Independent Chef

We know that we have the best job for you. Let’s embark on a new adventure!

Are you a creative cook, you like to work hard and are a true king/queen in the kitchen? Do you always prepare the nicest dishes? Are you someone who enjoys making the guests happy and do you see every guest as a new opportunity? Someone you works hard but also like to joke around sometimes? Then it’s you that we are looking for!

Are you our new colleague in the kitchen? Our restaurant Blue Dining is focused on the countries around the Mediterranean See, we work with fresh and fair products. From mise en place till a beautiful creation on the plate, you will feel at home in the kitchen and you like to show off your skills! You do not mind the responsibility of your own partie in the kitchen.

Our kitchen has different parties (rôti/entremétier/garde/patisserie), you will be trained so you will be able to take care of your partie independent. Next to the á la carte menu we also take care of buffets and dinners for large groups. This is a very different way of cooking and this makes the job very divers.


What makes you the perfect colleague?

  • You enjoy working in a small and young kitchen team.
  • Cooking is your passion, so you follow food trends closely so that you can creatively contribute to dishes for the seasonal menus.
  • You are familiar with the HACCP guidelines and your working method.

What has WestCord Hotels to offer?

  • Growth: Working within a growing hotel chain where you can continue to develop yourself and grow within the company. WestCord is actively working on practicing sustainable employability.
  • Training: Are you not yet fully comfortable with the position you are willing to fulfil? Or are you willing to acquire new skills and information? Our hospitality trainers are here to teach you all the important aspects of our profession.
  • Salary: WestCord values everybody’s efforts.
  • Balance: We believe your work and private life should not intertwine. Therefore, we use our own communication platform, with which you are always up to date about developments and news in your team and organization. You can also continue to work on your skills and knowledge by doing to available e-learning modules.
  • Good arrangements for relatives and supplementary retirement pension.
  • Daily lunch and dinner, great coffee and lots of fruit. A perfect moment to sit and chat with your colleagues. 
  • 30/30 member: Our goal is to make you ‘part of the family’. That is why we offer your great extras such as €30,- per night including breakfast in all of our hotels and 30% discount on the F&B, the wellness, and other WestCord products.
  • Introductory & signing bonus: We promise our guests that they will wish to come back. Do you know somebody who would love to be part of our team? Then you and the colleague you introduced will receive a net bonus of €250,00 deposited into your account.
  • Surprise Our OneTeam: WestCord seeks to surprise her guests, but in addition to that, we also want to surprise our colleagues! This doesn’t only make a day at work fun, it also makes it surprising and even more enjoyable.

About WestCord Hotels:

WestCord Hotels is a Dutch family company that has existed for over 50 years. The company has grown from the first hotel, Hotel de Wadden on Vlieland. Nowadays, the chain has 17 hotels, spread all over the Netherlands. Including a few iconic hotels, such as Hotel New York Rotterdam, the ss Rotterdam and Hotel Jakarta Amsterdam.

We are only satisfied when we have satisfied guests and everything is focused on that!

Committed, sincere, intimate and tough. That is what WestCord Hotels stands for. Will you become our new colleague? Leave your details below, then we will contact you as soon as possible.