After the incredible success of the opening of Sommerro in September 2022, we are now in search of a dynamic Executive Head Chef to lead the hotel’s culinary team.
Due to the promotion of our previous Executive Head Chef to Director of Food and Beverage, we are seeking a new leader to collaborate with head chefs and sous chefs, continuing the journey to deliver Oslo's most exciting food and beverage offerings. This includes Ekspedisjonshallen, an all-day dining outlet featuring a menu of classic brasserie favorites, Tak & Izakaya, our Japanese Nordic concept by Frida Ronge from Tak Stockholm, Kafé Lucy, and finally, To Søstre, an elegant venue serving afternoon tea.
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about food, enjoys taking responsibility, and has a strong understanding of the business, demonstrated by a proven track record in similar positions. We seek a dynamic, warm, and professional leader to play a crucial role in sustaining our success.
What You'll Get:
Sommerro's Food Outlets and Executive Head Chef Responsibilities:
The Executive Head Chef reports to Jonathan Howell, Director of Food and Beverage, and is part of the extended management group. Your immediate team will consist of approximately six managers. Recruitment is ongoing, and the position can be filled before the application deadline expires. If you have any questions, please contact Jonathan Howell, Director of Food and Beverage, by email email@example.com.
Sommerro, situated in the former headquarters of Oslo Lysverker, marks the revival of a 1930s landmark in one of Oslo's finest neighborhoods. Sommerro is the latest venture from Nordic Hotels & Resorts and Strawberry (formerly Nordic Choice Hotels) in Oslo.
Oslo's first neighborhood hotel is a game-changer, redefining the hospitality industry with a strong focus on culture-hungry locals. Sommerro stands as a community in its own right, featuring 231 rooms and suites, meeting and event spaces, a neighborhood hub of restaurants and bars, a library, a private cinema, a subterranean wellness area, and the city's first rooftop pool, sauna, and terrace – a year-round destination with sweeping views over Frogner and the Norwegian capital.
Our guest promise and vision are: "We give ENERGY to the city."
Our values are: LIGHT (guidance, training, and knowledge) - POWER (support, collaboration, and leadership) - WARMTH (welcoming from your heart).
As part of of Strawberry, you will get the best employee benefits of the industry.
Our people always make guests their top priority! Our warm and welcoming atmosphere creates the right setting for you to flourish and work your magic. You will get the freedom you need to perform your tasks and solve problems as they arise in the best way you 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. How do we achieve all this you may wonder? We believe it’s down to the fact that we’re a diverse crowd full of energy, courage and enthusiasm. That’s how we create extraordinary experiences every single day!
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.
With more than 200 hotels across the Nordics, we offer you 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 culture of learning for professional development. Ready to take your next career leap within the company? We applaud you and will help you achieve this! 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!
We encourage you to get out and explore all that life has to offer! So, we always give numerous discounts to you and your friends and family at our hotels, bars and restaurants. As part of Strawberry, you get four FREE nights at our hotels each year* To remind you just how important you are, we’ll always do our best to offer you an upgrade! And on top of that, we’ve also partnered with other companies to give you sweet deals on air travel, charter holidays, car rental and lots more.
*If you are employed on a contract for at least 20% of full-time working hours.
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.