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Head Kitchen Steward


Norway, Oslo


Norway, Oslo

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Head-Kitchen Assistant

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 passionate team members 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, 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 finest areas.

We are looking for someone organised, passionate, and professional, who will play a crucial role in creating the Sommerro experience 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 support 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.


  • Follow routines and systems in place at Sommerro for hygiene/cleaning
  • Ensuring shifts are covered and organised in line with business
  • Control of cleaning equipment and stock control for all outlets
  • Communication -- Work closely with other departments and communicate important issues in a timely way.
  • IK-MAT -- Ensure that internal control routines are followed and documented in the appropriate format.
  • Cleaning -Conduct cleaning tasks as required, 
  • Assist with basic kitchen production when needed
  • Training of effective and correct use of equipment and chemicals
  • Report and communicate with department heads to ensure organised running of all outlets
  • Waste control
  • Training of new employees


  • Read, write and communicate effectively in English or a Scandinavian language
  • Computer literacy is a bonus
  • Previous kitchen steward experience 
  • Structured and organised
  • Ik mat/haccp experience
  • Reliable and Structured

Position starts March 1st

We offer:

  • Possibilities for professional and personal development
  • Competitive pay 
  • Working culture characterised professional competence, pride and engagement
  • Staff benefits in Nordic Choice Hotels 


For more information contact-

Jonathan Howell
Executive Head Chef

Mobil: +47 483 55 184


Helene Skjenneberg
Director of Operation

Mobil: +47 947 85 895

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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