Demi Chef de Rang - 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. To make this happen, we are looking for an enthusiastic colleague to strengthen our team. Are you hospitable and do you provide unforgettable experiences to guests? Are you open to a new challenge at one of The Leading Hotels of the World, in a restaurant with two Michelin stars? Then this vacancy is for you!

What to expect

Restaurant Ciel Bleu offers a panoramic view of the city of Amsterdam from the hotel’s 23rd floor and has been awarded two Michelin stars. The ultimate Ciel Bleu experience is to exceed guests' expectations in of both food and service.

As a Demi Chef de Rang, you are responsible for being part of the excellent service in Ciel Bleu Restaurant. Your tasks include welcoming and guiding guests, taking reservations, serving of the dishes and ensuring for the direct communication between the kitchen and service team. Your main tasks will be:

  • Operational tasks in the restaurant;
  • Pro-actively selling our products;
  • Working in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Maintaining excellent contact with guests in different languages;
  • Mise and Place activities within the restaurant;
  • Keeping track of restaurant reservations;
  • Following guidelines with regards to safety, Arbo, hygiene and HACCP.

Don't worry, you will not be working alone! Besides working with your team, you will also work closely with other departments in the hotel. Only by working together can we achieve the best results. You work 5 days a week, 7,6 hours a day. You are also available to work on public holidays.

What do we offer?

  • Contract: 1 year, with the possibility of extending. We want you to stay!
  • Salary: Group 4. Click here for the salary scale based on a full-time employment
  • Bonus: 1 week salary when the hotel reaches the budgeted GOP (Gross Operating Profit)
  • 8% holiday allowance (pro rata);
  • 25 vacation days per year (pro rata).
  • Compensation for National Holidays.
  • Horeca CAO applies;
  • General Pension Scheme of Hospitality and Catering;
  • General Survivors pension;
  • Attractive family and friends rates on overnight stays at Hotel Okura Amsterdam;
  • Once a year staff discount in one of the restaurants (50%);
  • Staff discount in our restaurants (20%);
  • Contribution to travel expenses from 10 km (one way);
  • After obtaining the probationary period, you will receive an overnight stay with breakfast as a gift (2 people), so that you can experience the hotel as a guest!

    What are we asking?

    Of course, we are first and foremost interested in you and what we as an employer can do for you to provide a great workplace. Nevertheless, we expect from you that: 

    • You have experience working in restaurants in the luxury segment;
    • You are flexible in terms of working hours;
    • You are enthusiastic, eager and a team player;
    • You have an eye for detail;
    • You speak fluent English and/or Dutch (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