Chef de Partie The Castle Cafe

  • Location: The Castle Cafe Blackrock Castle, Blackrock, Cork
  • Contact info: +353 21 4357911 ·
  • Employment type: Full-time

Join our award winng team as a Chef de Partie at The Castle Café!
The Castle is a family friendly café and restaurant located in the grounds of the stunning and historic Blackrock Castle recently accredited as a Great Place To Work. Our kitchen uses the best local ingredients to create delicious dishes for our guests and we even have our own greenhouse for produce.  Our bar serves a wide range of drinks including our own brewed beer and our own coffee blend alongside selected wines & delicious cocktails. We provide great value in an unforgettable setting with friendly service always.

Your average day will include:

  • Consistently meeting & aiming to exceed guest expectations.
  • Preparation, cooking and serving of menu items as directed by kitchen management.
  • Responding quickly to requests from colleagues & managers whilst being accurate & approachable.
  • Maintaining a professional image at all times.
  • Keeping your workspace clean, organised & sanitised throughout your shift.
  • Following procedures as laid out by manager and in training.
  • Passover to colleague on following shift.
  • Recording HACCP.
  • Opening and closing the kitchen.
  • Training of junior chefs.
  • Supervision of junior chefs and kitchen porters.
  • Ensuring the kitchen operates as it should in the absence of kitchen management.

Successful Candidates:

  • Have 2 years experience in a similar fast-paced and professional hospitality environment.
  • Are self-motivated, yet willing to ask for help when needed.
  • Are able to follow procedures, and offer ideas for any improvements.
  • Are passionate about providing excellence.
  • Are fully eligible to work in Ireland as per current Irish Immigration Laws.
  • Have proficiency in English.
  • Are able to work evenings, weekends & holidays.
  • Have strong interpersonal skills and are effective team players
  • Pay strong attention to detail.
  • Are able to accept constructive criticism.
  • Have a strong desire to learn new skills.
  • Are able to work evenings, weekends & holidays.
  • Are able to work in a high pressure environment.
  • Able to maintain a high standard of hygiene at all times.
  • Have a desire to train junior chefs and share knowledge.

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to us at the contact details listed above or on our social media channels!

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Total spend in 2023: €25,200