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Restaurant Sjøloftet

A la carte chef at Sjøloftet - permanent position

Hotell, restaurant og storhusholdning

Our Restaurant
Sjøloftet was established in 1983 and is a family-owned restaurant house with a unique and pictorial location on the dockside at Brevik harbour. Our goal is to be the first choice in our area for guests who are looking for good service and good food in a unique setting.

We have an international cuisine and offers a la carte menu with main emphasis on seafood, and meat in addition to pasta and our original pizza from our own bakery. Sjøloftet has four cars for delivering food and is a significant player in catering in both the private and corporate markets. We also have a good online-order system.

Sjøloftet consists of Restaurant Sjöloftet with terrace, harbour-floating serving area, banquet facilities, and a pub. Sjøloftet also possesses a marina with service facilities, kiosk, ice-cream bar and two hotel rooms. Our kitchen that includes custom-made Palux line, CTX, Rational ++ was new in 2017. Restaurant was also renovated and expanded restaurant in 2017.

Brevik is a beautiful small town 160 km southwest of Norway’s capital Oslo.

Information about the position and demands

A la carte chef – permanent position

We are looking for a skilled, passionate, and experienced à la carte chef.


• Participate in production, preparation and serving of food from our a la carte menu - both for the restaurant and take-away / delivery.

• Ensure that all food served is of the highest quality in terms of ingredients, taste, and presentation.

• Guide other support staff in the kitchen, such as pizza cooks / pizza drivers.

• Contribute to maintaining a good HACCP system for the kitchen in relation to cleaning, production, and food safety.


• Certificate as a chef with good knowledge of ingredients and HACCP

• Relevant experience from a la carte / restaurant kitchen - minimum 5 years

• Understanding of kitchen economy

• English speaking (or Scandinavian)

Personal characteristics:

• Interested in food

• Gentle and outgoing

• Service minded

• Flexible

• Good collaboration skills – both with chefs and younger staff

• Ability to work quickly, independently, structured and systematically under pressure.

• Ability to give and receive constructive messages / guidance

• Good health and physical shape

We offer:

• Pleasant working environment and a good concept

• Stable and safe job

• Good wage conditions

• Staff housing for a low monthly rent

• Large kitchen that was new in 2017

• Start immediately (or by appointment)

Start date: By appointment

Housing:We can offer staff apartment in walking distance from work for a low monthly cost

Application:The application is sent by e-mail to kristian@sjoloftet.com. Tagged «A la carte chef, Sjöloftet». Attach CV with references and final certificates. Describe your strengths and weaknesses in the kitchen - what kind of expertise and what we can expect. Feel free to share photos of dishes you have made that best represent your knowledge and finesse.

Application deadline: 1st of August 2022


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