Work at ODEON Zurich

The ODEON in Zurich is legendary. It opened its doors over 100 years ago and still exudes its classic Viennese coffeehouse atmosphere today. Would you like to continue writing the ODEON story? Do you love a diverse workday and a bustling atmosphere?

The legend in the heart of Zurich

History has been written at ODEON for over 100 years. Once the second home of avant-garde intellectuals, the Café Bar today is a venue for anyone in need of a quiet break from the hectic pace outside – set in the heart of Zurich: in timeless architecture and with lots of warm hospitality. By the way, did you know that the "Cüpli" was invented in the ODEON? Here you can find more interesting facts about the oldest café bar in the city of Zurich.


Interesting facts about the ODEON

  • Founded in 1911 as Grand Café ODEON
  • Origin of the "Cüpli", the champagne in a glass
  • House classics: beef tartare and ODEON Club Sandwich
  • Continuous warm cuisine
  • 60 seats inside - 80 seats outside
Your benefits at ODEON

50 % discount – in all Fred Tschanz hotels and restaurants

Work and do community service at the same time

Central locations, short commute, more from life!

Loyalty bonus: ZVV abonnement, 6th week of vacation or cash

CHF 1'000.– reward for each successful employee referral

Legendary parties for a unique team spirit

Impressions from ODEON

Time seems to have stood still at the ODEON - although life is almost always buzzing here. The unique atmosphere attracts the most diverse personalities and makes the ODEON a unique place to work. Here you can find some impressions from the legendary Café Bar. Would you like to be part of this spirit?

Frequently asked questions about our jobs

How does the application process work at ODEON?

  1. Check if you have sent all documents (resume, references, etc.). We like completeness! After uploading your application, you will receive a confirmation by mail from us.
  2. In order for us to review your application, we need a little time. In any case, you will hear from us within the next 10 days.
  3. If you meet all the requirements, we will invite you to a first interview. After the interview, we offer you the opportunity to do a trial day.
  4. Congratulations! After the trial day you will receive a concrete offer from us. We are happy to have you on board and you will receive a detailed introductory program from us.

What career opportunities are available at ODEON?

With us, there are plenty of opportunities to advance professionally and climb the career ladder. It depends on the area and the job, of course, but do not worry - we will not leave you in the dark.

We will discuss together which further training opportunities are best suited for you and how we can promote you in a targeted manner. Because teamwork counts for us, and that includes your career planning. So let's climb the ladder together and conquer the world!

How many weeks of vacation do I have at ODEON?

Every employee has 5 weeks of vacation with us. In the second year, you benefit from our loyalty program - you have the option of an additional week of vacation, a ZVV pass or a cash payment. You decide!

Do you have your own cash register or a central one?

Every waiter and waitress has their own station and bills independently. Of course you can keep the tip at the ODEON 😉.

Your contact person at ODEON

Do you have any questions about our vacancies or about ODEON in general? I am the managing director and will be happy to help you - by e-mail or phone.

Portrait of Hans Jürgen Schlatzer

Hans Jürgen Schlatzer

Managing Director

We are a "Great Place To Work" - officially! The Fred Tschanz Group has been awarded the certification for very good workplaces. An appreciation that means a lot to us. Because we know: Our companies are only as good as the people who work there.