Do you enjoy working in the kitchen and are looking for a new challenge? Do you have a passion for hospitality and teamwork, and are you interested in working in a new and unique Asian restaurant in the heart of Amsterdam? Then the position of Sous chef at the new Asian street food restaurant MAI Kitchen is the job for you!


As the new Sous chef of MAI Kitchen, you will be responsible for creating delicious Asian street food dishes that complement our unique concept. You will work alongside a young and dynamic team to turn the newly opened restaurant into a success story. You will provide our guests with a variety of Asian street food dishes. As Sous chef, you will lead the kitchen team, contribute to menu composition, and play a key role in the success of MAI Kitchen through your input.


  • A competitive salary based on your knowledge and experience;
  • Travel allowance if you live more than 10 km away from work;
  • 8% holiday pay and 25 paid vacation days (based on 38 hours per week);
  • Collective health insurance and pension scheme;
  • 40% discount on stays in our hotels, subject to availability - hello weekend in Amsterdam or Maastricht!;
  • 20% discount in our restaurants;
  • Location allowance when you work at a location other than your fixed one;
  • Welcome drinks at our hotels;
  • Internal career growth opportunities;
  • A 3-course dinner for 2 people upon first contract extension;
  • Birthday and anniversary celebrations (starting from 2.5 years);
  • Opportunities for continuous self-development through internal and external training opportunities;
  • Annual Employee of the Year Award ceremony, who knows, it might be yours next year!;
  • A workplace surrounded by art, history, and travelers ;).


We are looking for an energetic Sous chef who can elevate the entire team at MAI Kitchen to new heights. You strive to provide guests with an unforgettable experience. While knowledge of Asian cuisine is a plus, everything can be learned. Additionally, you are ready for a leadership role and work according to HACCP hygiene guidelines.


MAI Kitchen is located in Hotel MAI Amsterdam and offers a modern restaurant concept specializing in street food from all over Asia. Situated within walking distance of the central station, in the heart of Amsterdam's Chinatown, it is one of the most historic neighborhoods in the Dutch capital. The restaurant and the hotel honor the cultural history of the building with a unique Asian-inspired design. The stylishly decorated rooms & dining hall, the breathtaking view of Amsterdam and its canals, and numerous artistic eye-catchers ensure an unforgettable experience.


Do you want to be part of a young and ambitious team? Don't wait any longer and apply now! For any questions, feel free to call Milan at 06 46 06 63 01. Who knows, we might welcome you as our new collegue.