Commis Chef I Selva - Amsterdam

Selva Amsterdam

  • € 2.234 - 2.617 per maand
  • Fulltime
  • 0 - 1 jaar ervaring
  • Taal: EN
  • Operationeel
  • Keuken
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Selva - “Another name for the Amazon, the lungs of the earth”


Are you a hard-working Commis Chef looking for a new job opportunity? As a Commis Chef, your main responsibility is to prepare the meal ingredients for the Chef de Partie and assist with various kitchen duties. We are looking for a passionate Commis Chef to become part of our dream kitchen team. Join us if you are eager to learn, develop, and provide an extraordinary dining experience that keeps our guests coming back for more!


Inspired by tropical and Latin American cuisine and co-created by nhow Amsterdam, the restaurant Selva is located on the 24th floor of nhow Amsterdam. This rooftop restaurant is opened since September 2023 and has 140 seats, overlooking the city of Amsterdam. Together with the kitchen team, the culinary creations, complemented by the amazing views, you will create the nhow experiences our guests hope for.


What are you going to do? 

As Selva is inspired by tropical and Latin American cuisine, it is important that our culinary brigade uses traditional and cutting-edge techniques along with seasonal and honest ingredients. The menu consists of traditional Latin American ingredients and recipes such as ceviche, chimichurri, aquachile, picanha, and more. At Selva, we are using a charcoal grill to offer different taste profiles in our menu. As a successful Commis Chef, you demonstrate dedication and willingness to learn and you’re your way up in the team.


You will also be responsible for:

·      Accurately measuring meal ingredients for the Chef de Partie.

·      Preparing meal ingredients, which includes seasoning of different meats as well as washing, peeling, and chopping vegetables and fruits.

·      You will be involved in cold, warm, and pastry sections

·      Receiving deliveries and verifying that all ordered items have been delivered and are of good quality.

·      Performing basic cleaning duties and ensuring that workstations are properly sanitized.

·      Plating and presenting meal items as per the Chef de Partie’s instructions.

Apply nhow if you meet the following requirements:

  • Previous experience working as a Commis Chef or similar kitchen position
  • Ideally an experience with either cold sections and/or patisserie
  • Culinary school diploma is an advantage
  • Basic food handling and preparation knowledge
  • Familiarity with health and safety kitchen rules and regulations
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Team player
  • Must be able to communicate in English language.



At Selva, we aim to create an environment that is both welcoming and inspiring, where guests feel comfortable and inspired to explore the city around them. We value innovation, creativity, and diversity, and strive to create a culture that encourages our team members to express themselves and bring their unique perspectives to the table.

Ultimately, Selva - the lungs of the earth - enables a story about sustainability that fits both nhow Amsterdam and our target audience.

What’s in it for you?  

  • Free online & offline training organized by our own University;
  • End of year bonus (up to 100% of monthly gross salary) & refer-a-friend bonus (500 EUR); 
  • Employee rates differing from 36 euros in all our hotels worldwide, 30% discount in the F&B outlets, and Friends & Family discount up to 25%. Various discounts in (web)shops;
  • Travel allowance of €0.23 per km, up to 30 km distance from work each way;
  • Welcome @ Work; dine, spend the night, and have breakfast in your own hotel for 2;
  • Team building events, trips and holiday parties;
  • The opportunity to grow within our company worldwide;
  • Salary based on your experiences, as per Horeca CLA scale 4, ranging between €2.234 - to €2.617.

Looking for a new challenge? Apply n(h)ow!

NH Hotel Group, by Minor Hotels is committed to an inclusive working environment in which everyone is valued and encouraged equally, therefor we warmly welcome people from all horizons & personal abilities.

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