Head Cook in Unalaska AK

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North Star Fishing Company
Head Cook
Job ID: 
Unalaska AK
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Job Types:
Production Worker

JOB DESCRIPTION: Responsible for safe and efficient management of galley to include all meals, cleanliness and maintenance of ship accommodations, training and supervision of galley staff.

  • Provide timely requisitions for all provisions, equipment and other galley and hotel supplies as needed. Food orders to be provided to purchasing at least 1 voyage trip and/or 14 days prior to requested delivery. Orders to include, but are not limited to; dry, frozen, chill and paper products.
  • Receive and check all supplies and stores.
  • Manage food budget within assigned guidelines by working closely with Operations and food vendors.
  • Provide regular inventory reports to Operations and Accounting departments at quarter end March 31, June 30, Sept. 30, Dec. 31, season end, and otherwise as requested.
  • Maintain cost controls as stipulated by Operations. Track total food cost, voyage days and food cost per crew, per day.
  • Ensure all common areas, staterooms, toilets and other areas including hallways are cleaned to satisfaction of the vessel Captain.
  • Responsible for ensuring crew cleaning of staterooms and providing end of contract/season approval for condition of each crewmembers stateroom/bunk or as otherwise ordered by the Vessel Captain.
  • Train, supervise and evaluate the work activities of the Assistant Cook. This includes regular written performance reviews.
  • Responsible for establishing Galley staff schedule/rotations each year and communicating schedule and changes with HR.
  • Develop a meal plan, communicate it and train galley staff in preparation of meal plan. Assist cooks in meal preparation and meal clean up as needed. Meal plan to include a midnight meal to crew.
  • Manage sea store and maintain inventory, accounts and records for all crew using this service.
  • Responsible for bedbug remediation management, both at sea and in shipyard.
  • Provide Port Engineer and vessel Chief Engineer a work list for all Hotel maintenance/repair needs on a trip by trip basis during fishing and at end of season.
  • Ensure compliance with applicable sections of the Safety Management System. Knowledgeable and conversant on applicable policies and procedures contained in the SMS.
  • Ensure compliance with environmental and company regulations regarding general and food waste.
  • Maintain galley/hotel food and hygiene in compliance with ADEC standards.


  • Food Protection Manager/Serve Safe
  • Food Safety System Training
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Cold Water Survival

North Star Fishing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

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