Head Chef for 5* Luxury Hotel in Co Kerry

Action Recruitment
January 9, 2022
Co Kerry, Ireland
Job Type


We have a fantastic role for an experienced Head Chef or Senior Sous Chef who enjoys cooking to a very high standard and working with local produce.

Reporting into the Executive Head Chef, we are looking for our new Head Chef to oversee the opening and daily operation of our new bistro

Some of the duties of the role will be:

  • Reporting into the Exec Head Chef, we are looking for our Head Chef to to lead and motivate a strong kitchen team in our fine bistro restaurant
  • Recruitment/training and development of new and existing staff
  • Menu planning for the restaurant
  • Sourcing the best products from local suppliers
  • To ensure and excellent GP and wastage is kept to a minimum
  • Monitor all KPI's and keep in line with budgets requirements
  • Review and monitor suppliers regularly
  • To ensure excellent HACCP is carried out throughout the kitchen and all staff are trained in this
  • To adhere to all SOPs in place in the hotel

The ideal candidate:

  • Previous experience as a Head Chef/Senior Sous Chef in a busy 4/5* hotel or upmarket restaurant
  • Experience with menu planning for restaurant and functions
  • Excellent financial acumen and has a proven track record in achieving excellent GPs and Food Costs
  • Strong culinary and creative background, and keeps up to date on industry trends
  • A good leader and motivator who can lead by example
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • Ability to produce a very high standard of food
  • Can legally work in Ireland fulltime without restrictions

In return we can offer:

  • An excellent package, negotiable for the right candidate
  • The chance to work in one of Ireland's top luxury hotels
  • Autonomy to run the restaurant and put your own stamp on the menu
  • A very supportive Exec Head Chef  & General Manager
  • We can help with temporary accommodation if you need to relocate

Salary €60k DOE


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