Jobs in Senses restaurant

Fine-dining restaurant Senses is listed in the Lekker500 and has a top ranking on TripAdvisor. On the ranking list Best Fine dining restaurants in the Netherlands 2017 from Tripadvisor we hold position 9. For 2 years we are listed in the top 10 of the Amsterdam luxury restaurants.

Senses restaurant is a part of The Albus Hotel.  A 4-star superior design hotel in the heart of Amsterdam, near Rembrandt Square and Munt. The Albus offers 75 newly renovated rooms. Senses restaurant serves breakfast (designated team), lunch and dinner and offers all-day room service.

At Senses restaurant and the Albus Hotel, the Management provides the best service not only to our customers, but also to all our staff. We train and support our staff at every level to create a winning team and celebrates success. This means you will be working for a company which strive to ensure that every guest gets an overload of attention and go out the door with a fantastic experience. This is wat we called; “creating a sense of bliss."

The team at Senses restaurant and the Albus is young, international and especially highly motivated to provide our guests an unique and memorable stay. We are constantly looking for people and offer many possibilities to develop your talents. Food & Beverage specialists for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as well as trainees (BOL and BBL) for both departments; service and kitchen. It’s all up to you.


Senses restaurants offers:

  • Excellent primary- and secondary working conditions

  • An interesting job on a full-time and/or Part time basis

  • A pleasant and friendly working environment where own initiative is appreciated

  • Personal training and development

  • Inhouse Experience

If you are interested in a career at Senses restaurant, we like to receive your CV, photo and application letter via taco@albushotel.com.


Actual career opportunities:



We are looking for an experienced restaurant manager. Your main responsibility is to make sure that every guest gets a perfect service and leaves Senses with a fantastic lunch or dining experience.

 Your tasks:

  • Managing the team for lunch and dinner.

  • Contributing role as a host; welcoming guests and providing top service.

  • Work closely with the Chief Cook by evaluating and adjusting on a daily basis.

  • Assembling the wine list and wine matching arrangements with the menus.

  • Based on experience and following trends and developments in the market, make proposals for improvements and changes

  • Personnel organization: recruitment, planning (schedules), timesheets and training.

  • Handling of requests and reservations

  • Monitoring cost control.

 So far, so good? Read a little further ...


We expect from you:

  • MBO / HBO degree in Hospitality

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a (assistant)manager in a fine-dining

  • Fluent in English (a second foreign language is a plus).

  • Living in the Amsterdam region.

  • Wine knowledge and passion for gastronomy.

  • A flexible attitude, willing to work variable shifts'.

  • Innovative and creative.



Are you looking for a dynamic environment where you have the possibility for showing initiative and personal development? Do you see yourself working in a modern, stylish and fine dining restaurant in the heart of Amsterdam? Do you have a hands-on mentality? Then this may be your next job!

We expect from you:

  • Experience in a fine-dining restaurant

  • A flexible attitude, willing to work in vairabel shifts.

  • Wine knowledge and passion for gastronomy.

  • A flexible attitude, willing to work variable shifts'.

  • Living in the Amsterdam area


Your tasks:

  • Compose the wine list and combine wine arrangements with the changing tasting menus.

  • You can think 'out of the box' in your choices and do not immediately go for the familiar names. You like to think along in the total concept of Senses restaurant.

  • Primarily you take care of the wines during the service. Wine pairing ensures the ultimate experience of the tasting menu. You advise our guests in this.

  • In addition, you have a cooperative role as host / hostess; receiving guests and delivering top service.

  • Maintain guest contact, actively ask for feedback about quality and service.

  • Based on experience and following trends and developments in the market, keep the winelist update

So far, so good? Read on ...

We expect from you:

  • You are a Sommelier graduate (SWEN3)

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a fine-dining restaurant

  • Speaks and writes fluently English (a second foreign language is an advantage).

  • Passion for gastronomy. 


What are you going to do?

Together with the entire Front Office and Reservation team you will ensure that all guests of the Albus have an unforgettable stay in and around the hotel. You do this by contacting the guests before, during and after their stay.

You are the contact person between our guests and the hotel. You create a personal atmosphere by welcoming guests. You are responsible to exceed the expectations of the guests, by finding out what the guest finds important and responding to them.

You also managing all reviews on various Review sites such as Tripadvisor.

Your responsibilities:

By providing "a sense of bliss", you try to approach each guest in person and guarantee a special stay, you act as a point of contact for both the team and the guest;

  • Assisting our guests in a friendly, efficient and professional manner during their stay in the Albus
  • You consider the specific wishes of the guest and communicate this to the various departments;
  • You handle any complaints and follow them up;
  • You control guest rooms and you take care of the different VIP treatments;
  • You keep guest profiles up to date
  • You handle suggestions from our guests and follow them up
  • You follow up all reports via review sites and act upon them if desired.
  • Support the reception department where necessary

We expect from you:

  • A completed MBO/HBO education within the Hospitality
  • Experience within a FO team in a 4 or 5-star hotel
  • Knowledge of Fidelio Suite 8 or comparable PMS system
  • Speaks and writes fluent English (Dutch or any other foreign language is an advantage)
  • Broad knowledge about the city of Amsterdam
  • Good communicative skills
  • A flexible attitude, willing to work in changing services
  • Resident in the Amsterdam region

Look no further and apply! Mail your CV with a passport photo and letter of motivation to taco@albushotel.com


Your responsibilities

  • Contributing to the daily operation within the reception team at the Albus, both managing and hands on.
  • In the absence of the FO Manager you are ultimately responsible
  • You support colleagues in the daily operation
  • As a teacher/coach, you train the new trainees
  • Taking care of the VIP’s and their associated programs.
  • You monitoring the social media of the hotel actively.
  • Administrative tasks such as registration of cash transactions and payments, checking reservations and handling guest requests and reservations via email. 

We expect from you:

  • MBO / HBO education in the Hospitality
  • Experience within an FO team in a 4 or 5 star hotel
  • Knowledge of Fidelio Suite 8 PMS or similar system
  • Fluent in Dutch and English (a second foreign language is a plus)
  • Knowledge of the city of Amsterdam
  • An entrepreneurial and commercial attitude
  • Good communicative skills
  • A flexible attitude, willing to work in variable shifts
  • Active and inquisitive attitude
  • Living in the Amsterdam region



For our motivated breakfast team, we are looking for a flexible (part time) colleague for 3 to 5 mornings a week. The Albus serves a "blissful breakfast" every morning, a buffet full of delicious and healthy products to start the day with. As a breakfast waitress you welcome the hotel guests and escort them to their table. You take care of the cleanliness of the breakfast room and the presentation and quality of the breakfast buffet. You work alternately in the kitchen and prepare the hot and cold dishes.

The Albus also offers the "blissful breakfast" as room service, so you also assist in preparing and bringing these orders to the hotel rooms. 

Job requirements

  • Experience as a breakfast employee in a 4 or 5 star hotel is an advantage
  • Attention to detail
  • Knowledge of the Dutch and / or English language in word and writing
  • A flexible attitude
  • An extremely service-oriented mentality

Is this your job then look no further and apply. Mail your CV with a passport photo and letter of motivation to taco@albushotel.com.

Look no further and apply! Mail your CV with photo and motivation letter to taco@albushotel.com 




Look no further and apply! Mail your CV with photo and motivation letter to taco@albushotel.com. If you have not received an invitation within 5 working days, unfortunately you will not be selected for an interview.


As hotel, we don’t have a parking garage ourselves. However, there are several options to park your car.

  • At the Albus hotel, we offer valet parking by WeParc at lower rates compared to the local parking lots. €40 a day, for every consecutive 24 hours it's €25. Simply email your name, phone number, license plate, and check-in date and time and we'll make sure a driver will be waiting for you at the front entrance to park your car. Your car will be parked by WeParc and not by the staff of the Albus.
  • You can also park your car at Parking The Bank: 5-minute walking distance from the hotel located on the Amstelstraat 12. We have discount vouchers for our guests, parking for 24 hours costs € 36, parking for 8 hours € 30 and parking for 4 hours € 15. Pick up your discount voucher at the reception, all parking tickets should be paid at the garage. 
  • Another option is parking at the P+R locations just outside the city center for €8 per 24 hours (on weekends even from € 1). The metro, line 52 takes you to the hotel in just 10 minutes. Get off at the Vijzelgracht or Rokin stop. From there it is about an 8-minute walk. The P+R locations sell discounted public transport tickets.


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The Albus
Vijzelstraat 49
1017 HE Amsterdam
The Netherlands