Hostel Chef / Cook for fun & vibrant hostel in Amsterdam NOORD

Do you enjoy preparing dishes that get a smile from our guests and not only that, they come back looking for more? If so, we are on the hunt for an experienced chef or Kitchen Assistant ready to take the next step on their journey and who loves being busy, being creative and hanging out with like minded people! You will get to experience all aspects of running a small commercial hostel kitchen and help create new dishes that appeal to our diverse guests. This role would be perfect for someone who is guest-focused, team player, calm under pressure and wants to learn new skills.

We can also offer temporary live in opportunities for anyone who is seriously interested in the role and if applying outside of the Netherlands can support you with flights to Amsterdam and help you register for your BSN. Unfortunately we are not in a position to offer working visas at this time so you do need to be eligible to work in the Netherlands.

The Journey Changes You!​
Clink Hostels was born from the love of travel; our mission is to set the scene for travel stories by bringing people and places together. We want to make a difference to our guests by sparking the imagination of those who love travelling and engaging in new experiences and we need you to help us! We currently have 5 properties in the heart of Europe’s best-loved cities – London, Amsterdam with new openings in Lisbon and Dublin coming soon! Have we sparked your imagination? Do you want to join our journey? Click on this link: to tell you more about what we are about​

Role Snapshot
As Kitchen Chef, you will be responsible for the day to day running of the Canteen kitchen (open daily 17-23), from taking orders, cooking dishes, maintaining required food-hygiene standards, ordering, dealing with suppliers etc. You will have input in the dishes that go onto our menu where 30% of our menu is Vegan so any ideas and input is always welcome. We will develop and show you how to run a busy kitchen from A-Z, getting you ready to own your own place or run your own kitchen.

Who are you? ​
This role would suit a senior kitchen assistant looking for the next step or a passionate amateur-chef with the right mindset and energy, who is willing to put in the passion and develop. We operate a 24/7 business and shifts are mainly evenings and weekends, please make sure this schedule suits you before applying. You will be in direct contact with guests, so guest service skills is​ essential. You are fun, energetic, a team player and are open to new challenges and has a passion for travel and the hospitality industry.​

What's in it for you?​
At Clink, we have a diverse team and culture with values that embrace and celebrate each person’s individuality. You will join a community of Clinkees who love to connect with our guests and share their own experiences. As a Clinkee, you will grow and develop, enjoy many social events, have an opportunity to have your say and enjoy great benefits!!​

What else do I need to know?​
A more detailed job description is available and start date for the role will be immediate. We will only respond to applicants who are successful for interview. Click on “Apply Now” to upload your most recent CV and let us know why you are the person for the job.​

NOTE: We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age. Under GDPR all unsuccessful applicants’ information will be removed from the system within one month and will not be passed to any third parties



Paid Hostel Staff


Badhuiskade 3, 1031 KV Amsterdam, Netherlands
Job first posted: 24 September 2021
Updated: 24 September 2021