Job Title: Head Chef

Location: Dublin

Salary: €75,000 – €80,000

Reference: MC1769

This stylish city-centre favourite has developed a strong reputation for culinary excellence, focusing on the best of modern Irish fine-dining. They now seek a highly talented Head Chef to be a part of their management team. This role requires experience in corporate dining and weddings/events as well as traditional restaurant lunch and dinner service. Further responsibilities include:

  • Management of kitchen team (rotas, training, daily operations…)
  • Promote and develop new menu ideas with strong emphasis on local, seasonal cooking
  • Manage all Health & Safety, Food Hygiene Standards and kitchen controls. Identify and ensure training where necessary
  • Actively seek out customer comment and feedback through face to face contact during service times
  • Deal with suppliers, monitoring expenditure and food cost targets
  • Stock control and stock takes

The ideal candidate will be an innovative, creative and dynamic Head Chef with a demonstrable passion for food. Must be good under pressure with expert organisational skills. Further attributes include:

  • Steady background in upmarket / fine-dining destinations
  • Previous volume banqueting experience 
  • Extensive knowledge of good food handling, food standards and presentation, including HACCP regulations and food safety management systems
  • Excellent leadership, organisational, communication and motivational skills
  • Thorough knowledge of kitchen management
  • Experience of menu design and implementation and food costing
  • Proven experience in the admin and finance side of running of a busy kitchen

Benefits with this role include:

  • Service charge
  • Parking
  • Pension plan upon competition of probation

If you want to work with a highly committed team who is passionate about showcasing the best of modern Irish cuisine and takes great pride in their workplace, this could be the perfect fit!