p>Chief Cook is one of
the most important positions on board vessel. His duties are to develop menus
and schedule meals for his/her fellow crew members from various countries so as
to suit their different tastes in food and ensure they are fed and happy to
perform their duties.
Therefore, Chief Cook
prepares delicious and nutritious food for the crew, orders supplies for the
vessel and manages junior gallay staff usually consisting of 2nd Cookand/orMessboy.
Upkeep of proper hygiene standards in galley and stores also is a Chief Cook’s responsibility unless there is
As for the salary
rate, it may vary dramatically. Chief Cook on dry cargo vessels will get from USD 1 600 to USD 2 200 depending
on the size of the vessel and experience
in rank. There is a slight increase to USD
2 000 - USD 2 300 on tanker and offshore vessels.
Meanwhile, Chief Cook
might earn a square sum either on Cruise Ships, Super Yachts or Drilling rigs.
More exquisite menus are expected there and salaries are usually