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Head waiter IKEA Hotell, Älmhult

Älmhult, Kronoberg County - Explorar localização Comida & Restaurante Tempo inteiro

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You see things a little differently. So do we. We put togetherness at the heart of everything we do. Come see things a little differently with us.

Älmhult is the heart of IKEA. This is where our culture and values were shaped and still develop. This is where the global range and product development for IKEA takes place today and where we want to continue to develop together with the municipality and the community at large. Älmhult is a melting pot of many different nationalities and cultures. Because to make things better for the many, we want to involve people from all parts of the world. Nonetheless, we never forget our Swedish heritage that forms the backbone of who we are today.

IKEA Hotell is in the heart of IKEA, Älmhult. We have been here since 1964 and was built for IKEAs customer to stay a bit longer. Now, about 50 years later we are a business hotel with around 40 co-workers. We welcome guests from near and far. We are serving meatballs, making beds, and acts as the natural meeting place and social hub in Älmhult. Now, with greater capacity than ever we fully focus on the needs of our guests! We offer 254 hotel rooms, 5 conference rooms, large common areas, laundry rooms and gym. We are serving both breakfast, lunch and dinner. Our mission is to make our guests feel at home while staying at IKEA Hotell.

The purpose of the Food & Beverage function is to attract visitors to Älmhult and being a natural meeting place, both internally and externally.  Guests can expect a unique, sustainable and affordable food experience. We have the ambition to increase peoples trust in IKEA and in this way strengthen the IKEA brand.

Job description

In the role as a Food & Beverage Head Waiter you support the Restaurant manager by leading and coordinating the operations of the restaurant and external events. 

You ensure the team have the prerequisites to serve a great food experience for the guests, contribute to the overall development of our business and ways of working. As a head waiter you will get administrational responsibilities for the team, scheduling and support in the ordering and inventory.

Together with the F&B Manager, Head chef, restaurant manager and your team you will also develop and secure an attractive and sustainable range.


Your personality is of great importance to us. You are service minded, sympathizing, outgoing, innovative, curious, stress resistant, a team player and have a genuine interest in food with a work experience and training from working in a restaurant.  We are looking for you wanting to develop your professional competence and leadership. You act as an ambassador for IKEA, shares IKEAs values and greets our guests with a big smile!

You are driven by seeing the team and our business develop. You are comfortable to lead and take decisions in a fast paced and changing environment.  You are flexible and open for leading in the unknown and takes great responsibility in us succeeding. An important part of the job is to ha genuine passion for creating a positive experience at IKEA Hotel for the guests. Truly great service and food experience is built on a genuine desire to please and satisfy the guest. If you have a service mind-set and passion for food, you will understand the importance of what you do and how it impacts our guests.

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Additional Information

We all know that a home is more than a house and at IKEA we also know that a job is more than a job. Do you want to work for a company with strong values such as compass, which wants to make a difference for the environment and take greater social responsibility? Then you will feel at home with us. We offer you a job in an internationally growing company with a strong and vibrant culture, where there are good development opportunities

The employment is a full-time permanent position 40h/w, staring as soon as possible. We have varying working hours in the restaurant, and you will have shifts weekends and evenings.

If you have any questions about the job you are welcome to contact recruiting manager Niklas Persson F&B Manager Apply no later than 12th of September, we will have ongoing interviews during the application period.

Welcome with your application today! We look forward to getting to know you more!

Inter IKEA Group consists of three core businesses and comprises over 70 companies in 30 different countries and has around 28,000 co-workers that together with other IKEA colleagues work to fulfil the IKEA vision: To create a better everyday life for the many people.