VACANCY CHEF

Brasserie Ambassade serves French cuisine with a modern twist.
Our employees are enthusiastic, professional and create a pleasant working atmosphere.

Would you like to join our enthusiastic and solid team?
As a real Amsterdam family business we offer you many career opportunities and good conditions. Furthermore, as an employee you will receive special discounts in the brasserie, hotel and you can make free use of the relaxation facilities in our wellness center.

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For our Brasserie we are immediately looking for a French trained chef with ambitions. At Brasserie Ambassade we are always striving for perfection. Only the best ingredients and the most beautiful wines and dishes are on our menu. We are looking for a passionate Chef who, together with the Maître D’ hotel, will become the face of our Brasserie. Your passion and creativity will result in new classics or old classics with a new look.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES

Managing and developing the kitchen team (10 to 15 employees);

Monitoring the progress and quality of work;
Purchasing “food” and maintaining contact with suppliers;

Achieving an optimal food cost;

Devising creative menus for Brasserie Ambassade, banqueting & room service

Being part of the MT and maintaining a (close) cooperation with the department heads of the hotel;

You ensure compliance with legal regulations in the field of safety and hygiene;

Translating the latest (sustainable) trends in the field of cooking and guest experience into your kitchen vision.

“Brasserie Ambassade is a family-run business, and it definitely feels that way.”

– Lars, Maître d’hôtel

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • You have at least 3 years of experience as head chef in managing a kitchen team and you enjoy developing and training employees; Or you are sous-chef in a Michelin star restaurant and are ready for the next step.

  • Completed training as a chef;

  • Are an excellent planner and organiser; you know how to set the right priorities;

  • Quality is very important; it is your ambition to bring the team to a higher level;

  • Are creative and innovative; you have an original and innovative view on products and dishes;

  • Are flexible; you adapt easily in changing circumstances;

  • Have good Dutch and English language skills and live in Amsterdam or are willing to travel to Amsterdam for work.

  • Are French educated and have a preference for French cuisine.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?:

  • A good starting salary from a minimum of
    € 3300, – supplemented with tips and a bonus;

  • A working week of 4 days, so 3 days off every week/ in consultation;

  • Working in a fun team where there are opportunities for your development, you get an own development/training/course budget each year;

  • A salary based on job scale 8 of the Catering CLA. The working week consists of 40 hours;

  • The possibility to earn a bonus based on the profit distribution at the end of the year;

  • Discount on all services and products of the Ambassade Group;

  • Friends and family discount in the hotel;

  • Fun parties and get-togethers;

  • Additional payments:
    – Bonus arrangement
    – Tips
    – Holiday pay

  • Employment conditions:
    – Christmas Package
    – Pension Plan
    – Employee discount
    – Company drinks