job openings – vacancies

 

in february 2018 we’d like to expand our small team. mostly for the restaurant activities of de culinaire werkplaats, and in some occasions for our food art installations and catering.

  1. prep chef (no evenings)
  2. combo: waiter with kitchen skills/affinity 
  3. vegetable chef /entremetier

 

introduction of de culinaire werkplaats

  • de culinaire werkplaats is
    • a design studio with a restaurant section and an art space
    • for contemporary plant-based food concepts and eat’inspirations
    • at the intersection of food, art and design. 
  • at the restaurant section we break with the rules of traditional dining.
  • it’s all about re-thinking in a playful way the future and the dinner plate of the future in particular and flavour this with a great love for vegetables and storytelling.
  • already for 9,5 years we take our guests on theme-based journeys by creating edible stories that change every 2 to 3 months (set menu 5 or 7 courses).
  • and have a fully open plan kitchen.

 

1. PREP CHEF (no evenings)

your recipe to success:

  • proven experience as prep cook; training from a culinary school will be an asset.
  • enjoy working with vegetables, and good chopping skills.
  • able to operate various cutting tools and kitchen utensils.
  • proven experience in preparing simple dishes.
  • work precise. clean and organised.
  • have knowledge of the dutch language.

responsibilities:

  • follow the prep list of our chef de cuisine.
  • prepare cooking ingredients by washing and chopping vegetables, etc.
  • undertake basic cooking duties such as reducing sauces, parboiling food etc.
  • prepare simple dishes/components of dishes, etc.
  • maintain a clean and orderly kitchen by washing dishes, sanitizing surfaces, taking out trash etc.
  • ensure all food and other items are stored and labelled properly.
  • follow nutrition and sanitation guidelines.
  • perform other kitchen duties as assigned.

when:

  • 2 or 3 days per week: from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. 

how to apply:

  • if you are interested, please do mail us your resume and explanation why you would like to join our kitchen team.

please note:

  • we are not looking for trainees, internships, or persons without relevant experience, etc.

 

2. COMBO: WAITER WITH KITCHEN SKILLS/AFFINITY.

from february 2018 we wish to extend our small team with a waiter with kitchen skills/affinity or a chef/cook with interest in serving guests.

your recipe to success:

  • experience in working in the hospitality industry.
  • want to combine contact with guests with some kitchen activities.
  • adding some personal flavour and touch. meaning: you will not back away from casual and genuine conversations with our guests from near and far.
  • enthusiasm, motivation and a hands-on mentality.
  • an international state of mind + a teamplayer.
  • great language and communication skills in english and preferably in dutch.

responsibilities:

  • welcoming guests.
  • present drinking menu + sneak peek, and provide information when asked.
  • prepare tables.
  • take and serve some of the drink orders, make and serve the theme-based cocktails.
  • assist the chef with plating up the various courses/dishes.
  • serve the food according to the way how this is done at de culinaire werkplaats.
  • communicate all the time within our small team.
  • maintain a tidy restaurant area.
  • follow all relevant health and sanitation guidelines.

when:

  • 2 or 3 days per week: from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

how to apply:

  • if you are interested, please do mail us your resume and explanation why you would like to join our team.

please note:

  • we are not looking for trainees, internships, or persons without relevant experience, etc.

 

3. VEGETABLE CHEF/ENTREMETIER

from february 2018 also like to extend our small team with a vegetable chef/entremetier.

your recipe to success:

  • professional cookery/catering training
  • at least 3 years experience in a hotel, restaurant or catering kitchen.
  • passionate about vegetables.
  • haccp is your middle name.
  • experience with both traditional as contemporary cooking techniques.
  • work precise with a hands-on mentality.
  • an international state of mind.
  • like to work in a fully open plan kitchen, and to have real contact with guests.
  • good language and communications skills in english and preferably in dutch as well.

when:

  • 2 or 3 days per week: from 3 p.m. – 11 p.m. 

how to apply:

  • if you are interested, please do mail us your resume and explanation why you would like to join our kitchen team.

please note:

  • we are not looking for trainees, internships, or chefs without relevant professional training, etc.

 

 

 

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