Horeca Vacature: Keuken - koks

Sous Chef


  • Horeca vacatures van: Pestana Amsterdam Riverside
  • Standplaats: Amsteldijk 67, 1074 HZ Amsterdam , Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 30
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Keuken - koks
  • Referentie nr: 36241
  • Geplaatst op: 30-09-2021

Algemene informatie

Sous Chef

Are you client- and service orientated? A true leader? And you are not afraid to make decisions? Then we are looking for you!

Rising above the hippest part of town, De Pijp, Pestana Amsterdam Riverside is a 5-star hotel in the heart of Amsterdam. Located in the former Town Hall and Archive of the Amstel Community, it is a true National Monument. Pestana Amsterdam Riverside is part of the Pestana Group which is the largest Portuguese hotel chain. Pestana Hotels and Resorts has 100 hotels with over 10,700 rooms.

With 154 rooms & suites, a Spa, including an indoor swimming pool and sauna, a gym, 10 meeting rooms and our beautiful restaurant & bar. This hotel is your new luxury home in Amsterdam. To know more about us please access our website: https://www.pestanacollection.com/nl/hotel/pestana-amsterdam-riverside


Pestana Amsterdam Riverside is looking for an enthusiastic Sous Chef who shares a passion for gastronomy and can assist with the transition from an outsourced - to a newly branded, self-managed restaurant.
The position involves, coaching & leading the kitchen team. You will work closely with the Head Chef in the creation of new dishes and in absence of the Chef you will be in charge of managing the kitchen brigade. You will aid with purchasing and cost and hour control. 


  • In cooperation with the F&B Manager, implementing a new concept into our Restaurant, Room Service and Conference & Banqueting;
  • Assist with the creation of new dishes and menus;
  • Plan orders of equipment and ingredients;
  • Control and direct the preparation process;
  • Ensure that dishes are produced to the required standards of quality;
  • Assist with cost and hour control;
  • The monitoring of waste and portion control;
  • Ability to learn and communicate a comprehensive product knowledge based on products within a department;
  • Ensure that all Food Safety procedures are followed daily.

We expect someone that:

  • Has prior experience as a sous chef of a similar operation;
  • Is up to date with the culinary trends;
  • Is a true leader and able to motivate subordinates;
  • Can anticipate and come up with solutions regarding ad hoc situations;
  • Can plan and coordinate the daily operations of food preparation;
  • Can manage the different kitchen sections;
  • Speaks English and Dutch;
  • Has credentials in health and safety training;
  • Has IT and computer skills to enable you to order, control food stock and manage team rotas.

We offer:

  • ​Full-time employment
  • Salary in accordance with the hospitality employment conditions, position group 5, appropriate to the position and experience
  • A dynamic but relaxed, international work environment
  • Friendly, passionate & fun colleagues
  • Special discount rates for over 100 Pestana properties worldwide
  • International growth opportunities, as priority is given to applications within the Pestana Hotel Group worldwide
  • Access to the hotel gym
  • Meals provided in the staff canteen
  • Learning and development opportunities through our online courses.
  • 1-night Guest Experience in our hotel including breakfast

Hi new colleague?
Nice to meet you. My name is Barbara, HR Assistant for the Pestana Amsterdam Riverside. A beautiful hotel where we are looking for passionate colleagues. Because we have a small team, there is a lot of freedom – this comes with responsibility. The bar is high - and you should like that.

Congratulations, you have reached the end of this vacancy!

Does this mean that you are still enthusiastic? And do you see yourself in our team? Then I invite you to be creative and share your motivation to hr.amsterdam@pestana.com.


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