Horeca Vacature: Keuken - koks

Sous Chef Yamazato


  • Horeca vacatures van: Hotel Okura Amsterdam
  • Standplaats: Ferdinand Bolstraat 333, 1072 LH Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Totaal aantal medewerkers: 127
  • Dienstverband: Fulltime baan
  • Functie categorie: Keuken - koks
  • Referentie nr: 40292
  • Geplaatst op: 06-05-2022

Algemene informatie

Hotel Okura Amsterdam is an international five-star hotel. By stepping into our world, you will discover how 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. In order to achieve this, we are looking for an enthusiastic Sous Chef for our Ciel Bleu kitchen to strengthen our team. Do you have a passion for cooking? Are you open to new challenges and would you like to develop at one of The Leading hotels of the world in a restaurant that has been awarded no less than two Michelin stars? Then this vacancy is for you!

What to expect

All chefs in our restaurant are Japanese and working closely with our international service team.

As Sous Chef you are, together with the (Executive) Chef, responsible for the daily management in the kitchen. This includes supervision and training of the kitchen staff. You will be responsible for the conception and preparation of various dishes at a high level, the execution of mise en place activities, the cleaning of the kitchen according to HACCP regulations, the optimal functioning of the assigned partie and the development of new items on the menu.

Your main tasks will be: 

Train kitchen associates on the fundamentals of good cooking and excellent plate presentations
Manage associates progressive discipline procedures for areas of responsibility
Manage department controllable expenses including food cost, supplies and equipment
Assist in all menu developments and menu proposals for Japanese events
Conduct appraisals / evaluations
Check quality of raw and cooked food products to ensure that standards are met
Demonstrate new cooking techniques and equipment to staff
Supervise and coordinate activities of cooks and workers engaged in food preparation
Support the Sushi Chef
Provide guests with information about Japanese cuisine

What do we offer?

Contract:         1 year with the possibility of extending. We want you to stay!;
Salary:            Group 7. Click here for the salary scale;
Bonus:             1 week salary if SMART goals are achieved;
Travel Costs:   From 10 KM travelling distance;
Holidays:         25 vacation days and 7 days national holiday compensation based on a full time contract;
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 discounts in one of our restaurants;
The whole year round 20% staff discounts in one of our restaurants;
Free meal in the canteen;
Great staff events (annual staff party, Sinterklaas, team outings, bootcamp);
Depending on your position, you will receive a uniform or dry cleaning reimbursement;
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!

What are we asking?

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 are familiar and have experience more than 5 years within distinguished companies in a similar position;
You like to come up with new ideas;
You are flexible;
You have a passion for Kaiseki cooking;
You are familiar with Japanese culture and habits;
You have the ability to work in a fast paced work environment;
You are flexible and a team player;
You are in possession of a job related education;
You have a good command of the English language (both spoken as 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.


  • Horeca vacatures van: Hotel Okura Amsterdam
  • Contact persoon / afdeling: HR Okura
  • Adres: Ferdinand Bolstraat 333
    1072 LH Amsterdam, Noord-Holland
  • Telefoonnummer: 020-6787982
  • Website: http://www.okurajobs.nl
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