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Head Chef for Banquet & Event

Location

Denmark, København

Location

Denmark, København

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2021-08-16

Villa Copenhagen is a venue unlike any other and a new social scene in Copenhagen allowing the past, present and future to come together in an inspiring and playful ambience. Want to join the adventure? We are now looking for a Head chef for Banquet and Event.

We are now looking for the right person to lead our team in the main kitchen. You are responsible for the overall operation of the kitchen, including the staff, quality and service. You will together with your team cook all food for banquets, conferences & events. We are looking for someone with experience to run a kitchen team in a high volume environment and make dinner for up to 800 people. This is not just another hotel with a banquet kitchen, we always create that little extra for our guests, if it is to personalise a wedding for 200 people or planning the menu for an award dinner together with our customers a year before the event takes place - we always do that with the guests in focus. You are dedicated, genuinely interested in food and passionate about our industry. We believe that you are a person with a big heart, you care about Mother Earth, service is your passion and you are a Cosmopolitan spirit with a genuine love for Copenhagen. You are curious about gastronomic trends and you have your fingers on the pulse of what is going on in the food scene in Copenhagen. 

We look for:

  • Minimum of 2 years of leader experience from the industry in a similar role
  • Individual and natural – yet a team player 
  • In the know, connected and exposed 
  • Environmentally aware
  • Food waste is important to you and you work hard to minimize food waste and waste at every stage
  • Have knowledge about cost control
  • Have knowledge in HACCP
  • Can manage your team in a calm way and you contributes positively to a good working environment
  • Not afraid of challenges, you see opportunities and solutions where others see problems
  • In love with Copenhagen

The position includes daytime, nighttime and weekend work and salary after qualifications. 

Are we the perfect match?

If you see yourself in the above description, then please don’t hesitate in uploading your CV and motivational letter already today and no later than 16th of August, 2021.

Interviews will be held throughout the application period and the starting date is no later than September 1. You will be reporting to Lisette Jönsson, Director of Operations.

 

The Villa story

Villa Copenhagen is Copenhagen's new luxury hotel located in the old Central Post Building from 1912. The hotel opened in July 2020 with 390 rooms in magnificent settings with a vibrant and intimate atmosphere - a place where old European charm and Copenhagen boldness meet. Villa Copenhagen is going to be Copenhagen’s new attraction, this is where diversity lives and where you find the perfect setting for meetings, co-working, entertainment, pop-up activities, events, modern design, art and drinks with friends. 

We live by our values - Contrast, Conscious Luxury and Happiness. These values form our daily lives at Villa Copenhagen as well as guide us towards our goal of being the best hotel for the world. To bring people together while limiting our environmental footprint and inspire our surroundings to push the boundaries for responsible business and life.

What’s in it for you?

To all our super colleagues, we salute you with great perks and benefits! 

A culture to cherish

A culture to cherish

Our people are brave, laid-back and keen to make the guests their top priority! The warm and welcoming atmosphere creates the right setting for people to flourish and work their magic. We have the freedom we need to perform our tasks and we solve problems as they arise in the best way we see fit. A strong team spirit and family-feeling foster a culture of collaboration. And when there’s something to celebrate, we make sure to have some fun! In larger cities, we also regularly host after-work events to allow colleagues to mingle.

A culture to cherish

Job security for peace of mind

Job security for peace of mind

When you work with us, we’ll take your whole life situation into consideration. We offer good job security through collective agreements and insurances, as well as paid parental leave, holiday leave, wellness allowance, attractive pension plans and competitive salaries. We’re there for you.

Job security for peace of mind

Room to grow

Room to grow

With more than 200 hotels across the Nordics, there are endless opportunities for career progression! Would you like to work full-time, part-time, a few hours here and there, or perhaps only a season? We have room for you, no matter where you’re at. We encourage creativity and curiosity, and we make every effort to foster a learning culture for professional development. An academic degree isn't the most important thing for us. If you have the right mindset, we can certainly promise you a bright future!

Room to grow

Going places

Going places

We encourage you to get out and explore all that life has to offer! So, we always offer numerous discounts to you and your friends and family at our hotels, bars and restaurants. From this year onwards we will be offering you four FREE hotel nights per year.* To be sure our employees are treated like VIPs we will also offer you an upgrade whenever possible. You can also take advantage of our fantastic partnerships with Ving/Spies/Tjäreborg and Norwegian Airlines, giving you great rates on air travel, charter holidays, car rental and more! 

*If you are employed on a contract for at least 20% of full-time working hours.

Going places

Open mind, open hearts

Open mind, open hearts

Our heart beats for the world around us. To meet global challenges, we support the transition to clean energy, and we recently opened the first zero-energy hotel in the Nordics. We seek to use organic produce and have championed the elimination of unsustainable palm oil. We promote equal rights above all and are proud sponsors of Pride. Regardless of your ethnicity, gender, religious beliefs, disabilities or age - our doors are always open.

Open mind, open hearts

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