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Kitchen Chef De L'Europe Amsterdam

On-siteMain Kitchen

Job description

About Us

At De L’Europe Amsterdam, the art of hospitality comes to life in the heart of the city. Our culinary offerings span the Main Kitchen, Events, In-Room Dining, Lounge, and Breakfast services, each providing a unique dining experience. As Chef, you are responsible for the culinary elements across these diverse areas, ensuring excellence in every dish. From the warm ambiance to the exquisite flavours, our culinary experiences invite guests into a world of taste. You will be responsible for the execution of commercial, financial, and operational goals for these services. Everyone is welcome, and everything is possible! Whether locals savouring a gourmet breakfast or guests enjoying a meal after a long flight, we cater to all. You are ultimately responsible for marketing, profitability, human resources, materials, and hygiene processes.

What You'll Do

Executing a concept and positioning it in the market |  Determine and approach the target group with value proposal | In collaboration with the Outlet Managers and the Director of Food and Beverage, apply menu engineering and determine sales prices | Leading the kitchen team of Main Kitchen, Events, In-Room Dining, Lounge, and Breakfast services | Prepare culinary masterpieces in collaboration with the team | Inspire and guide kitchen staff | Achieving departmental objectives, including profitability | Ensuring professional working relationships, open communication | Recruiting, training and coaching staff | Optimizing the culinary possibilities | Stay up-to-date with the latest culinary trends | Share knowledge with the rest of the team | Being a true ambassador outside and inside the F&B outlets.

Who You Are

At least 2 years of Culinary Management experience within a comparable environment | Passionate about culinary excellence and creativity | A dynamic team player with strong leadership skills | Quick to adapt and remain effective in a rapidly changing environment  | Always smiling and armed with solutions for any challenge that comes your way Creative | Enjoy sharing your knowledge with colleagues | Entrepreneurial mindset | Fluent in Dutch and English | Good knowledge of French trade and menu terms | Positive, dynamic team player with strong attention to detail |  | Be able to motivate and develop employees | Eye for detail | You like to do things differently.

Nice to Have

Privately, you take the best care of all your friends and can turn any leftovers into a feast | Demonstrable experience in making the kitchen financially and operationally successful.

Job requirements

What we offer you

A competitive salary starting from €4.000,- based on seniority and experience (gross, based on 38 hours) | 25 vacation days and 8% holiday allowance | Pension Horeca & Catering | Travel allowance | Discount on health insurance | Lease your own Swapfiets | We take care of and wash your uniform | Experience stay at De L’Europe Amsterdam | 50% discount in our own restaurants & bars and partner hotels | Friends and family discount rate | Varied fresh and healthy meals | Personal coaching | Development opportunities based on your ambition.

Let’s meet!

We are looking forward meeting you! When you send your application, we will carefully review and personally contact you. After that you will be invited to meet us in person. This is your opportunity to get to know your future colleagues and ours to understand your strengths and potential. If we both feel there is a match, we schedule the next step. This can be another chat with different colleagues, a look behind the scenes or an assessment. We do whatever is needed to decide on your next career step!



Hey you, I am looking forward to reviewing your enthusiasm and your experience. In case you have any questions, feel to reach out to me!

As a passionate recruiter, I thrive on creating meaningful connections between exceptional talent and exciting career opportunities. My approach involves not just identifying the right skills but also fostering a perfect cultural fit, ensuring a harmonious collaboration that propels both professionals and organizations toward success.

Annelieke Raats

People & Culture & Recruitment Specialist


Embark on a seamless journey toward joining our team with our streamlined application process. From initial exploration to becoming a valued member of our workforce, we've designed a straightforward and efficient pathway to welcome talented individuals like you. Learn more about the steps involved and make your application experience as smooth as possible.


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