Chef in Thon Hotel Kirkenes


Thon Hotels is one of the largest hotel chains with approximately 2,300 employees. Headquartered in Oslo and the hotel chain has 66 hotels in Norway and five in Brussels, one in Sweden and one in Rotterdam. Thon Hotels have also several apartments for rent in Norway and Belgium. The chain is part of the Olav Thon Group and is divided into three concepts: Thon Budget, Thon City and Thon Conference – different hotels for different occasions. The values of Thon Hotels are: Local, Unpretentious, Professional and Enthusiastic.

Thon Hotel Kirkenes was opened on 3rd May 2010, and is the largest conference hotel in Kirkenes, with 143 modern rooms and a capacity for 300 conference guests. The hotel is located on the quay side in the town centre of Kirkenes with wonderful views of the fjord. We have a fantastic restaurant, and we are strongly engaged in the local community. We have been on TripAdvisor 25 list of Norways best hotels every year since we opened in 2010.

Our restaurant has a panorama view over the fjord and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. We have a banquet capacity of 300 persons and is the largest conference hotel in town. Kirkenes is a stones throw away from Russia and Finland and can offer most of the activites of a larger city. Sør-Varanger is a border municipality and is preparing for investmenst of several billion Norwegian kroner over the next years. Norwegian recidents can enjoy reduced loans from the Norwegian Student Grant Scheme and the Finnmarks tax system will give you less tax. Kirkenes is the centre of the Barents Region.



  • quality
  • Food delivery
  • IK-Mat
  • Shift work covering Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Banquets. Both A’la Carte and Buffet


  • Fagbrev / Completed apprentice ship
  • Previous experience in similar positions

We are looking for a person who:

  • Is solution oriented and flexible
  • Creative and decisive
  • Has good communication skills
  • Has an inbourne „that will be no issue“ attitude
  • can identify with our values: Local, Casual, Proffessionel and Engaged
  • Must be able to communicate in English
  • A scandinavian language is an advantage
  • Russian is an advantage

We can offer:

  • good working conditions
  • a challenging position in one of Norways leading hotel chains with career opportunities both nationally and internationally
  • good staff rates in Thon Hotels

Our vision is: „Thon Hotels will change the experience of being a guest at a hotel“, we will go the extra mile to make sure that the guest will be seen, heard and understood.

Apply for the positions through our electronic form, which you will find on this page. References and Letters of recommendations will be asked for if needed.

Where to apply: Online applicaiton

Application deadline: 31.05.2015

For more information contact: Steffen Mong, Tel: +47 78 97 10 55, Mobile +47 48 10 83 66, Email:

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