Sous Chef – Bistro Olivier

in Gent / Ghent Are we looking for a Sous Chef – Bistro Olivier

Sous Chef – Bistro Olivier

Are you an experienced culinary specialist, currently in a similar role, ready to take the next step in your career? Someone who can coach a team and motivate them to excel? Do you want to help us create the best hotel in Belgium?

Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof

Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof is located in the middle of the historic centre of Ghent. The luxurious hotel with 157 rooms and suites, nine meeting rooms and a modern spa & fitness has a unique and warm atmosphere. Every detail has been thought of and the ambitious and hardworking team will do everything they can to ensure that our guests have an unforgettable stay in our hotel.

Guests can dine in Restaurant LOFa nd our Bistro Olivier where the kitchen team presents culinary high-quality dishes. Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof won the Travellers Choice Award from Tripadvisor in 2019 and emerged as one of the best hotels in Belgium, just a few months after its opening in 2018. Do you want to be part of our ambitious team and, together with us, give our guests the best experience ever and make Pillows Grand Hotel Reylof the best hotel in Belgium?

Your role
As Sous Chef you will be responsible for the kitchen team and the culinary level in our restaurants, together with the Chef and the team you make sure the standards keep meeting our target market. You create competitive seasonal menus together with the Chef including budgeting and documenting recipes. With your experience you always keep in mind the quality versus quantity and control the food costs. Naturally, you order all necessary supplies with regards to local and seasonal products.

As Sous Chef you will assist and coach the team to ensure employee satisfaction and maintain our quality standards. Together with the Chef, you also make the schedules of the team, keeping in mind; overtime, sickness and holiday requests. Furthermore, managing the food costs budget and order all necessary supplies is also part of your job description. It is very important for you to maintain a clean kitchen and all safety and health regulations are respected.

Who are you
Are you an experienced guest oriented culinary specialist ready for the next level? Someone who can coach a team and motivate them to excel? Do you want to help us create the best hotel in Belgium?

Check your profile;

  • A passion for cooking and knowledge of and experience in modern cooking techniques.
  • A completed professional hospitality study.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position for a luxury hotel or restaurant setting.
  • Proven skills managing and coaching a team in a high demand context.
  • Creative and innovative in menu creation and understanding of food cost control and menu calculations.
  • Keen interest in continuously growing your knowledge and skills.

What we offer

We offer you a great opportunity in what we believe will become one of the best hotels in Belgium, where you will be working as part of a team that strives for success. You will receive a competitive salary with benefits as well as an attractive discount scheme at all the hotels in our portfolio. Considering our ambitions, there will be opportunities for growth within our organization. Furthermore, we offer a hospitalization insurance for all employees with a personal contribution.

About IHMG

IHMG is the holding company of the hotel brands Sandton Hotels and Pillows Hotels. IHMG is a Europe focused hospitality organization with a strong base in the Netherlands. The unique hotels are all situated on beautiful locations near the best places to visit. With our tailored Pillows Hotels brand we launch our luxury boutique hotel collection. Additionally we have the ambition to realize new locations across the major European cities. More information?

Please apply via the link and we will give you feedback as soon as possible and of course hope that we can realize our ambitions with you. Do you have any questions, or would you like to know more about the vacancy? Then please contact our recruiter Tim van Dijk via +31 6 23 72 83 96.

We are looking forward to your application!

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