Vacancies

Every employee of The Jane is pushed daily to give the best of themselves. Guest service is the key performance indicator for Nick and his team! From the moment they enter until they leave, each guest is immersed in a unique setting and influenced by the food, the drinks, the music, the interior. In short, we strive to give each guest an experience they won't soon forget.

With about 40 employees, The Jane operates with a business structure that requires overall organization and stability. This isn't always obvious, specially since we require the absolute best from our whole team. A high level of service and an intense work pace are essential to reach our general objectives and push The Jane to the next level.

Currently The Jane is looking for eager, motivated and enthusiastic colleagues for the following positions:

FRONT OF HOUSE

Chef de Rang
Expediteur/Annonceur
Junior Sommelier
Virgin Sommelier
Host/Hostess

KITCHEN

Senior Sous Chef
Chef de Partie
Pastry Chef de Partie
Pastry Commis
Production Chef

INTERNSHIP

Kitchen & Front of House

STUDENTS/FLEXI

Commis Chef de Rang

Interested? Send your curriculum vitae to work@thejaneantwerp.com and we will contact you as soon as possible. If you have the profile we are looking for (read: you are eager to learn and willing to grow), then we will invite you for an interesting trial day.

The Jane Antwerp, Vacancies

FRONT OF HOUSE

CHEF DE RANG

To provide a unique experience to our guests at The Jane, a Front-of-House team of 14 passionate friends takes care of a professional, yet playful and dynamic service every day. We are looking for new team players to strengthen our first class team and uphold our high level service and experience. At The Jane Antwerp, we offer the opportunity to put your experience to use and share it with others. Because of the size of our team you get the opportunity to choose for an all-round function or to focus on a certain aspect within the restaurant. You will be given responsibility for your own section and together with your team members you'll ensure that the service runs smoothly.

Your profile:

  • An extremely well-groomed appearance
  • By nature you are a guest oriented person that guarantees quality and service of the highest level
  • With some experience in a similar function
  • Training in restaurant management, hotel reception, or similar is a big plus.
  • You are fluent in Dutch and have a good knowledge of English — any other language is an asset when dealing with our international guests
  • You are a team player, who is versatile and strives for a collegial team atmosphere
  • Willing to work from Thursday to Sunday

Our offer:

  • We offer you a place within an exclusive team of hospitality professionals
  • A young spirit, a dynamic atmosphere and team work, you can find with us every day
  • Full time contract
  • Fixed free days on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Apply now

 

EXPEDITOR/ANNOUNCER

To provide a unique experience to our guests at The Jane, a Front-of-House team of 14 passionate friends takes care of a professional, yet playful and dynamic service every day. Expeditors make sure the orders are being well timed cooked, so that all orders for a table are ready at the same time and make sure that once the dishes are prepared, servers run food to the table while it's warm and ready. They need an excellent sense of time management, organization, situational awareness, problem solving and unwavering calm despite circumstances.

Your tasks:

  • The use of Annoncer
  • Be a connector between Front of House and the kitchen
  • Directing and leading the service
  • Be aware of what is going on at all times

Your profile:

  • An extremely well-groomed appearance
  • You are a guest-oriented person by nature and you guarantee quality and service of the highest level
  • With some experience in a similar position
  • Knowledge of Announcer is a plus
  • When you have received training in restaurant management, hotel reception, or similar, you make a strong impression on us
  • You speak civilized Dutch and have a thorough knowledge of English
  • You are a team player who is versatile and strives for a collegial team atmosphere
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving
  • Sense of time management
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Willing to work from Thursday to Sunday

Our offer:

  • We offer you a place within an exclusive team of hospitality professionals
  • A young spirit, a dynamic atmosphere and team work, you can find with us every day
  • Full time contract
  • Fixed free days on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Apply now

 

JUNIOR SOMMELIER

As our junior sommelier you will work closely with our sommelier Trésor Vets and be responsible for various aspects of our ‘The Jane drinks experience’. You will provide a professional, yet playful and dynamic service. You support the entire team and guarantee the unique experience we want to bring our guests.

Your profile:

  • You are a versatile team player and contribute to a good work atmosphere.
  • You have (some) experience as (assistant) sommelier.
  • A sommelier or WSET certificate and/or relevant education (e.g. restaurant management) is a plus.
  • You are well aware that your appearance is a representation of the entire business. Therefore you always present yourself well-groomed.
  • You are guest-oriented and guarantee a qualitative service of the highest level.
  • You support the sommelier with the wine list, original (non-alcoholic) pairings and mixed beverages.
  • You have a thorough knowledge of English. Any additional language is an asset for our international guests. Knowledge of Dutch is not mandatory, but some notion is useful.

Our offer:

We offer you a fixed (full-time) contract. You will work four days a week, from Thurday to Sunday, and will be part of a young, motivated team of professionals, all of which driven to push their limits. 

Apply now

 

VIRGIN SOMMELIER

As our Virgin Sommelier, you will work closely with our Sommelier Trésor Vets and be responsible for various aspects of our ‘The Jane drinks experience’. This includes the classic hot and cold beverages but also helping in curating the non-alcoholic beverages. You will provide a professional, yet playful and dynamic service. You support the entire team and guarantee the unique experience we want to bring our guests.

Your profile:

  • You are a versatile team player and contribute to a good work atmosphere.
  • You have (some) experience as barista.
  • A Barista/ WSET certificate and/or relevant education (e.g. restaurant management) is a plus.
  • You are well aware that your appearance is a representation of the entire business. Therefore you always present yourself well-groomed.
  • You are guest-oriented and guarantee a qualitative service of the highest level.
  • You support the sommelier with the coffee service, original (non-alcoholic) pairings and mixed beverages.
  • You have a thorough knowledge of English. Any additional language is an asset for our international guests. Knowledge of Dutch is not mandatory, but some notion is useful.

Our offer:

We offer you a fixed (full-time) contract. You will work four days a week, from Thurday to Sunday, and will be part of a young, motivated team of professionals, all of which driven to push their limits. 

Apply now

 

HOST/HOSTESS

As a host/hostess you ensure the first warm contact with the restaurant guests, you show them around and you provide a professional point of contact during their visit. You are the most important contact person, as you leave the first and last impression on our guests. Perfect hygiene in the reception area, the right mood by means of candles, music and atmosphere, ... are your responsibility. You work together with a motivated team of hostesses, you plan the working hours and draw up the monthly schedules. Furthermore, you work closely with our reservations department to ensure the perfect flow and you are responsible for the restaurant’s merchandise.

Your profile:

  • Just graduated or already a first work experience.
  • An extremely well-groomed appearance.
  • You are by nature a guest-oriented person and you guarantee quality and service of the highest level.
  • If you have received training in restaurant management, hotel reception or the like, you will make a strong impression on us.
  • You speak Dutch in general and you have knowledge of English and French. Any additional language is of course an asset for our international guests.
  • You are a team player, who is versatile and strives for a collegial team atmosphere.
  • Organizational ability, order, tidiness, accuracy and customer-oriented thinking.
  • Being able to work independently, being punctual and having a positive mindset are very important.
  • Willing to work from Thursday to Sunday.

Our offer:

We offer you a full-time contract within an exclusive team of catering professionals. You can find a young spirit, a dynamic atmosphere and team work with us every day. Fixed working days from Thursday to Sunday and a flexible schedule with fixed days off on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

Apply now

Vacancies, The Jane Antwerp

KITCHEN

Are you the employee who'll join Nick's team?

SENIOR SOUS CHEF

As our senior sous-chef, you are co-responsible for the daily kitchen operations and organisation under the supervision of Nick Bril. You ensure the quality and freshness of products by organising and checking orders and stock. You assist in preparing dishes and guarantee their quality and consistency by following designated recipes.

Apart from your kitchen specific tasks, you also support the kitchen team by:

  • Managing the kitchen and offering the team a clear structure.
  • Monitoring them during mise-en-place, service, storing and cleaning.
  • Assisting them in their kitchen activities and preparations.
  • Supervising their appearance and personal hygiene.
  • Offering them a safe work environment in compliance with the HACCP-standards.
  • Finally, you will think actively and creatively about new dishes and will have your own responsibilities during service.

Profile:

  • You have finished hotel (management) school.
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • You can work both individually and as a team.
  • You are flexible, stress resistant and focus on solutions.
  • You can organise and lead a team.
  • You are ambitious, eager to learn and provide for the development of your colleagues.
  • You are hospitable and strive for a perfect service that exceeds our guests’ expectations.
  • You are a driven leader, willing to take his/her responsibility.
  • You are sociable and proficient in English.

What’s in it for you?

We offer you a fixed (full-time) contract in a young and motivated team of professionals, all driven to push their limits. For this challenging position, an attractive remuneration package will be determined in consultation. You will work at an inspiring place where you have the opportunity to develop both yourself and your team.

Apply now

 

CHEF DE PARTIE

As chef de partie, you are responsible for your own partie (hot or cold side) in the kitchen. You have a leadership position, but are also part of the overall team. You will be involved in the preparation of dishes on a daily basis. If you are ready for it, Nick and his chefs are always open to creative input. Together, you can make sure you have the most complete experience possible. During your service in the kitchen, you will be responsible for the work in your partie and follow the guidelines of the chef.

Your responsibilities:

  • Work closely with colleagues in the kitchen and front of house
  • Preparing dishes for lunch and dinner
  • Mise en place
  • Managing and cleaning the kitchen equipment
  • Observing safety and HACCP in the kitchen
  • Continuously innovate and strive for the perfect service for the guests

The following qualifications are required to perform this job successfully:

  • Experience within hospitality in a similar position
  • Communicative in English or Dutch
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and service minded
  • Be able to work under stress
  • Groomed appearance, neatness and accuracy
  • Solution oriented and hands on mentality
  • Willing to develop yourself
  • Being able to work in a team

Apply now

 

PASTRY CHEF DE PARTIE

Will The Jane's next dessert creation be yours?

Your Responsibilities:

  • In collaboration with Nick Bril and our pastry head chef, creating and developing of the pastry department.
  • Provide and prepare desserts, pastries, ice cream, cakes, mignardises,... for lunch and dinner
  • Mise en place
  • Managing and cleaning the kitchen equipment
  • Compliance with safety and HACCP in the kitchen
  • Working closely with colleagues in the kitchen and dining room
  • Continuously innovate and strive for the perfect service for the guests

Your profile:

  • Passion for sweet delights
  • Ability to work independently
  • Creative and innovative
  • Experience in the hospitality industry in a similar position
  • Communicative in English or Dutch
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and service minded
  • Working under pressure during services
  • Groomed appearance, neatness and accuracy
  • Solution oriented and hands on mentality
  • Willing to develop yourself
  • Can work in a team

Apply now

 

PASTRY COMMIS

The pastry commis assists the pastry chef in leading and managing all culinary activities within the pastry department, meeting set standards for quality, hygiene, productivity and guest satisfaction.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with colleagues in the kitchen and front of house, primarily with the pastry chef
  • Taking care and preparation of desserts and pastry for lunch and dinner
  • Mise en place
  • Managing and cleaning the kitchen equipment
  • Observing the safety and HACCP in the kitchen
  • Continuously innovate and strive for the perfect service for the guests

To perform this function successfully, the following qualifications are required:

  • Communicative in English or Dutch
  • Enthusiastic, flexible and service minded
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Groomed appearance, neatness and accuracy
  • Solution oriented and hands on mentality
  • Willing to develop yourself
  • Being able to work in a team

Apply now

 

PRODUCTION CHEF

As our production chef you work closely with both your kitchen and front of house colleagues. You increase the quality and continuity in the kitchen by optimizing workflows. At the same time, your efficiency lowers the pressure within the team.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Managing the cold room and storage
  • Verifying and managing the product quality
  • Following safety and HACCP measures
  • Sharing your thorough knowledge of mise-en-place and preparations with (shell)fish, vegetables and meat

To perform this function successfully, the following qualifications are required:

  • You are fluent in English
  • You are a team player who helps a team grow
  • You are willing to develop yourself as well
  • You have experience working with top-quality produce

What’s in it for you?

We offer you a fixed (full-time) contract. You will work five days a week, from Wednesday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. You will be part of a young, motivated team of professionals, all of which driven to push their limits.

Apply now

The Jane Antwerp, Vacancies

INTERNSHIP

You will gain work experience within a challenging, motivating and dynamic learning environment. You will assist the team in carrying out their tasks in a supportive manner and provide extra service to the guests.

KITCHEN

Within our restaurant's training programme, you will receive training that shapes and prepares you for a future within the restaurant sector. You will be fully included in the team and have the opportunity to gain many impressions in a short period of time. You will work with a wide range of products using various techniques and learn to work together in a large team of driven chefs.

FRONT OF HOUSE

Within your internship period, you will learn all aspects of Front of House with us. We offer you a wide range of tasks in which you will have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally. You will work on your organisational skills, order, tidiness, precision and guest-oriented thinking. A team of young professionals will guide you and ensure continuous monitoring of your (learning) path.

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STUDENTS/FLEXI

COMMIS CHEF DE RANG

You will assist the chefs de rang in the performance of their duties. Supporting the team and providing extra service to guests.

Your profile:

  • Recently graduated or already a first work experience
  • An extremely well-groomed appearance
  • You are by nature a guest-oriented person and guarantee quality and service of the highest level
  • You speak Dutch and/or English. Each additional language is obviously an asset with regard to our international guests
  • You are a team player, who is polyvalent and strives for a collegial team atmosphere
  • Organizational skills, order, neatness, accuracy and guest-oriented thinking
  • The ability to work independently, punctuality and a positive mindset are very important

Apply now

Vacancies, The Jane Antwerp
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Paradeplein 1
2018 Antwerp
Belgium
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