Chef de Commis

  • Den Haag
  • The Hague, Netherlands

Chef de Commis

Job description

Are you able to bring people together?
Can you take 1 & 1 and make 3?
Are you young in heart or mind, body or soul?
Do you think you can contribute to making a lasting impression?
To us a connector is someone to make everyone feel a part of our space, food, drink and service be that in mind, body or soul. A connector is also someone that can share, discover, inspire, play with a wink and be themselves. Is that you?

We are looking for a highly motivated full time chef the commis, who is passionate about his or her work with an eagerness to develop with us. Mise en place will be a considerable part of your job. You are flexibility over shifts with no restrictions to day of the week or time of day.


  • Food preparation work and basic cooking;
  • Measuring dish ingredients and portion sizes accurately;
  • Reacts to the needs of the senior chefs, assisting in all kitchen operations;
  • Dealing with deliveries and stock rotation;
  • Maintaining high standards of hygiene.


  • A MBO degree;
  • Fluent English (and Dutch) skills - written and spoken;
  • Preferably 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role.


  • Friendly and welcoming to guests and team members;
  • Extremely calm under pressure and can multitask with the best of them;
  • Contemporary spirited and think even further than outside the box;
  • Flexible, motivated, social and highly organised;
  • A fan of fun;
  • Preferably living in or near The Hague;
  • Legally permitted to work and live in the Netherlands.


  • The opportunity to work at a dynamic, young, international organisation. Not just another hotel, we’re a game changing innovator: bringing hotel and student accommodation together in a modern, awesome way;
  • The chance to learn and grow in your role, with the potential for growth within or across the company;
  • Access to TSH facilities, including our awesome staff canteen and gym;
  • Cool events, fun team members, and all the regular salary/benefits.

The Commons is the space within The Student Hotel that connects people from all walks of life, bringing students, travelers, freelancers, entrepreneurs and neighborhood locals together over the joy of food, drinks and discovering the other passions we have in common. It is the every-bar/restaurant/café for everyone: laptop and coffee workspace for students, cocktail-bar for friends, lunch spot for business meetings, date night for lovers, and a casual group dining space for families of all kinds. It’s a place for drinks that lead to dinner that leads to who knows what…

How do we achieve this familiar and welcoming anything-can-happen social environment? With awesomely fun, smart and motivated team members who embrace the spirit and bring it to life. We’re looking for people who love sharing and discovering new experiences, who easily connect with others, and who believe that laughter, just as much as fresh juices and salads, is an essential part of well-being and that variety, just as much as Sriracha and saffron, is the spice of life.


Great! Send your CV and a short cover letter telling us why you’re made for this role.