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Head Chef with passion for great experiences - Scandic Bryggen

  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021
  • Honningsvåg
  • Application Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021
  • Honningsvåg

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

Scandic Destination Nordkapp is looking for a Head Chef to give great experiences to our guests at Scandic Bryggen.
Food and beverage is an important part of any hotel stay, and every day our Team works to give our guests their very best. The Head Chef's responsibility is to esure that both guests and Team Members enjoy themseslves as well as enuring a sustainable business model.

The Head Chef has the general operations- and management responsibilities of the kitchen and pantry departments. The bosition is part administrative and part operational.

This includes among other things:

  • Personnell management, including reqruiting, training and development of the team
  • Responsibilities for the day-to-day operations
  • Budgeting and results, including hour management and cost control
  • Department quality control, including training and control of quality standards for Scandics F&B concepts
  • Follow up and control of IK-mat, hygiene and safety
  • Concept and menu develpoment and procurement according to Scandic policies
  • Help develop a good work enviroment and cooperation within the team and between the departments
  • Follow up on routines regadring organic and other special products, as well as recycling standards
  • Wwork to reduce food waste
  • Overseeing that regulations regarding health, enviroment and safety guidelines are followed

Work with great people

Toril Flåskjer
"Det er inspirerende å se potensialet i mine medarbeidere og gi dem verktøy til å vokse og oppnå sine mål."
Sandra Dzene
"Du er en del av et fellesskap hvor alle spiller en viktig rolle og utfyller hverandre - alltid med gjesten i fokus!"
Lene Fredriksen
"Alle er velkomne her, vi har en veldig god og åpen atmosfære der alle kjenner at de kan være seg selv."

Skills & Requirements

Your qualities that we wish that you share with us:

Since Scandic Destination Nordkapp is host to guests and Team Members from all over the world, we ask that all our coworkers can read and write English proficiently.

All our Team Members that are involved in food preperation must adhere th the highest standards for organization, hygiene, health, enviroment and safety procedures in the kitchen. You must also have good knowledge of catering to special dietary requirements and needs.

Other qualifications we are looking for:

  • Good knowledge of one of the Scandinavian languges
  • Previous experience from a similar position
  • Previous management experience
  • School Certifficate as chef
  • Decent understanding of business economics

We are looking for an experienced and secure manager that is able to motivate and inspire their team. You should have the ability to work well in a team and contribute to a good work enviroment in your own team and on the rest of the Hotel. You are serviceminded and comfortable as a host. You are result orientated and see the economic side of your decicions, as well as professionally skilled and commited to deliveringing the highest quality.

For the right applicant We at Scandic Bryggen can offer an interesting and varied Head Chef position in a enjoyable and hectic work enviroment. You will get to work both independantly and as part of a team. The Head Chef is part of the Hotels management team and reports to the Operations Manager. If needed Scandic Destination Nordkapp can arrange lodging for the startup period.

Internal candidates will be prioritized

Great Place to Work

  • Utviklingsmuligheter gjennom interne programmer

  • Gode rabatter på overnatting, mat og drikke

  • Gode rabatter for familie og venner

  • Inspirerende, mangfoldig arbeidsmiljø

  • Fokus på miljø og sosialt ansvar

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. We give our guests and team members a memorable and safe stay at the very top of Europe.


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.

Did you know that…TOM

TOM... “Hang up your towel” is one of Scandic’s innovative ideas within sustainability and was initiated by one of our housekeepers.

TOM... more than 4 out of 5 of our hotels are eco-labelled and the proportion is growing all the time.

TOM... we have drawn up a checklist of 135 points which we call our accessibility standard, so we can provide the same services and products for everyone.

TOM... we have arranged the world's largest blind lunch, in total darkness, in order to highlight the annual Day of Persons With Disabilities.

TOM... we serve more than 25 million cups of coffee each year and all of our coffee is ecologic, and FairTrade or UTZ-certified.

TOM... we have the Guinness record in the worlds longest breakfast buffet.

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