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a job at D’swarte Walvis?

Whether you’re a seasoned chef craving a fresh challenge, a passionate cook ready to make your mark, or an enthusiastic team player eager to dive into the hospitality scene, we’ve got something special for you! Check out the job offer here. 

join our crew

Join us at the absolute hotspot of the Zaanse Schans and become part of our amazing team! Ready to spice up your culinary journey? Drop by for a cup of coffee and let us hear your motivation! Or send your CV straight to info@dewalvis.nl

Chef

From crafting delicious lunch dishes for tourists visiting our terrace to catering dinners for private events, each day brings new challenges and opportunities, and your personal touch makes all the difference!

Do you have what it takes to sizzle as our head chef?

  • Experience is a must. Preferably with large groups, parties, corporate events, and tourism.
  • Flexibility and variety are your middle names.
  • Communicating with our other locations is a piece of cake for you.
  • You’re as hospitable and friendly as a summer breeze and thrive in team settings.
  • Fluent in both Dutch and English.

    In this full-time job, you’re the culinary captain, responsible for steering the ship in the kitchen and:

  • Crafting menu masterpieces
  • Navigating schedules and procurement
  • Smooth communication both internally and externally
  • You’re like a culinary radar, picking up on the needs of our guests, from terrace strollers to those renting out the joint, they come from far and wide. 

    And that’s not all! Besides joining our merry crew, here are some extra perks:

  • Gross salary ranging from €2,950 to €3,950 full-time, depending on your age and the seasoning you bring to the table
  • Enjoy a free weekend day to recharge
  • Snag a tasty 15% discount at our restaurant and sister spots: Lab-44, Brouwerij Hoop, and Café de Slager
  • Flexible hours squeezed into 4 days if you fancy
  • Get ready for a whole lot of beer tasting!
  • This is a full-time (38 hours per week) gig.

    Curious to learn more? Swing by for a cup of joe and surprise us with your motivation! Send it along with your CV to: info@dewalvis.nl

Cook

Are you an experienced independent working cook? Then we want YOU! Join us at the absolute hotspot of the Zaanse Schans and become part of our amazing team!

d’Swarte Walvis at the Zaanse Schans is on the hunt for cooks!

  • Competitive salary (between €2,250 and €3,250 on a full-time basis, depending on your age and experience)
  • 38 hours per week, with the option to work in 4 days
  • Enjoy one weekendday off
  • 15% discount at the restaurant and our other locations: Lab44, Brouwerij Hoop, and Café de Slager
  • Taste a variety of HOOP beers
  • Join our awesome crew of colleagues

Curious to learn more? Swing by for a cup of joe and surprise us with your motivation! Send it along with your CV to: info@dewalvis.nl

Dishwasher

Are you looking for a part-time gig to dive into? We’re on the lookout for a dedicated dishwasher to join our crew for 2 days a week, or even for a flexible 16-hour schedule. If you’re 16 years or older and ready to roll up your sleeves, we want to hear from you!

Open 7 days a week!

Our doors are open 7 days a week. The restaurant is open from 12 o-clock, but our Take Out is allready open at 9.30 for drinks and snacks. Be most welcome!

Open 12.00 until 22.00. We have an ‘all day menu’ with lunch untill 16.00. We open earlier for reserved meetings or other appointments.

our adress

Kalverringdijk 15
(Zaanse Schans)
1509 BT Zaandam

T  +31 75 616 56 29
E  info@dewalvis.nl

restaurant fully booked?

Is the restaurant fully booked at the time of your choice? Let us remind you that there are some other fine restaurants in Zaandam. Please check out their menu and availability.

This bistro-café is housed in a national monument from the Golden Age (1684), just across the bridge over the Zaan. It’s a lovely place for lunch, a drink or dinner and they serve more than 20 wines by the glass.

Lagedijk 7-9, Zaandijk. T +31 75 621 2340
www.cafedeslager.nl

Brewery HOOP is the largest craft brewery in the Zaan region and located in historic Zaandijk. With 16 beers on tap (more on bottle) and real pub food!

Lagedijk 69-73, Zaandijk, T +31 75 204 7000
www.brouwerijhoop.nl

Not realy in the nearness of the Zaanse Schans, but a realy nice place though. This restaurant is situated in the historical laboratory of a former weapon factory. With a lovely terrace and extensive menu.

Middenweg 44, Zaandam, T +31 20 237 4111
www.lab-44.nl