Junior Sous Chef
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Junior Sous Chef

About the job

Are you a person who can motivate a team with your passion for cooking? Do you always have the perfect solutions for every challenge? Do you love working in a fast-changing and multicultural environment? Then this is the perfect job for you!

The perfect candidate has:
  • 2 or 3 years’ Chef de Parti experience in a 4-5 star hotel or high quality restaurant, banqueting & catering
  • A completed SVH cooks education (SVH Zelfstandig Werkend Kok)
  • Proven track record of leading a successful kitchen brigade
  • A certificate of (Dutch) HACCP rules and regulations
  • A certificate on allergy regulations
  • Ability to work on your own and in a large kitchen team
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards
  • Creative, has a hands-on mentality, and eye for detail
  • Control over a diversity of cooking techniques
  • Knowledge of the English language; both verbal and in writing
  • Motivated and enthusiastic attitude
It would be an advantage in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:
  • having a “SVH Leermeester” diploma

What do we have to offer you:
  • Full-time contract of 38 hours per week
  • This position is classified in scale 7 according to the Horeca CAO.
  • 25 vacation days per year
  • Travel allowance up to €150,- per month, based on the amount of km.
  • Night allowance of 20% and Sunday allowance of 5%
  • Pension fund
  • Staff uniform and laundry service
  • Staff meals in our canteen
  • Discount on rooms and F&B within Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts and Accor Hotels
  • Various staff events
  • Excellent international career development and training possibilities
Your main responsibilities are:
  • Preparing high quality culinary dishes
  • Supervising and guiding the kitchen brigade under supervision of Executive (Sous) Chef
  • Preparation activities such as washing, cutting and pre-cooking of the required raw materials
  • Preparing plates through a la minute cooking techniques
  • Portioning and garnishing of dishes and controlling the presentation according to recipes
  • Regularly checking the freshness of ingredients based on color and taste
  • Contributing to the continuous improvement of menus
  • Reporting of maintenance, hygiene or other hazards issues
  • Making the daily orders for the kitchen
  • Attending Food and Beverage departmental meetings
  • Contributing to controlling costs, minimize waste, and other departmental targets
  • Ensure brand/SOP guidelines are being followed
  • Be environmentally aware
As a Junior Sous Chef you will be responsible for overall preparation of the dishes to deliver an excellent guest experience in our Restaurant and in our Conference & Events. Furthermore, you will be part of a large kitchen team that delivers high standard dishes/buffets.

The Food and Beverage department consist of the bar, room service, conference & events, restaurant and stewarding.

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  • Department: F&B kitchen

About you

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  • Language required: English.

The company

Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts, an international upscale hotel management company with over 16.000 staff members, is represented in 24 countries with 72 hotels and resorts currently in operation. Focusing on expansion in its core markets of Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Asia, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts specializes in business and conference hotels, as well as holiday resorts, all reflecting a sense of place and respect for their local communities. Of Swiss heritage and headquartered in Zurich, Mövenpick Hotels & Resorts is passionate about delivering premium service, culinary enjoyment and sustainable environments – all with a personal touch.

Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre opened her doors in September 2006.
The hotel is situated on the ‘IJ’ and in the newest hot spot of Amsterdam between the Passengers Terminal and the Muziekgebouw. Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam is a modern 4 star hotel and offers 408 luxury guest rooms and 2500m2 Conference space devided over 11 banquet rooms in the hotel. Our guests also have access to the Fitness & Wellness. Other facilities in the hotel are the restaurant that can seat up to 250 persons. bar and 24 hour Room service. Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam is a partner of IJvenues, together with the Music building, Bimhuis and the Passengers Terminal. For more information go to www.ijvenues.com.

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Junior Sous Chef

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Full-time, Indefinite

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