Breakfast Chef for the newly 5-star hotel

in Amsterdam Are we looking for a Breakfast Chef for the newly 5-star hotel

About the vacancy:
It is winter 2017. The first Pillows Hotels opens next to the Vondelpark in Amsterdam. The concept where everything really revolves around the guest works. Within one year we are in the top-5 of hotels in Amsterdam on TripAdvisor. All hotels of the group following achieve high rankings and are mentioned in the Bib Gourmand and GaultMillau.

With this 5-star hotel at the Oosterpark in Amsterdam, the ambitions are high. That’s why we are looking for colleagues with talent, who only want to belong to the best.

Do you want to be part of this new hotspot in Amsterdam from the start?


Your role:
As a breakfast chef you start between 6 and 6.30 AM and are you responsible for the breakfast. No buffet but etageres with fresh bread and a la carte dishes. You have a passion for cooking and delicious food, like to present dishes in a beautiful way, have eye for detail and work clean and hygienic.


Who are you?
Check your profile:
-You are a morning person
-Passion for cooking and delicious food
-You like to pamper guests
-You are eager to learn
-Living in Amsterdam or surroundings


In short:

- HR Officer for newly opened 5-star hotel
- 3 days a week on location in Amsterdam

- Available 24 hours per week

About the vacancy:
As a part-time Human Resource (HR) Officer, you will be responsible for various personnel matters for the newly opened 5-star Pillows Hotels at Oosterpark in Amsterdam. You are mainly involved in human resources for the entire hotel. Furthermore, you will be available for a minimum of 24 hours a week to work on location.

What will you do?

- Support the current employees with personnel matters
- Time registration & planning system
- Support foreign colleagues with work permits etc.
- On boarding & off boarding of employees
- Processing sick & recovery notifications
- Administration work


- Hourly Support divisional leaders and General Manager on organisational matters

- Optimising and ensuring internal communication


Who are you?
Are you a people-oriented and accurate HR professional who likes to improve processes? Are you someone who thinks proactively, comes up with solutions and translates them into efficient and effective working methods?
Have you just completed your studies and are you at the start of your career? Then we are looking for you. We are looking for someone with the following competences:
- Ambitious and at the beginning of your career
- Experience in a hotel is a plus
- Experience in HR/administrative role is a plus
- Eager to learn and able to work independently
- Flexible and eager to learn and develop
- Good command of the Dutch and English languages
- Available 24 hours a week on location in Amsterdam
What will you get?


  • Salary that matches your knowledge and experience
  • Accommodation including dinner for 2 after completing your probationary period
  • 10 overnight stays per year at a small price in our Pillows Hotels
  • Discount of 35% in all our restaurants
  • Discount at hotels worldwide
  • Discounts for friends and family within our hotel collection and restaurants
  • Collective discounts on various insurance policies with A.S.R.

About Pillows Hotels Grand Boutique Maurits at the Park

The newly opened Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel Maurits at the Park is located in the eastern part of Amsterdam city centre, adjacent to the Oosterpark. It has 88 rooms, several (meeting) lounges and several F&B outlets.

From our easy chic restaurant by the park with a large terrace in the greenery, a rum library, a rooftop and cocktail bar to a restaurant with star ambition. Each outlet has its own identity, mature character and marketing.

With this 5-star hotel at Oosterpark in Amsterdam, ambitions are high! Therefore, we are looking for talented colleagues who only want to be among the very best.


Would you like to be involved in this new hotspot in Amsterdam ?

About Pillows Hotels

It is the winter of 2017. The first Pillows Hotels opens at the Vondelpark in Amsterdam. Within a year, we are in the TripAdvisor top 5 in the city. The hotels that follow also achieve high rankings and get mentions in the Bib Gourmand and GaultMillau.

Pillows Hotels is a wonderful collection of hotels in the Netherlands and Belgium, with the ambition to establish new locations in all the larger European cities. At Pillows, everything is about our guests. From entry, we pamper them completely. We believe time is the most precious thing we have, so we make sure every moment is special for all our guests.

Monumental properties with a story, in six perfectly located locations in the Netherlands and Belgium. The hotels are furnished as an elegant residence with a contemporary and timeless design and an understated luxury feel.


Can you imagine how you and your team will make a success of this ambitious hotel? We are very curious about your ideas. Leave your details via the link below and we will contact you within 48 hours.

Any questions?

Feel free to ask Tim van Dijk, Corporate Recruiter via

Working at Pillows Hotels

Working at Pillows Hotels means enjoying your work. Together we work on your ambitions, because our employees make the difference! In addition, we offer a competitive salary, a discount on various insurance policies with Centraal Beheer Achmea and an attractive discount for all the hotels within the collection.

Contact details

Pillows Hotels Koningslaan 19
1075 AA Amsterdam
The Netherlands