Do you have a passion for hospitality? Do you always lead by example and motivate your team to deliver quality day in and day out for our various F&B outlets in the hotel ? Are you a precise and structured chef, who also has a talent for administration? Then you could be our Junior Head Chef at Park Centraal Amsterdam!
As Junior Head Chef you will be part of the F&B team and report to the F&B Manager. The kitchen is responsible for our unique a la carte breakfast concept, six banquet & event rooms, room service and Bar Claes. Currently, our kitchen team consists of a breakfast chef, two chef de partie and a stewarding assistant. The beauty of this role is that you will work with the F&B manager to build the kitchen team and optimize the kitchen structure. Together with our Executive Chef you will be able to think about new F&B menus.
Our team members are characterized by their grounded and optimistic mentality. Our common goal is to be a solid team and to join forces to strive for the best guest engagement. We strive to help each other and inspire all travelers to create happiness through balance.
“How do we intent to accomplish this?”
“By trying to get in touch with you, to hire the best of the best in the industry”.
You are an experienced and hands-on chef and ensure proper professional work standards, productivity and practices;
You are responsible for the overall success of daily kitchen operations;
Creative and highly organized with a career that has a good track record of progression and stability within the roles you have held;
You are a natural leader, with good communication skills and know how to connect with different people and cultures.
Manage, motivate/coach and train the team by coordinating the activities of the kitchen;
Plan and execute departmental goals to achieve shortages and prepare and develop new menus;
Experience managing food costs (predicting supply needs and estimating costs);
Securing the kitchen complies with all regulations, including sanitation and safety guidelines;
You will need extensive knowledge of best practices regarding food hygiene standards;
Interview & selection and training & development of employees;
Flexibility to respond to different work situations (including scheduling).
Completed chef study;
Qualification in food hygiene;
Excellent command of the Dutch and English languages in word and writing;
Have been working as a sous chef or in a similar role for at least the last two years;
Have an operational mind-set and that drives innovative ideas to increase guest satisfaction and revenue;
Flexibility in working mornings/evenings and weekends;
Start date: April 1, 2021.
About Park Centraal
Park Centraal is a heritage hotel brand offering the best in business and leisure travel under one Dutch icon. Grounded in the belief that happiness is made not found, we deliver our guests a world created from equal parts purpose and pleasure. Engrained in everything we do — from historic properties with modern touches to meeting rooms with fully-stocked bars — we aim to bring every traveler back into balance. And with central locations within each city, guests are free to jump from a transatlantic call in their room to a five-star meal with
ease. Whether traveling for business or leisure, pleasure or purpose, at Park Centraal guests don’t have to choose — they can balance both
Park Centraal is one of Amsterdam’s best city centre locations and adapts to the vibe of the city; positioned in between the famous Leidseplein, Museumplein and the fashion district, Park Centraal Hotel is right where you want to be.
Working at Park Centraal means you are working in an international and young team with a lot of opportunities to improve your career and yourself.
About Sircle Collection
We are an independent group of creative hospitality brands founded in 2011 by award-winning industry expert Liran Wizman. In our 9 years, our Amsterdam-based company has grown to include three hotel brands across 13 locations, three restaurants, one design concept store and three landmark properties—all set in some of Europe’s most inspiring neighborhoods. Our brands include Sir Hotels, Max Brown Hotels, Park Centraal Hotels, X BANK, Seven North, The Rooftop at Sir Victor, Bar Claes, as well as the properties of the W Amsterdam, the Edition Milan and more. In everything we do, we are focused on creating singular and surprising experiences for our guests. Learn more on sirclecollection.com.
Primary working conditions (market conformity)
Hotel benefits (The Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Austria)
Discount: Employee rate (35%) and Family & Friends rate (25%)
Restaurant benefits - The Entourage Group (25%)
Sale moments at XBANK (10%)
Business Fitness Nederland (2.975 locations)
Fun (for free)
Bootcamp every Monday @ Sir Adam
Birthday & Christmas Gifts
Paid moving day
How to apply?
Are you excited to be part of our Kitchen team and assist them to develop themselves into the most iconic hotel in the Netherlands that preserves cultures, environments, and experiences? Where purpose meets pleasure.
Please send us your CV and motivation
SIRCLE COLLECTION is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are committed to fair hiring practices and to creating a welcoming environment for all team members. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, familial status or veteran status.