Executive Chef (m/w)

Cruise linesFull Time05/17/2019
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Uniworld owns and operates a fleet of thirteen intimate, boutique hotel-style river cruise ships on the European waterways which cater exclusively to English-speaking clients. While each ship has its own unique personality and style, they are all designed with the same signature touches, luxurious décor and modern conveniences.


The Controlling Department is primarily focused on the control, approval, allocation and reporting of Program Services invoices. The main function of this position is to ensure the accurate verification and recording of incoming invoices for all company owned and chartered ships. The coordination of a frictionless process between the vendors, the ship and the office counts among the competences as well as the assessment of the controled data in a small team.


You will

  • Be responsible for the entire food production on board according to exceptionally high standards that have resulted in many industry awards
  • Be responsible for food ordering, stocktaking and cost controlling
  • Be an example for subordinates to follow and motivating a professional team of experienced crew members
  • Be responsible for the immaculate cleanliness and safety precautions with the food production and storage
  • Be a personal contact for our guests
  • Act as a team player and support your colleagues, where help is required
  • Visit the most spectacular destinations in Europe


  • Have a culinary apprenticeship
  • Have a proven track record and success in a similar role preferably in a 5* environment
  • Have strong leadership and communication skills, as well as a proactive and hands on approach to work
  • Have profound knowledge of HACCP standards and procedures
  • Have passion for 5* cuisine
  • Are creative, eager to develop your skills and share your knowledge with others^
  • Communicate effectively in English (speaking and writing)
  • Have good manners and a positive, open minded attitude
  • Like challenges and are not afraid of high expectations and standards
  • Are a citizen of the EU or Switzerland
  • Want to become part of The Best!



  • Are a company with strong values; We are committed to our responsibilities
  • Know that our crew is essential for the success of Uniworld. That is why we provide you with competitive remuneration package and regular holidays
  • Take your career seriously
    Provide on-going development opportunities
    Promote within the organisation
  • Are looking for You!

Apply now!

Has this position sparked your interest? Do you enjoy working in an envorinment where passion and enthusiasm is highly valued?

If so, please apply online on our website!

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Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Fledermausgasse 6
4310  Rheinfelden
+41 61 638 96 69

Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection

We see the people who work with us at Uniworld as much more than employees. They are the individuals in the offices or on the ships who arrive on the scene inspired, spread the smiles and ultimately bring the world’s only authentic boutique cruise line to life.

While we recognize that everyone who works with us is an individual with their own needs and desires, it is true that they are united by common values. Whether working in the hospitality or nautical spaces on our ships or in the marketing, sales, reservations, operations or IT spaces on land, Uniworld people are the type who are proactive, strive for the very best, and are genuinely cooperative, respectful and trustworthy.

But because we select the right people to join our team, once you are with us, you can expect the best from us. We go out of our way to ensure that you maximize your time with us, by allowing you to progress in your career through one of the longest-running integrated training programs on the rivers. What’s more you will enjoy an enviable work/life balance, reasonable leave inclusions, travel privileges, a competitive salary and all the other benefits that come with Swiss contracts.

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