Apply now

Quality Airport Hotel Værnes is looking for an operative Kitchen Manager


Norway, Trondheim


Norway, Trondheim

Apply by


We are looking for a creative and dedicated Kitchen Manager that wants to create magical moments for our guests!

Are you looking for an amazing opportunity to stand out and make a difference? Maybe you are a Sous Chef that want to take the next step in your career or maybe you are a head chef looking for a change of scenery and new adventures?

We have recently undergone a big expansion and have great plans for the future. If you want to be a part of our journey now is the time to let us know!



About the job:

You are the main leader of the kitchen team and you will be responsible for the daily operations in the kitchen. You are planning and scheduling according to activity and effectivity. You are in charge of department meetings as well as individual performance reviews.  We would like you to be structured with a good sense of order but at the same time able to think outside the box. You work well under pressure and love a challenge.

The position of  Kitchen Manager reports to the F&B Manager.  It is a 100%  full time position. It is mostly operative and working hours will include morning, evening and weekends.

About you:

You are a team player 

You inspire and motivate those around you just by being yourself.

You have an eye for details

You are independent, flexible and thrive under pressure.

You are able to communicate in english or a scandinavian language.

You are a natural leader with passion

You have a good sense of humor


We want you to:

Have at least 2 years of experience from large kitchens, preferably from

Have experience in menu engineering

Have good communication and co-operative skills

Be thorough, structured, independent and effective.

Have good knowledge of quality assurance/HACCP/ IK food

Have a good understanding of kitchen finances, calculations, hourly management, cost of goods, purchases, inventory management and inventory counting


We will hire immediately, so if this is something for you,  don't hesitate to apply! 


Quality Airport Hotel Værnes is in the centre of Stjørdal, the second biggest city in Trøndelag and only 5 minutes from Trondheim lufthavn Værnes.

Stjørdal is a national communication hub in the middle of the country and here you will have E6, E14, airport, trainstation and port. That is why our hotel has the perfect location for meetings, conferences and other events.  However, we are more than just a conference hotel. People come to us for both business and pleasure. Here both business travelers and private travelers will find the city's cultural and service offerings just outside the hotel door!

Here you live centrally and comfortably in one of our 223 hotel rooms and enjoying a nice meal in our restaurant.

Check in with a smile, Quality Hotel is all about joy of life and expectations.
Big or small meetings, family holidays, a congress, baptize or wonderful meals. Here, everything is ready when the guests arrive. Because small and big events always become bigger with us.
Your personify a positive energy and a courage wich is contagious. You love what you do and at the same time you love getting the people around you to smile.

You don't want just a job, but a fun place to work, with the best people and where you get the opportunity to evolve. Quality Hotel is one of the biggest hotel chains in the Nordic countries and we have over 60 hotels in Norway, Sweden and Denmark. Quality Hotel is a part of Nordic Choice Hotels, the most expansive hotel group in the Nordic countries. 



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

Life at Nordic Choice Hotels

Meet Nour - Bartender

Meet Nour Duru, Bartender at Clarion Hotel®. He loves to experiment with different drinks at the bar and often tries to lighten the mood amongst guests with his laughter. In his spare time, he likes to go boxing and has a dream of pitching a manuscript for Netflix series! What’s your role and ...
Read more

Meet Michelle - Front Office

Meet Michelle, part of the Front Office team at one of our Comfort Hotels. She has worked at Nordic Choice Hotels since September 2021 but has no prior experience of the hotel industry. She encourages service-minded people who relish the idea of a varied working day to go ahead and apply for a ...
Read more

Meet I Made - Chef

I Made has extensive experience from the culinary world born in Indonesia and worked all over the world at Cruise ships, in the US and The Netherlands before moving to Kiruna in the north of Sweden. But the cold was a bit too much to handle, so he moved with his family to Stockholm and that’s ...
Read more

Meet João - Head Waiter

Hear Head Waiter João talk about his career journey and how he is pursuing his dream of becoming a Food & Beverage Manager in the future. What makes you proud of working at Nordic Choice Hotels? First of all, Nordic Choice Hotels is a very exciting and large hotel company. I feel very aligned ...
Read more

Meet Annika - Front Office

Annika at Front Office has been working at Nordic Choice Hotels for more than 30 years (!) and has also won the award 'The Employee of the Year' one year. Read about her insights from working within Guest Services. What makes you proud of working at Nordic Choice Hotels? I always get really ...
Read more

Meet Avatar - Teamleader in Tech

What makes you proud of working at Nordic Choice Hotel/eBerry? The culture and diversity at eBerry makes me feel proud. If you look at the diversity, I guess all together we can speak 13 different languages. Which is great! The organisation encourages "Dare to disagree", not only on paper but ...
Read more


Ad has been closed and it is no longer possible to apply.

All over the Nordics & Baltics

Be it a vibrant city, a tranquil island or a charming little town in the mountains, you’ll probably find one of our hotels there.

Discover all our locations