A la Carte Chefs

A la Carte Chefs

Tampere, Orivesi, Turku
Employment type
Fixed-term, Full-time
Deadline for applications

Are you looking for a new exciting adventure in the gastronomy field? The happiest country in the world is looking for you! Finland has been awarded the title of The Happiest Country in the World and now Barona can offer you the opportunity to have your very own piece of happiness and attractive work opportunities with a high quality of life. Our present job offer will help you in advancing your career - all the needed information below:

We are looking for A la Carte Chefs for service/ gas stations in various locations in Finland (Tampere, Turku, and others). These service stations are well-known everywhere in Finland and are undoubtedly one of the most popular casual restaurants in the country, serving high-quality food to customers on the road. The stations offer a large variety of services for every customer’s needs and are located by the most active highways and urban areas in Finland.


  • Working in service station restaurants
  • Various locations in the Tampere area (Orivesi, Toijala, and others)
  • Preparation of a la carte menus
  • Ensure the standards of the portions prepared
  • Possible rotating through different stations
  • Working in a fast-paced environment, but with very nice teammates which will turn every working day into joy and pleasure :)
  • Other possible duties ( daily inventories, warehouse monitoring during the shift, maintaining cleanliness in the kitchen and at your station...)
  • Working language: English


  • A genuine passion for cooking
  • Knowledge of cooking techniques, knife skills, and time management
  • Relevant educational background
  • Relevant work experience in a similar position is an advantage
  • Communicative English level (min. B1)
  • Great team player skills
  • Proactive attitude and willingness to learn every day
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment


  • Fixed-term employment contract, with the possibility of prolonging
  • Salary: according to TES + extras for working evening and night shifts
  • Working schedule: 112,5h per three weeks
  • Possibility of additional shifts and extra hours
  • Start date: upon agreement
  • Multi-cultural environment
  • A friendly and fun working environment
  • We encourage work-life balance
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Relocation and accommodation assistance, if needed (single room, approximate price 350-400 €/month)

The service stations restaurants offer home-cooked food, a wide selection of sweet and savory dishes with all-day breakfast, daily lunch buffet, pizzas, burgers, and à la carte dishes. Most of the food products are made using Finnish ingredients. The busiest times are lunchtime, weekend and the most popular vacation times are summers, autumn break, Christmas, Easter, and winter break. Some of the stations offer 24/7 service to their customers.

Still, hesitating? Here are 10 reasons to become a chef at Barona:

  • Our Chefs will be paid for every hour they work
  • Our Chefs will have a work-life balance
  • Our Chefs will have full support
  • Our Chefs will remember why they wanted to become professional chefs
  • Our Chefs will always have the opportunity to learn
  • Our Chefs will have a personalized induction
  • Our Chefs will always be fully prepped for every job
  • Our Chefs' feedback and opinions will be valued
  • Our Chefs will raise the standards across the hospitality industry
  • Our Chefs will become part of a team

If you're ready to embark on this opportunity, don't miss your chance and send your application directly to our job advertisement!


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