Ciel Bleu Restaurant Trainee - Ciel Bleu Restaurant

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. We offer different traineeships and therefore have a vacancy for Ciel Blue Restaurant trainee. Do you have passion for the hospitality industry, looking for a dynamic workplace and want to develop at one of The Leading hotels of the world? Continue reading and apply for an unforgettable internship!


What to expect
The Ciel Bleu is a two star Michelin awarded Restaurant. The ultimate Ciel Bleu experience entails exceeding guests expectations in regards to the dishes as well as service. 

As a trainee and together with the rest of the team, you are responsible for offering excellent service in our Ciel Bleu Restaurant. Amongst other tasks, you are responsible for advising and guiding guests and offering service on a very high level. Your main tasks will be: 

  • Carrying out mise and place activities in the restaurant and pantry;
  • Conforming Reservations;
  • Welcoming and guiding guests;
  • Offering service to guests;
  • Having good knowledge of the menu.

The traineeship shifts will be from Monday to Sunday, with different shifts throughout the week. You work 5 days a week, 7,6 hours a day. You are also available to work on public holidays. It is possible to work on your thesis or any assigned school tasks once a week. 


What do we offer
Contract: Trainee contract, minimum of 6 months starting from September 2022
Salary: We offer a trainee compensation of €500 euros per month, based on a fulltime traineeship.
Holidays: With an internship agreement of 6 months, you will receive 1 day off per month
CAO: The Uniform Conditions for the Hotel and Catering Industry 

  • Extensive development opportunities to improve day by day. We offer an online e-learning system with more than 300+ courses. Moreover, we offer specific courses from our Training Manager, such as: Lean White Belt Training and the Extraordinary Guest Experiences training;
  • Room to share initiatives, ideas and improvements, based on the Lean philosophy. Doesn’t matter if you have worked with us for a week, month or year: We want to hear your thoughts;
  • Vitality weeks and monthly health days;
  • Daily free lunch;
  • Once per year 50% staff discounts in one of our restaurants (Lucky you!);
  • The whole year around 20% staff discounts in one of our restaurants;
  • Great staff events (annual staff party, Sinterklaas, team outings, bootcamp);
  • Possibility to do cross trainings to learn more about other departments, for example, take a look at the Japanese kitchen.


What are we asking?
Of course, we are first and foremost interested in you and what we can do for you as an employer to provide you a great workplace. However, we expect you to:

  • You are an enrolled student at one of the (hotel) schools in the Netherlands;
  • You have a passion for hospitality;
  • You are guest oriented;
  • You have an eye for detail;
  • You are fluent in Dutch and English (English only oral required);
  • You are flexible in regards to your work schedule.


Enthusiastic? That’s great, please apply! 
Please apply via the button below, we will call you as soon as possible for a short introduction to get to know each other. A selection assessment is one component of our recruitment process. 

About Okura

Since our opening in 1971 we have only one goal: creating an unforgettable stay for our guests. We do our utmost best to deliver the best quality and to fulfill every wish of our guests. Together we work hard to amaze our guests!

Contact information

Hotel Okura - Amsterdam
Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
1072 LH Amsterdam
The Netherlands

020 678 79 89