Head Chef

Job description

We are currently seeking to recruit a Head Chef to work under the Executive Head Chef in the kitchen brigade at Seafield Hotel & Spa Resort.

As Head Chef you will lead the team, devising innovative and creative new menus with the Executive Chef, and oversee the Cost control and H&S related matters within the Kitchen.

This is a rare opportunity to join our Newly Refurbished Resort, and to work with some excellent senior management.

The Candidate:

  • A minimum of 3 years' experience in a 4/5 star hotel establishment. (although may suit an ambitious Sous Chef/Executive Sous Chef ready to take the next step in their career)
  • Driven to succeed in executing a seamless service in busy banqueting/casual dining/fine dining environments.
  • Natural leader with experience managing, mentoring and developing teams.
  • A highly motivated, dynamic, enthusiastic individual with a creative flair.
  • Full working knowledge of HACCP regulations.
  • Fluency in English (written and oral)

Main Responsibilities:

  • Preform duties assigned by the Executive Chef to include the preparation, cooking and presentation of dishes.
  • Will support the Executive Chef in effectively managing the department and contributing to the success of the Resort.
  • Abide by the Resort's HACCP procedures and complete all documentation as required.
  • Training, monitoring and guiding the kitchen team.
  • Monitoring standards, cost control, stock control, stock rotation and day to day efficiency of the kitchens.
  • Be flexible in your approach to working hours and rosters, weekend and midweek shifts are required.
  • Deal with guest/customer complaints in a professional and efficient manner ensuring guest satisfaction at all times.

In return we offer excellent employee benefits including:

  • Excellent salary (€48K) available for the right candidate.Based on a 39 hour working week.
  • Continual training and development
  • Discounted Spa & Accommodation Rates
  • Career progression opportunity
  • Free Staff Meals on shift
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Gym Membership
  • Employment Assistance Programme - a confidential employee benefit designed to help you deal with personal and professional problems that could be affecting your home life or work life, health and general EAP service provides a complete support network that offers expert advice and compassionate guidance 24/7, covering a wide range of issues.

Head Chef


Mar 30, 2023

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Are you available for a mix of midweek and weekend shifts?

Do you possess fluent English (Both Oral & Written) ?

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