Location: Longford Forest - Ireland
Hours of Work: Full-Time
Salary/Hourly Rate: Circa €42,900 per annum plus 13% bonus scheme
Contract Type: Flexible hours over a 4 - week period
Transport Provided: No
Closing date: 22 June 2021
Set in hundreds of acres of beautiful forest Longford Forest is the perfect place for a short break in Ireland, 365 days a year. With homely accommodation, up to 100 indoor and outdoor activities and a choice of bars and restaurants, there is something for all the family, all year round.
KITCHEN MANAGER / HEAD CHEF
At Longford Forest, the Food and Beverage department employs around 300 team members across 10 different restaurants, cafés and bars, as well as a production kitchen.
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are now looking for an experienced Kitchen Manager/Head Chef to join the team of Longford Forest
You will work with the Assistant Kitchen Managers and team leaders, to ensure our back of house teams operate to the required Center Parcs brand standards whilst promoting a positive and proactive working environment. You will provide support to the restaurant General Manager and take part in wider village activities.
Responsibilities will include:
HOURS OF WORK
Working straight shifts, you will be contracted to work 160 hours per 4-week period on a flexible basis. This means that your days and hours of work could vary each week, but you will always receive at least your contracted hours each period.
As our village is open 365 days of the year, your working hours will include weekends, public / bank holidays and during Christmas and / or New Year on a rota basis.
Having already have worked in a similar capacity, either as a Senior Chef de Partie in a large organisation, with full management responsibility for a team of chefs, or as a Kitchen Manager/Head Chef in a smaller unit, you’ll know all there is to know about running a busy kitchen in a premium branded restaurant. From setting standards and motivating the team, through to menu planning and development, along with the management and ordering of stock, your financial awareness and experience to date will ensure you really do ‘Flourish in the Forest’ here at Center Parcs.
EXPERIENCE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Center Parcs is a fantastic place to work and the benefits are as impressive as they are unique. Here are just a few:
If this sounds like your ideal job, then we’d love to see your application.
Closing date: 22 June 2021 at 12 Noon
Interviews to be held: W/c 21 June 2021
Please note this vacancy may close at any time once sufficient applications have been received. Early submission of your application is therefore encouraged.
Our colleagues work together to make sure guests have a memorable and safe short break. We are committed to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our teams. Throughout the pandemic Center Parcs have adapted in line with Government guidance and we are doing everything we can to ensure our colleagues feel safe at work by focusing on additional training, health and well-being, hygiene and PPE.