Head Chef

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Job description

Here at Noel Group we have a very exciting full time Head Chef role in Midleton. Our client is seeking a professional and ambitious Head Chef who has a proven background in busy 4 star hotels. You will play a principle part in the creation of new menu items and ensure a smooth running of the kitchen.

Hours: 5 days out of 7 – hours subject to business needs and business levels.

Main Duties:

  • Ensure advance preparation of the Kitchen and ensure it is in accordance with relevant SOPs
  • Develop, train and coach kitchen staff to the required standards.
  • Consistently prepare, cook and present all dishes and sauces to a high quality.
  • Ensure all dishes are prepared in a timely fashion;
  • Maintain regular communication with staff and management through meetings, discussions and handovers
  • To be aware and ensure compliance with all company policy’s regarding: Fire, Health & Safety, Hygiene, Food Hygiene, and Customer Care & Security
  • Liaise with all other Heads of Departments and Duty Managers to ensure high quality of service is always achieved
  • Work in conjunction with the General Manager & Operation Manager to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the department and overall business
  • Create and introduce new menu ideas.
  • Achieve the best gross profit levels and ensure you control wastage.
  • Maintain a GP margin in line with company expectations
  • Ensure you are controlling and keeping in like with the budget for weekly payroll and department expenditure.
  • To ensure all hygiene record- keeping is maintained.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Previous experience in a similar position, preferably in a 4* hotel environment;
  • HACCP trained and hygiene focused;
  • A professional appearance & a positive work attitude;
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a busy kitchen environment.
  • Be flexible and available to work varying shifts.

The successful Chef must be legally entitled to work variable shifts on a full-time basis in Ireland.

What do we offer?

  • Complimentary Leisure Club Membership
  • Discounts
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Free parking


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