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Sous Chef at Tak Stockholm


Sweden, Stockholm


Sweden, Stockholm

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The food at TAK is something that we call “Modern Scandinavian food that is inspired by Japanese cooking methods and flavours”. They are complex creations that are easy to like. 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 in 2017. Now we are looking for a guiding star in the position as a Head Chef in the kitchen who wants to continue this journey with us.

We are looking for someone who has extensive knowledge in leadership and kitchen organization.


Together with the Head Chef, you will lead the team in the kitchen and be responsible for the operational part of the kitchen.


In addition to your leadership skills, you should also have a creative side where you constantly want to develop yourself, inspire your team and develop gastronomy at TAK. It is extremely important to us that you have a natural drive to develop and see opportunities where others see challenges.


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 Sous Chef:


  • Responsible for the operation in the kitchen 
  • Responsible for the preparation, before and after service hours.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the kitchen delivers the highest quality of food to all TAK guests. 
  • Together with Executive Chef, Head Chef and other Sous Chef responsible for the development of new menus. 
  • Responsible for consistency of food production and service performance. 
  • Responsible for the daily performance of cleaning routines
  • Supporting the Head Chef with Cost control and food stock
  • Point of Contact with all Food suppliers.   


Important personal characteristics in the role as Head 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. 
  • Equality and that everyone is treated equally is important to you.
  • Humble, respectful and clear communication is a strong characteristic of yours


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

  • Completed studies in a Culinary school.
  • Minimum of 3 years of working as a senior chef or  Sous Chef 
  • You have an extensive knowledge of different food products and gastronomy. 
  • You can work structured and organised. 
  • Experience from big production restaurants with a high tempo in the kitchen
  • 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 worked outside Sweden as a chef
  • Leadership training of any kind. 

Working hours for the role will be days, evenings and weekends based on the restaurant's operations but TAK values a good and healthy work environment, so your working hours will be adjusted so that you have a good life balance.


Please note this application is for those currently residing in Sweden as visa’s cannot be provided.

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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