Head Chef

Olivia opened the doors for the first time at Aker Brygge in Oslo in 2006 with an ambition to offer the best flavors from Italy. The menu that is the core of all Olivia restaurants is stone oven baked, thin, crispy pizza, classic pasta dishes and antipasti. We provide the best Italian produced commodities and wine from smaller, family-run producers in Italy.

All Olivia restaurants are unique and inspired by our Italian favorite cities, and in our restaurants – you will feel at home, and still be able to dream away to Italy. We have grown to be quite a big family, with restaurants in all the big cities of Norway, in Sweden you will find us in Gothenburg and Stockholm and in Finland you will find us in Helsinki. We have a «Great Place to Work» certified working-environment, and our strong and genuine culture, is the engine for our growth. We are very enthusiatic about the future, and look forward to take Olivia to new adventures in the years to come.

Olivia opened the doors for the first time at Aker Brygge in Oslo in 2006 with an ambition to offer the best flavors from Italy. The menu that is the core of all Olivia restaurants is stone oven baked, thin, crispy pizza, classic pasta dishes and antipasti. We provide the best Italian produced commodities and wine from smaller, family-run producers in Italy. All Olivia restaurants are unique and inspired by our Italian favorite cities, and in our restaurants – you will feel at home, and still be able to dream away to Italy.

We have grown to be quite a big family, with restaurants in Norway, Sweden, and Finland. You will find us in all the big cities of Norway, in Sweden you will find us in Gothenburg and Stockholm, and in Helsinki, Finland. We have a Great Place to Work certified working environment, and our strong and genuine culture, is the engine for our growth. We work every day to be, not only a great experience for our guests, but also a great place to work for all. We are very enthusiastic about the future and look forward to taking Olivia to new adventures in the years to come.

Our work culture is value-based. We are characterized by a strong sense of community, as well as pride in having established ourselves as one of Norway’s most popular restaurants.

Our values ​​are informal, proactive, passionate, and professional – this characterizes what we look for in new employees, how we work and how we want our reviews to be perceived. We use our skills actively – so to thrive with us, you need to recognize yourself in them.

The managers at Olivia are motivated, ambitious, structured, and detail-oriented, but also strong relationship builders. Quality conscious, accurate and with the ability to see the big picture, you as a manager must have the ability to do that. As the leader of a large team, you are dependent on being able to motivate, see and develop your own employees.

As a Head Chef for Olivia Stavanger, you have total operational responsibility for the entire kitchen and report to the Operations Manager.

We envision that the right candidate has a leading position in a kitchen today but wants new challenges in an organization with strong growth. We have a general basic idea that everyone who works hard and perseveres – should have the opportunity to develop with Olivia.

The Head Chef’s responsibility includes:

  • Ensuring that all food served is in accordance with Olivia’s standard (calcmenu) in terms of taste, quality, appearance, temperature, and quantity.
  • Ensuring that all food served has been prepared and served in line with IK-mat (documentation and quality assurance tool for food).
  • Daily operation of the kitchen and pizza kitchen.
  • Provide training to the leader team regarding budget control, food cost, seasonal menu changes and allergens requirements.
  • Lead and manage the kitchen team, fostering a culture of growth, development, and performance within the department
  • Administrative responsibility, including recruitment, training, and follow-up

We look for candidates with the following qualifications:

  • You have at least 2 years’ experience from a professional kitchen with high pace
  • Are a motivated, ambitious, structured, and detail-oriented leader
  • Are highly organized and structured.
  • You get motivated by seeing others evolve and you enjoy team building.
  • Are loyal to policies, processes, and guidelines.

Since Olivia is rapidly expanding, a position within Olivia gives the possibility to get more challenges and possibilities than is normal for other restaurants. You can have a look at all our restaurants by clicking on our website: www.olivia.no

If these are the conditions in which you seek to work, we want to hear from you, today!  Send your CV and covering letter by pushing the button «søk her» (apply here).

For information regarding the position, you may contact Recruitment and Training Manager, Lukasz, at Lukasz@olivia.no.

Stilling: Head Chef
Antall stillinger: 1
Stillingstype: Fast
Arbeidstid: Day and evening
Arbeidsplass: Olivia Torget

Stilling: Head Chef
Antall stillinger: 1
Stillingstype: Fast
Arbeidstid: Day and evening
Arbeidsplass: Olivia Torget