Baker :: Carnival Cruise Line
Hotel - Culinary Arts
Hotel - Culinary Arts

Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our company is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. Our focus is on continuous improvement and collaboration. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude that is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness, and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do

Set sail on a new career with Carnival, and help us bring the FUN to life aboard one of our fantastic vessels! We’re looking for dedicated individuals to join us as Bakers!

Our guests love to eat and with all the amazing food onboard our ships who can blame them! As a Baker for Carnival you will be preparing bread and, pastries, and sweet treats, ensuring that all food production recipes and presentation specifications are followed, as per company standard, to produce food of consistent quality and cost.

Part of our hardworking Pastry team – Bakers are responsible for food preparation following recipes and specifications to ensure quality and consistency as well as ensuring the highest level of sanitation is maintained, all in keeping with company and USPH standards. 

You will be a real foodie who, has an eye for detail and enjoys being part of a diverse and busy team where no two days are the same but there is always FUN! Joining Carnival as a Baker Cook is the first step towards a rewarding career as part of our amazing Culinary Team! 

Position Functions:

  • Adhere to Carnivals timekeeping and attendance policies
  • Adhere to attend all safety-related duties and functions as required.
  • Have intermediate-level knowledge of USPH policies of the culinary arts
  • Maintain all records associated with USPH policies in the assigned work area as a routine
  • Foster and maintain positive working relationships within the assigned team
  • Speak up and contribute to the success of operations offering feedback and suggestions.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of all recipes associated with assigned operations
  • Ensure food quality and that its replenishment is maintained
  • Ensure that food is served at the right temperature to maintain quality and food safety
  • Must have knowledge of all equipment used in assigned operations and show care in its operations and maintenance
  • Have a clear understanding of and participate in cost management and waste reduction objectives
  • Take ownership of any issues observed or experienced in course of operations and actively seek a resolution in consultation with peers, supervisors, and managers.
  • Actively participate in guest satisfaction and recognition programs
  • Actively participate in all training and drills assigned.

Position Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to communicate clearly in English
  • Minimum 1-year vocational education in culinary arts or equivalent certified apprenticeship program for pastry or bakery
  • Good knife skills and be proficient in the use of basic chef knives and pastry utensils
  • Must have good knowledge of all types of doughs and batters
  • Should be familiar with the operation of pastry deck and convection oven, planetary mixers, and dough sheeter.
  • Must be able to produce breakfast bread and pastries
  • Sugar and chocolate decorate skills are an advantage
  • Cake decorating and icing skills along with scripting are an advantage
  • Minimum 24 months as a full-time employee in a pastry/bakery in production roles (educational internships not credited)
  • An ideal candidate will have exposure to cuisine at a 3-start hotel/resort or premium free-standing pastry/bakery level
  • Previous Cruiseline experience a benefit.
  • International work experience is desired but not essential
Experience Level

You should have at least 2-4 years of experience in a similar role.

Conversational English

Fluency in spoken English to connect with guests is required.

Guest Facing Experience

Minimum guest interaction might be required.

Physically Fit

You must pass a Seafarers Medical Fitness Examination.

“Can-Do” Attitude

You focus on continuous improvement and collaboration.


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