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Apprentice Kitchen (Leerling Kok)

Country: The Netherlands

City: Amsterdam

Hotel/Office/Restaurant: Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam

Department: Kitchen

Type of employment: Trainee & Apprenticeship

Level: Team member

Date posted: 27/11/2018

Closing date: 26/05/2019

This vacancy has now expired.

Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam a contemporary 298-rooms fully renovated hotel located in the heart of the city, just a short walk from Central Station. The interior design transformation has a refreshed and sophisticated feel across the entire property, whilst respecting and retaining the historic architecture and long-standing charm the iconic listed building is known for. The upscale, trendy but informal VIC’s BAR which takes on a modern approach showcasing an international cocktail menu, DJ sets on Friday and Saturday as well as live Jazz twice a month will become the newest hotspot in Amsterdam. Carstens, our new Dutch brasserie, will open its doors early 2019. Maik Kuijpers, the former chef at restaurant De Librije*** has created a brasserie that is approachable and relaxed, focusing on honest food and local produce without any frills. For both concepts we are looking for talent! Be part of it and join our enthusiastic and ambitious team!

Love providing great service and creating uplifting moments? Take the next step in your career as Apprentice Kitchen at Park Plaza Victoria Amsterdam. Park Plaza is the ideal location for you to develop your skills and shine in a collaborative team environment.

Description of the Company: 
At Park Plaza we love to celebrate the individual. We believe every one of our team members has a contribution to make and personal touch to share with our guests and colleagues. We’re always striving for excellence and know that as we invest in our team members, they’ll invest in us. For an engaging work environment where the little things are celebrated along with the major milestones, you’ve come to the right place.

Main role and objectives:
As Apprentice Kitchen you will be part of the kitchen team in our great restaurant and banqueting facilities, which also has a live cooking kitchen. You will maintain the desired culinary level of the breakfast restaurant and your aim is to bring the food experience of our guests to the next level! 

Job role responsibilities:
•    Assist the kitchen team
•    Preparing en executing production work such as mise en place for the kitchen
•    Maintain desired culinary level of our restaurant concept as well as brand standards
•    Safeguard HACCP standards

What we are looking for:
•    Someone who is a real food lover and loves to share passion for cooking 
•    Interact with guests (life cooking)
•    Ability to handle stressful situations
•    Good command of English (preferably also Dutch)
•    Education cooking MBO level 3 or higher
•    Able to work a variety of shifts, including weekends and holidays (flexibility)

Park Plaza isn’t just a great place to work - it’s a great place to take your career to the next level! We love seeing our team members fulfill their potential and always work together to achieve more with our learning & development offering, enhanced training and competitive salary and benefits.

You will be invited to an “Inspiring Stay” in your hotel, so that you can live the experience and you will also benefit from our Employee and Friends & Family rates available in all Park Plaza and Carlson Rezidor hotels worldwide!

From the everyday uplifting moments to huge achievements and everything in between, we’re there every step of the way. Park Plaza. Be part of it. #UpliftingMoments

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