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Waiter/Waitress at IKEA Hotel in Älmhult

Älmhult, Kronoberg Food & Restaurant Part Time

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Company description

It was in Älmhult that it once began and where we are now facing a new exciting future in the heart of the IKEA world with Småland's largest and unique IKEA hotel. Do you want to join us on a journey beyond the ordinary?

IKEA Hotell is in the heart of IKEA, Älmhult. We have been here since 1964 and was built for IKEAs customer to stay a bit longer. Now, about 50 years later we are a business hotel with around 40 coworkers. We welcome guests from near and far. We are serving meatballs, making beds, and acts as the natural meeting place and social hub in Älmhult. Now, with greater capacity than ever we fully focus on the needs of our guests!
The restaurant can hold up to about 200 guests and we are serving both breakfast, lunch and dinner. We get our inspiration from the Scandinavian cuisine and our raw materials from the larder of Småland. Whenever possible, we use organic products to provide you with a tasty and satisfying culinary experience.

Job description

In the role as a waiter/waitress it’s important for you to feel confident in taking initiative for customer contact. You like to maximize sales and profitability and to reach goals together with the rest of the team. You are flexible and open for changes and takes great responsibility in us succeeding. You have a passion for culinary experiences. One of the most important part of the job is to give the guests a positive experience at IKEA Hotel. Truly great service is built on a genuine desire to please and satisfy the guest. If you have a service mind-set, you will understand the importance of what you do and how it impacts our guests.

Our guests will visit us during evenings and weekends. For us, this means that we work together to make this possible because, apart from daytime, we work regularly in the evenings, weekends and early mornings. When the hotel and restaurant are full of guests, they should be met by employees who love the extra pulse and the higher pace that comes with the job.


About you

Your personality is of great importance to us. You are service minded, sympathizing, outgoing, innovative, curious, stress resistant, a team player and have a genuine interest in the restaurant business. We are looking for a co-worker that acts as an ambassador for IKEA, shares IKEAs values and greets our guests with a big smile!

You are used to work independently and dares to challenge us in existing ways of working. You must enjoy meeting our guests and is keen on satisfying their needs, even before it arises! You value the guests and their business, thinking, what else can I do to make this guest feel special? We all know traveling can be tiring, and full of unexpected events, so helping a guest to feel like they are coming home is very important.

You speak and write fluently both in Swedish and English. Additional language skills is a merit. Experience in the restaurant business and relevant education is a merit.

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What we offer

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 employment we offer is Part time.

Start time is as soon as possible and evening and weekend shift is included. If you have any questions about the employment you are welcome to contact recruiting manager Veronica Andersen by mail,

Apply no later than 31 March 2020

Welcome with your application today! We look forward to getting to know you more!

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.