Head Chef

waterford, Full Time

The role Head Chef for a super restaurant in Waterford.

Are you current with the latest trends ??

Have you a flair for delivering a high quality standard of food ??

Are you looking for work life balance ?? if so read on

This award-winning restaurant/bar has been operating since 2017 and has grown into a 220-seater casual dining operation that currently operates 5 days per week (Wed-Sun), mainly evenings (our extensive A la Carte menu is offered from 2pm on a Saturday and 1pm on a Sunday);

Group bookings and functions, including smaller weddings, are becoming an increasingly important aspect of the business and continued investment in our premises is geared towards this market;

The kitchen team is anchored by our Executive Head Chef and the Head Chef role is supported by restaurant senior management, administration and HR, duty management and floor supervisers;

 

THE ROLE:

The role involves taking full responsibility for the operations, maintenance and personnel of the kitchen, including:

  • Menu planning, design, innovation and delivery;
  • Stock & produce order, supplier pricing, etc.;
  • Preparation of costed weekly rosters and achievement of agreed budgets, targets and margins;
  • To stringently maintain the HACCP system and the highest general health & safety standards;
  • Take the lead in ongoing kitchen staff management and training, including assessments and discipline;
  • Liaision and communication with management, front of house, administration personnel;
  • Participate in online and offline marketing initiatives, including content provision and updates;
  • Participate in, and contribute to, weekly management meetings;

 

THE CANDIDATE:

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Exceptional management and communication skills, ideally with experience as a Head Chef – sous chefs with adequate experience, attitude and energy will also be considered;
  • Experience in staff management and training, and the ability to motivate a young team;
  • A calm and organised demeanour and the ability to maintain this demeanour while working under pressure;
  • The ability to maintain the highest standards of dish delivery, without exception, especially at peak periods of service;
  • To create and maintain a cordial, focussed working environment for all both inside and outside the kitchen.

Assistance can be provided to source suitable accommodation.

Join Burren Amber

Apply for this Job

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 256 MB.
Email me relevant job postings and career-related updates
Our company is compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and in our capacity as Data Controller, we strictly abide by GDPR when processing personal data. By continuing you agree to our Privacy Policy and Data Retention Policy