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Job Description

The Stars work where the Northern Lights sleep and the Midnight Sun wakes up!

Scandic Destination Nordkapp is hiring in all departments for the 2019 summer season.
The destination includes Scandic Bryggen, a small intimate boutique hotel; Scandic Honningsvåg, a well known landmark in Norways northernmost town Honningsvåg; Scandic Nordkapp, a huge tourist hotel in the middle of nature and Nordkapphallen, the visitor centre at the very top of Europe - the North Cape Plateau.

We are looking for serviceminded team members who can help us give our approximately 280 000 visitors the very best experience.

We are looking for multiple team members in the following positions:

Sous Chef

  • Experienced chefs to be the right hand of the Head Chefs at Nordkapphallen and the hotels

A la carte chef

  • High end a la carte restaurants with high tempo and at Scandic Bryggen and Nordkapphallen

Buffet cook

  • High volume buffet restaurants at Scandic Honningsvåg and Scandic Nordkapp

Breakfast cook

  • For our breakfast services at hotels and Nordkapphallen

Please note in your application which position you are interested in

Skills & Requirements

As Scandic Destination Nordkapp is the host of visitors from all over the world all team members must speak and write English. Any applicants with oral skills in any Scandinavian language will be prioritized. Please also note any other language skills you have in your application.

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

Other requirements vary dependent on the department:

Sous Chef

  • Previous experience in a similar role or vast experience as chef within several disciplines is required. As Sous Chef you'll be the right hand and greatest support of the Head Chef, overseeing the quality and service and maintaining the department when the Head Chef is absent.

A la carte chef

  • Previous experience in a similar role is required. As this is a fast paced and high pressure environment you must be able to keep in control and deliver the highest quality food, while maintaining enthusiasm, passion and communication.

Buffet cook

  • Previous experience in a similar role is required. Our buffet restaurants serve up to 300 people in one seating and all team members must function well in a high tempo and pressure environment all the while delivering the best quality food.

Breakfast cook

  • Previous experience in a similar role is required. Our early birds must deliver constant quality in a fast paced environment for all our breakfast hungry guests. you must be able to keep motivated and enthusiastic in the early hours, often unsupervised.

All positions are seasonal starting in the period of early May to early-June 2019, ending in the period of mid-August to mid-September 2019. The position will also require work in evenings, weekends and public holidays, dependent on position.

About the company

Scandic is the largest hotel-chain in the Nordics with around 280 hotels in 6 countries, more than 80 of which are located in Norway. Everyday our more than 16.000 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 greatly on the environment, 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. Each summer we recruit more than 200 people of all ages from more than 20 nationalities.


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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