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Job Description

What's your next adventure?

Each year more than 250 000 people from all over the world visit us at Scandic Destination Nordkapp and we're looking for team members to give them a memorable adventure at the North Cape.

The destination includes Scandic Bryggen, a small intimate boutique hotel; Scandic Honningsvåg, a well-known landmark in Norway's northernmost town; Scandic Nordkapp, a unique hotel in the middle of nature and Nordkapphallen, the visitor center at the very top of Europe - the North Cape Plateau.

As Head Chef in one of our F&B outlets you will be leading your team of up to 15 team members including chefs, cooks and porters as they work to give the best experience possible to our F&B guests. You will be in charge of managing the day-to-day operation of the department – ensuring the quality, efficiency, hygiene and level of service while motivating and developing your team. In addition you will be responsible for developing menus and reducing food waste.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • General personnel duties including shift lists
  • Training and developing your team
  • Quality control
  • Follow-up on best practices regarding the use of industrial chemicals
  • Follow-up regarding cleaning and sanitation routines
  • Stocktaking and ordering food and supplies
  • Follow-up and training in HACCP and Internal Control Food routines

You will be hands-on in the operation, working closely with the Restaurant Manager and Booking department, while reporting to the F&B Manager. The position is partly administrative and partly operational.

We have multiple openings for the 2023 summer season so if you can't find your next adventure here, check out our other openings at Teamnordkapp.com

Skills & Requirements

Because Scandic Destination Nordkapp welcomes visitors and team members from all over the world, all our team members must speak and write English. Skills in any Scandinavian language are appreciated. Please note any additional language skills in your application.

All our team members involved in preparing food must adhere to the highest organizational, hygiene, health and safety standards. It is also required that you show the necessary competence and knowledge of catering to varying dietary requirements.

  • Previous experience in a similar role is required
  • Passionate about great food and memorable experiences
  • Certificate of apprenticeship or similar as Chef
  • Enjoy and thrive in a hectic environment
  • Calm, precise and organized
  • Flexible and a great leader

This position is seasonal with startup between early May/June until late August/September 2023. The position will also require work on evenings, weekends and public holidays.

Priority is given to internal candidates

Contact Person
Philip Moland

About the company

Scandic is the leading hotel-chain in the Nordics with 280 hotels in 6 countries, more than 80 of which are located in Norway. Each day our more than 14.000 Team Members work together towards a common goal, make our guests feel welcome. As the most sustainable hotel chain in the Nordics, we always focus on the enviroment, community and accessibility.

At Scandic Destination Nordkapp we offer our team members a unique opportunity to work at one of Europe’s most exotic locations within multiple sectors of the travel industry. In a normal summer we recruit close to 150 great team members of all ages from many countries to welcome our more than 250 000 guests from all over the world.



You are empowered to go in your desired direction, whichever that might be.


You can be yourself at Scandic, that’s how we are able to give that genuine personal service to our guests. We don’t always know what challenges we will face during the day, but we will solve them together.


We will challenge you to take initiatives to accelerate the positive change for earth and build this and future generations as a whole.


You are trusted to step out of your comfort zone and make a difference. We have the muscles to make use of great initiatives.

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