May 06, 2021


In April 2016, Jacob Jan Boerma opened his restaurant The White Room in NH Collection Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky. After which the restaurant was soon awarded a first Michelin star at the end of 2017! The fine-dining restaurant has seating for 60 guests and serves both lunch and dinner. The name The White Room is derived from the former name of 'De Witte Zaal', the name given to the restaurant when it first opened in 1885. The space is a monument and is said to be one of the Amsterdam's oldest restaurants is in its original state. The history and future are linked, combined with the modern styling of this unique restaurant.

What are you going to do?

In the role of Sommelier you are the link between the kitchen and the service and you provide a subtle and personal service. Together with the Chef de Cuisine you know how to surprise our guests time and again with a unique wine list and your advice in wine-food combinations. Through your experience you will be able to look for new, challenging combinations of dishes and wines. You know how to enthuse everyone and let our guests walk out the door pleasantly surprised. Your ultimate goal is to have the guests return to The White Room of course! In addition, your advice goes further than just The White Room, you will also help our restaurant Grand Café Krasnapolsky with your advice for their wine list.

Who are you?

You have an affinity with wine and you are a certified Sommelier. You have the necessary work experience as a Sommelier and preferably in a fine-dining / Michelin star restaurant. You can connect with a diverse audience: you know what the “talk of the town” is, you are creative and you are aware of culinary innovations. You know what it means to work in a Michelin star restaurant and love to generate and implement ideas together with the team. You have good organizational and communication skills and are fluent in the English language; a second foreign language is desired, but not a must.

What do we offer you?

In this position you work for NH Hotel Group; a professional and international hotel chain. We understand all too well that people make the difference and this is reflected in the excellent employment conditions we offer our employees:

  • Special employee rate for your weekend breaks in NH hotels worldwide and a 30% discount on F&B!
  • Invite your friends and family for discounted weekend breaks in NH hotels worldwide.
  • Do you work on a public holiday; then you will get an extra day off from us!
  • NH University: excellent training and (international) development opportunities.
  • Good career opportunities: all NH employees have priority over internal vacancies worldwide!
  • We care about your health and therefore offer a discount on collective health insurance and on financial services, a “bicycle plan” and discounts at various gyms!

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