Head chef IKEA Hotell Älmhult

  • Älmhult, Sweden
  • Full-time

Company Description

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 Älmhult AB is a holding company and forms a company group with IKEA Museum, IKEA Hotell, IKEA Property AB. We are an independent entity within the Inter IKEA Group. 

With a unique role to support the positioning of “IKEA in Älmhult”, IKEA Älmhult AB, together with IKEA Museum, IKEA Hotell, IKEA Property AB in collaborations with many others, works to secure the development of Älmhult as an attractive and great place. A place where I want to work, live and visit, today and tomorrow. 

Job Description

We are looking for our future Head Chef to join our team. We want to develop and expand our position on the market and therefore we are looking for an innovative and driven person. In the role you will be responsible for the business and the people in the kitchen at IKEA Hotell. The Head Chef will be leading a team of 10-15 co-workers. The Head Chef reports to the Food and Beverage Manager at IKEA Hotell. 


The purpose of the role:  

  • Contribute to a positive experience for our guests by leading and coaching the kitchen team 
  • Be responsible for developing and securing an attractive and sustainable range in the IKEA Hotell restaurant  
  • Ensure that the food that leaves the kitchen meets our high standards of quality
  • Secure the daily operations 
  • Lead, offer, plan and perform of major events and activities 
  • Be responsible for purchasing and the budget of the function 
  • Build a strong partnership with both internal and external stakeholders 
  • Secure a great work environment 


You must have a true passion for food!

As a leader you have strong management and leadership in line with IKEA Culture & Values and create an open and inclusive environment in your organisation. You lead by example in your everyday work. 

We expect that you have at least two years of leadership experience of similar business. You are driven, forward-thinking with a can-do mentality and see opportunities rather than obstacles.  

Additional Information

We offer you the opportunity to work in a growing company with a solid business idea. You will get the opportunity to further develop your professional skills in your daily work, and to work in an environment where people and the community are central values. 

The position is permanent on full time and is located in Älmhult, Sweden. The working hours are flexible and there will be some job in weekends. If you have any questions regarding the role you are welcome to contact Food and Beverage Manager Niklas Persson, phone +4672-362 77 71  [email protected] Questions regarding the recruitment, please contact People & Culture Leader Carl Stigmar [email protected]  

Interviews will take place on an ongoing basis so don´t hesitate to apply today, and no later than 30 September 2021. 

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. http://www.inter.ikea.com/ 

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