Pastry Chef at a newly 5-star hotel!

in Amsterdam Zijn wij op zoek naar een Pastry Chef at a newly 5-star hotel!

About the vacancy:

It’s the winter of 2017. The first Pillows Hotels opens next to the Vondelpark in Amsterdam. The concept where everything revolves around the guest works. Within a year we are in the TripAdvisors top 5 of the city. All the hotels following also obtain high rankings and mentions in the Bib Gourmand and GaultMillau.


In the autumn of 2022, we have opened our 6th hotel. With this 5-star hotel at the Oosterpark in Amsterdam, ambitions are high! Therefore, we are looking for an enthusiastic Pastry Chef to support our  kitchen team.


Your role.
As a Pastry Chef you are responsible for operating the pastry section of the kitchen of our different outlets to deliver an excellent Guest experience. In this role you would also be required to plan production and develop seasonal offerings.

  • Your main task is running the pastry sections of the kitchens throughout the hotel
  • Ensure excellent quality throughout the dessert offerings
  • Supervise and coordinate all pastry and dessert preparation and presentation
  • Plan production to facilitate daily requirements
  • Develop appropriate seasonal menu offerings
  • Manage food cost controls to contribute to F&B revenue
  • Ensure compliance with food hygiene and Health and Safety regulations

Who are you?
To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviours, skills, and values that follow to our high standards.

  • Previous Pastry Chef experience for about a minimum of 3-5 years.
  • Approaches pastry in a creative and high luxury way.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Committed to delivering a high level of customer service.
  • Excellent planning and organising skills
  • Dedicated to the delivery of exceptional service and continuous improvement of the pastry


What do we offer?

We offer an amazing opportunity to work at a newly 5-star hotel, where you will be working as a part of an ambitious team.


  • Overnight stay including dinner for 2 persons after finishing your probation time
  • 10 overnight stays a year for a small price in our Pillows Hotels
  • 35% off in all our restaurants
  • Discount on hotels worldwide
  • Discount for friends and family within our hotel collection and in our restaurants
  • Collective discounts on various insurances at A.S.R.
  • Besides that, we offer a salary that fits your knowledge and experience. Due to our ambitions, we offer several career opportunities within the organization.


Pillows Grand Boutique Hotel 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 Oosterpark.

The hotel has 88 rooms, various (meeting) salons, a wellness and several F&B outlets. From our easy chic restaurant at the park with a large terrace in the green, a rum library, a (rooftop) bar and a restaurant with star ambition.


About Pillows Hotels

At Pillows Hotels you really enjoy. You feel, see and taste the attention down to the smallest details. Monumental buildings with a story, situated at the most perfect locations in the Netherlands and Belgium. The hotels are designed as an elegant home, with a contemporary yet timeless design and a modest luxury feel. Our restaurants have honourable mentions in Michelin Bib Gourmand and GaultMillau. They combine a casual and warm atmosphere with surprising culinary dishes.



Can you already imagine yourself working in the newest Pillows Hotel? Leave your details behind via the link below and we will contact you within 48 hours.

Not sure which vacancy appeals to you the most, but you think our organization is right for you? Just apply and we will discuss the different functions with you.



Ask them to Tim van Dijk, Corporate Recruiter via

Werken bij Pillows Hotels

Werken bij Pillows Hotels betekent plezier hebben in je werk en waardering krijgen voor wat je doet. Samen werken wij aan jouw ambities, want onze medewerkers maken het verschil! Daarnaast bieden wij een marktconform salaris, een collectiviteitskorting op verschillende verzekeringen bij Centraal Beheer Achmea en een aantrekkelijke kortingsregeling bij alle hotels binnen de collectie.


Pillows Hotels Koningslaan 19
1075 AA Amsterdam