vacancy chef de cuisine

Are you the chef de cuisine who can spice up our kitchen with a dash of creativity and a spoonful of passion? 🌶️🧂

At Buurten we’re on the lookout for a Chef de Cuisine with a hefty dose of creativity and technical expertise. Are you thrilled about a job with loads of freedom where real cooking happens? Check out what’s on the menu for the Chef de Cuisine vacancy:

Creativity and craftsmanship 

We offer you a role where you can creatively cook with fresh ingredients. Four times a year, you get to team up with our executive chef to craft a new menu. Your job? Dream up the tastiest and most beautiful dishes. You’ll handle the numbers, consider margins, and ensure top-notch sourcing.

Team leadership

Work alongside our fantastic team of diverse colleagues. Inspiring, leading, and keeping the crew motivated—totally part of your gig.

Kitchen management 

You’re the engine keeping our kitchen humming. Smooth operation, hygiene on point, inventory in check, and a guardian of quality.

What do you get from us?
  • A lively team. You’ll fit right into our crew. Work in a team that’s all about getting it done.
  • Great working hours. Our restaurants are open six days a week, but we value work-life balance. We create rosters every two weeks, aiming to accommodate your preferences.
  • Competitive benefits. We roll with the Horeca CAO. Salary? Between €2826 and €3865, depending on your skills and experience.
  • Opportunities for continuous learning. We encourage ongoing development. Want to take a course in leadership or culinary skills? Absolutely possible.
  • Pension savings for the future.
  • Vacation pay and 25 vacation days (based on a 38-hour workweek) for that much-needed break.
  • A nice perk. Tips are shared among the entire team.
And what else?
  • Delicious and varied staff meals.
  • Post-shift drinks, on the boss.
  • 20% staff discount for you and a plus-one.
  • Cheesy kitchen jokes.
  • Awesome staff parties, sports clinics, and workshops.
  • In the past year, you could sign up for events like the Hospitality Beach Volleyball Tournament, an Oyster Shucking workshop, the Heineken Afterwork Hospitality Mixer, our staff party with drag queens and bingo, and even a kickboxing clinic in the prison… and much more!
Applying for the chef de cuisine position 

Excited about the Chef de Cuisine job? Drop us an email with your CV at: [email protected]l

About Buurten and work culture 

Buurten is your lively living room just outside Utrecht’s city center. With four Buurten restaurants, there’s always one nearby. Everyone is welcome, from 0 to 100 years old. Our menu caters to every taste, from contemporary classics to surprising new flavors. Additionally, we host fun events twice a month, like pub quizzes, special dinners, neighborhood activities, or festivals.

The work atmosphere at Buurten is casual, and communication is direct. We work hard but laugh a lot. Each Buurten location has its own chef de cuisine responsible for the kitchen. There’s also an overseeing executive chef available for brainstorming and ensuring the overall Buurten concept. So, if you’re on the hunt for an exciting chef de cuisine job in Utrecht, look no further and join our team.

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