Careers

Contact us if you are interested in any of the following positions.
Email your motivation and CV to: careers@the-duchess.com

Restaurant

Bar

Kitchen

Breakfast Chef

Job Description:

As Breakfast Chef your primary objective is to give quality service, both to customers and colleagues and to be responsible for the smooth running of the breakfast. The Breakfast Chef has experience with producing quality breakfasts. You ensure appropriate professional work standards, productivity, practices and customer care are enforced.

Personal Profile:

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and experienced colleague. The capable candidate is a team player.

Requirements:

  • Previous high standard experience working in a large food and beverage operation
  • Has passion, creativity, imagination and inspiration
  • Strong leadership skills combined with a team player attitude
  • Highly structured and organized
  • English needs to be spoken written fluently
  • HACCP food hygiene certificate

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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Restaurant waiter

Job Description:

Candidates will be expected to display initiative, have an extremely high attention to detail, maintain a high profile during service and promote and establish a regular customer base. As well as being passionate they must ensure that excellent quality and superb service is delivered to all customers. Each candidate will be expected to control and manage their section in the restaurant, and react promptly to any issues or complaints in accordance with company guidelines.

Personal Profile:

For this job we are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly colleague. The successful candidate has affinity with the restaurant and/or hotel industry, is a team player, helpful and friendly.

Requirements:

  • Preference for a graduation of MHS or similar study
  • 1 year of relevant experience
  • English needs to be spoken
  • Flexible and hardworking
  • Excellent customer service skills and presentation

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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Runner

Job Description:

Guaranteeing excellent support to all departments is the main job of restaurant runner. This can entail helping the kitchen staff expedite orders to helping a waitperson efficiently serve a large group of guests. She is required to assist as needed, and in a variety of capacities, including setting and breaking down tables, stocking food and non-food items, serving food and beverages and cleaning kitchen and dining areas.

Personal Profile:

For this job we are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly colleague. The successful candidate has affinity with the hotel and/or restaurant industry, is a team player, helpful and friendly.

Requirements:

  • 1 year of relevant experience
  • English needs to be spoken
  • Flexible and hardworking
  • Excellent customer service skills and presentation

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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Hostess

Job Description:

The Hostess ensures all guests are greeted on the phone, bookings are taken, recorded and followed up and all guests are seated when arriving at the restaurant in a friendly and efficient manner in accordance with departmental standards. You welcome and greet all guests in a friendly, professional and sincere manner. You seat them on a table and explain them the following steps of service. You send, fax or e-mail restaurant information to clients requiring this service. Keep the reservation book clean, organized and at all times up-dated. Call clients to reconfirm bookings. Assist guests in the Bar with seating arrangements.

Personal Profile:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly colleague. The capable candidate is a team player and has excellent customer service skills.

Requirements:

  • Excellent customer service skills and presentation
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Dutch and English needs to be spoken fluently

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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Bartender

Job Description:

The Bartender ensures all guests are served drinks or food within the bar in a friendly and efficient manner in accordance with company standards. You welcome and greet all guests in a friendly, professional and sincere manner and ensure all guests approaching the Bar counter are acknowledged and served. You prepare cocktails and special drinks and follow up with spot checks to ensure a consistent quality of drinks is guaranteed. You ensure that the Bar area is prepared correctly for service. The Bartender has a complete knowledge of F&B service techniques, all menus, drinks lists and specialties offered in the Bar and served to the correct standards

Personal Profile:

We are looking for an enthusiastic colleague. The capable candidate is a team player and has experience serving cocktails and special drinks

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of F&B service techniques
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • English needs to be spoken
  • Flexible and creative

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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Barista / Barback

Job Description:

Our Barista is solely dedicated to the provision of quality hot drinks service, from breakfast through to dinner. As Barista you are familiar with all aspects of hot drinks service, experience of using and maintaining a three group coffee machine, along with a wide knowledge of coffees and teas from around the world. Always ensuring that excellent quality and superb service is delivered to all customers. When requested you will help the bartenders and bar waiters and ensure that the Bar area is clean, tidy and re stocked when necessary.

Personal Profile:

Candidates will be expected to display initiative, have an extremely high attention to detail, maintain a high profile during service, be pro-active team players with an ability to work well under pressure.

Requirements:

  • Motivated & Representative
  • English needs to be spoken
  • Flexible and creative
  • Proof of eligibility to live and work in The Netherlands

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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Chef de parti

Job Description:

The Chef de Parti will prepare the recipes concern the planning and makes the orders ready. You take responsibility for the timely production and presentation of food on the appropriate section and to assist the Sous Chef. As Chef de Parti you plan the preparation, production and cooking of food appropriate to the section, to the required standard, ensuring guest satisfaction. You order food as required and ensure that stock is rotated, labelled and stored in compliance with procedures laid out in the H&S manual, so food safety and quality is maintained. Other tasks are attended to developing garnitures, cleaning the workplace, working according the HACCP-method, assisting by the distribution of stocks.

Personal Profile:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative colleague. The capable candidate is a team player and has affinity with Mediterranean kitchen.

Requirements:

  • Relevant graduate
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • English needs to be spoken
  • Flexible and creative

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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Commis chef

Job Description:

The Commis Chef will assist with preparing the recipes concern the planning and making the orders ready. As a Chef you make the preparation, production and cooking of food appropriate to the section, to the required standard, ensuring guest satisfaction. You help to order food as required and ensure that stock is rotated, labelled and stored in compliance with procedures laid out in the H&S manual, so food safety and quality is maintained. Other tasks are attended to developing garnitures, cleaning the workplace, working according the HCCP-method, assisting by the distribution of stocks.

Personal Profile:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative colleague who is eager to learn. The capable candidate is a team player and has affinity with Mediterranean kitchen.

Requirements:

  • Dedication, Commitment, Discipline and Positive Attitude
  • 1-2 years of experience of any Kitchen.
  • Flexible and creative.

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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Pastry chef

Job Description:

The Pastry Chef produces the highest standard of breads and desserts which will be along the lines of the restaurant concept having a fresh, simple elegant approach, taking in to account that all produced goods are in line with margins and waste management. You prepare and bake breads, ensure the plate desserts have a consistent quality and are prepared to set recipes. You ensure that the highest food quality required by maintaining the efficiency of the foodservice. You work closely with the Head Chef and all other staff to ensure that all staff members have a good knowledge of the pastry section, presentation, methods and recipes. You make sure that all goods received are of the expected standard of HACCP.

Personal Profile:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative colleague. The capable candidate is a team player and has affinity with the Mediterranean kitchen.

Requirements:

  • Relevant graduate
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Flexible and creative

THE DUCHESS offers excellent primary- and secondary working conditions (market conformity), training- and development program, collectivity discount on health insurance, business fitness and employee discounts.


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