Join the family

At Kanteen25, we celebrate good food, connection, young talent, and quality. Every day, our team demonstrates just that by bringing good food to our guests with love and care. We’re always looking for kind and open-minded people with a genuine love for food and cultural heritage to join our team, engage guests, and celebrate good food and the positive impact it can have. We depend on each team member to create an easygoing and exciting food experience for our guests.

Nothing excites us more than to help our guests realize how good food can truly connect us all. That’s why it’s not just food that matters at Kanteen25—we think of our people as a family. We’re the Kanteen25 family. Join us!

To apply for any open position, please send an email to info@kanteen25.nl.


We’re looking for skilled and creative Bartenders/Baristas looking to fulfill a vital role in our restaurant. We expect you to be professional, highly energetic, have excellent communication skills, and the ability to serve classic drinks and exciting new beverages to our guests. Bartenders/Baristas greet guests, learn about their preferences, answer questions, prepare and serve beverages. You must be able to work quickly and meticulously under pressure.

Your responsibilities:

  • Welcoming guests and listening to people to determine beverage preferences, making recommendations, and taking drink orders
  • Planning drink menus and informing guests about new beverages and specials
  • Selecting and mixing ingredients, garnishing glasses, and serving beverages to customers
  • Checking identification to make sure guests are the legal age to purchase alcohol
  • Taking inventory and ordering supplies to make sure the bar and tables are well-stocked
  • Handling cash, credit, and debit card transactions, ensuring charges are accurate and returning correct change to patrons, balancing the cash register
  • Maintaining a clean work area by removing trash, cleaning the bar, and washing glasses, utensils, and equipment
  • Developing new cocktail recipes
  • Adhering to all sanitation, safety, and food preparation laws
  • Welcoming guests and listening to people to determine beverage preferences, making recommendations, and taking drink orders

Bartender/Barista requirements:

  • Bartending experience preferred
  • Proficient with bar equipment and appliances
  • Dexterous, consistent, and precise
  • Enjoys working in a collaborative restaurant
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • Clear and effective communicator
  • Extremely organized and high attention to detail
  • Able to work extended hours at night or during weekends

We are looking for skilled Waiters to take orders and deliver food and beverages to our guests. Waiters should be able to uplift the dining experience for our guests. We are looking for professionals who will have the patience, personality, and perseverance to thrive in this role.

Your responsibilities:

  • Greet and escort guests to their tables
  • Present menu and provide detailed information when asked (for example, about portions, ingredients or potential food allergies)
  • Prepare tables by setting up linens, silverware, and glasses
  • Inform guests about the day’s specials
  • Offer menu recommendations upon request
  • Upsell additional products when appropriate
  • Take accurate food and drinks orders, using a POS ordering software, order slips or by memorization
  • Check guests’ IDs to make sure they meet minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages
  • Communicate order details to the kitchen staff
  • Serve food and drink orders
  • Check dishes and kitchenware for cleanliness and presentation and report any problems
  • Arrange table settings and maintain a tidy dining area
  • Deliver checks and collect bill payments
  • Carry dirty plates, glasses, and silverware to kitchen for cleaning
  • Meet with restaurant staff to review daily specials, changes on the menu and service specifications for reservations (for example, parties)
  • Follow all relevant health department regulations
  • Provide excellent customer service to guests

Waiter requirements:

  • Proven work experience as a Waiter
  • Hands-on experience with cash register and ordering information system (for example, UnTill POS or Lightspeed POS)
  • Basic math skills
  • Attentiveness and patience for guests
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Active listening and effective communication skills
  • Team spirit
  • Flexibility to work in shifts and during weekends