Recruitment for hospitality people

Job Title: Head Chef - Co. Kerry

Location: Munster

Salary: €50,000 – €55,000

Reference: CS681

Our client is searching for an experienced Head Chef to join the team of this prestigious 5* resort in Co. Kerry.

Reporting to the Executive Chef, your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
  • Construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
  • Approve and polish dishes before they reach the customer
  • Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
  • Arrange for repairs when necessary
  • Remedy any problems or defects
  • Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training chefs and other kitchen staff
  • Oversee the work of chefs and other kitchen staff
  • Estimate staff's workload and compensations
  • Maintain records of payroll and attendance
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation regulations and safety standards
  • Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers.

Requirements include:

  • Proven experience as head chef in a 5 star environment is desirable
  • Degree in Culinary science or related certificate is desirable
  • Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management is essential
  • Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progresses within the kitchen department
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Up-to-date with culinary trends and optimized kitchen processes
  • Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Credentials in health and safety training 

If this sounds like the ideal role for you and you posses the necessary skills and experience, be sure to send your application today!

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