Demi Chef de Partie Canteen - Main Kitchen

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international five star hotel which sets great store by quality, eye for detail and service with a smile.  Together, all 380 employees make sure that every guest, on average 1000 guests per day, are being given the personal attention that is essential in our business.
Being the city’s largest employer amongst hotels, Hotel Okura Amsterdam is always looking for enthusiastic colleagues to reinforce the team.

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is looking for a Canteen Chef de Partie for the Main Kitchen. The Main Kitchen is responsible for the preparation of composed dishes from fresh ingredients and products for several departments, such as the breakfast restaurant, Roomservice, the Lobby Bar and Banquet Operations. The Banquet Operations department of Hotel Okura Amsterdam is the biggest Banquet Operations department among five star hotels in the Netherlands and is market leader in banquet revenue and quality. Working in the Main Kitchen therefore means working on a very high level. The Main Kitchen consists of eighteen employees, of which one Executive Chef.

As Canteen Chef de Parti you are responsible for preparing a wide variety of dishes, carrying out mise and place activities, keeping the kitchen clean, ensuring optimal functioning of the assigned parti and developing new items for the menu.


Tasks and Resposibilities:

  • Preparation of (part of) meals according to recipe and planning

  • Carry out mise en place activities (such as; washing, cutting of ingredients et cetera)

  • Preparing and placing dishes for banqueting, ensuring continuity and sufficient supply of the buffet

  • Keeping your working environment, equipments and materials clean

  • Responsible for optimum functioning of the assigned partie

  • Responsible for the development of new items

What we offer:

  • Contract:  1 year, with the possibility of extending. We want you to stay!

  • Salary:    Group 4. Click here for the salary scale 

  • Bonus:     1 week salary if SMART goals are met

  • Travel Costs:  From 10 KM travelling distance

  • Holidays: 25 vacation days based on a full time contract with 7 day National holiday compensation.

  • 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;

  • Once per year 50% staff discount in one of our restaurants (lucky you!);

  • The whole year round 20% staff discounts in one of our restaurants;

  • Great staff events (annual staff party, Sinterklaas, team outings, bootcamp);

  • Depending on your position, you will receive a uniform or dry-cleaning reimbursement

  • Parking facilities for management positions;

  • Vitality days and monthly health days;

  • Possibility to do cross trainings to learn more about other departments, for example, take a look at the Japanese kitchen;

  • Employee of the month: receive € 100, - net, a stay in the hotel with a dinner in Serre Restaurant;

  • Employee of the Year: Receive a complete trip to Japan!

  • After your probationary period, you will receive an overnight stay including breakfast and a drink in our 23rd bar so you can experience our hotel as a guest!



What we ask for:

  • You are in possession of a SVH or similar diploma

  • You are living in Amsterdam or surroundings

  • You are creative and like to come up with new ideas

  • You are flexible

  • You have relevant working experience within distinguished companies

  • Fluent in both Dutch and English (oral and written)


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.

Contact information

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

020 678 79 89