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Executive Chef to TAK Stockholm


Sweden, Stockholm


Sweden, Stockholm

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We are looking for a Executive Chef to TAK

The food at TAK is something that we call “Modern Scandinavian food that is inspired by Japanese cooking methods and flavors”.
We use locally produced products which are carefully selected by season. With a genuine craft in every detail, we want to create a dining experience beyond the usual.

The culinary kitchen at TAK has been developed and refined since the start of 2017 and now we are looking for an Executive Chef that will lead the kitchen and take the next step together with us. We are looking for someone who has extensive knowledge in leadership, organization and the most important, kitchen administration. 

In the role of Executive Chef you are ultimately responsible for that culinary and gastronomic journey. You are the visionary leader who supports your team with a warm heart and inspires creativity that leads to constant development. You possess great knowledge in leadership and are driven not only by developing experiences, but people as well.

Below, we have summarized some of the responsibilities for the role and some personal characteristics that are important that you have: 

The main responsibilities in the role as Executive Chef:

  • Fully responsible for the kitchen 
  • Responsible for ensuring the preparation and planning for the kitchen operation 
  • Responsible for ensuring that the kitchen provides the highest quality of food
  • Together with the Culinary Director responsible for the development of new menus
  • Responsible for consistency of food production and service performance. 
  • Responsible for kitchen performance 
  • Responsible for kitchen finance, cost control and food stock
  • Point of Contact with all Food suppliers

Important personal characteristics in the role as Executive Chef:

  • You are a leader that inspire your team
  • You are passionate about leadership and believe success is a team effort
  • Honesty and trust are fundamental values for you.
  • You see challenges as positive and develop from them
  • You are driven by developing your team
  • Humble, respectful and clear communication is a strong characteristic of yours

Needed qualifications to apply for the role as a Executive Chef: 

  • Completed studies in a Culinary school
  • Minimum of 3 years of working as Head chef or higher kitchen positions
  • You have an extensive knowledge of different food products and gastronomy
  • You work structured and organized
  • Experience from big production restaurants with a high tempo in the kitchen
  • You must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing in English

 Competences and qualities that are meritorious:

  • Knowledge of Japanese cuisine and gastronomy
  • Large contact network of chefs in the industry
  • Experience of work outside Sweden, as a chef
  • Kitchen financial education through a certified school
  • Food & Beverage revenue management 
  • Leadership training of any kind

The position is a full time 100% contract and the working hours for the role will be days, evenings and weekends based on the restaurant's operations. TAK values a good and healthy work environment, so your working hours will be adjusted so that you have a good life balance.


As a full time employee at TAK you are also a member of Nordic Hotels & Resort, which gives you a lot of benefits.  Here are some of them:

  • Health and wellness benefits and access to our sister hotels gym
  • Four free nights per year, at a hotel of your choice, in our Hotel Chain 
  • Staff prices in all the chain restaurants (Strawberry) 
  • Staff prices in all the chain hotels (Strawberry)  
  • Inspirational dinners in other restaurants
  • Be part of an exciting growing restaurant
  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunities for career growth

We are proud members of Nordic Hotels & Resorts; a collection of  hotels and resorts for the guest who is looking for a unique experience - whether it is for business or pleasure. Each hotel strives for a clear independent brand and a strong, recognizable identity. Our hotels can offer everything from striking design and contemporary art in the middle of the city to fresh air and total relaxation up in the mountains. Today, Nordic Hotels & Resorts consists of a total of 40 hotels and resorts and we continue to grow. Common to all our hotels is that we offer guests new, extraordinary hotel experiences. Always out of the ordinary. Read more at


Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis and the position can be filled before the last application date.
We will only accept online applications. 

We look forward to receiving your application!


What’s in it for you?

As part of of Strawberry, you will get the best employee benefits of the industry.

A culture to cherish

A culture to cherish

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!

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, 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!

Room to grow

Explore more

Explore more

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.

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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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