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As the World’s Leading River Cruise Line, Viking River Cruises are constantly innovating their business and growing their fleet. With more than 60 river ships and 3 ocean vessels cruising over 40 itineraries across 6 continents, the company is the largest company in the industry. There is tremendous opportunity to join their dynamically growing company onboard their ships.

We are in a selection for experienced Sous Chefs for open positions on board Luxury 5+ & 6 stars Luxury River passenger ships.



Position: Sous Chef

Company Name: Viking River Cruises

Ship Type: Luxury 5+ star River Passenger ship

Basic Guaranteed Salary: 2 314 EUR + guaranteed TIPS (approx. 250-300 EUR per week) + 5% from all incomes

Grand Total Salary: 3 314 - 3 514 EUR + % of incomes from the department

Insurance: Social Insurance provided in Switzerland or France depending of the type of contract

Other Benefits: Child benefits (approx. 200 EUR per month)

Contract Type: Switzerland or French

Contract Duration: until November/December 2017

Paid vacation: 8-10 weeks during the contract

Starting Date: ASAP after approval in face-to-face Interview & Practical exams in Varna, Bulgaria



  • Work with the Executive Chef to produce diversified menus
  • Organize the work in the kitchen
  • Produce high quality dishes
  • Design the food in order to create a perfect match between the dish’s aspect and its taste
  • Maintain order and discipline in the kitchen during working hours


  • fluency in English
  • min 3-4 years of experience on board on the position or in Luxury 5-star hotels/complex
  • valid International passport

All motivated and well-experienced candidates are welcomed to send us their detailed CV in English, valid certificates and documents and reference letters from previous employers.

Please, send e-mails with all your scanned documents, a brief introduction of yourself and the position you are applying for!

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted!

Send us your applications now at applicants@sapkoenchev.com