  • Posted by: Hill Robinson

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Rotational Sous/2nd Chef position available for a busy Private 55m M/Y

Start: end of April (correct at time of posting/subject to change based on COVID-19 pandemic )

Location: Europe/ Middle East

Package: Salary paid in Euros per month, 2/2 rotation during the summer season (approx. 6-8 months). Since the yacht is quieter off-season and under maintenance, the Chef is not needed on board and will be paid a retainer for approximately 4-6 months.

Experience and attributes required:

Professional culinary experience preferably working on 50m+ yachts as Sole Chef or previous 2nd/Sous Chef position on 60m+ yachts for 1-2 years

Able to cook on his own for 15 crew and up to 12/18 guests

Strong time management skills

Experience and knowledge of diverse international cuisines

Team player and must be able to take instruction well from the Head Chef and also work with own initiative

Must assist with the maintenance of high standard of hygiene in galley, mess rooms, pantries and storerooms

Ability to work well under pressure and remain calm and courteous at all times

Qualifications required:

Culinary trained Chef with Ship’s Cook Certificate STCW fully updated Security awareness and PDSD Seafarer's Medical Certificate (with 6 months' validity) Food and Hygiene Level 2 ideally 3 Seaman’s Discharge Book Yellow Fever Vaccination (preferred)

Professional appearance/non smoker/no visible tattoos

Male candidates only due to cabin arrangements

Non smoker/no visible tattoos


  • Vessel Size55m (180ft)
  • Vessel TypeMotor Yacht
  • Charter/PrivatePrivate
  • Position TypeRotational
  • Cruising ItineraryWorldwide/TBC
  • Yachting Experience2 - 5 years
  • Looking for Team/CoupleNo
  • Posted 17th Mar 2020 by Agency

Language & Visas

  • English Fluent


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