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Chef´s Sommerro


OSLO, Norway


Opened on the 1st of September 2022, Sommerro is an exciting new addition to Oslo’s hotel scene and we are looking for talented chef´s to join our community.


Occupying the former headquarters for Oslo Lysverker - the city’s electrical company - Sommerro is Oslo’s first neighbourhood hotel and marks the rebirth of a 1930s landmark. It is a dynamic open house for the culture hungry, with 242 comfy rooms and suites, three in-house restaurants, lots of meeting and events spaces, a subterranean spa, and the city’s first rooftop pool and terrace that overlooks Frogner, one of Oslo’s oldest and loveliest areas.


We are looking for someone dynamic, warm, and professional, who will play a crucial role in creating the Sommerro experience, which is defined by community, authenticity and our shared conscious attitude towards sustainability. The successful candidate will work efficiently alongside the management team as part of a  strong and effective department that will oversee the running of our food and beverage offerings including our events catering, breakfast, room service and  three  of our in house restaurants:  Ekspedisjonshallen, an all-day dining outlet with a menu of classic brasserie favourites, Tak & Izakaya our Japanese Nordic concept by Frida Ronge from Tak Stockholm and To Søstre, an elegant venue that serves afternoon tea by day and champagne and oysters at night.

What you’ll do

  • Maintaining the integrity of our brand’s standards in line with the Head Chef and sous chef in your department
  • Support the Head Chef/ Sous chef with ideas and techniques while striving to innovate and evolve the menu development
  • Have a firm grip on maintaining Sommerro’s food quality and food waste standards
  • Make sure that the guest experience is at the heart of what you do


The qualifications we’re looking for

  • Experience in a similar role, as part of a fast-moving culinary team in a busy and dynamic environment
  • Have a good understanding of the business with a proven track record of working in large teams across multiple outlets 
  • Fluency in English or a Scandinavian language
  • Relevant qualifications
  • You must have a relevant passport or visa to work in Norway


The personal attributes we’re looking for

  • A passion for hospitality, food and trends
  • You’re up for working as part of a dynamic team
  • Excellent communication skills and an eye for detail
  • Warm, professional, and approachable towards guests, helping to make their experience as memorable as possible
  • Strong organisational skills and a structured, precise and reliable approach
  • The ability to take on a large work capacity and multi-task under pressure
  • A true passion for creativity and a desire to adapt, learn and try things differently

What you’ll get out of it

  • A competitive package with plenty of opportunity for professional and personal development
  • Flexible working hours and varied work days with the possibility of full time or part time work
  • The chance to work in a creative, highly professional and rewarding environment
  • Great staff  benefits across the Nordic Choice family


Please mark your application with the department of interest-

  • Ekspedisjonshallen
  • Tak
  • Private dining/ Conference
  • breakfast
  • canteen/prep
  • pastry


For more information, please contact:


Jonathan Howell

Executive Head Chef

+47 483 55 184


Helene Skjenneberg

Director of Operations

+47 947 85 895


Application date: 28,02, 2022

Employer: Sommerro


Type of employer: Hotel, restaurant

Start date: Mars 2023


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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