Head Chef

Salary: €60,000 Location: Waterford Experience: 2 -3 years of experience Job no: WF678Job Status: Hospitality

We are presently recruiting a Head Chef for our 4* hotel client in County Waterford. The Hotel and its Restaurants offers modern cuisine and  is a popular choice for hotel residents and locals alike.  The Hotel has a well-established kitchen team and you will be tasked with managing and mentoring the team and developing menus and maintaining the exceptional standard of food.


  • Control and direct the food preparation process and any other relative activities
  • Construct menus with new or existing culinary creations ensuring the variety and quality of the servings
  • Approve and polish dishes before they reach the customer
  • Plan orders of equipment or ingredients according to identified shortages
  • Be fully in charge of hiring, managing and training chefs and other kitchen staff
  • Oversee the work of chefs and other kitchen staff
  • Maintain records of payroll and attendance
  • Foster a climate of cooperation and respect between co-workers


  • Proven experience as head chef in a 5 star environment is desirable
  • Degree in Culinary science or related certificate is desirable
  • Exceptional proven ability of kitchen management is essential
  • Ability in dividing responsibilities and monitoring progresses within the kitchen department
  • Good understanding of useful computer programs (MS Office, restaurant management software, POS)
  • Credentials in health and safety training

This is a full time position, market salary rates apply based on experiences and in the region of €60,000 along with Employee discounts , 20 days annual leave, Staff accommodation if need are also offered. For further information please forward your CV directly to me or alternatively feel free to call.

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