ES WAR EIN VOLLER ERFOLG!!! 9. Cruise Jobs & Hotel Career Lounge in Hannover am 16.05.2017


Vielen Dank an ALLE, die dabei waren und so viel Interesse & Einsatz gezeigt haben!
Großen Dank an alle Bewerber und Interessenten, teilweise mit langer Anreise – wir haben uns sehr gefreut, dass Ihr dabei ward und hoffen, dass Ihr wieder gut & sicher nach Hause gekommen seid.

Nun hoffen wir auf reges Interesse an Eurer Bewerbung auf der Seite der Reedereien oder auch von den Hotels und tolle Jobangebote für Euch! Es wäre toll, wenn Ihr uns auf dem Laufenden haltet und vielleicht auch noch ein kurze Rückmeldung darüber geben könntet, wie Ihr auf unsere Jobbörse aufmerksam geworden seid – z.B. Facebook, eine Anzeige, unseren Flyer, eine Empfehlung oder, oder, oder…

Vielen Dank auch an alle Reedereien und Aussteller – super, dass Ihr den Bewerbern und Interessenten, die Möglichkeit zu einem persönlichen Gespräch gegeben habt – und natürlich auch viele Fragen in Euren Vorträgen beantwortet habt.

Für die Bewerber stehen wir gerne für weitere Tipps und Infos zur Verfügung, aber natürlich auch für weitere mögliche Angebote von anderen Reedereien und Hotels – fragt uns einfach!


Daniela Fahr und das Team von Connect


Bei Fragen: Daniela Fahr: o. Tel. +49 471 9268 9730


P.S.: Ach ja….nach der Jobbörse, ist vor der Jobbörse und so starten wir bald die Planung für die

  1. Cruise Jobs & Hotel Career Lounge, in Berlin Anfang Oktober 2017 – Infos folgen!

Top well-known 4* and 5* Cruise Liners looking for YOU!!!


We are currently looking for qualified crew members for well-known 4* and 5* European and American Cruise Lines with wonderful itineraries throughout the world.


International Guest Relation Associate

The ship companies are looking for serious and highly motivated professionals who are keen to make a career at sea with them, providing the standards of service that ensure their clients come back on their cruise ships. A career with all of the them is a job like no other, as the companies are strongly believe in career developments.

You should have a friendly approach, a well-groomed appearance and also should have a “hands on” mentality, and be a positive, open minded person. Dealing with high-profile passengers on a daily basis, while keeping the company standard as well as the budget in mind, comes easy to you and you also need to have a very strong administration knowledge. You need to be stress-resistant, flexible and keep a calm mind, even in the most busily times on board.

If you think you are matching this profile or you need any additional information, please feel free to ask as anytime by phone +49 471 926 897 30 or get back to us with your application at

We are looking forward to it!

Best regards

Your Connect Team


We are looking for: Senior Corp. Exec. Chef (m/f) – for a 5* European Cruise Line (Shoreside position in Switzerland)


The Senior Corporate Executive Chef has two major functions:

to support the Director of Culinary Development implementing new culinary concepts across the River Cruises fleet, and to work with the F&B Director to lead, train and support the onboard culinary operations. The work of a Senior Corporate Executive Chef is therefore central to the River (culinary) operations, and involves different responsibilities and tasks such as menu development and engineering, implementation and execution, leadership, training and development.

Together with the Director of Culinary Development and his team, the Senior Corporate Executive Chef develops new recipes and menu cycles, to improve the culinary offer and align the river and ocean operations. He defines product specifications in collaboration with the procurement department, and takes care of the menu engineering. In alignment with the F&B Director, the Senior Corporate Executive Chef is responsible for implementing and executing all culinary concepts through the entire operations, by training the team of Corporate Executive Chefs and the onboard galley staff.

The Senior Corporate Executive Chef will report directly to the F&B Director and the Director Culinary Development. This role involves a high degree of travelling (up to 80 per cent) and is, thus, flexible in the choice of location. A logistically meaningful location of residence such as  Vienna, Cologne, Basel, Budapest or Amsterdam is recommended. Please note that only candidates with a relevant residency and work permit for the EU or Switzerland can be considered for this role.



  • You work closely with the Director of Culinary Development and his team to develop new culinary concepts and menu cycles. This includes the menu design, recipe definition, test cooking, identification of the product specifications, and menu engineering.
  • You are responsible for the implementation and execution of the defined culinary concepts onboard the entire River culinary operation. You constantly lead, support and train the team of Corporate Executive Chefs and the onboard galley staff on both the new and existing culinary concepts to ensure that the quality of the companies culinary offer meets the highest standards


You oversee the River Cruises onboard culinary operation and work closely with the F&B Director to support the operations and ensure that the standard is consistent between all ships, and that culinary operations are effective and efficient.
This includes, but is not limited to, menu planning and MXP manipulation, quality monitoring and USPH practices, galley equipment maintenance, crew training and development.


You are responsible for monitoring food cost reports, and take the necessary actions in alignment with the F&B Director to ensure that budget guidelines are met. This includes monitoring all food preparation areas for waste, over production, and portion control to manage cost-savings and quality improvement initiatives


In conjunction with the Human Resources department and the F&B Director, you coordinate all culinary officers staffing, planning, recruiting, development, training and related initiatives.

  • You document and ensure consistency of all culinary products, including menu cycle definition and software implementation, recipes description and engineering, presentation, cost and labour requirements.


You maintain a regular schedule to visit ships and follow-up on operating procedure compliance



  • Must have advanced culinary skills, with a minimum working experience of 10 years in a highly recognized quality hotel or restaurant. You have the flair and creativity to enhance the River Cruises product.
  • Must have leadership experience, and excellent management, organizational and administrational skills. Able to develop, motivate and train a smooth functioning team.
  • Diploma or Degree from internationally recognized hotel school or university is a plus.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, and be able to interpret and write documents such as recipes and manuals. Fluent in English, additional languages a plus.
  • Highly motivated team-player, with an open-minded and flexible attitude. Able to quickly and positively adapt to changes, providing leadership and motivation to the other employees in pursuit of company goals.
  • Able to accept and provide constructive criticism, and deal with different views and opinions within the team in a positive and fruitful manner.
  • Able to organize and complete work independently, and in accordance with deadlines.
  • Must be a serious professional, take pride in his work and adhere to the highest moral and ethical standards.
  • Must have a professional appearance, be well groomed and presentable, and able to interact with guests in a positive and composed manner.
  • Must be proficient with Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, and a good knowledge of menu engineering management (preferably in MXP).
  • Full commitment to travel extensively both domestically and overseas.