Sous Chef

Job title: Sous Chef

Company: Crowne Plaza

Location: Amsterdam, Noord-Holland

Job Description: At Crowne Plaza Amsterdam South we believe every plate tells a story. So, we’re searching for a Sous Chef with a palate for serving up truly memorable dishes. Whenever and wherever our guests choose to dine. Behind the scenes, you’ll ensure quality, maintain high standards and keep the kitchen running smoothly.A little taste of your day-to-dayEvery day is different, but you’ll mostly be:

  • Making every single meal a feast for the eyes and treat for the tastebuds during breakfast, at the Club Lounge, Room Service, De Japanner Zuid, Manhattan Lounge Bar, Canteen and Banqueting.
  • Directing daily kitchen activities as well as coaching and developing the kitchen team.
  • Being capable of leading a team towards hosting groups of people in both our restaurant, bar as well as our banqueting department.
  • Encouraging and addressing guest feedback.
  • Helping our Head Chef and F&B Manager plan events.

Who you are

  • You bring at least 2 years of experience in a similar position with you or you are ready for the next step.
  • Extensive knowledge of Asian cooking techniques and ingredients is an advantage
  • You can dream all the ins and outs of HACCP legislation and understand how important this is in a large organization
  • Someone who takes challenges with both hands and keeps smiling no matter what
  • At least one year in a supervisory capacity, or equivalent combination of education and culinary/kitchen operations experience

What we offerBeside a fair and competitive salary, you can enjoy advantages of a large international group and the comfort of a local family hotel. The best of both worlds!As part of the IHG network, here are the benefits offered to you:

  • Employee discount for all 6000 hotels in the IHG network
  • Friends and family rates to share with your close ones
  • Up to 50% discount at the related bars and restaurant in the network
  • International career opportunity: today in Amsterdam but tomorrow in Aruba, New York or Rome

Crowne Plaza Amsterdam-South also has its own perks:

  • Easy to reach: only 5 minutes walking from metro and train station Amsterdam Zuid;
  • A vibrant neighborhood with bars, restaurants, shops and a Thursday market with local products;
  • Homemade lunch/diner provided during your working hours;
  • A discounted agreement for your health insurance;
  • Personal development such as training, internal growth and coaching;
  • A CultuurWerkt! account for you to get discounted tickets for theater, cinema, dance…everything culture;
  • A discount on your ClassPass account for you to book workouts, beauty appointment or healthy meals;
  • Discount at Doctor Feelgood, the massage company across the street;
  • You can also use the gym facilities at the hotel, as long as it does not disturb any guest;
  • In-House experience;
  • A fun team of like-minded people;

About usCrowne Plaza Amsterdam-South is located in the bubbly Zuidas area, just a 5-minute walk from station Amsterdam Zuid which connects you to the city centre within 10 minutes. Easy to reach, the area previously known as the financial district of Amsterdam is becoming more and more residential, with great bars, restaurants, shops and a Thursday market.The hotel offers 207 room, 6 meeting rooms, fitness facilities, a lively bar and two outdoor sun-terraces overlooking the Zuidas area. In 2024 the restaurant was rebranded to De Japanner Zuid, Amsterdam’s very first izakaya concept, drawing inspiration from the traditional Japanese izakaya bars where locals gather to unwind with drinks and snacks after work before starting their long trip back home.Apply now for the position. We can’t wait to get to know you!Feel free to reach out by applying through this vacancy or by sending an email to We would be happy to plan a short call or to welcome you at the hotel for a cup of tea/coffee.


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