Experienced Head Chef wanted

Tønsberg Kverneriet Tønsberg Apply before: 2023-06-30

Kverneriet was established in 2013 in a small restaurant in the city of Tønsberg, with the mission to serve the best burgers possible. Since then, locations have been added in Majorstuen and Solli Plass (Oslo), offering the same high-quality products, but with each having its own personality, attracting a variety of guests. Over the years, Kverneriet has been featured in newspapers and top food blogs, held top spot on Tripadvisor, as well as being consistently regarded as one of Norway's best burger restaurants. This success has allowed the brand to grow to where it is today, continuously offering unique experiences in-house, as well as through our luxury takeaway service. With attention to detail, we have crafted our food, drinks, and atmosphere to give our guests everything they need for an unforgettable experience and with one thing in Serve Happiness! As the brand expands to new locations and into new adventures, we are now looking for more team members to help make our guest's experiences unforgettable.

Are you a natural, energetic leader with a love for teaching? Someone who loves running a high-energy kitchen? You could be the Head Chef we are looking for!


We now have an opportunity for an experienced Head Chef to join our well-established, talented, Back-of-House team. The position has a flexible start, but would ideally begin before summer.


What you will be doing...


  • Being team-focused to make sure your team is trained and happy.
  • Leading by example from the Pass.
  • Preparing ingredients according to recipes and training your team to do the same.
  • Ordering, controlling and assisting with the handling of food deliveries.
  • Maintaining standards for food storage, rotation, quality, and appearance.
  • Creating, planning and presenting new dishes and menus.
  • Monitoring Kitchen KPIs and controlling costs.
  • Planning and holding team meetings.


We would love it if you...

  • Have experience in a similar role, in a fast-paced kitchen.
  • Have experience in training, coaching and developing people.
  • Have a positive record of working with KPIs, numbers and targets.
  • Understand and can optimise food ordering and storage.
  • Are proactive and take ownership of your restaurant.
  • Can organise and run staff and management meetings.
  • Lead by example, are hands-on and positive.
  • Want to work alongside General Management to grow the business.


Kverneriet can offer...

  • Training, support and a focus on personal development.
  • Regular personal meetings.
  • A well-established team with high ambitions.
  • A competitive salary.
  • Creative freedom and trust to run the kitchen.
  • Parties and social events.
  • Generous staff discounts.
  • A diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Competitions, games, and prizes.


Established with the desire to create the best possible workplace for our team and unforgettable experiences for our guests, we do so through our passion for food, beverage, and hospitality. That´s why we prioritise ensuring our team is fully trained, happy, and motivated to be the best they can be and free to create extraordinary experiences.

As Kverneriet Group continues to grow we are constantly looking for exceptional people to join us on this journey of creating exciting and unique brands.

If you love to work with high-quality ingredients, talented people and believe in Serving Happiness, then we would love for you to join us!

Perry Williams