Clondalkin, West Dublin, Full Time
Full job description
- A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an ambitious and aspiring Head Chef to lead a great team in a high-end Bistro. Within the role you will drive innovation and play a vital role in our delivery of industry leading service and award winning food.
- As Head Chef you will manage all aspects of the kitchen operation including operational, quality and administrative functions and ensure food is of the finest quality and cooked to perfection.
- It is key that you have a great understanding of seasonal / current food trends in the market and have an understanding of menu costing and how to deliver GP.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
- Prior experience as a Head Chef in a busy bistro or high-end restaurant would be advantageous.
- A degree or diploma in culinary arts or a related field is advantageous though practical experience and on-the-job training will be considered
- Is hands on and enjoys working in a fast paced environment with proven ability to control service from the front to ensure maximum results during peak periods with an unrelenting focus on quality.
- Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently and work in a fast-paced environment.
- People leadership, mentoring, coaching and development experience.
- Ability to build relationships and influence within all levels of the business.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with all hotel teams and is a confident contributor to the overall hotel strategy
- Demonstrates creativity in food presentation and a passion for creating delightful dishes
- Good time management skills to handle busy service periods and meet deadlines.
- Ability to adapt to changing priorities and handle pressure in a high-volume kitchen.
- Comprehensive knowledge of food safety regulations to maintain a clean and safe kitchen environment. Experience in dealing with EHO audits and relevant regulatory bodies.
- Flexibility to work irregular hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays, as required by business needs.
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