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Head Chef


Norway, Oslo


Norway, Oslo

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Son Spa is located in beautiful surroundings where the old boat building factories in Soon once where located.

Son Spa is not only a Spa resort, but also a large F&B house with different outlets and concepts. Amongst others we have a large a la carte restaurant, food studio, room service and one the best hotel breakfasts in the country. Additional we have an amazing outdoor terrace, bar and kitchen - located right next to the sea. You will not get closer to a beach club at the Riviera than this.

Son Spa is part of the Nordic Hotel & Resorts, “A collection of independent hotels and resorts”. Our sister hotels are among others Strömstad Spa & Resort, The Thief in Oslo, Farris Bad in Larvik, Yasuragi, Nordic Light, Nordic C, and At Six in Stockholm, Copperhill in Åre, Selma Spa in Sunne, Stenungsbaden in Stenungssund, Aronsborg in Stockholm, Skt Petri and Villa Copenhagen in Copenhagen, Norefjell Spa and Amerikalinjen i Oslo. Son Spa is owned and run by Norwegian Hospitality Group,

Are you one of Norway’s best head chef’s,

or do you have the ambitions to be exactly that?


Then Norwegian Hospitality Group can offer you a fantastic opportunity.

Son Spa have been on a development journey since we acquired the hotel at the turn of 2017/18. The hotel is today rated as one of Norway's best hotels, but our journey is not done. 

We have ambitions to further develop our gastronomic profile, where the sea will have a significant impact on our menu platforms. Our concepts must be imbued with quality, inspired by international cuisine, but with local ingredients as much as possible. At the same time, we must also serve classics, in a way only the best hotels in the world do. Development of new menu platforms applies to everything from A la Carte menu, conference & banquet menus, as well as exciting breakout concepts and event menus.

As part of the desired further development, we are in the process of establishing a new A la Carte kitchen, which also features an Asian-inspired part. Sushi and sashimi will be included in the menu platform, and the specialist team 

Son Spa is now looking for someone who can take us to the next level on our gastronomic journey. You must be a highly skilled food connoisseur, but must also possess really good management and coaching skills.

The position is part of the hotel's management team and, together with the F&B manager, will report directly to the hotel's GM.

We offer:

  • A challenging task at one of Norway's best hotels - and a company in growth
  • Competitive conditions, which correspond to the important position that the right person will have at the hotel
  • Opportunity for personal further development
  • Good career opportunities
  • An exciting everyday life in a hotel with a high pace
  • Good colleagues in a dynamic team
  • To become part of a hotel and restaurant group with ambitions for continued growth

You are/have:

  • Experience from international cuisine – as well as nordic
  • Good management skills
  • Creative abilities and is modern thinking
  • Ability to implement new gastronomic profiles in collaboration with the GM and NHG
  • Large work capacity
  • Quality assuring structures
  • Good organizational skills

If all this sounds interesting, don’t hesitate with sending an application to GM Kim Nyheim Ragnarsson.  E-mail:

For further inquiries about the position, feel free to contact the F&B director of NHG; Pia Syversen directly by tlf: 92 60 84 47/E-mail:, or Director of Operations in NHG; Teit Meier Hansen by tlf: 90 66 62 89/E-mail: application deadline is Friday 28th of January.

Det er en grunn til at det er akkurat du som ønsker å jobbe i Nordic Choice Hotels. Du ser muligheter på våre 100 destinasjoner. Du tror du vil passe inn i vårt mangfold blant 13.000 ansatte. Du er spent på våre fantastiske hotellkjeder og du har energi, mot og begeistring så det holder. Vil du vite mer om oss? Vi gleder oss til å høre fra deg!


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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