Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international five-star hotel. By stepping into our world, you will discover that Eastern and Western influences are uniquely entwined by our blend of Japanese and Dutch culture. Together, all employees make sure that every guest is being given the personal attention to create the most extraordinary and authentic experience. To make this happen, we are looking for Luxury Cook in our team. Do you strive to offer the best service to guests? Do you know how to inspire people and would you like to work in our Yamazato restaurant? Then this vacancy is for you!
What to expect
All chefs in our restaurant are Japanese and working closely with our international service team.
We are looking for an fulltime Luxury Cook for our Yamazato restaurant. As a Luxury Cook you are demonstrating your skillful cooking techniques in grilling food on a hot iron plate and are well acquainted with Japanese cuisine and are therefore an ambassador of Japanese culture. You have a thorough knowledge of the unique preparation, cooking and presentation methods of the Japanese cuisine and are able to explain the meaning of these dishes and ways of presentation as well. Working in a team of enthusiastic colleagues where you can develop yourself further is one of your goals. Your main tasks will be:
Tasks and Responsibilities
Working days & working hours
Your working times are flexible within a 38 hour week, during 5 days a week. Some overtime work is also expected.
Who are you?
To be able to execute this position well, we expect that you have at least developed the following competencies to a large extent.
The Yamazato restaurant is awarded with a Michelin star and ranks amongst the top Japanese restaurants in Europe. Yamazato Restaurant is opened daily for dinner from 6.00 until 9.30 pm. On Saturday and Sunday it is also open for lunch from noon to 2.00 pm.
Who are your colleagues?
The team of our Yamazato Kitchen consists of approximately 25 colleagues, with most of them being Japanese. The Yamazato Restaurant team is comprised of about 30 Japanese members.
What do we offer?
Salary: Group 4, click here for the salary overview
Travel allowance: As from 10 km commuting
Holidays: 25 vacation days and 7 days National Holiday compensation per year
CAO: The Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering Industry
Training: Various possibilities
Discount: In our restaurants and overnight stays at Hotel Okura Amsterdam
Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam