Demi Chef de Partie - Hotel Okura Kitchen (Employee's Canteen)

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

  • 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 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/or 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