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Executive Chef for an independently owned 4* Hotel - SW Ireland 

Vacancy Reference: EC6047
Vacancy Title:Executive Chef for an independently owned 4* Hotel - SW Ireland
The Company:
This award-winning destination hotel has been recently refurbished, alongside its luxury 90 bedrooms it also boasts extensive grounds including a stunning organic garden and spa facilities. As well as being a popular wedding venue the resort is also well-established as a premier conference and events centre.
Vacancy Description:

The ideal candidate will have the skills and experience to:

Manage a large team effectively, the operation is very busy with large scale events, so a highly organized mentoring chef is imperative for this role.

  • Enforce the highest possible standards of work within the kitchen
  • Manage the roster ensuring proper coverage is provided to suit the demands of the business
  • Training, developing and recruiting the team. 
  • Manage the maintenance of the kitchen and plan the kitchen layouts to the highest standards
  • Ensure food costs are managed in a responsible way
  • Work with our gardening team to ensure food plan is implemented
  • Collaborate with our social media team to tell our food story
  • Engage in events that help recruit, promote, and engage with our community
  • Manage the team in a proactive way, developing progression plans for full time staff
  • Ensure the production is controlled, costed, and fit for purpose
  • Monitor, adapt and manage the HACCP plans for the whole kitchen
  • Refine the kitchen structure to maximise the efficiency of the department and constantly plan the manpower requirements of the department
  • Build links with chef training colleges, attracting chef talent across Europe and beyond
  • Organise the daily running of the kitchen by facilitating daily department meetings, weekly kitchen management meetings and induction of new team members

About you:

The ideal candidate would have:

Previous background within the 4/5 * hotel sector

Excellent communication and organisational skills

A calm, professional demeanour  and a passion for delivering great products

Great people skills and experience of managing large teams

Would require own transport as in stunning rural location and 15 mins drive from nearest town

Salary & Benefits:
70 - 75k Euros per annum
70 - 75k Euros per annum
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