Deplar Farm - Eleven Experience
Deplar Farm - Eleven Experience
Deplar Farm - Eleven Experience

Sous Chef / Matreiðslumaður

Eleven Deplar Farm in Iceland is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Sous Chef to help lead our kitchen team. At Deplar Farm we strive to give our guests an 'eleven out of ten' culinary experience with an emphasis on Icelandic cooking techniques and local ingredients. This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and talented chef in one of the World's most dynamic hospitality companies. The position is full-time and is based at Deplar Farm in the north of Iceland.

Scope of work:

  • Create a unique dining experience for guests with an emphasis on Icelandic cooking techniques and local ingredients.
  • Develop and nurture an ambitious and passionate culinary team through ongoing training and leading by example.
  • Oversee day-to-day kitchen operations in collaboration with the Executive Chef.
  • Communicate professionally and efficiently with the kitchen team, as well as with all other Eleven Deplar Farm teams.
  • Work with the Executive Chef to constantly create and refine dishes and menus, incorporating dietary restrictions and preferences.
  • Deliver high quality work in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment.
  • Culinary degree or equivalent experience in luxury hotels / resorts, private yachts, private chef and/or upscale catering operations.
  • Experience working with vendors and local farmers to source quality ingredients, place orders and process invoices efficiently.
  • Demonstrated passion for working with local food, ingredients and techniques.


  • Strong focus on guest satisfaction and creating exceptional guest experiences.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Experience with Nordic / Scandinavian cuisines.

Work Requirements:

  • Focused on training and developing kitchen talent.
  • 'Hands-on' work ethic, leads by example.
  • Great organizational skills and flexibility on the job.
  • Great service attitude and communication skills, communicates proficiently in English.
  • Innovative and creative.
  • Current driver’s license
  • Lives in the north of Iceland or is willing to relocate.
Auglýsing stofnuð1. febrúar 2024
Umsóknarfrestur16. febrúar 2024
Deplar 146791, 570 Fljót