Exclusively recruiting for an Executive Chef for Ballymaloe House Hotel

Action Recruitment
September 18, 2023
County Cork, Ireland
Job Type


Are you a passionate Executive Chef with a true love for sustainable and organic products? Do you dream of leading a kitchen that celebrates the finest local ingredients and crafts unforgettable dining experiences?
We have the right role for you!

We have an exclusive partnership with Ballymaloe House Hotel for this one-of-a-kind opportunity for an Executive Head Chef in their well-known kitchen operations.


About Ballymaloe House Hotel:

Nestled amidst the lush landscapes of County Cork, Ballymaloe House Hotel is an iconic Irish institution renowned for its commitment to sustainability, farm-to-fork excellence, and exquisite cuisine. For over half a century, they've been at the forefront of Ireland's culinary renaissance, proudly sourcing the freshest ingredients from their own organic farm and local producers. Their philosophy is simple: exceptional food, inspired by nature, created with passion.

The Role:

As the Executive Head Chef, you will be the visionary leader of their kitchen brigade, responsible for crafting culinary experiences that resonate with our commitment to sustainability. Your mission: to elevate their farm-fresh ingredients into gastronomic masterpieces that tell a story of Irish terroir and tradition.

What They Offer:

Creative Freedom: Unleash your culinary imagination and shape their menus with the freshest, seasonal, and locally sourced ingredients at your fingertips.

Sustainability at Heart: Embrace their eco-conscious ethos, working hand in hand with the organic farm team to minimize food miles and reduce waste.

Inspiring Environment: Lead a passionate and skilled team in their state-of-the-art kitchen, surrounded by the picturesque beauty of County Cork.

International Recognition: Join a culinary institution celebrated worldwide for its dedication to authentic Irish cuisine and sustainability practices.


We are looking for a chef who has the following:

  • Previous experience as an Executive Head Chef in a true fine dining property
  • A true foodie who is very passionate about locally sourced food and products served
  • Exceptional food ethos
  • Experience with Irish local and seasonal products
  • Excellent HACCP & Health & Safety
  • Ability to produce excellent cuisine in a busy kitchen environment
  • A passion for fine dining and takes great pride in their dishes


If this sounds like the right role for you, please submit your updated CV and we’ll be in touch.

Applications will close on the 2nd of October 2023.

Only applications submitted through Action Recruitment will be reviewed. This is an exclusive partnership with Ballymaloe House Hotel.

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