How do you feed as many people as you will find on a large cruise ship like the MS Volendam from Holland America? The last time we were on the Voldendam we took a tour of the kitchens on the ship. An impressive number of people man the dining room and kitchen.
The dining room staff includes:
|Dining Room Manager||1|
|Assistant Dining Room Manager||2|
|Dining Room Steward||38|
|Assistant Dining Room Steward||31|
|Room Service Steward||8|
|Assistant Lido Steward||12|
The kitchen staff includes:
|2nd Executive Chef||1|
|Pinnacle Grill Chef||1|
|Foreman Service Area||1|
|General Purpose Attendant||21|
And during an average week the ship’s passenger’s will consume:
|Meat and Meat Products||8,500 lbs|
|Butter and Margerine||1,100 lbs|
|Fresh Vegetables||12,000 lbs|
|Rice for Crew||2,100 lbs|
|Ice Cream||200 gallons|
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