Opteam is an expert in the evolving field of employment. Our services include temporary staffing, recruitment, personnel development, outplacement and vocational rehabilitation. We are known for our accountability, strong expertise within our field and an innovative approach. The turnover of the chain in year 2015 was 85 million euros. We are affiliated to the Private Employment Agencies Association (HPL), the Finnish Franchising Association, the Corporate Responsibility Network (FIBS) and the Finnish Diversity Network. Our company also holds a Fair Agency Work authorisation ensuring that staff hiring is always based on practices that are fair from the point of view of employees and user companies. We are a nationwide chain that operates locally, with a firm foothold in Finland, Poland, Slovakia, the Philippines and now, in Greece.

We are currently looking for chefs to work in a variety of kitchens, ranging from smaller lunch restaurants to à la carte restaurants, large restaurant chains and catering events in the Helsinki Metropolitan area. Our chefs are passionate about food, eager to work mainly in small teams and have a true all-rounder attitude required in Nordic settings.

The successful applicant will have:

• Vocational qualification in the restaurant and catering industry

• Minimum 2 years of work experience from different types of kitchens and tasks, mainly casual à la carte

• Banquet kitchen experience is a bonus

• Good/excellent spoken English skills

• Willingness to learn Finnish, starting from kitchen vocabulary, aiming at understanding written recipes

• Willingness to adapt to Finland and the Finnish/Nordic working culture

• Previous experience from working abroad is a favourable asset

• The permit to work in Finland if you are a non-EU/EEA citizen


In addition, you are passionate about food and eager to work mainly in small teams with a true all-rounder attitude required in Nordic settings.

Previous experience from having worked abroad is a favourable asset.

We offer full-time employment for one year, starting in May 2016, after which the employment can be extended. The terms and conditions of employment are in accordance with the applicable labour agreement. We also offer a possibility to work in the skiing resorts in the exotic Finnish Lapland during winters.Please send your CV and application in English to: (mentioning the code "Opteam" in the subject of the email) no later than March 28th, 2016. Interview and practical skills tests will be agreed individually with each candidate.

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This recruitment is carried out in co-operation with both Finnish and Greek EURES (European Employment Services) authorities.

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